When Tom Selleck came to the set recently, he brought a gift in honor of Tavis’ new book, FAIL UP: 20 Lessons On Building Success From Failure.
The gift was a quote from Calvin Coolidge about persistence.
Tavis read the quote during the conversation, and a couple of viewers asked that we share the quote with them again online (h/t Tondra and Melany A.).
So here it is. It certainly is powerful.
“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men 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