January - " Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." -- Harriet Beecher Stowe

February - "Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish." -- President John Quincy Adams

March - "I start where the last man left off." -- Thomas Alva Edison

April - "The only things that stand between a person and what they want in life are the will to try it and the faith to believe it's possible." -- Rich DeVos

May - "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

June - "Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race." -- Calvin Coolidge

July - "When I authored the Americans with Disabilities Act, it was because of my own experiences." -- Tony Coelho

August -"Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages" -- General George Washington

September - "Your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing" -- President Abraham Lincoln

October - "Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

November - "It's not that I am so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." -- Albert Einstein

December - "Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over." -- F. Scott Fitzgerald