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George S. Clason
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Robert J. Wright
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worth
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything, and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Dr. Thomas Fuller
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.
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy—invincible determination—a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
Sir Thomas Buxton
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
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Personal Stories About ‘Determination’
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...
EmpowermentSubmitted by Charlie Wachtel
My name is Charlie Wachtel and I have end stage kidney failure. Three years ago, I was a day away from dying and had lost the ability to walk. Now, due to my spiritual/health/wellness background, I am making a miraculous comeback, defying the odds and if everything continues to go well, I could be off dialysis by...
Giving Up Is Not An Option In My LifeSubmitted by Devin Thomas
When I was 8, I was diagnosed with ADD (attention deficit disorder). At the time, I did not realize how bad it really was until around early middle school. I started to notice my inability to stay on task. I was always getting frustrated and mad at myself until I said the only thing I can do is to try as hard as...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Determination’
Nola OSubmitted by Lisa Schoolman
I was getting ready to 'celebrate?' my 45th birthday when I saw a spot on TV with Nola Ochs... the oldest person to graduate college. She said, "If there is anything you want or need to do... DO IT NOW. You only have ONE chance!" So, it was that moment that I thought... I always wanted to get my blackbelt in...
Courtney WSubmitted by
She's legally blind due to being born prematurely, and has been raised by her grandmother. Despite so many hardships, she creates some of the most magnificent digital visual art I've seen. Her command of light and shadow is much better than my own, and I'm 34 and she's only 19! It takes her hours of sittings,...
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