Churchill’s, which was similar in sentiment was: ” Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.” In 1953 a self-help book for speechmakers called “How to Say a Few Words” included an instance of the saying without attribution as mentioned previously in this article: Success has been defined as the ability to go from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. — via Quote Investigator. I wouldn’t say it’s “being a man”, although “man-up” , “stiff upper lip”, carries a similar flavor.

Churchill’s, which was similar in sentiment was:
” Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.”

In 1953 a self-help book for speechmakers called “How to Say a Few Words” included an instance of the saying without attribution as mentioned previously in this article:

Success has been defined as the ability to go from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.


via Quote Investigator.

I wouldn’t say it’s “being a man”, although “man-up” , “stiff upper lip”, carries a similar flavor.

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