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“You only have one life. You should never be too busy to save it.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“don’t be afraid to make mistakes; they are just the stepping-stones to success.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“People tell me, “You’re such an optimist.” Am I an optimist? An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist says the glass is half empty. A survivalist is practical. He says, “Call it what you want, but just fill the glass.” I believe in filling the glass. —LOUIS SILVIE ZAMPERINI”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“The great lesson of my life is perseverance. Never give up. It’s like my brother said, “Isn’t one minute of pain worth a lifetime of glory?”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“Everyone needs that support-even if at first you don't think you do. Look around. See who's on your side and in your corner. You don't have to go it alone.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“Sometimes what we see as a loss turns out in the end to be a gain, and sometimes a gain is a loss. I try not to be too swift to pass judgment on any situation, preferring instead to be patient and take the long view because I believe that in the end all things work together for good.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“Isn’t one minute of pain worth a lifetime of glory?”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“I didn’t know it then, but my persistence, perseverance, and unwillingness to accept defeat when things looked all but hopeless were part of the very character traits I would need to make it through World War II alive.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“But I couldn’t give up hope. Not my style. I would do what I had to do to survive. From that moment until the end of the war, when we were freed, I would really come to understand the meaning of “Don’t give up, don’t give in.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“The Olympic Spirit is like the wind. You don’t see it coming or going but you hear its voice. You feel the power of its presence. You enjoy the results of its passing. And then it becomes a memory, an echo of days of glory.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“By the way, I didn’t win the 5000-meter race at the Olympics, but making the team and not winning is like going to the moon and stumbling over a rock and falling. So what? You’re still on the moon.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“If you cling to the axe you’re grinding, eventually you’ll only hurt yourself.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“Louie in his early eighties. “I think my skateboarding shakes up a few people. Some stop their cars to be sure their eyes aren’t deceiving them.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“If you give everything and you lose, so what? It’s not going to put you in your grave. I walked away knowing I could handle defeat gracefully, and I had more self-esteem from that than from winning the race.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“I had taken the Bird’s daily beatings at Omori, and then at Naoetsu. I had to. I never complained. I just got knocked down, bled, got up, got knocked down, bled, got up. I expected it. I wouldn’t let it get me down. Sometimes it took me two days to recover, but I always had a positive attitude. Steely, but positive. No way would he break me.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“I wasn’t reaching for glory at Naoetsu. I just wouldn’t give the Bird the satisfaction of destroying my dignity. Don’t let anyone take yours away, either.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“businesses were closed on Sundays,”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“but in the end all things work together for good.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
“The difference between attention and recognition is self-esteem.”
Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life