Explore the value of Perseverance
George M. Moore, Jr.
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.
Henry Ward Beecher
Baron Manfred von Richthofen
Dory, Finding Nemo
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Compassion is the ultimate and most meaningful embodiment of emotional maturity. It is through compassion that a person achieves the highest peak and deepest reach in his or her search for self-fulfillment.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before.
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins- not through strength but by perseverance.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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...
PerseveranceSubmitted by Rachell Callender-Partee
I understand perseverance as the ability to push through. My parents had me at a young age and as a result my Grandmother is the one who mainly raised me. When I was younger, my Granny (as I call her) was diagnosed with colon cancer. She overcame that struggle at the same time she was raising me. I feel that is...
PerseveranceSubmitted by Tommy
When I was little, I would always go to Canada for hockey camps. I always played up with the bigger kids. It was long and grueling, but I never stopped skating. It was because of this, that I was able to play hockey for 12 years, never quitting once. Perseverance is an amazing value to have, it allows the...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Perseverance’
Zachary USubmitted by Patricia
Zachary is my nephew and my hero. He has Cerebral Palsy and so do I. When I discovered that Zac had this condition I cried. My mother sat beside me and said that Zachary was not going to have my life. The medical technology and research that wasn't available to me would be for him. She then told me that Zachary...
Joannie RSubmitted by Shelby Hadland
Joannie R. is my hero because to me, she represents what it means to be a great Canadian. She has pride in her country and isn't scared to be proud of her roots and where she came from. I believe this is a great quality for a person to have because it shows that she has values and integrity in what she does. She...
Ashley USubmitted by Cindy Urso
The day Ashley was born 19 years ago, doctors told us she wouldn't be able to do much. Well, I am so pleased to say how wrong the doctors were! My beautiful daughter, Ashley, was born with Down Syndrome and can do anything and everything! This past year I have been diagnosed with a very debilitating disease, and...
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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