Have you come across a quote that emphasizes the value of hard work, perseverance, struggling, etc. in mathematics? Do share.
- "Does one have to be a genius to do mathematics? The answer is an emphatic NO." - Terry Tao
- "It's bad to have too good a memory if you want to be a mathematician." - Andrew Wiles
- "Struggling is a good thing... it's where learning happens, it's what we professors are always doing in our research... the struggle is the most interesting place to be." - Francis Su
(and of course Bill Thurston's excellent Overflow profile.)