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]
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little coarse, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them.Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
George A. Custer
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Dr. Samuel Johnson
There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.
Dr. Leo Buscaglia
Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not ended.
Baron Manfred von Richthofen
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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...
Stand Up GuySubmitted by Cory Ryan King
The past two years of John T.'s life may have been, arguably, his best. Two years ago he was voted Teacher of the Year in his elementary building where he teaches math and science to 5th grade students. This past year he was not only voted Teacher of Year for his building for the second consecutive year, but also...
"100 Years Of Perservance"Submitted by judy
It has been 100 years since my mom's family sailed from Poland in the spring of 1913, to Ellis Island on a German steamship. That day , Grandma Josefina brought her little baby, Casmier and her little three- year old , Eugenia to America to meet her husband , Josef Jarzynski. My mom, Helena was born...
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...
Henry TSubmitted by Lyle H. Nyberg
My hero was a man of many words, of many thoughts, and of many deeds. In his life wrote about a better life, a better society at which we could all live together and be prosperous. He detested where certain parts of our government were headed and didn't support them for a minute. This resulted in his jailing...
Kylyn SSubmitted by Jennifer
Born at 2 lbs. 10 oz. she came into the world tiny, yet strong. At the age of 4 she witnessed her father do horrible things... threatening to take my life and hers. We lived in hiding for 2 years, supported by family and friends through a network of caring people. She will be 7 on April Fools 2011 and she is...
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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