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

Trial By Fire

Submitted by Kristin

When I was a young girl my home caught fire while my family was sleeping. My little brother died in the fire and my mother...

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Lance Rises

Submitted by Lance

In November 2008 I lost my job that I had for 10 years. Followed by losing my 401k. Then in May 2010 my mother was diagnosed...

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Mother Hen

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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Cathy K

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...

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Crystal R

At age 27 Crystal R., an architect, was diagnosed with AML Leukemia. During her treatments she constantly used an architect's...

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Takeshi Y

My son is my hero. He is the fourth generation of our family to be born with a serious mental illness, Bipolar II...

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Recent Comments

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

Thank you!
Michael, Amegatse, Ghana