An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





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 (1547-1616, Spanish novelist, dramatist, poet)


The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.


Confucius (BC 551-479, Chinese ethical teacher, philosopher)


Diligence is the mother of good luck.


Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American scientist, publisher, diplomat)


He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.


Menander of Athens (BC 342-291, Greek dramatic poet)


Slowly but surely, the bird builds its nest.


Dutch Proverb (Sayings of Dutch origin)


That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


None of the secrets of success will work unless you do.


Author Unknown


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