50 Best Determination Quotes

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og MandinoGet inspired and motivated by These 50 Best Quotes About Determination and determination picture quotes:

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams.
Les Brown

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Roger Bannister

The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.
Vince Lombardi

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 worthwhile, it can be done.
Anthony Robbins

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi Jr.

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.
Tommy Lasorda

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
Charles De Gaulle

If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Og Mandino

I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Charles Dickens

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
Jimmy Carter

We will either find a way, or make one!

Winners are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.

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.
Grace Lichtenstein

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
John Christian Bovee

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Colin Powell

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
Denis Waitley

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. Channing Pollock

When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it – but all that had gone before.
Jacob Riis

What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations … is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one’s own efforts.
Hannah Arendt

What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell

What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.
Patty Berg

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 Fowell Buxton

A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
Robert Hughes

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!”
Richard Devos

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Vince Lombardi

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Thomas Alva Edison

Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified buldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
Dr. A. B. Meldrum

They say love will find a way. I know determination will.
Ronnie Milsap

The longer I live, the surer I become that the truest real difference between the success and the failure, between the strong and the weak, between the rich and the poor, between the great and the average, is just plain will power, invincible determination, a purpose once set and then death or victory. And no fine manners, education or brilliance, no talent, opportunity or culture can make any two-legged creature a man without it.
Sir Thomas Buxton

It takes a little courage, and a little self-control. And some grim determination, If you want to reach the goal. It takes a great deal of striving, and a firm and stern-set chin. No matter what the battle, if you really want to win, there’s no easy path to glory. There is no road to fame. Life, however we may view it, Is no simple parlor game; But its prizes call for fighting, For endurance and for grit; For a rugged disposition that will not quit.
Navy SEAL Masterchief

Fight one more round. When your feet are so tired that you have to shuffle back to the centre of the ring, fight one more round. When your arms are so tired that you can hardly lift your hands to come on guard, fight one more round. When your nose is bleeding and your eyes are black and you are so tired you wish your opponent would crack you one on the jaw and put you to sleep, fight one more round – remembering that the man who always fights one more round is never whipped.
James Corbett

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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.
Michael Jordon

Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people place in front of you as it is about overcoming the barriers we place in front of ourselves. It has nothing to do with how many times you win or lose. It has no relation to where you finish in a race or whether you break world records. But it does have everything to do with having the vision to dream, the courage to recover from adversity and the determination never to be shifted from your goals.
Kieran Perkins

Self-determination is fine but needs to be tempered with self-control.

What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Christian Nestell Bovee

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 alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
John Calvin Coolidge

Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of our train to opportunity and success.
Burt Lawlor

It’s a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
William Somerset Maugham

The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
Anthony Robbins

Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time-rich and cash-poor.
Cory Doctorow

It was courage, faith, endurance and a dogged determination to surmount all obstacles that built this bridge.
John J. Watson

I learned about the strength you can get from a close family life. I learned to keep going, even in bad times. I learned not to despair, even when my world was falling apart. I learned that there are no free lunches. And I learned the value of hard work.
Lee Iacocca

A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must….be undaunted when the going gets tough.
Ronald Reagan

People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. When you change for the better, the people around you will be inspired to change also….but only after doing their best to make you stop. Live your truth and don’t EVER stop.
Steve Maraboli

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.
Langston Hughes

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino

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