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
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...
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
Many people call him an old soul even though he is only 26. He has the wisdom and values that so many have turned from. He...
My mother is 109 pounds of pure heart. She has been through so much in her life. She lost her first husband, my father, to...
My husband was born premature, as a infant blind in a incubator, at the hands of doctors and nurses. The oxygen burned his...
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