Below you can read some famous quotes but I thought I would first share my own thoughts on the topic.
My formula consists of putting one foot in front of the other and doing what needs to be done. Sometimes that means focusing on the next five to ten minutes, or other times it may mean taking life one day at a time. Another successful strategy I have used is to be recharged by the natural environment – it may be a garden, a forest or the ocean.When all else fails, withdraw briefly and then get up and try again :-).
“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” (Ella Fitzgerald)
“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
“Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
“The man who has done his level best… is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.” (B.C. Forbes)
“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” (B. C. Forbes)