Examples of perseverance in a Sentence
- The great international collectors and curators, once celebrated for their perceptiveness and perseverance, are now regularly deplored as traffickers in, or receivers of, stolen goods. —Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Review of Books, 9 Feb. 2006
- … a cavalcade of black and brown and female faces spinning stories of hardship and triumph through perseverance. —Michelle Cottle, New Republic, 14 Aug. 2000
- … he had no-nonsense coaches with hearts of gold who taught him discipline; he learned perseverance from a father who sent him back out to fight after he took a licking … —Jack McCallum, Sports Illustrated, 14 Dec. 1998
His perseverance was rewarded: after many rejections, he finally found a job.
Perseverance is required to perfect just about any skill.
Recent Examples of perseverance from the Web
Karen Aycock, 56, was found Thursday in the remains of her Santa Rosa home, her niece, Victoria Rilling, told The Press Democrat newspaper. Rilling commended the perseverance of deputies who continued looking for her aunt.
In a profession where skill can be voided by a flawed mental approach and success is often a matter of will and perseverance, there really was no question how Musgrove would emerge.
Esquire's teaming up with Modelo to celebrate our readers' stories of courage and perseverance.
But Tapper, who praised the Mental Health Board and Lappen for their perseverance, stressed that the Behavioral Health Division needs a new hospital.
But this study addresses another key to perseverance and hard work: the internal drive that inspires a child to acquire new knowledge and skills.
If dominance defined the 2016 Cubs, perseverance will epitomize this team that has encountered its share of obstacles.
China’s school system breeds a Chinese-style grit, which delivers the daily message that perseverance—not intelligence or ability—is key to success.
His longevity, perseverance and commitment to improvise with the changing times is admirable.
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