James Whitcomb Riley Biography | Inspiration Quotations | Motivation Quotes

James Whitcomb Riley
James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley Motivational Quotations:

  • “Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.”

  •  “The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.”

James Whitcomb Riley


  • “When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.”
  •  “The ripest peach is highest on the tree.”

    James Whitcomb Riley


  • “The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.”

  • “When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago - since that time he has been toiling, working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery.”

  • “It is no use to grumble and complain; It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice; When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, rain's my choice.”




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