Dont Quit

Don't Quit

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,
When 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 if he'd 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 afar;
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit -
It's when things seem worst that you mustn't quit.

Author Unknown
roots2life roots2life
46-50, M
8 Responses Mar 17, 2012


Push the river I must even when I'm not sure where the current will take me.

They just want the intimacy, but not the emotional part.

This is great. Hopefully my circle of friends will follow this thread and get a lift;0)

This is so true and reading this make me want to finish what I want to accomplish. Thank you

Well, I got my inspiration for the day!

what a horrible avatar you have! *rofl*

Doesn't translate so well this tiny...I'll change it, just for you for tellin me like it is!

Thanks for sharing this inspirational poem! <br />
When I feel down or even depressed I know that there is always an up, even if I can't see it.

thanks for this, i am feeling not very motivated, so was good to read these words

Whilst I like this a lot I've just quit drinking , sometimes it's good to quit !

Hope this helps, I wish you good luck! I'm quitting smoking on April 1st, so need to find all the inspiration I can.... Have you tried doing the challenge on here?

No , I have no clue what the challenge is ?

Look down the right side of your screen on your profile, click challenge and you can set up a personal challenge and get daily support from your peers... I done it for 14 days to lose a bit of weight and get fitter.... It helped a lot...

I get ton's of support from my circle already , I have a great circle .

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