Gumption Quotes

Gumption Quotes by Bess Streeter Aldrich, Seamus Heaney, Phil Donahue, Fyodor Dostoevsky, James Agee, Samantha Bee and many others.

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Our souls may all be equal in the sight of the Lord, but our gumption and ingenuity ain’t. So the results of man’s labor will never be equal.
Bess Streeter Aldrich
Anyone with gumption and a sharp mind will take the measure of two things: what’s said and what’s done.
Seamus Heaney
When I was a kid, people who got divorced were people who had no gumption.
Phil Donahue
Everything will come in due course, if you have the gumption to wait for it.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Just spunk won’t be enough; you’ve got to have gumption.
James Agee
You’ve got to have gumption. You’ve got to be willing to stand up on the stage for no money for ten years.
Samantha Bee
Anyone who has gumption knows what it is, and anyone who hasn’t can never know what it is. So there is no need of defining it.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
Jessamyn West