Generic Definition

“The act or fact of persisting.”

Biblical Definition

“ Continuing steadfastly in pursuit of a goal, motivated by faith in God's promises and hope of His reward.”

Bible Verse

“"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." ”

Galatians 6:9

Notable Quotes

George Washington

“Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.”

Winston Churchill

“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”

Albert Einstein

“You never fail until you stop trying.”

Winston S. Churchill

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”


  • Character Trait Report (pdf)
    • Intended to be used on a weekly basis.
    • Students describe how they put the character trait into practice.
    • Parent affirms, signs and dates the document.