Explore the value of Perseverance
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans]
George A. Custer
I am happy for who I am, and what I have come to be. I look forward to whatever else that may come with positivity.
Compassion is the ultimate and most meaningful embodiment of emotional maturity. It is through compassion that a person achieves the highest peak and deepest reach in his or her search for self-fulfillment.
Shaquille "Shaq" O'Neal
Orison Swett Marden
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Sir Winston Churchill
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Personal Stories About ‘Perseverance’
My Family Is Like A RainbowSubmitted by Judy Goligoski
As I think about my family, I think about a rainbow. In researching my family, I found that the flags of the cities that they came from in Opole,Poland were of yellow(justice) and blue(preseverance) and from Wloclawek,Poland were red(courage) and yellow(justice). These values were handed down to my family and to...
ResponsibilitySubmitted by Luis
Responsibility During the summer of 8th grade I happened to stumble upon some old pictures. I decided to skim through them to see if I could find anything interesting. I then ran into a picture of me and my ex girlfriend... Carmen and I sat there stunned...
This Is It. You Are Incredible. With Love, MomSubmitted by Erin Jackson
Life. A 33 year-old mother. Wife. I have been in many holes and pushed my way out. Drugs, alcohol, death, near death myself, abusive relationships, illnesses, depression....it has happened. I am here now. Now is what matters. Sometimes, I found strength in others, but mostly let down by their lack of...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Perseverance’
Kathleen KudickSubmitted by Taylor Ullman
A role model. Defined by dictionary.com, a role model is described as a person whose behavior or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people. My grandmother, Kathleen, shows me everyday what a role model should look like. Since I was a little kid, I have looked up to her in many...
Ashley USubmitted by Cindy Urso
The day Ashley was born 19 years ago, doctors told us she wouldn't be able to do much. Well, I am so pleased to say how wrong the doctors were! My beautiful daughter, Ashley, was born with Down Syndrome and can do anything and everything! This past year I have been diagnosed with a very debilitating disease, and...
Takeshi YSubmitted by Melody Y.
My son is my hero. He is the fourth generation of our family to be born with a serious mental illness, Bipolar II disorder. In addition, he is challenged by multiple learning disabilities. He was initially denied special education from our school district, and struggled to achieve despite having no...
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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
Michael, Amegatse, Ghana