Quotes of Diligence

“ Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: / For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia. ”

- Bible

“ For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. ”

- Bible

“ The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ”

- H. Jackson Browne Jr.

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

- Abigail Adams

“ Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. ”

- Buddha

“ Diligence is the mother of good luck. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Persevere in virtue and diligence. ”

- Titus Livy

“ That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. ”

- Confucius

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

- Samuel Johnson

“ If you've got the guts to stick it out… you're going to make it. ”

- Brian Hays

“ It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can. ”

- Sydney Smith

“ It's always too soon to quit. ”

- David T. Scoates

“ Persevere and get it done. ”

- George Allen

“ Success in life is a matter not so much of talent as of concentration and perseverance. ”

- C. W. Wendte

“ Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry. ”

- Samuel Smiles

“ And you know, I've had great fun turning quite a lot of different industries on their head and making sure those industries will never be the same again, because Virgin went in and took them on. ”

- Richard Branson

“ It is a question of fact, whether the influence of motives be fixed by laws of nature, so that they shall always have the same effect in the same circumstances. ”

- Thomas Reid

“ A good population of elms remains in Langford due to the diligence of the residents in quickly removing the problem trees. ”

- Craig Brown

“ By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also. ”

- Bible

“ Now we're in the final stages. There's a lot of (due diligence) work to be done in the next 120 days, but it feels good to get everybody on board. ”

- Woody Allen

“ I definitely feel like I did more due diligence this year, was a little more ready to go and had a little bit more time to prepare on my terms. ”

- Andy Roddick

“ The public deserves to know whether this is a case of FDA incompetence and a lack of diligence, or whether the FDA made a decision to protect the company's confidentiality over the public health,... Either way, we have a serious problem on our hands. ”

- Edward Markey

“ What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ Persevere in virtue and diligence. ”

- Thomas Brackett Reed

“ Diligence is a great teacher. ”

- Unknown

“ Diligence is a good thing, but taking things easy is much more restful. ”

- Mark Twain
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