“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘Press On’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”

– Calvin CoolidgeMeenakshiTemple 229

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      1. That reminds me of a quote I heard in the last couple of weeks: “If you bite off more than you can chew, keep on chewing”. At first I thought it was a bit superficial, but a few times when I’ve been buried in work I’ve found myself telling myself this.

  1. This is a great one. Only persistence can make an ordinary person becomes a shiny diamond after many challenges of life. I learn a lot from these words, thanks for sharing ❤

    1. Not sure what you mean by “this”. If you mean the picture it is of a famous South Indian Temple (Meenakshi Temple). The words are famous words of Calvin Coolidge.

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