Quotations on Diligence

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Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams
(Keywords: Chance, Diligence, Learning)

Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: War, Danger, Diligence, Duty, Now)

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: Mother, Goal, Diligence, Fortune, Idleness, Man, Wishes)

Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
- Martin Chemnitz
(Keywords: Love, Diligence, Fathers, Praise, Scripture)

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
- Confucius
(Keywords: Life, Work, Diligence, Expectations, First, Tools)

I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Time, Determination, Diligence, Habits, Order, Punctuality)

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Mother, Diligence, Fortune)

Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.
- Albrecht Durer
(Keywords: Knowledge, Care, Diligence, Judgment, Nothing)

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Mother, Diligence, Luck)

Care and diligence bring luck.
- Thomas Fuller
(Keywords: Care, Diligence, Luck)

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
- Bill Hybels
(Keywords: Dignity, Diligence, Heaven, Labor, Reward)

What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Hope, Diligence, First)

If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Determination, Perseverance, Strength, Despair, Diligence, Skill)

The constitution is the ultimate custodian of social will and its making should be accorded all due diligence.
- Mwai Kibaki
(Keywords: Constitution, Diligence, Will)

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
- Charles Kingsley
(Keywords: Work, Strength, Being, Cheerfulness, Content, Diligence, Self, Temperance, Will)

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
- Menander
(Keywords: Despair, Diligence, Labor)

I am still doing my due diligence. A vote on a Supreme Court nominee is a lifetime appointment and when the court decides, it is the law of the land.
- Robert Menendez
(Keywords: Court, Diligence, Land, Law, Vote)

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
- William Penn
(Keywords: Faith, Diligence, Mountains, Patience)

It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S. company that national security isn't threatened.
- Dave Reichert
(Keywords: Company, Diligence, Interest, National security)

These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.
- Giorgio Vasari
(Keywords: Idea, Inspiration, Diligence, Effort, Vitality)

The Nobel award occasions a unique celebration of the vision of science by the public at large. The prestige the prize confers today is largely due to the extraordinary diligence of the Nobel committees.
- Kenneth G. Wilson
(Keywords: Science, Vision, Diligence, Public, Today)

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