Tweet Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. Quote by Robert Collier. You May Also Like...Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.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 ...Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't.Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.Think good, and good follows. Think evil, and evil follows. You are what you think all day long.It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.Men's best successes come after their disappointments.Early success is a terrible teacher. You’re essentially being rewarded for a lack of preparation, so when you find yourself in a situation where you must prepare, you can’t do it. You don’t know how.