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The top 5 things anyone ever said about perseverance:

1. If you only knock long enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is: the one that often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t – Henry Ward Beecher

3. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10, 000 ways that won’t work-Thomas Edison

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

5. It’s not that i’m so smart, it just that i stay with the problem longer- Albert Einstein

Taken from 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions, Vicky Oliver


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