“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”
― Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States.
Coolidge was one of many famous brothers in Phi Gamma Delta, my college fraternity, the watchword of which is the Greek word “Perge!” which means Press On!