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Definition of Endurance


  1. A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance.
  2. The act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience.

Endurance Quotations

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Heroism is endurance for one moment more.
George F. Kennan

The paradox of endurance sports is that an athlete can never work as hard as he wants, because if he pushes himself too far, his hematocrit will fall.
Malcolm Gladwell

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Alfred Hitchcock

What we know about the destination resort business is clearly established. But it's all about one thing, and one thing only. All of the razzmatazz and jazz we hear about facilities and everything else doesn't amount to a hill of beans. It's customer experience that determines the longevity and endurance of these enterprises.
Steve Wynn
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Endurance Translations

endurance in French is endurance
endurance in German is Dauer, Geduld {f}
endurance in Italian is indulgenza, perseveranza
endurance in Latin is patientia
endurance in Norwegian is utholdenhet
endurance in Spanish is constancia
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