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
A Do Er
Submitted by Sarah Jo
It's hard sometimes to see the light in an ever-darkening world. Trials in life can push us to the edge and make us want to...
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...
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
Scott Shockley is a senior at my K-12 school. He was a multi-sport athlete in his junior year. In the middle of the baseball...
My hero is my own mother. She has been through so much. From child abuse, to beyond belief. She still is working hard to keep...
Even though my brother is ten years older than myself and he moved out when I was only seven, his presence in my life has...
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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