Determination is not giving up.

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  • “Continuous effort not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.”

    —Black Elk [Hehaka Sapa] Lakota Chief

  • “A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.”

    —Hooshang N. Akhtar

  • “The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.”

    —Roger Bannister Athlete

  • “A resolute determination is the truest wisdom.”

    —Napoleon Bonaparte Emporer Of France

  • “It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.”

    —Claude M. Briston Claude M. Bristol

Value Ideas For Determination


Develop a new mantra (E.g. "I can and I will") and repeat it throughout the day.


If something in your life is not working, try a new method.


Be willing to put yourself out on the line today.


Take pride in the small steps you make.

Stories About Determination

Failure Is Not An Option

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My nephew opened a new business in 2007 and three months later a flash flood (due to faulty highway drains) ruined...

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The Long Road To Eagle Scout

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When I was 13, I am now 25, I had brain cancer and feared the worst. I was also a Boy Scout who was determined to reach my...

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Proof Of Life

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Student At Tiananmen Square

Student in China fighting for democracy. And standing in front of a tank to do it.

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Carole Zoom P

At age 13, Carole developed muscular dystrophy and lost the ability to walk. She mastered an electric wheelchair so well, she...

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if you are determined to do something than no power in world can stop u to fulfill your determined and live a determined life.....
Shivani, Fiji

people say that one person can't do it but if you believeyourself and determine yourself with sucess you can do anything.
Jillian, Cheyenne

i am nt publishing for my fame but,the strong will i have that people will come to know that there is nothing more than determination
Satvika, Hyderabad

determination will surely allow u to accomplish in you life
Satvika, Hyderabad

have a strong will which will allow you to succeed in your life.......dont make it force fully
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