Idiom: 'Quitters never win; winners never quit'

What does 'Quitters never win; winners never quit' mean?

Meaning:

If you quit you will never get what you want, but if you keep trying you will find a way to get what you want.
('Quitters never win, winners never quit, but those who never win and never quit are idiots' is a variation accredited to Larry Kersten)

Contributor: Kimberly

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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