Delta State University
SOC 470: Methods of Social Research
Fall Semester 2005


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The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.    ~ Henry Ward Beecher ~


Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.    ~ Walter Elliott ~


Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.    ~ Newt Gingrich ~


The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.    ~ Author Unknown ~


With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.    ~ Thomas Foxwell Buxton ~


When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."    ~ Author Unknown ~


When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.    ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.    ~ Albert Einstein ~


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.   ~ Josh Billings ~


Fall seven times, stand up eight.    ~ Japanese Proverb ~


The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.    ~ Author Unknown ~


He conquers who endures.    ~ Persius ~


The race is not always to the swift... but to those who keep on running.    ~ Author Unknown ~


The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.    ~ Lucretius ~


Saints are sinners who kept on going.    ~ Robert Louis Stevenson ~


If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.    ~ Buddhist Saying ~


One may go a long way after one is tired.    ~ French Proverb ~


Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.    ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.    ~ William James ~


Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.    ~ William Feather ~


Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.    ~ Christopher Morley ~