115 Best Determination Quotes For Work And Success

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Are you looking for some best determination quotes? Get here the list of some best determination quotes for work, life, and education that will be helpful for students, athletes, and working persons.

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Best Determination Quotes

Positive determination quotes

1. “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

2. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever. That surrender, even the smallest act of giving up, stays with me. So when I feel like quitting, I ask myself, which would I rather live with?” ― Lance Armstrong

3. “When you experience a negative circumstance or event, do not dwell on it. Be proactive — put your attention on what you need to do to bring the situation to a positive result.” ― Rodolfo Costa

4. “Being strong-willed is not enough, however. You also have to be hard on yourself. Someone who was strong-willed but self-indulgent would not be called determined. Determination implies your willfulness is balanced by discipline.” ― Paul Graham

5. “Those who achieve the extraordinary are usually the most ordinary because they have nothing to prove to anybody. Be Humble.” ― Aaron Lauritsen

6. “Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.” ― Lora Leigh

7. “I’m such a strong human being. I amaze myself even. If only you knew what I’ve been up against, you’d want my autograph. I’m a real life superhero.” ― Crystal Woods

8. “There are moments of frustration in life. You must build good relations to support you in these moments. You must also learn to encourage yourself and decide to stay determined in life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

9. “Your ability to shape your destiny is directly proportional to your belief that it is a matter of will and determination–however much or little that belief may be.” ― James A. Owen

10. “It’s an unfortunate fact that I’m easily discouraged. But the fortunate truth is I’m stubborn as hell and near impossible to sway in my resolve.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

11. “If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way.” ― Suzy Kassem

12. “If life throws you a few bad notes or vibrations, don’t let them interrupt or alter your song.” ― Suzy Kassem

13. “Don’t dwell too much on the past. The lessons are useful for the present and a preparation for the future. Move on!” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

14. “I don’t give up. That makes me incredibly resilient or maybe stupid or just plain stubborn. Whichever…” ― Destiny Booze

Determination quotes for students

15. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

16. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

17. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door” ― Milton Berle

18. “Let him who would move the world first move himself.” ― Socrates

19. “Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.” ― Adrienne Rich

20. “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ― Barack Obama

21. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

22. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ― Benjamin Franklin

23. “For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.” ― Marcus Aurelius

24. “You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

25. “Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.” ― René Descartes

26. “The things you think about determine the quality of your mind.” ― Marcus Aurelius

27. “Don’t wish to be normal. Wish to be yourself. To the hilt. Find out what you’re best at, and develop it, and hopscotch your weaknesses. Wish to be great at whatever you are.” ― Lois McMaster Bujold

28. “We become what we want to be by consistently being what we want to become each day.” ― Richard G. Scott

29. “Always listen to yourself… It is better to be wrong than simply to follow convention.” ― Bryce Courtenay

Short determination quotes

30. “The Rest of Our Life Is Going To Be The Best of Our Life!” ― Darrell Yarbrough

31. “With adequate planning, passion and perseverance, you can achieve the God-given goals.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

32. “The night was white-blind with fog, and Kate staggered over every stone and stumbled in every puddle, but she pushed on as fast as she could.” ― Erin Bow

33. “With positive attitude, you can graciously overcome every adversity.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

34. “You can use the stumbling blocks to build your success.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

35. “No experience is wasted. It is the stepping stones for a great success.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

36. “I can wait for life to shape me in whatever manner it chooses. Or I can shape me to make life whatever I choose.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

37. “If you concentrate on small, manageable steps you can cross unimaginable distances.” ― Shaun Hick

38. “Since when is failure more appealing? Never give up.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

39. “The dogs may bark, but the caravan moves on” ― Joseph Needham

40. “‎Determination, effort, and practice are rewarded with success.” ― Mary Lydon Simonsen

41. “It’s the ‘everyday’ experiences we encounter along the journey to who we wanna be that will define who we are when we get there.” ― Aaron Lauritsen

42. “There is a thin line between the impossible and the possible – that is determination.” ― Ogwo David Emenike

43. “Self-determination is greatest willpower.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

44. “Essentially there are two actions in life: Performance and excuses. Make a decision as to which he will accept from yourself.” ― Steven Brown

45. “You have to conquer every obstacle, before you can reach the top of the mountain.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

46. “Great achievement requires personal force, determined spirit and self-confidence.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

47. “Persistence and determination are always rewarded.” ― Christine Rice

48. “When we choose to stay down, we are in reality confusing wisdom with cowardice. When we choose to stand back up, we are using wisdom to overcome cowardice.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

Self-determination quotes

49. “You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.” ― John Green

50. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” ― Charlotte Brontë

51. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ― Maya Angelou

52. “To go wrong in one’s own way is better than to go right in someone else’s.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky

53. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ― Maya Angelou

54. “If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.” ― Frank Zappa

55. “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ― Anne Frank

56. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

57. “Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” ― Maya Angelou

58. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” ― Michel de Montaigne

59. “If you try anything, if you try to lose weight, or to improve yourself, or to love, or to make the world a better place, you have already achieved something wonderful, before you even begin. Forget failure. If things don’t work out the way you want, hold your head up high and be proud. And try again. And again. And again!” ― Sarah Dessen

60. “The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position.” ― Leo Buscaglia

61. “Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.” ― Confucius

Quotes on determination and dedication

62. “If you plan to build walls around me, know this—I will walk through them.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

63. “Keep your standards even when everyone around you is losing theirs.” ― Habeeb Akande

64. “Your dreams will never come true through some kind of magic. They will become reality only through self confidence, determination, dedication and effort” ― Mouloud Benzadi

65. “The goal was never dependent on the route that took me there. It was always dependent on the heart that got me through whatever route opened itself up to my efforts.” ― Dan Pearce

66. “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.” ― Jesse Owens

67. “When it comes to fighting for your dreams, be a dragon. Breathe fire.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

68. “Start dream building. Bring your goals into the real world. Imagine yourself at your best. Transform yourself with dedication and work to achieve excellence.” ― Mark F. LaMoure

69. “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.” ― Vince Lombardi

70. “Life is just repeated attempts at trying to do better.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

71. “With the three D’s: Determination, Dedication and Discipline; You’ll succeed further than you ever dreamed” ― Marie Norfleet

72. “You benefit at a different time, from when you planted seeds for success. Learn patience. But be persistent. It’s important for success. Use perseverance and dedicate yourself to your top goals.” ― Mark F. LaMoure

73. “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

74. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” ― Gail Devers

75. “Imagine yourself doing what is best for you. Commit yourself to excellence. Transform yourself with dedication into excellence, from daily self-improvement and practice. Enjoy doing the process.” ― Mark F. LaMoure

Determination quotes for work

76. “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

77. “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

78. “To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.” ― T.F. Hodge

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

80. “You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

81. “People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. Live your truth and don’t EVER stop!” ― Steve Maraboli

82. “You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.” ― Abraham Lincoln

83. “If you work hard and study hard. And you fuck up. That’s okay. If you fuck up and you fuck up, then you’re a fuckup” ― Justin Halpern

84. “You don’t have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going. Babies don’t walk the first time they try, but eventually they get it right” ― Jack Canfield

85. “What you perceive as a failure today may actually be a crucial step towards the success you seek. Never give up.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

86. “Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then… find the way.” ― Abraham Lincoln

87. “It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.” ― Man Ray

88. “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” ― Dr Roopleen

89. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.” ― George Eliot

Best determination quotes in English

90. “When we choose to stay down, we are in reality confusing wisdom with cowardice. When we choose to stand back up, we are using wisdom to overcome cowardice.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

91. “Never give up just because you failed initially” ― Sunday Adelaja

92. “The determination in me to set about on this unknown course of direction made me to smile. For the first time in a long while, life had meaning and excitement.” ― Robin M. King

93. “Dreams come true with diligent devotion of determination.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

94. “The falls will come and I will lay prostrate on the cold hard pavement. But will I call the pavement a part of the journey to another place, or will I see the journey as ending in that place?” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

95. “Don’t get discouraged but be determined to do thy duty diligently.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

96. “In business success, you need 3 things, working hard, patience and determination, and most importantly, serve before you sell” ― Anath Lee Wales

97. “Basically, intuition is the best basis for determining if something is legitimate or not.” ― Steven Redhead

98. “Never underestimate the strength of a soldier trained to stand fast. Never underestimate the simple intimidating force of a man who won’t back down.” ― Brandon Sanderson

99. “Determination and devotion for one thing will lead you to unimaginable success.” ― Anuj Jasani

100. “Whatever happens in your life, please stay alive. I believe you can do it. Don’t ever give up.” ― Moona Hoshinova

101. “Even the mountains bow, but not for self-absorbed snobs. Oceans part making way, only for those not afraid of storms.” ― Abhijit Naskar

102. “The strength of our determination is more important than the size of our stride.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

Determination quotes for athletes

103. “Motivation doesn’t work unless your determination is up to the mark” ― Rafsan Al Musawver

104. “The funny thing about an impossibility is that it tends to be a magnet for those who would prove it otherwise.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

105. “Never lose hope, though everything’s bleak, though you feel so weak. Never shrink back, never look back, especially when you know that you’re fighting for the right reasons, for the right people.” ― Jawe Querimit

106. “It is a noble responsibility to not back down when you know that you know that you know that you are right.” ― Criss Jami

107. “When we first begin fighting for our dreams, we have no experience and make many mistakes. The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and get up eight times.” ― Paulo Coelho

108. “Celebrating your achievements and applauding your triumphs is a sure way to refuel your enthusiasm and keep yourself motivated for your future endeavours.” ― Dr Roopleen

109. “Value the effort you put forward. Be determined, committed, and involved.” ― Lorii Myers

110. “The very “least” among us has the enormous power to effect change through small acts of determination and will.” ― Bryant McGill

111. “If you want your prayers answered, you get off your knees and do the one thing you’re praying someone else will do for you.” ― Shannon L. Alder

112. “Just imagine walking away from something you’ve started. Something you really believed would be good. I don’t think i could ever do that.” ― Jo Nesbø

113. “Life is indeed a storm and while there are times you can sit and watch from the safety of a window pane there are moments you need to grit your teeth and take on the wind and the rain.” ― Ken Scott

114. “Through sheer volume of passing days you will travel a great distance in your lifetime. Imagine where you might stand if your footsteps steered toward a single goal.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

115. “Determination is learning to form a habit, and never breaking it in future.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

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