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I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
Edward Everett Hale
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Dr. Wayne Dyer
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.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, 'Here comes number seventy-one'!
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!”
Your opponent, in the end, is never really the player on the other side of the net, or the swimmer in the next lane, or the team on the other side of the field, or even the bar you must high-jump. Your opponent is yourself, your negative internal voices, your level of determination.
Sir Winston Churchill
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Personal Stories About ‘Determination’
CompassionSubmitted by Anonymous
My husband, Sam, has shown me a lot of great Values throughout our five years together, but the most telling of his personality was when, at the age of 31, he decided to donate his kidney to a complete stranger! He had a friend that died from complications from diabetes and kidney failure, and he wanted to do...
My Friend's DeterminationSubmitted by Anonymous
My best friend is Ellice T. Without her determination, she would probably still be studying at a primary school. She's in secondary school this year and it is because of her determination. She used to be a rebel; never listening to her parents and never bothering to finish her homework. Last year as her exam to...
DeterminationSubmitted by Samantha
Determination. Today on the news I saw a man with no legs trying to become an Olympic swimmer. Then it made me think of when my mom first got in a wheelchair. Way back in 2006 my mom had a stroke in the spinal column. It was a very rare stroke to have and she could not walk. “I’m so very sorry, Tina, but...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Determination’
Bethany HSubmitted by Emma Wolff
Well I haven't exactly met my hero and yet she is still my hero. She is a armless teenager who lost her arm in a shark attack. She learned to surf with one arm even though surfing is all about balance.AMAZING!
Hoby WSubmitted by Lisa
Hoby caught my attention in a graduate chemistry class by being the first student to begin questioning our instructor. Throughout the weeks, he impressed me with the quality of his questions which belied the depth of his knowledge. After a few weeks, I had to get to know this person, so I introduced myself after...
Brandon CSubmitted by
My friend Brandon is the most amazing person that I have ever met. We've been friends for over 11 years and he's never let me down. Just a few years ago, he was in a terrible motorcycle accident. He broke his back and his neck; there were a few days that they thought he wouldn't make it. It was even thought that...
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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