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When the going gets tough, the tough hang in there.

Your persistence is your measure of faith in yourself.
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.
This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.
Quit now, you'll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you'll be halfway there.
Either I will find away or I will make one
Plodding wins the race.
A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves a glorious success.
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty give way.
Plenty of men can do good work for a spurt and with immediate promotion in mind, but for promotion you want a man in whom good work has become a habit.
Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world's wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and buds the choicest flowers and fruits spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briars.
Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, accomplished.
Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.
In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
One should act in consonance with the way of heaven and earth, which is enduring and eternal. The superior man perseveres long in his course, adapts to the times, but remains firm in his direction and correct in his goals.
Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.
Never despair, keep pushing on!
I never thought I didn't have a card to play.
The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.
Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.
There is genius in persistence. It conquers all opposers. It gives confidence. It annihilates obstacles. Everybody believes in a determined man. People know that when he undertakes a thing, the battle is half won, for his rule is to accomplish whatever he sets out to do.
Through struggle to the stars.
When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row.
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
Your biggest break can come from never quitting. Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving toward the next opportunity.
Don't halt before you are lame.
Fall seven times and stand up eight.
It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey: the main thing is to keep to the faith, to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire, to weep and press on.
When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.
A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That's what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they'll go through the pain no matter what happens.
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
If you keep working at it, in the last analysis, you win. They've got to kill us a hundred times. All we have to do is kill them once.
Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step.