Prefer diligence before idleness, unless you esteem rust above brightness.
We can get on top of everything by diligence.
If any country were indeed filled with men, each thus diligently discharging the duties of his own station without breaking in upon the rights of others, but on the contrary endeavoring, so far as he might be able, to forward their views and promote their happiness, all would be active and harmonious in the goodly frame of human society.
I always tell up-and-coming DJs you have to really love what you do and find that interest to drive you. It requires so much attention to detail, and it takes up a lot of your time. You hear a song, and there are so many little pieces that make that song work. It requires a lot of patience, diligence and resilience.
I know of no such thing as genius, genius is nothing but labor and diligence.
Buying a home today is a complex process, but that in no way excuses home buyers from their obligation for due diligence.
No learning can make up for the failure to pray. No earnestness, no diligence, no study, no gifts will supply its lack.
Edward McKendree Bounds
In executing the duties of my present important station, I can promise nothing but purity of intentions, and, in carrying these into effect, fidelity and diligence.
The father of every good work is discontent, and its mother is diligence.
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
I used all diligence to arrive at London and therefore I now gave my crew a certificate under my hand, of my free and willing return, without persuasion or force by any one or more of them.
Diligence is a very great help even to a mediocre intelligence. -Diligentia maximum etiam mediocris ingeni subsidium
Seneca the Younger