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104 Determination Quotes to Inspire Willpower (VALOR)

7 Quotes to Inspire More Determination & Perseverance

A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose – a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve. - John Maxwell
A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose – a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve. – John Maxwell
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
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
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there. - Zig Ziglar
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there. – Zig Ziglar
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. - Thomas Jefferson
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. – Thomas Jefferson
Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong. - Peter T. McIntyre
Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong. – Peter T. McIntyre
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. - Maya Angelou
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. – Maya Angelou

13 Motivational Determination Quotes to Keep Pressing Forward

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. - Dan Gable
Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. – Dan Gable
When someone tells me 'no,' it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them. - Karen E. Quinones Miller
When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. – Karen E. Quinones Miller
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
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
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent van Gogh
If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent van Gogh
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. - Arthur Ashe
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. – Arthur Ashe
Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. - Bryce Courtenay
Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. – Bryce Courtenay
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. - William Faulkner
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. – William Faulkner
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail. - Tom Hopkins
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail. – Tom Hopkins
If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas Alva Edison
If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas Alva Edison
If we attack our problems with determination we shall succeed. - Franklin Roosevelt
If we attack our problems with determination we shall succeed. – Franklin Roosevelt
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
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
Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings stop them. - T. Harv Eker
Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them. – T. Harv Eker
It is your determination and persistence that will make you a successful person. - Kenneth J Hutchins
It is your determination and persistence that will make you a successful person. – Kenneth J Hutchins

25 Determination Quotes About Life And Success

It is easier to act yourself into a new way of feeling rather than feel your way into a new way of acting. - G. D. Morgan
It is easier to act yourself into a new way of feeling rather than feel your way into a new way of acting. – G. D. Morgan
You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can't have it. - Dr. Robert Anthony
You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it. – Dr. Robert Anthony
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. - Paul Tillich
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. – Paul Tillich
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. - Og Mandino
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino
A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing, when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve. - Mahatma Gandhi
A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing, when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve. – Mahatma Gandhi
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. - Albert Einstein
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one`s liberty. - Henri Frederic Amiel
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one`s liberty. – Henri Frederic Amiel
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.  The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. - Dale Carnegie
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.  The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. – Dale Carnegie
To someone who is call to greatness in life, you will see the person will have such determination, determination beyond the ordinary. - Nicole Gopher Mampuya
To someone who is call to greatness in life, you will see the person will have such determination, determination beyond the ordinary. – Nicole Gopher Mampuya
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it. - Gale Sayers
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it. – Gale Sayers
Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to. - Henry van Dyke
Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to. – Henry van Dyke
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances. - J. Donald Walters
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances. – J. Donald Walters
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. - Albert Einstein
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. – Albert Einstein
Find what you love to do, and go do it. You will never be successful until you have a plan, and the discipline and determination to go through with that plan. - Julius Williams
Find what you love to do, and go do it. You will never be successful until you have a plan, and the discipline and determination to go through with that plan. – Julius Williams
Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily.  If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow. - Eknath Easwaran
Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily.  If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow. – Eknath Easwaran
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. - Abraham Lincoln
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. – Abraham Lincoln
Fall seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb
Fall seven times, stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb
No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don't stop in your storm. - Tony Narams
No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don’t stop in your storm. – Tony Narams
Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. - Jimmy Lyon
Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. – Jimmy Lyon
Action and Determination are two habits you must develop at the forefront of all Success. - Machi Block
Action and Determination are two habits you must develop at the forefront of all Success. – Machi Block
Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare. - Angela Duckworth
Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare. – Angela Duckworth
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A way there always is. - Yoda
A way there always is. – Yoda
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. - Colin Powell
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell

18 Determination Quotes to Help You Get Through Difficult Times

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winners may not be the brightest people in the crowd, but they are eager and tenacious. - Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
Winners may not be the brightest people in the crowd, but they are eager and tenacious. – Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
Feel proud of your achievements, no matter how small they are, and create or renew a spark of determination within yourself so that you continue to work hard. - Amy Pendergrass
Feel proud of your achievements, no matter how small they are, and create or renew a spark of determination within yourself so that you continue to work hard. – Amy Pendergrass
It takes determination to see a dream come to pass. The question is not will you start, but will you finish. - Joel Osteen
It takes determination to see a dream come to pass. The question is not will you start, but will you finish. – Joel Osteen
The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success. - David Sarnoff
The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success. – David Sarnoff
Discipline automates habits which, in turn, determine your outcomes. - David Khalil
Discipline automates habits which, in turn, determine your outcomes. – David Khalil
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. - Sir Edmund Hillary
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. – Sir Edmund Hillary
Imagine, dream, and believe in yourself. With determination and belief, you will be surprised at what you accomplish. - Byron Pulsifer
Imagine, dream, and believe in yourself. With determination and belief, you will be surprised at what you accomplish. – Byron Pulsifer
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it! - Hector Crawford
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it! – Hector Crawford
To anyone that ever told you you're no good.... They're no better. - Hayley Williams
To anyone that ever told you you’re no good…. They’re no better. – Hayley Williams
A determined person will do more with a pen and paper, than a lazy person will accomplish with a personal computer. - Catherine Pulsifer
A determined person will do more with a pen and paper, than a lazy person will accomplish with a personal computer. – Catherine Pulsifer
It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success. - Mark Cuban
It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success. – Mark Cuban
What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple.  Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter. - Peter F. Drucker
What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple.  Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter. – Peter F. Drucker
You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction. - George Lorimer
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. – George Lorimer
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear. - Dan Millman
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear. – Dan Millman
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegie
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie
The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you.  What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. - Mary Pickford
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you.  What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

20 Wise Quotes About Perseverance and Determination

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. - Channing Pollock
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. – Channing Pollock
Working hard, being patient and being full of determination is perhaps the most fulfilling way of becoming rich. - Robert Gardner
Working hard, being patient and being full of determination is perhaps the most fulfilling way of becoming rich. – Robert Gardner
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. - Beverly Sills
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. – Beverly Sills
People with a strong will power will always have the bigger picture in mind. They will be able to forgo small pleasures in order to help attain bigger goals. - Brian Adams
People with a strong will power will always have the bigger picture in mind. They will be able to forgo small pleasures in order to help attain bigger goals. – Brian Adams
Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have. - Brian Tracy
Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have. – Brian Tracy
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Just remember that a mountain is not taken down in one big scoop but is done by taking one small chuck away at time. - Byron Pulsifer
Just remember that a mountain is not taken down in one big scoop but is done by taking one small chuck away at time. – Byron Pulsifer
Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. - Jim Rohn
Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. – Jim Rohn
There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. - Vincent Lombardi
There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. – Vincent Lombardi
If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think. - T. Harv Eker
If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think. – T. Harv Eker
Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose. - Benjamin Disraeli
Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose. – Benjamin Disraeli
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. - Sonia Johnson
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. – Sonia Johnson
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. - Buddha
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. – Buddha
When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in. - Aeschylus
When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in. – Aeschylus
In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing. - General George S Patton. Jr.
In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing. – General George S Patton. Jr.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. - Christopher Robin
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – Christopher Robin
Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time-rich and cash-poor. - Cory Doctorow
Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time-rich and cash-poor. – Cory Doctorow
Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you. - Madeline Bridge
Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you. – Madeline Bridge
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. - Thomas A. Edison
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas A. Edison
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

13 Wise Quotes About Determination & Never Giving Up

The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. - Winston S. Churchill
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. – Winston S. Churchill
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog. - General Dwight D. Eisenhower
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog. – General Dwight D. Eisenhower
God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest. - Swedish Proverb
God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest. – Swedish Proverb
I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. - Langton Hughes
I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. – Langton Hughes
Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. - Rumi
Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. – Rumi
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. - Charles Dickens
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens
It is the size of one's will which determines success.
It is the size of one’s will which determines success.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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 Jordan
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. - Napoleon Hill
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. – Napoleon Hill
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. - Elbert Hubbard
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. – Elbert Hubbard
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. - William Feather
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. – William Feather

8 Determination Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Success

Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful. - Brian Tracy
Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful. – Brian Tracy
He that can have patience can have what he will. - Benjamin Franklin
He that can have patience can have what he will. – Benjamin Franklin
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me? - Ayn Rand
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me? – Ayn Rand
A year from now you may wish you had started today. - Karen Lamb
A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb
Every achiever I have ever met says, ‘My life turned around when I began to believe in me. - Robert Schuller
Every achiever I have ever met says, ‘My life turned around when I began to believe in me. – Robert Schuller
Courage is the foundation of determination. Determination and courage are the cornerstones of success. - M. K. Soni
Courage is the foundation of determination. Determination and courage are the cornerstones of success. – M. K. Soni
It will never rain roses. When we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. - George Eliot
It will never rain roses. When we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. – George Eliot
Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired. - Robert Strauss
Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired. – Robert Strauss

Conclusion: The Importance of Determination

Determination is critical for our survival because it enables us to persist in the face of fear and hardships.

It helps us to persevere through difficult times with faith and utter hope until we eventually reach our goal.

We are smart enough to know that the ‘perfect’ or ‘happily-ever-after’ life (that are often portrayed in Disney Movies) doesn’t exist in the real world.

Life is NEVER smooth. We are bound to face numerous obstacles as we journey through life whether we are ready for it or not.

The good news is, with determination, we can persevere and hustle through any trial that is standing in our way.

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”

Elbert Hubbard

Furthermore, determination also helps us to stay motivated and press on towards that one thing/goal we desperately strive to achieve.

I’ve collected some of the best quotes on determination so you can be inspired in times of fear and challenges.

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