The good thing about true perseverance is that it can’t be stopped by anything besides death.

First, we have to differentiate between the terms persistence and perseverance. Persistence refers to an action and energy, perseverance is a matter of will and endurance. Perseverance, determination, is not only about solving some difficult problem. By persevering, we can understand something larger and long-term.

When we learn perseverance, we learn the best tool to cope, not only with one problem but with many. Actions can be limited, plans or resources destroyed, but the strong will doesn’t have barriers and cannot be exhausted. It is impossible to control all situations, but we can control ourselves, which is sufficient.

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