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Quotes of perspiration

  1. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration Seeming to do is not doing. – Thomas A. Edison
  2. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety -nine percent perspiration – Thomas A. Edison
  3. His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration ninety nine. – Thomas A. Edison
  4. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. – Napoleon Hill

Usage examples for perspiration

  1. The cold perspiration would start out on my brow at the very thought. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  2. The perspiration had started on Lord Nick's forehead again. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  3. Winfield wiped the perspiration from his brow; it was many years since he had been so much moved. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  4. It was said, and he was glad of it, though he was wiping the perspiration from his face when the thing was done. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  5. When the King came home again and wanted to speak to his wife, the old woman cried, " Hush, hush, that can't be now, she is lying in a violent perspiration you must let her rest to- day." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  6. I could see the perspiration on his forehead, and each time the door opened or shut, he changed color, as if he expected to see you and Wilkie enter. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  7. Great drops of perspiration started from his face. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  8. I felt my heart in my throat, and a cold perspiration over my whole body. – Hadda Padda by Godmunder Kamban
  9. The perspiration stood out on his forehead. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. Big Denny squirmed with real feeling in his powerful, husky voice, as he dabbed the perspiration from his brow. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  11. He broke into a cold perspiration and his voice was altered as he said: " Yes, I see now, mother. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  12. During a fever the skin may be hot, and its vessels full of blood, and yet there may be no perspiration – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. Tom wiped the perspiration from his face. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  14. A cold perspiration started out over his body, however. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. The perspiration poured down my face. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  16. Little beads of perspiration stood out on his forehead. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  17. As they got higher and higher towards the central plateau, the mid- day heat increased and the nights grew colder, until they would find themselves toiling, wet with perspiration over rocks that sheltered a fringe of ice beneath their shadows. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  18. At first, no one made any reply to Harlow's observation, for they were all out of breath and Philpot's lean fingers trembled violently as he wiped the perspiration from his face. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  19. Had he not been guilty, the beads of perspiration would not have stood upon his brow; he would not have become now red, now pale, by sudden starts; he would not have quivered beneath her gaze when she looked into his face. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  20. A cold perspiration came out on the tutor's brow. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

Rhymes for perspiration