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
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...
Stand Up Guy
Submitted 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...
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...
Everyday Hero Stories
My husband is my hero. He is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran. On December 18, 2007, his transport was blown up and he...
My son is my hero. He is the fourth generation of our family to be born with a serious mental illness, Bipolar II...
Dale was in the army during the first Gulf War. He was on the front lines. He doesn't talk much about what he did. When he...
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