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Claude M. Briston
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
Orison Swett Marden
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.
Sir Winston Churchill
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Hooshang N. Akhtar
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Personal Stories About ‘Determination’
Rosa ParksSubmitted by Shayla
How many African-Americans stood up for what's right? One naming the bravest man was Martin Luther King Jr. though there was a girl. By the name of Rosa Parks. I'm 11 years old and I wasn't told about her today at school but a passage mentioned she said it, the most unexpected words. "No" is what she said. She...
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...
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...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Determination’
Alicia SacromoneSubmitted by Josie Kielar
Of all of Alicia Sacramone’s heroic attributes, determination is the one that sticks out most of all. In 2008, on her balance beam routine she fell during her mount onto the beam. She did not cry and she did not waver for the rest of her routine. She got back on the beam without skipping a beat...
Marcus TSubmitted by
Marcus has demonstrated extreme determination to overcome injuries that left him quadriplegic. He has learned to paint beautiful pictures by holding the paintbrush in his mouth. The incredible thing about this is that he did not know he could paint before his injuries caused him to be unable to use his arms or...
Leon PSubmitted by Joseph Paru
Leon is my grandfather and a survivor of the Holocaust. He was held in the Buchenwald Concentration camp for five years by the evil Nazi regime. He did everything he was ordered to, narrowing his chance of being sent to the gas chamber or shot on the spot. Even when he lost all twelve members of his immediate...
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LIVE YOUR DREAMS
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Determination is they key to sccess!!!
Aniya, 5620 Clear Drive
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