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Quotations on Diligence

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Diligence is the mother of good luck.

~ Benjamin Franklin

When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.

~ George Bernard Shaw

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

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill ... Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

~ Samuel Johnson

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

~ William Shakespeare

Every noble work is at first impossible.

~ Thomas Carlyle

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