Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Endurance

Endurance is a much better test of character than any single act of heroism, however noble. - John Lubbock

Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory. - Philip Yancey

Endurance is the queen of all virtues. - Chrysostom

Endurance: It is the spirit which can bear things, not simply with resignation, but with blazing hope. It is the quality which keeps a man on his feet with his face to the wind. It is the virtue which can transmute the hardest trial into glory because beyond the pain it sees the goal. - Unknown

For it is in our nature to endure patiently the decrees of fate, but not the ill-will of others. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

He conquers who endures. - Persius

He that endures is not overcome. - George Herbert

Heroism is endurance for one moment more. - George Kennan

No matter how much falls on us, we keep ploughing ahead. That's the only way to keep the roads clear. - Greg Kincaid

Sometimes you just wait for the night to be over and endure. - Kaya Mclaren

Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Suffering produces the very endurance that will enable you to reach the finish line of the race set before you. - Catherine Marin

To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have most need to know. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

What cannot be cured must be endured. - Francois Rabelais

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