Persistence

Geno Auriemma, UConn head women's basketball coach

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.

Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people 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

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