Raise a Kid Who Won't Give Up

Wise Words

These famous sayings may inspire your child to hang in there.

"It's not that I'm so smart; it's just that I stay with problems longer." --Albert Einstein

"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." --Franklin D. Roosevelt

"It always seems impossible until it's done." --Nelson Mandela

"Defeat is simply a signal to press onward." --Helen Keller

"It's a funny thing. The more I practice the luckier I get." --Arnold Palmer

"I have not failed. I have found 10,000 ways that did not work." --Thomas Edison

Originally published in the April 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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