diligence

A Quote by Abigail Smith Adams on learning and diligence

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

Abigail Adams (1744 - 1818)

Source: 1780

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A Quote by Menander of Athens on despair, diligence, labor, and needs

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.

Menander (342 BC - 291 BC)

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A Quote by Lao Tzu on diligence, laughter, people, ridicule, and superiority

When superior people hear of the Way, they carry it out with diligence. When middling people hear of the Way, it sometimes seems to be there, sometimes not. When lesser people hear of the Way, they ridicule it greatly. If they didn't laugh at it, it wouldn't be the Way.

Lao Tzu (c.604 - 531 B.C.)

Source: Tao Te Ching

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A Quote by Thomas Morell on diligence, god, heart, laws, love, and soul

But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Thomas Morell (1703 - 1784)

Source: Joshua 22:5.

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A Quote by Thich Nhat Hanh on diligence and joy

The Seven Factors of Awakening are mindfulness, investigation of phenomena, diligence, joy, ease, concentration, and letting go.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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A Quote by Stephen Switzer on admiration, courtship, death, diligence, garden, and plants

Can the garden afford any thing more delightful to view than those forests of asparagus, artichokes, lettuce, pease, beans and other legumes and edulous plants so different in colour and of such various shapes, rising at it were from the dead and piercing the ground in so many thousand places as they do, courting the admiration or requiring the care of the diligent Gardiner.

Stephen Switzer

Source: The Practical Gardener, 1727

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on diligence, intelligence, and mediocrity

Diligence is a very great help even to a mediocre intelligence. -Diligentia maximum etiam mediocris ingeni subsidium

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on diligence and effort

There is nothing which persevering effort and unceasing and diligent care can not accomplish.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on diligence, impossibility, and skill

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Abyssinia. Rasselas. Chap. xii.

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on diligence, hope, and learning

What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

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