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 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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Lance Rises

Submitted by Lance

In November 2008 I lost my job that I had for 10 years. Followed by losing my 401k. Then in May 2010 my mother was diagnosed...

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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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Everyday Hero Stories

Keith C

Many people call him an old soul even though he is only 26. He has the wisdom and values that so many have turned from. He...

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Tom Y

My Dad is my hero! He has been a fighter his whole life! He fought the disease of alcoholism and is still winning 30 some...

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Petrina W

Petrina came from a less then advantaged life and during her childhood and teenage years made choices that would seemed to...

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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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