If a task is once begun
Never leave it till it's done.
Be the labor great or small,
Do it well or not at all.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams, and endeavor to live the life which you have imagined, you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau
...the opportunities you’ve created for yourself through diligent, dedicated work. Donna Gephardt
...to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. Booker T. Washington
...achieved and maintained by those who try – and keep trying. W. Clement Stone
...not measured by how well you fulfill the expectations of others, but by how honestly you live up to your own expectations. Linda Principe
...doing that thing which nothing else conceivable seems more noble or satisfying or remunerative. Alan Seeger
...being who you are, and feeling proud of yourself for every task and challenge that you face and conquer along the way. Deanna Beisser
...is not giving up, even though I've failed a thousand times. It’s finding another angle or fresh approach that allows me to try again with the hope that this will be the time I'll reach my goal, for its knowing that unless I try again, I may lose my opportunity. Donna Fargo