The Meaning of Perseverance

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Perseverance is a very important and positive character trait in someone's life. It means having a steady persistence in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. A successful person is not afraid to do his best to what are small jobs. If all the little jobs are done well, the big ones seem much easier to accomplish. You can't go through life quitting everything, if you're going to achieve anything you've got to stick with it. Failure happens only when you quit and stop trying to reach your goals and purposes in life. A person must always have faith and hope in himself, I also think it has to do with being a good Christian and strongly believe in God.

Perseverance is reached also by when a person is independent and takes responsibility for him. Being optimistic and having self-confidence help to reach your goals and purposes. Think about what you can do, not what you can't do.

It also helps to learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of others. I personally believe that a person should have a good role model who has a huge affect on someone's life in a positive way, a good role model having good characters like always striving for excellence and success. Don't quit. Success arrives for every person who perseveres and follows his dreams.

Have patience with all things, but mot importantly have patience with yourself. Don't lose courage in you negatives, but think about improving them. You have to find a way to accomplish a goal, or you have to make one. You have to wake up with determination if you want to go to sleep with satisfaction. I also think that when you start a task, it is always too soon to quit. Every little step gets you closer to where...