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In the diligence of his idleness. [La., Diligenter per vacuitatem suam] - Hosea Ballou

Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. (His last words) - Buddha [Siddhartha Gautama]

He who labours diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labour. - Menander of Athens

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. - Sir Francis Bacon

Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements. - Samuel Johnson

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains. - William Penn

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

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

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 by perseverance. - Samuel Johnson