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  • Endurance is just not the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn into glory
  • People are too durable, that is their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.
  • Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
    • Buddha, in "Quotes about Endurance" p.1
  • Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
  • To bear is to conquer out fate.
  • Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with infinite.
  • The men who learn endurance are they who call the whole world, brother.
  • Since every man who lives is born to die, and none can boast sincere felicity, with equal mind, what happens, let us bear, nor joy nor grieve too much for things beyond our care
  • I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession, and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.
  • What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed
  • Brute force crushes many plants. Yet the plants rise again. The Pyramids will not last a moment compared with the daisy. And before Buddha or Jesus spoke the nightingale sang, and long after the words of Jesus and Buddha are gone into oblivion the nightingale will still sing. Because it is neither preaching nor commanding or urging. It is just singing . And in the beginning was not a Word, but a chirrup.
  • People have to learn sometimes not only how much the heart , but how much the head, can bear.
  • Those who endure conquer.
    • Motto, in "Quotes about Endurance" p.3
  • An arch never sleeps
  • Endurance, and be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it’s the one they will most need to know.
  • Many can brook the weather that love not the wind.
  • It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.
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