Saturday, August 29, 2015

Building Pinecone Pyramids - Practicing Patience and Perseverance

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ― Dale Carnegie

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.” ― Helen Keller

“Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” ― John Quincy Adams

“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” ― Margaret Thatcher

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” --- Albert Einstein

 “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” ― Babe Ruth

“Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.” ― Winston S. Churchill

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ― Thomas A. Edison

All quotes are from Good Reads "Quotes about Perseverance" except for the Albert Einstein quote.


Camie said...

Great quotes! And what a great little object lesson.

Dawn Rebekah said...

Awesome! What an important lesson. I love all the quotes.
Blessings, Dawn

Sunita said...

This is so wonderful! I was right there with your daughter and the drama of the challenge! I can't wait to share this with my kids!

Angelic Scalliwags said...

I love your quotes, this is a great post!

Natalie PlanetSmartyPants said...

So inspirational! Love it! I have to print out Einstein's quote for my daughter!

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Ticia said...

The quotes went just perfect with this.