Maritime Supply Co

I'VE COME SO FAR Quote - Brass Coin Necklace


Part of our new 2021 Motivation collection.

Hand-crafted from start to finish, this stamped coin features the phrase “I’ve come so far I think I can run on just a little bit longer.”

This is a phrase said frequently by Dr. Dean Thompson of Presbyterian College, most often when he is encouraging his students to persevere through a writing assignment, an academic semester, or even through life itself. The quote is originally attributed to Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith, a Black gospel singer from Rolling Forks, Mississippi who rose to American musical fame late in her singing career. The quote can be found embedded in the liner notes of her 1984 LP, “I Am Bound for Canaan Land,” and reads as follows: “As she likes to sing, ‘I’ve come so far, I believe I can run on some more.’”

Whatever race you may be running, we hope that this phrase reminds you to look back on all the progress you’ve made so far and encourages you to continue on towards your goal, however small or large, short-term or ongoing. Remain steadfast, and stay the course!

 Coin pendant is 1" in diameter.

Please note: All our brass pendants are raw brass, meaning they are not electroplated and will develop a beautiful patina over time. We recommend polishing it with a soft cloth to help keep your pendant's original shine if you prefer the bright metal look.

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ralph t.
United States United States
I've come so far necklace

Very classy necklace.

rachael b.
United States United States
Had to buy a second one!

I ordered this for my son for completing Basic training for the NAVY and had chosen the wrong length of chain. However- I liked it so much I went ahead and bought a second one - with the linber chain. This way my son and daughter can each have one.

ian m.
Canada Canada
Very happy

I'm very happy with the brass coin necklace. It arrived very quickly here in Canada. It looks good and feels well made.

Maritime Supply Co I'VE COME SO FAR Quote - Brass Coin Necklace Review