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Quotes of persistent

  1. Actually, I would love to make a music video. Maybe it would finally put to rest those persistent rumours that have followed me throughout my career- particularly when I was on camera performing- that I had died. – Perry Como
  2. Any long work in which poetry is persistent be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession of separate poetic experiences governed into a related whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them. – John Drinkwater
  3. One of the strongest and most persistent elements in national development has been that inheritance of political traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them. – Albert Bushnell Hart
  4. One thing of the many things that I know about Jesse Jackson, he is persistent – Jackie Jackson
  5. To succeed, one must be creative and persistent – John H. Johnson
  6. An organization is a set of relationships that are persistent over time. – Kevin Kelly
  7. I think that realistically we can shoot for the title this year. If we stay healthy and be persistent throughout the season, I think we have good chance to go all the way. – Jason Kidd
  8. The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums. – Arthur Koestler
  9. Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith. – Kenneth Scott Latourette
  10. I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense that I was being pursued, and also the conviction that under the political order of the times, our lives had no meaning. – Naguib Mahfouz
  11. Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances. – Orison Swett Marden
  12. The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing. – Frank Shorter
  13. Through persistent dedication, Susan B. Anthony, and other remarkable leaders, women were finally granted the right to vote in 1920. – Louise Slaughter
  14. I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build, and what can happen to you and your family. – Sanford I. Weill

Usage examples for persistent

  1. And, yet, the nearer they came to Komaritz the more persistent was the joyous suggestion within her, " What if he were not yet gone!" ” – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  2. The low replying voice grew, if not louder, more persistent – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  3. Nevertheless the consul thought the streets preferable to the persistent gloom of his office, and sallied out. ” – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  4. However, he was a persistent lover. ” – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  5. But Prince was persistent – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston
  6. There was the one persistent idea still haunting him. ” – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  7. “ " But you have not settled the Bet," said one of the Persistent Travelers. ” – More Fables by George Ade
  8. One of the best evidences of the growth of Reform was the persistent agitation of the Civil List question. ” – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  9. “ " Well, that's where the crying comes from anyway," Peace insisted, as another low, persistent wail rose on the midnight air. ” – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  10. Another, very persistent was the view I took of the sufferings of the Saviour of mankind. ” – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  11. It seeing even more active and persistent – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  12. While he came and went, while he stopped to drink, while he did all this, there came steadily from the dark room the sound of feeble and persistent crying, the crying of a sleepy and frightened child. ” – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  13. Woman is equal with man, not inferior to him, as it has been the persistent endeavor of so- called Christians to make her. ” – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  14. It can not be doubted that there is a persistent afflatus connected with that power. ” – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  15. “ " Where money is concerned the Arabs are very persistent she continued. ” – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  16. You are very persistent aren't you? ” – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  17. 3. Persistent high blood- pressure, with tendency to increase. ” – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  18. “ A sort of a persistent look to him, as if he wuzn't one to be turned round by trifles. ” – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  19. He was feeling now a dull anger at her scorn, at her persistent disapproval. ” – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  20. “ " I am very well satisfied with the one whom Providence assigned to me," I answered, " but it is quite natural you should want a little relief from such persistent cross- questioning." ” – Equality by Edward Bellamy

Rhymes for persistent