Harold Sherman, wrote a book How to Turn Failure Into Success. In it he gives a “Code of Persistence”
a. I will never give up so long as I know I am right.
b. I will believe that all things will work out for me if I hang on until the end.
c. I will be courageous and undismayed in the face of odds.
d. I will not permit anyone to intimidate me or deter me from my goals.
e. I will fight to overcome all physical handicaps and setbacks
f. I will try again and again and yet again to accomplish what I desire.
g. I will take new faith and resolution from the knowledge...