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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

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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How Strong Is Strong?

Submitted by Anonymous

So, do you want to hear about one tough cookie? Her name is Sylvia, and we are close friends. Despite the age difference (she...

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One Day At A Time

Submitted by Brittany

I am fourteen years old and I suffer from depression. I cut myself and thought that inflicting pain upon myself would make up...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Larry V

Larry is the president of a Business Exchange. He is a graduate of Purdue University and Harvard Business College. He has...

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Cathy K

My hero is my mother. I know everyday I wake up that each day above ground is a good day. My mother has had Hodgkin's Disease...

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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!
Kathryn V, Mingo Ia

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