Perseverance is persistence to continue, despite difficult obstacles.
“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...
This Is It. You Are Incredible. With Love, Mom
Submitted 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,...
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...
Everyday Hero Stories
My father died of lung, brain, and adrenal gland cancer. He battled an addiction to alcohol. He endured abuse from his...
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...
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!
Kathryn V, Mingo Ia