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Thaddea Thompson

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When is it time to quit? And how does one know?

My class was discussing this topic. And while I may sound like a fool I don't think anyone should ever give up.

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  • Apr 2 2013: I'm always in favor of man evolving for the sake of the greater good. I feel like we hold a certain sense of pride with the word "quit". Quitting doesn't always mean we're completely letting ourselves (or our path) down. A lot of the time, quitting can simply mean that we're altering our path and heading in a new direction - a better direction.

    You can look at it in terms of some of the greatest minds, like Steve Jobs, who had to "quit" or be "let go" from different positions just to end up being the man he was. Or the fact that Kobe had to quit soccer to be the NBA athlete we all grew to respect.

    When is it time to quit? When letting something go can make something of much more value that much more accessible. That's when you quit.

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