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We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared.
Mary Kay Ash
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Having to apply and try out for something forces kids to take the time to think about and make decisions on what they feel is worth their time and effort. It winds up being a great foreshadower and introduction of the reality of dealing with the competitiveness of life...The focus, practice, and determination that this process requires are preparation for life’s challenges and teach lessons on facing disappointment during the times when someone does not make the team.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Hooshang N. Akhtar
The one thing all famous authors, world class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things.
What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations...is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one's own efforts.
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Personal Stories About ‘Determination’
The Long Road To Eagle ScoutSubmitted by James Griffith
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 Eagle Scout rank by age 16.Despite all of the setbacks with treatments and all of the ordeal with cancer, I set a goal for myself and stuck to it. Without the support from my scout leaders,...
Reading Is The Way To GoSubmitted by Mredul B.
When I was a kid I didn't like to read. I didn't get a lot of accelerated readers point. When I was in 3rd grade I used to get in trouble that I didn’t read and I didn’t have enough points. When I was in 4th grade I wasn’t in the in the gate class for the first week and then after the first week the moved me up...
The Overcome.Submitted by Anonymous
My ex girlfriend would have to be my hero, why? She is so ambitious about the things she does, she has been through hell and high water but she always manages to pull herself together and be strong. She is an honor roll student who’s going to college early to be a doctor, she says she loves to help people with...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Determination’
Mom and Dad HSubmitted by Marco Huerta
With only a sixth grade education each, both my parents would wake up every day and work their tails off so my sister and I could go to college. At dinner time they would skimp on the few choice cuts of meat so my sister and I could receive that nourishment. They both made countless sacrifices for me and my...
Mary Ann WSubmitted by Susan Sandvig
My hero is my mother, who became a single mother to my six siblings and me when I was 11 years old. Determined to give us the best life possible. my mother moved us from Chicago to her home state of Arkansas. With only a high school education and some college, she took a minimum wage job at a local television...
Juliette LSubmitted by Pseudonymous
Juliette Gordon Lowe is the founder of the Girl Scouts, she believed girls should have the same opportunities as boys.
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if you are determined to do something than no power in world can stop u to fulfill your dreams.be determined and live a determined life.....
people say that one person can't do it but if you believeyourself and determine yourself with sucess you can do anything.
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
determination will surely allow u to accomplish in you life
have a strong will which will allow you to succeed in your life.......dont make it force fully
if it doesn't get rough you're not going anywhere
Determination is the engine which drives perseverance. But the beginning of it all is commitment.
Yes I agree that determination is the ability to keep pushing no matter what. However, this is the same as addiction. knowing when to yield is just as important as determination in my opinion. A strong mind can also be a mind that cannot change direction for the better when needed. The current of determination is good if not tainted with ignorance.
Josie, Brisbane Austraia
It's really awesome!
alexia revatores, taguig
Brooke, sua história é muito bonita e admirável
Anderson de Sousa Almeida, Colatina
Stopping at nothing,
And doing what's in your heart,
You know is right,
Mahesh, Chennai ,India
Determination is the act of not feeling sorry for oneself, because if we do then negative & destructive thinking & emotions will take control. Our Creator expects to less because we were created in his Image. Brooke has the determination but a strong will to succeed despite her problems, a great example to the rest of us.
keenpetite, Southeast Arizona
Determination is the ability to keep pushing no matter what obstacles are put in your path, a single person with a purpose and the determination to accomplish such a task is a force to be reckoned with, a force that once going, cannot easily be stopped.
Logan, Kent, WA