Passion Gets You Started; Perseverance Lets You FinishPassion stirs one’s emotions and motivates him/her to start. In this respect, passion is but a spark. It motivates a person to do something, however its volatility makes it an unreliable fuel that keeps you going till you achieve your goals. That’s where perseverance comes in. With self-discipline and conscientiousness, one can persevere despite lack of motivation and it is this power that keeps a person moving forward.