This would be the concept category of a proverb which defines part of what we can call the ideal image of the American Personality.

What makes individuals or a group of people or a country great are their positive qualities; what lessens their stature are … the others.

If at first you don’t suceed, try, try again.

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This is perseverance … optimism … overcoming obstacles …

This is a concept no one owns. It can be said in many ways, in many languages.

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