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.
On the one-year anniversary of her death, Oswalt remembered his late wife in a lengthy Facebook post — expressing a combination of grief, gratitude and perseverance.
The story of the flag's perseverance particularly resonates with him after watching Houston withstand the battering of Hurricane Harvey.
Ultimately, Sunday’s lineup felt like a victory lap for ACL, a festival that – partly by coincidence, but perhaps mostly by perseverance – was exemplary in affirming live music as one of the most powerful antidotes to fear and tragedy.
Unlike so many others who had cast their votes to authorize that war, however, this senator had thought through the consequences before deciding, aware that enormous difficulties might come and that perseverance would be needed.
Teachers also observed that a variety of 21st-century skills and competencies were developed as a result of the makerspaces, such as problem-solving, communication, collaboration and the development of perseverance.
Their perseverance in school and unwavering respect for the risks their parents took by bringing them to the U.S. as infants or toddlers is admirable.
And in an email obtained by Teen Vogue, Apple CEO sent the following message to Apple employees on Tuesday: America promises all its people the opportunity to achieve their dreams through hard work and perseverance.
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