Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Knowing When to Quit


Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

Never give up. If you want to be something, be conceited about it, give yourself a chance. Never say you are not good, that will never get you anywhere. Set goals, That’s what life is made of.” – Mike McLaren

You’re never a loser until you quit trying.” – Mike Ditka

Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do.” – Napoleon Hill

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.” – George Allen

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.” – Richard M. Nixon

A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.” – Napoleon Hill

[Quotes courtesy of MightyFighter.com, Top 30 Greatest Quitting Quotes, see the rest here]

We all face times of doubt, loss of confidence, hardship. Whether you're an aspiring author, a student, an athlete, an employee, et al, quitting is never the answer. History only remembers those that preserved and succeeded; it doesn't remember the quitters.

So think again when giving up crosses your mind--you could be so close to your goal.


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