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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


Submitted by Nizaia

It is a normal day, and I’m exercising in my basement. I turn on the radio and this song comes on. I instantly know who sings...

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Red Hot Seconds That Changed My Life

Submitted by Ghada

I live in Egypt and am 44 years old. I remember that day as if it is now, 25th of Jan 2011. It was when I decided that I...

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Miracales Happen

Submitted by Priya

“The scholarship is only for the rural students as mentioned in the application form”, said Prof S.V. Nagendra Rao, The...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Stephen W

Many years ago, Steve made the commitment that he would find a away to enable children with disabilities to not only take...

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Martin A

Martin is a man who has taken on the unbelievable effort to get to the bottom of the housing crisis, along with understanding...

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Dayana Z

My hero is my big sister Dayana. She has inspired me so much because whatever she starts she finishes and she is so...

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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
Satvika, Hyderabad

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