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Quotation by Joseph P. Kennedy
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Joseph P. (Patrick) Kennedy (1888–1969), U.S. tycoon, diplomat. Quoted in Honey Fitz, p. 291, J.H. Cutler (1962).
The saying has also been ascribed to football coach Knute Rockne (1888-1931).
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