Tweet Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Quote by Napoleon Hill. You May Also Like...Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and ...First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.Think good, and good follows. Think evil, and evil follows. You are what you think all day long.Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.Imagine the end desired and feel its reality. Follow it through, and you will get definite results.Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.Men's best successes come after their disappointments.