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 Anonymous
I remember that hot summer afternoon when I was finally taken to the hospital to get a glimpse of my much-awaited sibling. I...
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...
Simple Words Of Wisdom
Submitted by Emily E.
I am going to be honest. I am only ten years old, but why can't I make a difference too? I have been told many things in my...
Everyday Hero Stories
He was the youngest in the United States to be diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was 23 years old. He is still going...
Karen tragically lost her only child, Andy, to suicide on November 5, 2004. As a single parent with one child, Karen had...
My hero is my mom. When I was in the 4th grade, she suffered a grand maul seizure and survived. Since then, she has undergone...
Pass It On
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