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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Don’t Quit

Having One of those Days? Weeks? Months?

Sometimes it feels like for every three steps forward you take two steps back and that things will just never work out.
 
Take a breath and give yourself permission to relax ... and ... read this poem.

Yeah, it’s been around for a while – and it’s a bit old fashioned – but it just might help a bit.


The Don't Quit Poem

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,
When the funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest, if you must, but don't you quit.

Life is queer with its twists and turns,
As every one of us sometimes learns,
And many a failure turns about,
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don't give up though the pace seems slow--
You may succeed with another blow.

Often the goal is nearer than,
It seems to a faint and faltering man,
Often the struggler has given up,
When he might have captured the victor's cup,
And he learned too late when the night slipped down,
How close he was to the golden crown.

Success is failure turned inside out--
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell how close you are,
It may be near when it seems so far,
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit--
It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.

- Author unknown


Hope this “oldie but goodie” provided a little motivation and helped you recharge a bit to get back out there and keep fighting. For some additional (and quite different) self-motivational tips, get the FREE report at www.ScottFrothingham.com (scroll down just past the big red arrow).  

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