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Perseverance is persistence to continue, despite difficult obstacles.

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  • “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

Never Give Up

Submitted by Kenia Lobo

“Kenia Lobo: Window Twelve.”

My stomach flipped. “Why do you want to return to the U.S.A?” the consulado asked me. “I...

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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...

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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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Oscar B

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...

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Barbara S

Barbara has been an exceptional educator for over 30 years. She has suffered with a physical handicap since birth and has...

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Dale D

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...

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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

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