are not hollow words and meaningless expressions! Indeed persistence is the hand maid of success in any field of human endeavor. It was well said by President Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States, when he said "nothing can take the place of persistence". Genius or education can not replace the role of persistence in life. Persistence the President continued is "Omnipotent", Divinity in action.
Of course we all need to be educated, and we all can aspire to be genius which is according to Thomas Edison 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration. Persistence is synonymous with determination and hard work. Persistence is the blue print for hard work, it is the canvas for the painter to paint, the field for the farmer to sow, and the playground of the soul to excel in life! Indeed persistence can take the place of education, genius, and a very good family background.
Nothing is impossible with persistence, persistence is the ultimate test of human spirit! You can accomplish any goal in life with persistence, in the presence of persistence impossible things become possible, success becomes within one's reach. When you are persistent you become unstoppable, you are invincible!