Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother, he was raised in a silent household, on some level, had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard, with bugs and animals. He's not comfortable being a supervisor and that's his problem.
Grissom is a character who doesn't really want people poking around in his life. He likes to poke around in his work.
Grissom is pretty asexual. He's not that interested in anything other than work -- except for Lady Heather. She's the closest to getting his heart of anyone.
Grit and self-control are related, but they're not the same thing.
Grit grows as we figure out our life philosophy, learn to dust ourselves off after rejection and disappointment, and learn to tell the difference between low-level goals that should be abandoned quickly and higher-level goals that demand more tenacity. The maturation story is that we develop the capacity for long-term passion and perseverance as we get older.
Grit is having the courage to push through, no matter what the obstacles are, because it's worth it.
Grit is living life like it's a marathon, not a sprint.
Grit is that 'extra something' that separates the most successful people from the rest. It's the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.
Grit is the stubborn refusal to quit.
Grit may carry risk because it's about putting all your eggs in one basket, to some extent.
Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don't deny it, don't be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever.
Grit your teeth and smile. In the face of adversity, go. They don't deserve you.
Grit, in a word, is stamina. But it's not just stamina in your effort. It's also stamina in your direction, stamina in your interests. If you are working on different things but all of them very hard, you're not really going to get anywhere. You'll never become an expert.
Grit, which they defined as the tendency to work strenuously toward challenges, maintaining effort and interest over years despite failure, adversity, and plateaus in progress.
Grittier students are more likely to earn their diplomas; grittier teachers are more effective in the classroom. Grittier soldiers are more likely to complete their training, and grittier salespeople are more likely to keep their jobs. The more challenging the domain, the more grit seems to matter.
Gritty and witty, The Chicago Way is done the classic Raymond Chandler Way. Harvey's taut plot, snappy prose, and memorable characters make this debut novel a real winner.
Gritty people train at the edge of their comfort zone. They zero in on one narrow aspect of their performance and set a stretch goal to improve it.
Grizzly Adams did have a beard.
Grizzly Bear's 'Knife' is one of the best videos of all time -- everything Encyclopedia Pictura has done is really incredible.