What This Eternal Winter Can Teach You About Persistence

Persistence, perseverance, determination. Whatever you call it, the ability to keep going when you feel like giving up takes real dedication. It can feel an eternal winter, which is what it is starting to feel like here in Wisconsin.

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Quotes to Help You When You Need a Little Motivation

If you need some motivation to get you through, know you are not alone. Seek and you’ll find enough quotes on persistence, perseverance, or determination, to procrastinate for a while until you are inspired enough to keep going.

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Being defeated is often temporary, giving up makes it permanent. — Marilyn vos Savant
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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. — Unknown
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If you really want something and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way. — Jane Goodall
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Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work; You don’t give up. — Anne Lamott
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Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity. — Publius Syrus

Narrative nonfiction and memoir. Querying my memoir about my family, told through the lens of brain tumor and father’s stroke. www.catherinelanser.com

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