About The River

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Thoughts on Saturday


"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 Coolidge
 

10 comments:

  1. So true isn't it? We must press on for what other option do we have?
    Hugs to you and Happy Weekend,
    Meredith

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  2. Good motivation for this Saturday morning.
    Have a great weekend!

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  3. Oh yes, Persistence and Determination are the winners here.
    Have a splendid weekend Carla.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  4. Beautiful photo, I love this quote! I think I'm going to write it down so that my two girls can read it, it's a wonderful motivational statement! Hope you're having a wonderful weekend my friend :-)

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  5. Perfect quote, and a gorgeous shot of that field. I love the light...the way it draws in the eye.

    Jen

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  6. That is good food for thought! A shop keeper recently told us that her Dad......who is near 90....tells her.....to have 'fortitude and persistence'. She inherited the store from him. I like that.....fortitude and persistence, two things we can have a 'go' at ourselves. =)

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  7. So much wisdom in these words, Carla. I once heard someone say that we often give up just before the triumph. Victory is often just around the corner. Your sons have an awesome mom! Hugs, Nancy

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High Fives from Wisconsin!

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