Determination Quotes And Sayings


Determination Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of determination quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“You have no control over what the other guy does.  You only have control over what you do.”
– A. J. Kitt

“Nothing in the world is worth deviating from what we like.”
– Albert Camus

“What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists…and it becomes available only when you are in that state of mind in which you know exactly what you want…and are fully determined not to quit until you get it.”
– Alexander Graham Bell

“To strive, to seek, to find.”
– Alfred Tennyson

Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.”
– American Proverb

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work so most people don’t recognize them.”
– Ann Landers

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

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.”  
– Archie Griffen

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self.”

“I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me.  I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.”  
– Arnold Palmer

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. “  
– Ayn Rand

“Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose.” 
– Benjamin Disraeli 

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”
– Bill Cosby

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop until you get there.”  
– Bo Jackson

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

Education will not (take the place of persistence); 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.”
– Calvin Coolidge

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people 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.”  
– Calvin Coolidge

“The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.” 
– Cecil B. De Mille

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

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

“Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.”
– Charles Luckman

“Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.”
– Charlie Finley

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

“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.”
– Claude M. Bristol 

“After a while the press of business in the province put an end to our philosophizing, and I returned with increased determination to my plans to fly to the Moon.”
– Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

“The determination to win is the better part of winning.”
– Daisaku Ikeda

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.”
– Dale Carnegie 

“You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.”  
– Damon Runyon

“The only way to overcome is to hang in. Even I’m starting to believe that.”
– Dan OBrien

“When the will is ready the feet are light.”
– Danish Proverb

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”  
– Darrel Royal

“Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the road blocks that lay before you.”
– Denis Waitley

“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am.  Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.”  
– Dennis Waitley

“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 

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
– Dr. Robert Schuller

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