Perseverance is persistence to continue, despite difficult obstacles.

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  • “There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything.”

    —Vincent "Vince" Lombardi Athletic Coach

  • “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”

    —John Quincy Adams 6th Us President

  • “There is not enough darkness in the world to extinguish a single candle flame.”

    —Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Saint, Founder Of Franciscans

  • “Victory belongs to the most persevering.”

    —Napoleon Bonaparte Emporer Of France

  • “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins — not through strength but by perseverance.”

    —Jackson Browne Rock Musician

Stories About Perseverance


Submitted by Tommy

When I was little, I would always go to Canada for hockey camps. I always played up with the bigger kids. It was long and...

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Never Give Up

Submitted by Kenia Lobo

“Kenia Lobo: Window Twelve.”

My stomach flipped. “Why do you want to return to the U.S.A?” the consulado asked me. “I...

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Mother Hen

Submitted by Anonymous

I remember that hot summer afternoon when I was finally taken to the hospital to get a glimpse of my much-awaited sibling. I...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Lydia A

Lydia is a 17 year old student from RJC. Her parents had passed away when she was 5 and ever since, she had to live with a...

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Hayden C

hayden was born 6 weeks early, he had stayed in the hospital for a month after his birth. was diagnosed with a heart murmur,...

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Elizabeth H

My sister is my "big" sister Elizabeth. She is 65 now, and I am 56. She married the love of her life, 43 years ago. They...

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Em um momento de seu ministério Ludmila Ferber sempre cantava sobre não desistirmos, tudo o que começa termina e enquanto isso lutamos até vencer. In a moment of your ministry Ludmila Ferber always sang about not giving up, everything begins and ends as it fought to win.
Anderson, Colatina Es, Brasil

Perseverance is being willing to go through two valleys to reach the top of the mountain. Without the valleys we would never appreciate the mount top.
John Talbert, Joyce Louisiana

It was all thanks to skateboarding for making me realize how important perseverance is. :')
Jacob , Canada

It is perhaps the Best way to Describe your feelings.
Maqsood Ahmed Soomro, Sukkur , Pakistan

This is the best way I know to express my feelings!
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