Explore the value of Perseverance

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PERSEVERANCE QUOTATIONS
“It's not how many times you get knocked down that count, it's how many times you get back up. ”

George A. Custer

“You just can't beat the person who never gives up.”

Babe Ruth

“Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.”

Leigh Mitchell Hodges

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or leading to do.”

Pelé

“I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

Christopher Reeve

“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”

Sir Winston Churchill

“The best way out is always through. ”

Robert Frost

“The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one.”

Goldie Hawn

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

Beverly Sills

“It always seems impossible until its done.”

Nelson Mandela

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”

John Quincy Adams

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.”

Zig Ziglar

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Anderson from Colatina-ES, Brasil APRIL 26, 2012
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.

John Talbert from Joyce Louisiana DECEMBER 7, 2011
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.

Jacob from Canada AUGUST 27, 2011
It was all thanks to skateboarding for making me realize how important perseverance is. :')

Maqsood Ahmed Soomro from Sukkur , Pakistan JANUARY 11, 2011
It is perhaps the Best way to Describe your feelings.

Kathryn V from Mingo IA MAY 10, 2010
This is the best way I know to express my feelings!

Michael, Amegatse from Ghana NOVEMBER 23, 2009
Thank you!