Determination Quotes

By | February 19, 2010

Quotations about Determination

A determined heart takes no counsel. ~ Quiros

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

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

A strong determination to get the best out of life, a keen desire to enjoy what one has, and no regrets if one fails: this is the secret of the Chinese genius for contentment. ~ Lin, Yutang

A thick skin is a gift from God. ~ Konrad Adenauer

Construct your Determination with Sustained Effort, Controlled Attention, and Concentrated Energy. opportunities never come to those who wait… they are captured by those who dare to attack. ~ Paul J. Meyer

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you. ~ Denis Waitley

Determination is power. If the prospect be dark, kindle up the fire of resolution that nothing but death can extinguish. ~ Charles Simmons

Determination is the fuel that propels one to higher virtues. ~ Aaidh Ibn Abdullah Al-Qarni

Determination is the mental “I will” that gets results. ~ Wesley A. Stanger

Determination is the thing on which you can depend. It plods along without a swing, but gets there in the end. ~ Edgar Guest

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

Determine what specific goal you want to achieve. Then dedicate yourself to its attainment with unswerving singleness of purpose, the trenchant zeal of a crusader. ~ Paul J. Meyer

Determine your future now by taking hold of every opportunity. ~ Debbye Turner

Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master. ~ Oswald Chambers

Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable. ~ Lora Leigh

Even if something has just a one percent chance of success, success (comes down) to how fast you exhaust your ninety-nine failures. ~ Unknown

Every one excels in something in which another fails. In excessive argument, truth is lost. ~ Publilius Syrus

Focus on where you want to go, not where your currently are. ~ Unknown

Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, I can single-handedly move the world. ~ Archimedes

Goals determine what you’re going to be. ~ Julius Erving

He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. ~ William James

I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark. ~ Henry David Thoreau

If you are determined — just do it! ~ Italian Proverb

If you can’t find the key to success, pick the lock. ~ Unknown

If you must begin, then go all the way, because if you begin and quit, the unfinished business you have left behind begins to haunt you all the time. ~ Chogyam Trungpa

If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. ~ Les Brown

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

In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking. ~ Sir John Lubbock

It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them. ~ Man Ray

Let’s meet, and either do or die. ~ John William Fletcher

No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution. Every man who gets anywhere does so because he has first firmly resolved to progress in the world and then has enough stick-to-it-tiveness to transform his resolution into reality. Without resolution, no man can win any worthwhile place among his fellow men. ~ B.C. Forbes

Not an inch of our territory not a stone of our fortress. ~ Jules Favre

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so. ~ Charles De Gaulle

Nothing is so common as unsuccessful men with talent. They lack only determination. ~ Charles Swindle

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. ~ George Eliot

Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination. ~ Unknown

Resolve will melt no rocks. But it can scale them. ~ George Eliot

The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between men–between the feeble and the powerful, the great and the insignificant–is energy, invincible determination–a purpose once fixed, and death or victory! That quality will do anything that can be done in the world; and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities, will make a two-legged creature a man without it. ~ Thomas Fowell Buxton

The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed. ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There is one quality more important than know-how…. This is know-how by which we determine not only how to accomplish our purposes, but what our purposes are to be. ~ Norbert Weiner

To succeed in life one must have determination and must be prepared to suffer during the process. If one isn’t prepared to suffer during adversities, I don’t really see how he can be successful. ~ Gary Player

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. ~ Jesse Owens

When I go out there, I have no pity on my brother. I’m out there to win. ~ Joe Frazier

When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable. ~ Confucius

With a resolute heart, a mouse can lift an elephant. Spreading the news is also multiplying it. ~ Tibetan Proverb

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. ~ Jimmy Carter

You too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. ~ W. Clement Stone

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. ~ Geroge Lorimer


Goals determine what you're going to be.

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