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Definition of Perseverance


  1. The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun.
  2. Discrimination.
  3. Continuance in a state of grace until it is succeeded by a state of glory; sometimes called final perseverance, and the perseverance of the saints. See Calvinism.

Perseverance Quotations

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Thomas Carlyle

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. - Julie Andrews
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Julie Andrews

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Vince Lombardi

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Newt Gingrich

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Marie Curie
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Perseverance Translations

perseverance in Dutch is vasthoudendheid
perseverance in German is Ausdauer {f}, Beharrlichkeit {f}
perseverance in Italian is perseveranza
perseverance in Latin is diligentia
perseverance in Spanish is constancia, perseverancia
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