Aristotle, Zig Ziglar, Confucius, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Winston Churchill, Napoleon Hill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, Anthony Robbins, Albert Einstein, John D. Rockefeller, Ovid, Douglas MacArthur, Dale Carnegie, Jim Rohn, the Bible and the Koran, among many, many others, all agree that perseverance is at least 80% of success. Some have even said (T. Edison) that it is 99% of success. Nonetheless, there are more than billion results for the keyword “success” in Google and less than 23 million for “perseverance”.
It’s simply a matter of fashion nowadays. Modern society just doesn’t appreciate perseverance. You need money, love, job, friends and happiness AT ONCE, not in a month or a year. “Next month” has become a synonym for “forever”. But it’s a backward attitude. Life doesn’t work that way. What you really need is to work daily for a month or a year to get what you want.
Longterm commitment can be daunting … but only from the perspective of a single day. When you look back from a perspective of 100 days, on any task you dared to work on, it’s not daunting at all. It’s exciting.
The main attribute you need, to turn daunting into exciting, is perseverance.
In order to help you to persevere in whatever task you set your mind to, I have 100 perseverance quotes to be delivered straight to your mailbox. For 100 days, a new quote will be coming to your mailbox to reinforce your determination each day… or to change your mood from feeling miserable to unstoppable.
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Can’t wait for the 100 days of quotes to wake up to!
Hi Michael, you are damn right. I hope your publishing business is going well too.
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