Determination Quotes

This page is a collection of Determination Quotes.

Being determined is a decision and it's available to each of us. Without deciding you will often find yourself waiting for events, other people, or circumstances to direct your efforts. Determination will give you purpose and put you in the drivers seat.

The next time you're starting a new project or attempting to reach a goal take a minute to make the decision that you will accomplish it. Make a determined effort and allow yourself to go after it. If you start to fail or come up with excuses, remember your decision. Remember the promise you made to yourself.

Being determined and staying with something when it gets difficult bears the greatest gifts of accomplishment. Each time you act in this way you are establishing a precedent for success. And each success build upon the previous one.

Enjoy this page of Determination Quotes and allow them to inspire you to successful and joyful life.



The difference between the impossible
and the possible lies in a person's determination.
-Tommy Lasorda



It's a very funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
-William Somerset Maugham



A determined soul
will do more with a rusty monkey wrench
than a loafer will accomplish
with all the tools in a machine shop.
-Robert Hughes



Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen,
but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
-Peter Marshall



A dream doesn't become reality through magic;
it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
-Colin Powell



Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common
than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve
the problems of the human race.
-John Calvin Coolidge



Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
-Anthony Robbins



The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
-Vince Lombardi



We must remember that one determined person
can make a significant difference,
and that a small group of determined people
can change the course of history.
-Sonia Johnson



To know just what has to be done, then to do it,
comprises the whole philosophy of practical life.
-Sir William Osler



The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel
are the things that endure.
These qualities are so much more important
than the events that occur.
-Vince Lombardi



If your determination is fixed,
I do not counsel you to despair.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Great works are performed not by strength,
but perseverance.
-Samuel Johnson



Determine that the thing can and shall be done,
and then we shall find the way.
-Abraham Lincoln



People of mediocre ability
sometimes achieve outstanding success
because they don't know when to quit.
Most men succeed because they are determined to.
-George E. Allen



America was not built on fear.
America was built on courage, on imagination,
and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
-Harry S. Truman



It's the constant and determined effort
that breaks down all resistance
and sweeps away all obstacles.
-Claude M. Bristol



I never could have done what I have done
without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence,
without the determination to concentrate myself
on one subject at a time.
-Charles Dickens



Four short words sum up
what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd:
A Little Bit More.
They did all that was expected of them
and a little bit more.
-A. Lou Vickery


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