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

First Impressions Arn't Always Everthing

Submitted by Lily

In 8th grade, I met one of the most wonderful people in the world. I just didn't know it. You see, we were in the same...

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Submitted by Ibrahim Gambo

I was born and brought up in northern Nigeria as the first son of a rich businessman. At 9, my dad went bankrupt and later...

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Trial By Fire

Submitted by Kristin

When I was a young girl my home caught fire while my family was sleeping. My little brother died in the fire and my mother...

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Everyday Hero Stories

John S

My hero changes my life every day. My hero always loves me, cares for me, nurtures our relationship, helps me be the best...

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Judith C

My hero is my wife. At 67, she has endured 17 years of constant struggle with Parkinson's disease. In all these years I never...

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Karen A

Karen tragically lost her only child, Andy, to suicide on November 5, 2004. As a single parent with one child, Karen had...

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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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