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Quotes about Perseverence

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• I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
—John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)

• A setback is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
—Henry Ford (1863-1947)

• It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
—Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)

• You may have a fresh start any time you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.
—Mary Pickford (1892-1979)

• Champions keep playing until they get it right.
—Billie Jean King (b. 1943)

• Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)