Quotes About Determination

Determination is a key component of success. These determination-quotes are an excellent place to start if you’re looking for more resolve.

Though desire can be a strong and positive motivator, maintaining that resolve when faced with challenges and failures can be extremely challenging. It takes a tremendous amount of determination to attain our goals, whether it’s losing weight or quitting smoking.

Determination is what drives us to better ourselves, make positive life choices, and boost our chances of success. It allows us to achieve our goals, live healthier lives, and improve our interpersonal relationships.

Determination motivates us to aim higher and attain greater goals for ourselves. We may fuel our own motivation and stay inspired to achieve new goals by adopting hardworking, successful people as role models.

So, here are some of the most motivational quotations about tenacity to inspire you to pursue your goals!

100+ Determination Quotes to Bring you towards Success

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.___Tony Robbins

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.___Tony Robbins

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


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

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

Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.___James Whitcomb Riley


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

Within each of us is a hidden store of determination. Determination to keep us in the race when all seems lost.___Roger Dawson


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

Determination becomes obsession and then it becomes all that matters.___Jeremy Irvine


Life is not only merriment, it is desire and determination.___Kahlil Gibran


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

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

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.___William Faulkner


Nothing great will ever be achieved without great mean, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.___Charles Du Gaulle


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

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.___William James


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. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.___Calvin Coolidge


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

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

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.― Leonardo da Vinci


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


When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in. — Aeschylus

When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in. — Aeschylus

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.___George Lorimer


An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.___Thomas Fuller


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

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.― Beverly Sills


Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.___Abraham Lincoln


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

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

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


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 determined person will do more with a pen and paper, than a lazy person will accomplish with a personal computer.___Catherine Pulsifer


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

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

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 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

Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.― Criss Jami


If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.___Les Brown


There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills

Never give up, for this is just the place and time that the tide will turn.___Hariet Beecher Stowe


The difference between men is in energy, in the strong will, in the settled purpose and in the invincible determination.___Vince Lombardi


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

Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never, never – in nothing great or small, large or petty. Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.___Winston Churchill


If we attack our problems with determination we shall succeed. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

If we attack our problems with determination we shall succeed. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute.___Zig Ziglar


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

It is your determination and persistence that will make you a successful person.___Kenneth J. Hutchins


Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.___Mario Andretti


Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.___Dan Gable


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

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


Most people fail because they do not have determination and perseverance. Extraordinary people are determined and persevere that is what makes them extraordinary.___Catherine Pulsifer


If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen. – Cher

If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen. – Cher

Are you desperate or determined? With desperation comes frustration. With determination comes purpose, achievement, and peace.___James A. Murphy


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

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


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


America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.___Harry S. Truman


You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.___Chris Evert


A resolute determination is the truest wisdom. – Napoleon Bonaparte


Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.___Bo Jackson


Construct your determination with Sustained Effort, Controlled Attention, and Concentrated Energy. Opportunities never come to those who wait… they are captured by those who dare to attack.___Paul J Meyer


He conquers who endures.___Persius


Determination is like a muscle. If you do not use it regularly, it fades away. – Lynn Jennings


It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.___Man Ray


Victory is the child of preparation and determination.___Sean Hampton


Within each of us is a hidden store of determination. Determination to keep us in the race when all seems lost.___Roger Dawson


A great book begins with an idea; a great life, with a determination.___Louis L’Amour


Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.___Horace Mann


Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. – Napoleon Hill


The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.__Author Unknown


Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.___Brian Tracy


If you are going through hell, keep going.___Winston Churchill


There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything.___Vince Lombardi


If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.___Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. – Ann Landers


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


It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.___Napoleon Hill


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 and keep trying.___Tom Hopkins


Fall seven times, stand up eight.___Japanese Proverb


All depends on how determined we are to be successful. – Robert Kiyosaki


It’s not about money or connections — it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone… And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.___Mark Cuban


He who would do some great thing in this short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his forces as to the idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity.___John Foster


When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.___Zig Ziglar


I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.____David Livigstone


Determination gets you a long way.– Chelsea Clinton


Some people dream of success… while others wake up and work hard at it.___Unknown


If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results.___Tony Robbins


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


To succeed… you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.___Tony Dorsett


Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. – William Feather


An Unfailing Success Plan: At each day’s end write down the six most important things to do tomorrow; number them in order of importance, and then do them.___Anonymous


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


Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.___Theodore Roosevelt


I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.___Albert Einstein


For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now___James Allen


There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.___Buddha


Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!___Hector Crawford


Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.___Jim Rohn


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


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


When I was younger, I thought that the key to success was just hard work. But the real foundation is faith. Faith — the idea that ‘I can do it’ — is the opposite of fear (‘What if I fail?’). And faith creates motivation which in turn leads to commitment, hard work, preparation … and eventually success.___Howard Twilley


Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.___Madeline Bridge


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


In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing. – George S. Patton


We must be the epitome-the embodiment-of success. We must radiate success before it will come to us. We must first become mentally, from an attitude standpoint, the people we wish to become.___George Herbert Allen


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


There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.___Unknown


Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.___Thomas A. Edison


God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.___Swedish Proverb


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


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