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There's a lot of bands that get to a certain level, and it just stops. They scrap it. Compare this to, say, The Rolling Stones or The Who, where they just continued on forever and are still playing, or they quit after 20 years.
I love comedy and I would write things to myself as an exercise in writing. I didn't do well for years, and I quit. I started to break down why I was afraid and started to look at people I admired, like Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Freddie Prinze, George Carlin and all.
If you don't have an emotional connection to why you are trying to accomplish your goals, the odds are you won't reach them or will quit trying.
If you quit once, it's so much easier to quit the second, third, fourth time.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
'Give up... it's time to quit,' I don't think I've ever really accepted those kinds of words in my life or vocabulary.
I followed a girl I met in Japan to Los Angeles and ended up working in a motorcycle store. I quit the job one night, went to a party in the Hollywood Hills and ended up yelling at a bunch of people. Someone saw me yelling and asked me to be in a play. The first night, there was an agent in the audience who took me on and sent me out for jobs.
Americans never quit.
I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
We want everybody to act like adults, quit playing games, realize that it's not just my way or the highway.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
I will not quit this game because of what the media has done to me.
If I'm exhausted and I just don't feel like it, then I don't do it. I am a human being, after all. But I also know I'm the kind of person who, if I take one day off, well, it's very easy for me to take the next day off and then quit exercising.
I won't quit to become someone's old lady.
I never quit trying. I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
I don't want to quit smoking. I am convinced that if I quit smoking, the world would go to hell.
I quit flying myself last year and that was difficult for me because I enjoy it as much as playing golf. It was an adjustment sitting in the back of the plane, rather than at the controls, but I've grown accustomed to it and enjoy reading a book, doing some work or challenging my wife to a game of dominos.
I haven't thought of retirement yet, but when I stop enjoying the game or when injuries force me, I will quit.
Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit.
In difficult times, we're not supposed to quit believing; we're not supposed to quit growing.
I think I'm probably gonna quit music.
My worst habit used to be smoking but I quit.
When you retire, it's a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don't quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please.
Tom T. Hall
My mother and father, Joe and Theresa Montana brought me along and taught me to never quit, and to strive to be the best.
When I was 14 or 15, I was a really good volleyball player, so I thought, 'Well, maybe I'll just get a scholarship to an Ivy League school through volleyball.' Then I quit when I decided to focus on theater.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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