The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
~ Benjamin Disraeli
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it, genius wastes its efforst in a maze of inconsistencies.
~ Lord Chesterfield
Pardon me, sir. I did not do it on purpose.
~ Last words of French Queen Marie Antoinette. She had accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner on her way to the guillotine.