Gritisms to keep you inspired


First day of school pics are everywhere!  It’s a new school year and here is a compilation of my favorite quotes that inspire grit.  I did my best to reference the authors in as many as I could. I hope they inspire you to be the best Grit Mom you can be to your kids.

“There is no elevator to success.  You have to take the stairs.”

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in getting up every time we do.” Confucious

“Sometimes those who challenge you the most teach you the best.”

“Grit is the raw endurance, perseverance and passion that keep you going despite obstacles.”

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us. But what we do.” Jane Austen

“Dream it. Wish it. Do it.”

“Grit – Sticking it out in the face of obstacles and setbacks.”

“Mistakes are proof you are trying.”

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill

“Grit is sticking with your future, day in, day out and not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years.” Angela Duckworth

“No one likes to be frustrated to fail, but every child need to encounter failure  – to learn to step back, reassess and try again and again to develop grit.”  Thomas Hoerr and Walter McKenzie

“In order for children to believe in themselves, we must believe in them first.” Vicki Hoefle

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most all, love of what you are doing.” Pele

“Listen to the Mustn’t child, listen to the Don’ts.  Listen to the Shouldn’ts, the Impossibles, the Won’ts.  Listen to the Never Haves then listen to me.  Anything can happen child, Anything can be.” Shel Silverstein.

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