tenacity

A Quote by Louis Pasteur on strength, tenacity, secret, and success

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur (1822 - 1895)

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A Quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb on tenacity

Avoid losers. If you hear someone use the words ‘impossible’, ‘never’, ‘too difficult’ too often, drop him or her from your social network. Never take ‘no’ for an answer (conversely, take most ‘yeses’ as ‘most probably’)

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Source: Nassim Nicholas Taleb: the prophet of boom and doom: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/economics/article4022091.ece

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A Quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb on failure, pride, trial and error, error, and tenacity

Learn to fail with pride — and do so fast and cleanly. Maximise trial and error — by mastering the error part.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Source: Nassim Nicholas Taleb: the prophet of boom and doom: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/economics/article4022091.ece

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A Quote by Harriet Tubman on vision, dream, patience, tenacity, visionary, freedom, and passion

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

Harriet Tubman (1820? - 1913)

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A Quote by Robyn Davidson on tenacity, fears, and determination

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.

Robyn Davidson

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A Quote by John Eliot on confidence, success, and tenacity

Confidence is not a guarantee of success, but a pattern of thinking that will improve your likelihood of success, a tenacious search for ways to make things work.

John Eliot

Source: Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance

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A Quote by Samuel Eliot Morison on ambition, desires, emotion, passion, religion, tenacity, and world

A tough but nervous, tenacious but restless race [the Yankees]; materially ambitious, yet prone to introspection, and subject to waves of religious emotion. . . . A race whose typical member is eternally torn between a passion for righteousness and a desire to get on in the world.

Samuel Eliot Morison (1887 - 1976)

Source: Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1921, ch. 2

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on good, luck, purpose, and tenacity

Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Mary McLeod Bethune on courage, day, slavery, and tenacity

If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs.

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875 - 1955)

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A Quote by Louis Pasteur on goals, lies, secrets, strength, and tenacity

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur (1822 - 1895)

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