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 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...
Everyday Hero Stories
My hero is my dad. I'm only 19 years old, he's 64 with stage 3 lung cancer. He was never a smoker, and I wish this hadn't...
My hero is my mother. I know everyday I wake up that each day above ground is a good day. My mother has had Hodgkin's Disease...
I am here to talk about my stepfather who had married my mother in 1994 for he loved her very much despite the fact she had...
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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
Michael, Amegatse, Ghana