True Grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done. No moral man can have peace of mind if he leaves undone what he knows he should have done.
GRIT is Guts, Resilience, Industriousness and Tenacity. GRIT is the ability to focus, stay determined, stay optimistic in the face of a challenge, and simply work harder than the next guy or gal.
Grit is the stubborn refusal to quit.
Grit is not just simple elbow-grease term for rugged persistence. It is an often invisible display of endurance that lets you stay in an uncomfortable place, work hard to improve upon a given interest, and do it again and again.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
What is grit? Grit is refusing to give up. It's persistence. It's making your own luck.
A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an ax? And affairs that had not grit in them, how long would they take to make a man?
Keep your hands open, and all the sands of the desert can pass through them. Close them, and all you can feel is a bit of grit.
Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political parties are its opposite halves - sometimes split into quarters - which grind on each other. Not only individuals but states have thus a confirmed dyspepsia.
Just draw on your grit; it's so easy to quit -
It's the keeping your chin up that's hard.
Over time, grit is what separates fruitful lives from aimlessness.
Sticking with a marriage. That's true grit, man.
No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution.
Grit is the grain of character. It may generally be described as heroism materialized,--spirit and will thrust into heart, brain, and backbone, so as to form part of the physical substance of the man.
It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
True grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done.
Develop The Grit To be great.
A little grit in the eye destroyeth the sight of the very heavens, and a little malice or envy a world of joys. One wry principle in the mind is of infinite consequence.
Have the backbone to go after what you want in life. It's too easy to settle.
Grit is not synonymous with hard work. It involves a certain single-mindedness. An ungritty prison inmate will mount a daring new escape attempt every month, but a gritty prison inmate will tunnel his way out one spoonful of concrete at a time. Grit
You just have to stand and grit your teeth and know your poll numbers are going to go down - and mine have - but you gotta grit through it because the alternative is unacceptable.
In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth.
It was 1988, I believe, that I met Grit. We were both appearing in a Canadian Folk Festival and as we sat backstage he handed me his guitar. I played it, loved it, and then found out that he'd made it himself.
I like things that make you grit your teeth. I like tucking my chin in and sort of leading into the storm. I like that feeling. I like it a lot.
To one who has led a virtuous life, to sin is the easiest thing in the world. No experience of unpleasant consequences grits that smooth sliding fall, no recollection of disillusionment blurs that pure desire.
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