The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Billie Jean King
Never hope for it more than you work for it.
Rita Mae Brown
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothign os more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genuis is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘Press on!’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
It’s not that I’m so smart , it’s just that I stay with problems longer .
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.