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Last week I wrote about a leadership resolution. I suggested that it would be a great idea for us use the season as a means to be a leader and help those around us to be successful.

Studies show that the average person will give up on their resolution in around eighty- four days. That means that in seventy- seven days from today, most of us will have forgotten our resolutions and moved onto living back to the way we were before the end of the year.

I thought that I would take this week and provide you with a few quotes to share with others, and possibly for you as well. These are quotes to help you to hang in there and don’t give up on your goal.

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.’
–Mary Anne Radmacher

Fall seven times and stand up eight.
–Japanese Proverb

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
–Albert Einstein

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
–Thomas Edison

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time, more intelligently.
–Henry Ford

A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
–B.F. Skinner

Ask yourself this question: ‘Will this matter a year from now?’
–Richard Carlson

What if I told you that ten years from now, your life would be exactly the same? I doubt you’d be happy. So, why are you so afraid of change?
–Karen Salmansohn

As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.
–Dr. Steve Maraboli

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
–Robert Collier

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
–Confucius

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
–F. Scott Fitzgerald

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
–Newt Gingrich

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
–Julie Andrews

Through perseverance, many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
–Benjamin Disraeli

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
–William Feather

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping-stones to success.
–Dale Carnegie

Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.
–Leigh Mitchell Hodges

We will either find a way or make one.
–Hannibal

It always seems impossible until it’s done.
–Nelson Mandela

The best way out is always through.
–Robert Frost

A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.
–George M. Moore Jr.

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
–George Edward Woodberry

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you … never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
–Harriet Beecher Stowe

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
–Confucius

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
–Abraham Lincoln

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
–Babe Ruth

Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.
–Theodore Roosevelt

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
–James A. Michener

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
–Walter Elliot

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
–Mignon McLaughlin

Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
–Louis Pasteur

I was taught the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.
–Marie Curie

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on! ~Author Unknown

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
~Edmund Hillary

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn. ~Author Unknown

This week’s experiment; Go out and encourage someone else with their goals. Most importantly, don’t give up!