Quotation by Richard M. Nixon

Defeat doesn't finish a man—quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
Richard M. Nixon (1913–199 ), U.S. Republican politician, president. Note written July 1969, with reference to Edward Kennedy and the Chappaquiddick Bridge incident. Quoted in William Safire, Before the Fall, pt. 3, ch. 4 (1975).
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