Explore the value of Perseverance
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them.Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Orison Swett Marden
Sir Thomas Buxton
I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not ended.
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty... I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led diffcult lives and led them well.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.
Sir Winston Churchill
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Personal Stories About ‘Perseverance’
Stand Up GuySubmitted 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 elementary building where he teaches math and science to 5th grade students. This past year he was not only voted Teacher of Year for his building for the second consecutive year, but also...
This Is It. You Are Incredible. With Love, MomSubmitted 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, abusive relationships, illnesses, depression....it has happened. I am here now. Now is what matters. Sometimes, I found strength in others, but mostly let down by their lack of...
Simple Words Of WisdomSubmitted 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 life so far, simple things like "Eat your salad" and "Don't climb that." Half the time I don't even know those things are making an impact on my life. And sometimes, it's the other way...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Perseverance’
John BeedeSubmitted by Rosalia Salazar
John Beede is a keynote speaker that I had the HONOR of meeting during HOSA SLC 2012. He has climbed the highest of mountains and encourages everyone to persevere and follow their dreams! He changed my life with his speech during the conference. Ever since that day, when things get rough, I always reminisce on...
Kylyn SSubmitted by Jennifer
Born at 2 lbs. 10 oz. she came into the world tiny, yet strong. At the age of 4 she witnessed her father do horrible things... threatening to take my life and hers. We lived in hiding for 2 years, supported by family and friends through a network of caring people. She will be 7 on April Fools 2011 and she is...
Fanny BalsecaSubmitted by Norma Trivino
My mother is my hero. She overcame depression, addiction to pain killers, and anxiety. She did this all for the love of her four precious daughters. She is more than a conqueror and she is full of life. This year, she celebrates her 70th birthday. All her friends will be present and so will her daughters and...
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DO YOUR PART
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
CLASS AND GRACE
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