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If you're trying to achieve, there will be road blocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “Press On” has solved and will always solve the problems of the human race.
You must bring every particle of your energy, unanswerable resolution, your best efforts, your persistent industry to your task or the best will not come out of you. You must back up your ambition by your whole nature, by unbounded enthusiasm and a determination to win which knows no failure.
Orison Swett Marden
You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.
George Horace Lorimer
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
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.
Morale is a state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is elan, ésprit de corps, and determination.
George C. Marshall
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
Black Elk [Hehaka Sapa]
Embrace the faith that every challenge surmounted by your energy; every problem solved by your wisdom; every soul stirred by your passion; and every barrier to justice brought down by your determination will ennoble your own life, inspire others, serve your country, and explode outward the boundaries of what is achievable on this earth.
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Personal Stories About ‘Determination’
Proof Of LifeSubmitted by Michelle
This is not my story but the story of our daughter, Chloe. Born clubfooted, missing one kidney, 3/4 of a dysfunctional kidney left behind, and missing a blood vessel to her brain. She was delivered 6 weeks early via c section when we were told she would be physically disabled and most likely mentally disabled as...
Truly Inspirational Story "Through A Mothers Eyes"Submitted by LInda
A true story about a very speacial person, inside and out. At 3 months old was diagnosed with Eye Cancer! (Retinablastoma) she was taken away from me in a white shawl a consent form had to be signed to say her eye could be taken if the cancer had spread.. My heart felt as though it hadbeen wrenched from my body...
Helon's StorySubmitted by Helon
I was born on July 17th 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia. My story really starts before that in May of that year when an automobile accident my mom was in changed my life. Of course I wasn't born yet, but that event would be central to a story that I have to tell. Sad part aside, the doctors attending to my mom were...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Determination’
Judy MSubmitted by Jade
ROCKETMOM - GOT OXYGEN? She always wanted to be a good mom, make a difference locally and see the world. When she REACHED END STAGE LUNG DISEASE IN JUST SIX MONTHS at only 37 she became determined to still be a great mom, make a difference and see the world. SHE HAS. SHE'S BEEN RAISING HER FAMILY, DONATING...
Vincent CSubmitted by
My hero is my nephew, Vinnie. In his senior year, 2005, he was in an accident and lost his left leg. His right leg was smashed as well. He was due to graduate in less than a month. While in intensive care, he would ask for all his friends and family to come in to see him. He constantly told everyone that he would...
Carson PowellSubmitted by Kelly Hennessa
One day in March out of nowhere my placenta tore. I had no idea. I was rushed to the hospital and Carson was born three months early weighing less than 2 pounds. Dr. Doom came and gave us the speech. There were no photos, flowers, or celebrations. Carson spent the next month in intensive care, but then in...
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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