Anyone who is bending all his energies toward reaching...

Anyone who is bending all his energies toward reaching a worth-while goal must aspire, strive earnestly to attain; but, above all, must hold on.

Steadfastness is a sterling quality, and a firm, unwavering determination is of the utmost importance. Keeping steadily at it is not the easiest thing in the world. Far from it. It is one of the hardest.

We must not become discouraged, either, for our reward is not to be obtained without much struggling. When things become difficult or monotonous the temptation is to drop them. No one ever achieved success that way—so hold on!

Arthur Hamilton

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Conquering Contagion
January 14, 1933

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