I recently wrote about the power of determination. The fact is, determination is essential for success. You might have all the resources you need, but without determination, it will be difficult for you to achieve your goal.
Below are 16 inspiring quotes about determination that I have found. They have inspired me, and I hope they will also inspire you. Enjoy!
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.
John Stuart Mill
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.
Henry Ward Beecher
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenens
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Nothing in this 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 will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
You cannot fail unless you quit.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.