Top 310 Determination Quotes

Here we have the best Determination Quotes from famous authors such as Katie Pavlich, Simon Schama, Sabine Baring-Gould, George A. Sheehan, Alana Stewart. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

A space nerd as a kid, I learned early that putting a m
A space nerd as a kid, I learned early that putting a man on the moon took American unity, grit, determination, teamwork, hardship, innovation, sacrifice and patriotism.

It takes a perverse determination to drain that instinctive curiosity away and make history seem just remote, dead and disconnected from our contemporary reality. Conversely, it just takes skilful storytelling to recharge that connection to make the past come alive in our present.

The great majority of the nobility and gentry of England clung to the doctrine and ceremonies of the ancient church, and yet were united in determination to oppose the papal claims.

Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.

George A Sheehan
Somewhere deep inside me was the will and determination not only to live, but to be a more present mother for my kids, instead of one who was emotionally unavailable because she was in so much pain, as my own mother was.

I have a track record of accepting my party‘s decisions. I do whatever work is given to me with determination. That’s all.

I’ve had a very unusual background in science – not the usual route of planning on being a scientist from age 3. I think my story shows that success is more about personal motivation and determination than it is about where you were born or what your economic status was.

What inspired me to work so hard and to maintain my determination was seeing my mother. She was an immigrant and was struggling in America to make it by; that inspired me to work hard.

Most blacks will argue that they excel because of hard work, because of intellect, determination, sweat, blood, tears and risk.

America provided things that form the foundation of who we used to be: the prospect and potential of hope, mercy, and freedom for strangers who came carrying not much more than a determination to survive in a big country with a bigger heart.

Jenny McCarthy has used her celebrity and sex appeal to attract attention to autism. And while no one questions McCarthy’s determination and passion, many scientists have debunked her anti-vaccine message and her claims that a gluten-free diet can provide a cure.

I believe in the power of determination.

Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors, have faced many challenges. You worked through them with fierce determination and good will, and you have made great progress.

Reform is the mission from which we shall not digress; it is an expression of belief and determination between us and our people. With the help of Allah, we will proceed forward in this promising national process within the natural progress of the life cycle and the development of people and nation.

But with the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear.

At present, our country needs women’s idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.

Anything is possible with hard work and determination. That’s something I tell kids all the time when they ask questions.

I can never forget Sridevi’s determination to make it big in Bollywood.

There is a very well-defined procedure that allows the Vatican to raise issues with a particular theologian about something that does not appear in conformity with the Catholic faith. It is not always easy to make this determination.

Godfried Danneels
I’ve never liked the publishing world’s determination to pigeonhole every writer into a genre.

America’s strength in the past has been our ability to bring family members to join other family members in the United States and to look at skills but not have it be the only determination of how you get here.

Work hard. Through determination and self-focus and discipline, you can accomplish anything.

Opening a complaint for investigation in no way implies that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has made a determination about the merits of the complaint.

The most amazing lesson in aerodynamics I ever had was the day I climbed a thermal in a glider at the same time as an eagle. I witnessed, close up, effortlessness and lightness combined with strength, precision and determination.

Unfortunately it makes the unambiguous determination of triplets by these methods much more difficult than would be the case if there were only one triplet for each amino acid.

To be a Bond girl you need courage, charm, determination and feistiness.

I still held fast to my determination to become a minister; it still seemed to me that that was my duty. I had pledged myself, in my prayers I had given my word to God. How could I therefore break my vow?

The sacrifices in the war against terrorism reflect complete and strong determination of Pakistan against terrorism.

The more that social democracy develops, grows, and becomes stronger, the more the enlightened masses of workers will take their own destinies, the leadership of their movement, and the determination of its direction into their own hands.

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.

J Donald Walters
The power of music, and the power of your determination in life, especially when you’re playing extreme metal like this… it just conquers. It conquers everything.

Sports are evolving and always evolving, and people have that determination to keep going and coming back. I think I’m one of those athletes. I stand to show that people shouldn’t give up. You’ve got to just keep going until you succeed.

It is a sign of my mother’s determination, confidence, and creativity that more than 50 years after launching the renowned Ebony Fashion Fair show, her timeless sense of style endures as a guidepost for today‘s fashion-loving women.

No actor has made a career of exerting determination to the extent that Matt Damon has. In the ‘Bourne’ movies, he burned himself down to a central nervous system – his focus fried away unnecessary calories.

Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.

When I think of the limitless potential my young daughters, Grace and Brynn, will have as they grow into young women, I want my girls’ generation to remember the strength, determination, and struggles of the women who came before them and paved the way.

The determination that I have to be a champion – whether it’s in or out of the ring – is just so amazing.

We must embrace a new agenda based on inclusiveness; a commitment to reconnecting the social and the economic; a relinking of the latter to a plausible redistributive system; and a determination to ensure that everyone has access to justice. All these things are within our reach.

I never thought I was academically gifted at school. But when I started flying, I found you didn’t need an academic mind – you just needed determination and dedication.

You may have seen me in movies like ‘Fast & Furious‘ and ‘Avatar.’ But I wouldn’t have been able to do any of that without hard work and determination. You can accomplish anything if you just stay out of trouble and do the right things.

In this business, you have to have what they call an idiotic determination to succeed.

It was a big deal to leave home and my culture and my language. But I believed that in America, I could truly reap what I sowed and that the measure of a man was his ability and determination to succeed. This was the land of boundless opportunity.

People who have a strong sense of determination about themselves, I feel like the sky is the limit for those types of people.

Broadband Internet access service is inherently an interstate service, and that is not a determination that just the FCC has made.

Change is hard and requires constant struggle and determination.

I’ve gone through a lot in my life, I have seen a lot of struggles and difficulties. I have braved it all and won medals for my country with my determination.

I’ve continued to always keep in mind having a healthy does of that in Hollywood, now that I am part of the system and obviously have to follow the way the system works – you still have to have that crazy determination.

My mother married my father in 1956. She was twenty-eight, and he was thirty-one. She loved him with a fierce steadiness borne of loyalty, determination, and an unyielding dignity.

The women of the Senate are like the U.S. Olympic team: we come in different sizes, but we sure are united in our determination to do the best for our country!

It is not like if one film of mine doesn’t work then I am going to pack my bags. It all depends on how much determination I have to want something.

Dieting is odious and can require years of determination and sacrifice. I entirely understand the impulse to say, ‘Screw it,’ and have another piece of cake.

For me, it was the Army or prison. I wanted to make something of myself. The Army gave me that determination, the will to win.

There’s a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.

I’m aware of the urgency to give Italy a government in the fullness of its powers, to reassure the citizens, and to face with utmost commitment and determination international, economic and social priorities.

Paolo Gentiloni
Thanks to my Buddhist faith, to the positivity that arose from prayer, I put the optimism of determination before the pessimism of logic and reason.

I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of.

George Bentham
It doesn’t matter what kind of body you have, it’s the determination and the spirit that’s going to get you there. I want to prove that.

I want to make history and just show people that if you have determination and if you want to work hard enough and want something, you can make it happen.

If we could muster the same determination and sense of responsibility that saves a country like Japan – or a company like Xerox – then investing to save women and children who are dying in the developing world would be very good business.

Training and eating with super precision and determination on top of an already busy schedule as an actor and businessman has been really difficult and I am lucky to have the support of my family, friends and fans.

As a woman thrust on to the political stage and baffled by the anger and depth of negative feeling I have been targeted with, Mary Beard‘s ‘Women & Power: A Manifestobrought me a sense of solidarity, power and determination.

I can assure the Marquis de Chasteler that it is my unalterable determination never to set foot on any territory which acknowledges obedience to His Majesty the King of Bohemia and Hungary.

Determination gets you a long way.

At an unprecedented time with the worst attack ever on our soil, our President displayed extraordinary determination, leadership and resolve when history was thrust upon him and the United States.

The characteristics of successful business people, whether they are male or female, are very similar. It’s about determination, it’s about enthusiasm, it’s about strategy, it’s about communication, it’s about integrity. And sometimes men and women display those differently but fundamentally they are the same qualities.

It’s all about your determination, I think, as much as anything. There are a lot of people with talent, but it’s that determination.

I was raised well. My parents are from Nigeria; their culture is respectful. Very respectful. But I learnt that you have to be determined. It’s not violence or aggression. It’s sheer determination.

I looked up to action heroes such as Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, and Jean-Claude van Damme because I liked the attitude and determination they portrayed.

We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.

It’s particularly exhausting because Medea is defined by her determination. The role is all about endeavour.

We have to make a determination of what the minimum standards are for police, fire and emergency services in all of America’s major cities. Once we determine that, then we can decide what the funding is.

Warren Rudman
As Americans after 9/11, we’re much more united, together as a nation, and we got stronger, better, and more at peace. By peace, I mean the harmony you can feel in our united determination to fight these terrorists and killers.

Joe Gibbs helped define what the Washington Redskins stand for – integrity, hard work, determination, winning and championships.

Daniel Snyder
It is the unshakeable determination and will of our Party to put forward young people in the vanguard of the ranks of the general onward march as masters of the times and help them put up the doorplate of a thriving country before anybody else.

The success of the arts has come through a mix of public subsidy, substantial private support, and good box-office receipts, but central to Labour‘s post-1997 programme has been a determination to increase access as much as excellence.

I don’t believe in getting lucky, I never have – luck is actually being ready to take advantage of an opportunity when it arises because you have the skill set you need and the drive and determination to do it.

I have always believed that I am an amazing skater regardless of what the results say, and I think that determination and confidence has kept me in the game so long.

We cannot be complacent about the determination of radical Islamic extremists to destroy our freedoms.

You have your best workouts when you go in thinking you don’t want to do it, because you’re so satisfied with your own determination and grit.

The success in the determination of the high-resolution structures of ribosomal subunits and eventually the whole ribosome was the culmination of decades of effort.

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

Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our ‘accepting’ and ‘willing’ are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God.

Aiden Wilson Tozer
Social psychology is especially interested in the effect which the social group has in the determination of the experience and conduct of the individual member.

George Herbert Mead
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

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
The most important characteristics you need to succeed in business are resilience, determination and persistence.

I have too much drive and determination to let anything falter me. Because I know that life’s short and there’s so much that I wanna do, and I can’t do anything that might hold me back or get stuck in.

No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.

Harold Rosenberg
There is no greater privilege in living than bringing a tiny new human being into the world and then trying to raise him or her properly during the next eighteen years. Doing that job right requires all the intelligence, wisdom, and determination you will be able to muster from day to day.

A great book begins with an idea; a great life, with a determination.

When push comes to shove, I’m a fighter, and I’m going to force someone to fight. It takes a lot of technique, it takes a lot of skill, but to take that, and make something of it, it’s a lot of heart and a lot of determination, and that’s something I have. That’s who I am.

I love watching the N.Y.C. Marathon – it might even be the best day of the year. I’m already in a true romance with the Big Apple, but the determination, spirit, sport, and glory that are all in full force on race day make it a true standout.

Top performers in their fields such as Debbie Moore, Jean-Christophe Novelli, Deborah Meaden and Jo Malone, did not go to university and are just a handful of the individuals who show that with drive and determination, you can succeed by treading your own path.

As I assume my responsibilities as your representative, I wish to assure you of my loyalty and devotions, as well of my determination to serve you and the people of Canada to the utmost of my abilities.

Romeo LeBlanc
Our judiciary has a reputation for intellectual rigour, careful consideration of the arguments, and a serious-minded determination to each decision based on what is right and not necessarily what is superficially popular. I am not sure that all politicians have the same reputation.

The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.

When I was 15 and had the light bulb moment I wanted to be an actor, it was my sole focus and goal, and I went after it with determination.

Listening to the stories my colleagues are researching and grappling with – in terms of access to documents, psychological understanding of their subjects, artful composition and determination to extrapolate from an individual’s life lessons and insights that we can all learn from – I am each time overwhelmed by joy.

Fatherhood is not a matter of station or wealth. It is a matter of desire, diligence and determination to see one’s family exalted in the celestial kingdom. If that prize is lost, nothing else really matters.

Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne.

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
We must ask ourselves: Are we a confident, forward-looking nation that builds monuments – like DACA – to hope and determination? Or are we a nation that is turned inward, lauding monuments to intolerance and division?

Donald has a deep and unbounding determination and a never-give-up attitude. I have seen him fight for years to get a project done – or even started – and he does not give up! If you want someone to fight for you and your country, I can assure you, he is the ‘guy.’

I have both English bulldog determination and Bengal tiger strength.

Our two nations share the important values of democracy and freedom and liberty. My visit to the United States has indeed reinforced this mutual conviction and determination to ensure that our two peoples cherish these values.

Mwai Kibaki
Everyone has determination – it’s a question of how you use it. Hers is based on power and success and conquering; she doesn’t care what she has to do or who gets hurt in the process. In that way we’re very, very different.

Dannii Minogue
I have discovered that inner search by far is the most uncharted domain and it needs great courage and determination to cut through the dense vegetation of the mind so to speak before arriving at the core.

Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one’s power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will.

Yamamoto Tsunetomo
We didn’t think we were a fourth-place team. For us to beat the first-place team in the West and the first-place team in the East shows the dedication and determination that we had.

Paradoxically, the United States’ determination to protect its troops can be self-defeating. Allies and adversaries see U.S. forces living in secure compounds, eating fancy chow and minimizing their exposure to potential terrorist assaults.

When hired three years ago, I willingly accepted the challenge of leading the Bulls back to the type of team this city richly deserves. I’m proud of the fact that each year the team has taken another step toward an NBA championship, and played with intense pride and determination.

Warsaw‘s historic heart was deliberately almost entirely destroyed towards the end of the Second World War by the German occupying troops. After the war, it was painstakingly rebuilt and that reconstruction is perceived as expressing the nation’s determination to survive, to conserve its history and its culture.

Stay focused and stay determined. Don’t look to anyone else to be your determination – have self-determination. It will take you very far.

Justice Smith
To be sure, no piece of social machinery, however well constructed, can be effective unless there is back of it a will and a determination to make it work.

Cordell Hull
Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.

George Jackson
‘The Impossible Dream’ is, in my opinion, one of the greatest songs ever written. Here is a man, an old man, a very old man full of daring, bravery, courage, determination, romanticism and dreams.

I used to lie awake at night, willing myself to put in the hard work, the determination, the passion.

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

Man Ray
I swam across Skaneateles Lake, about a mile, when I was 11 years old. I remember feeling when I was in the middle of the lake that I would be there forever, and having no idea where on shore I’d end up. I made it, and I’m proud of the determination and persistence that took.

It’s so easy to confirm what you believe about somebody by the numbers how fast they are, how tall they are, how strong they are, how smart they are. And yet football is always been a game where heart, determination and strength of will and character has so much to do with it.

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.

Grit, determination, the right amount of crazy, self belief – everything it takes to be a champion. I have that.

The best thing America can do to put the Middle East on a path that leads to more democracy, less terrorism, human rights and economic growth is to get the hell out of there while showing an absolute crystal clear determination to defend American interests with force whenever they are threatened.

All Americans should take great pride in the men and women serving our nation in Iraq and in the courage, determination, resilience and initiative they demonstrate each and every day. It remains the greatest of honors to soldier with them.

What I love about the East End is that there’s a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.

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

Clinton‘s egregious act of self-indulgence was outdone by an impeachment based not on constitutionally required high crimes and misdemeanors but on a vindictive determination to bring down a president who had offended self-righteous moralists eager to put a different political agenda in place.

You always give credit where credit is due – to high school coaches, college coaches – but my dad, the foundation that he built with me, is where all of this came from. The speed, the determination, the mindset, just the natural belief that you can do anything you put your mind to, it all comes from my dad.

I get my drive and determination from just winning and playing tennis. I know if I don’t work, I won’t get rewarded. It was a life long dream to win a Grand Slam so when I was able to do that it felt so good and I wanted to do it again. It’s not that hard to stay motivated.

When I started off many years ago, I made a determination that there were certain roles I didn’t want to play.

My father has taught me not to succumb to nihilism, and my mother has taught me the value of hard work and determination.

You can have all the talent in the world, but without determination, you won’t get very far.

I hope my story could become an inspiration of determination, discipline, faith and hardwork.

My effort in the whole thing was the basic determination, the burning desire in me to prove to this world that a physically handicapped girl is in no way inferior.

By conquering all the seven summits I will prove that physical disability can never be a hindrance in achieving your life’s goal if you have mental strength, strong willpower and firm determination.

So many actors have sheer guts, will, and determination; they just need some preparation.

With this sort of career, you need determination. You’ve got to sacrifice a lot of things: family, friends – not that I had any – but you sacrifice everything.

I’m a fighter through and through, and I’ve got more heart and more determination than anybody.

Dreams can still come true; you need a great deal of energy and determination, and a little bit of luck.

As for myself, in sport you have to question yourself every week and be ready in your head, and you have to be at 100% of determination if you want to keep going and win games; you cannot afford to be at 80% or 90%.

Because you’ve done the horrible jobs, it gives you an even grittier determination to succeed.

Determination Over Negativity is a belief that anything is possible no matter who you are or where you come from.

The power of ‘Madame Bovary’ stems from Flaubert’s determination to render each object of his scrutiny exactly as it looks, or sounds or smells or feels or tastes.

I have learned to make a lot of effort and sacrifice for this sport, and now I can say it’s paying me back. So it is important to always show determination and effort on the pitch.

Stephan El Shaarawy
My younger son, Cordell, aka Lil Snoop, loves me like a fan loves Snoop Dogg. He’s inspired by making me happy. My older son, Corde, aka Spank, does everything I say, with effort and determination – but he does it for himself. He gets his thrill out of seeing his own results on the football field.

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

Dan Gable
A lot of people judge you on your height, your wingspan, but it’s really about the will and the determination that defines a person.

I’m used to realising all my dreams and targets through my determination and ambition.

The Senkaku islands are inherently Japanese territory. I want to show my strong determination to prevent this from changing.

My mum thinks I get my determination and resilience from my dad. I think it comes mostly from her.

I’ve always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you’ve got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish.

What you do on immigration policy, what you do on education policy, what you do on tax, regulatory, and energy policy, all connects together – and will be based on a simple determination about what will make life better in America for American citizens.

Women are the key to successful development and ongoing progress. In the workforce, their ingenuity, determination, and hard work help our economies thrive. In the government, they offer valuable perspective that can inform policy and remove barriers.

This industry isn’t fair. It doesn’t owe anybody a career. It’s just about luck, determination, and showing up and being professional. The rest is out of your hands.

I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened.

Kobe Bryant was the reason I started playing basketball – always was and will be my favorite player of all time. I love the way he could get his shot off, his footwork down in the post, just his determination to be the best player.

For me, hard work and determination got me in the Hall of Fame.

As president, my father will take on the bold and worthy fights. He will be unafraid to set lofty goals, and he will be relentless in his determination to achieve them.

Churchill was the canny political animal, very devious, bursting with energy and determination, learning as hard as he could.

Lord Mountbatten
I think I still have that same drive and determination, the same curiosity and passion for filmmaking that I did when I first started. Every film brings with it unique challenges and experiences, and I approach every one with the same enthusiasm.

Barbara Kopple
Richie’ is so special to me. It’s because this was the first Tamil film that I had auditioned for. I did not know the language well. I was an absolute newcomer. But I had the determination to speak in Tamil, as it was a very good role and I didn’t want to let it go.

There’s a lot of heartache because you don’t always win. You need loads of determination.

Pat Cash
Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people’s criticisms, carry out your plan.

Paul J Meyer
I’m so proud of myself. I got to this level through my hard work, my determination and I’m fortunate enough to be working for a football club that I adore, that have given me license to do this and I work with a set of players that were always in control, even when I didn’t feel like I was!

I’ve known entrepreneurs who were not great salespeople, or didn’t know how to code, or were not particularly charismatic leaders. But I don’t know of any entrepreneurs who have achieved any level of success without persistence and determination.

The balance between faith and reason is for the determination of each individual, and of the people as a whole, not of unauthorized government officials uttering impious humbug as they arbitrarily try to define that balance.

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

James Whitcomb Riley
We have the force, the energy, and the determination, and we will not give in to fear.

Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.

Daniel Boone
The usual key to getting films made seems to be a producer’s terrier-like determination not to let it go. Unfortunately, such producers often seem prone to sinking their claws into mediocre projects.

For me, what is important is, as a legspinner, you need determination, especially in modern-day cricket. You need to feel that you can change a game.

As the blowback against those who stand up for what is right thickens, I feel it is necessary to push forward with a relentless determination.

No matter how tough you are or how much willpower or determination you have, if there’s something wrong with your body, it’s going to shut down and stop. It’s good to have those qualities, but it’s important to know what you’re pushing against.

We have this determination to keep going and keep pushing ourselves creatively.

You still slightly down that you’re ever going to work again, every time you finish something. That’s the territory of being an actor. It’s like anything that’s competitive. It takes a lot of determination. I just feel lucky to be able to do something that I really love.

All of us, the government, parliament, local authorities and the society must demonstrate determination and readiness to use knowledge and capabilities… toward full European integration.

Igor Luksic
The dream doesn’t lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.

I’ve refined my mechanics, refined my pitches. I’ve gotten more confidence, and I’ve gotten more determination. I’ve got a better idea what I’m doing out there.

Randy Johnson
A mentor is someone with a willingness to help others, who has a capacity to inspire, a determination to work hard, a clear sense of vision, an inspiring purpose, a deep sense of integrity and an appreciation for joy.

I’m still committed to the success of the U.K. and the belief of the strong intelligence and passion and determination of the British people. I’m a strong believer of their long-term historical success.

In 1990, when they asked me to shoot a cover for ‘British Vogue‘ to convey my personal vision of a woman, I explained that I couldn’t just photograph one single girl, because what I was looking for was a new purpose, and new feminine determination.

I started posting covers online and having this crazy determination about what I wanted to do and just went for it. I was like, ‘Okay, no one else can create my future for me, and no one can get what I want for me, so I have to go out and get it myself.’

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.

In 1989, a lone and still-anonymous Chinese student stood unarmed in front of a Chinese tank and gave the world an enduring image of the determination of China‘s young to change their nation. He didn’t text message the tank or share a video on YouTube.

I have willpower and determination. I am very resilient, like rock.

Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.

Indeed, every true science has for its object the determination of certain phenomena by means of others, in accordance with the relations which exist between them.

Auguste Comte
To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players.

With all this rehab, for me just to walk was a huge effort. I had to re-learn how to walk again after the stroke. And all the rehab and all the effort shows the mental determination times 10 to keep serving.

I believe in Jesus Christ, and I believe He gave me the passion and determination to continue surfing. You fall off the horse, and you get back on. I had to go for it.

Actors need steely determination. It’s a tough profession with plenty of knocks along the way. You have to be very determined and never take ‘no’ for an answer.

I loved gymnastics. I was eager to compete. I was hungry to go out there and be the best in the world, and I had that determination.

What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.

Patty Berg
There is something quintessentially American about the USWNT. Last-minute, dramatic finishes and technical finesse aside, the spirit of the program reflects a determination and perseverance that resonates with the deeply held belief that with hard work, anything is possible.

To take what I have, they’re going to have to have more than skill and technique. It’s a lot of heart, a lot of determination. That’s just who I am. I’m not messing around out there. I’m not giving it away.

I fought with integrity and heart and determination like no fighter has ever done.

I was a savage for so many years of my life. There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of. I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk.

If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

My tenacity and determination to be true to the person I had become were sacrosanct.

On behalf of all Americans, I would like to congratulate Michelle Smith on her dedication and determination which have made her a wonderful role model for all young athletes in Ireland and around the world.

Saudi authorities must launch a campaign about the safety of female pilgrims and the determination of the authorities to ensure every woman’s safety.

I think I’m seen as trustworthy. I’m seen as having determination and persistence, and I’m seen as having a capacity to reach achievable answers to difficult issues.

With the proper motivation, you can do anything. I was just a poor kid that ate pork and beans out of a can and apple sauce. I went from rags to riches. But it does take a lot of determination, inner strength, drive, and discipline.

Today’s message to Baghdad is very clear: the UN Security Council resolution expresses the unity and determination of the entire international community to assume its collective responsibility.

Javier Solana
The consequence of the Bay of Pigs failure wasn’t an acceptance of Castro and his control of Cuba but, rather, a renewed determination to bring him down by stealth.

It’s truly amazing to see where determination and drive will lead you.

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

Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.

Cancer prevention requires awareness, determination and creativity.

The basic thing you have to understand is everything that happens on that spaceship, from the time you crawl into that seat to the time it touches down, is controlled from the ground. There’s no one thing that makes a good astronaut. I don’t know any person with determination and will that can’t go to space.

Ed Dwight
All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers, so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers.

James C Maxwell
The word processor is a better tool than a quill pen because you can do so much more with it, but on the other hand, what you have to say and how you say it is the ultimate determination.

It is with deep regret that the determination to assemble Parliament has been so long delayed.

Henry Addington
In many cases, the joy and honor of having a home has lifted people into a spirit of determination to try and achieve a better life for themselves and their families.

I think the key is basically just your determination. As far an artist is concerned, it’s just about your drive and your dream.

The most essential factor is persistence – the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.

James Whitcomb Riley
We don’t want to tell young girls and boys that the odds are stacked against them from the start. Instead, we could tell them that with passion, conviction, and determination we can build a better future. This future is possible by redesigning our economy to truly reward hard work rather than wealth.

With the emergence of the Internet, it has become possible for creative and bold people with focus and determination to establish businesses in some of our remotest communities. But these will not work if they do not have reliable transport routes responding to the impatient modern customer.

My faith in Islam is not unlike my faith in the game of basketball: Both require immense determination, focus, passion and discipline.

I believe to have shown that, at times, the impossible can become possible. It all depends on how much each and every one of us believes in our dreams, in our strength, and in our determination.

I believe that international support through critical funds, together with the determination of my compatriots, Malawi can be a model country for meeting global health targets and get on with the business of African-driven global economic growth.

Wrestling encompasses hard work, dedication, sacrifice, and determination – there’s just nothing like it in any sport.

I always believed that I would make it to the first team through hard work and determination and I didn’t let anybody get in the way of my focus, even my dad when he had questions.

Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.

Charles Simmons
If you look at champions, they came from nothing. That’s where they get their drive and determination and hunger. They know they have no other option to succeed, because they had nothing. I had everything.

Against expectations I was charmed by Gehry’s Edgemar development, which housed the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and positively awed by the Bilbao Guggenheim. That Gehry is a great artist I have no doubt, but talent and determination are no warrant against confusion, nor are they a guaranty to produce great art.

We live in a country that sent people to the moon. This accomplishment, along with other bold leaps of faith, required political will, determination and imagination. Providing health care for all of our citizens requires the same force of will.

I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.

If you imagine someone with 100 percent determination and 100 percent intelligence, you can discard a lot of intelligence before they stop succeeding. But if you start discarding determination, you very quickly get an ineffectual and perpetual grad student.

Paul Graham
They say love will find a way. I know determination will.

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

George Horace Lorimer
My husband is a high-level executive at one of the largest media companies on the planet. He leads a worldwide team of more people than I can keep track of. He worked his way up from an assistant with drive and determination.

My advice is if you have to do music, then do it! There’s no choice in your heart and your soul – unless you have that kind of great need, desire and determination, it’s pretty tough out there!

With several different kinds of poetry to choose from, a man would decide that he would like best to be an epic poet, and he would set out, in conscious determination, on an epic poem.

When the Americans see someone like Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, who made billions thanks to their talent and determination, the first thing they say to themselves is, ‘I want to be like him.’ This, in many ways, is the engine that drives Western society: The desire to make it like the winners.

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.

The vision, determination, stamina, hope, relentlessness, and sheer work that are involved in staying afloat, much less succeeding, are the same whether you are running a window on 47th Street or Miramax Films or Microsoft.

Bob Weinstein
The only way to get through the life I had was just to have a big head of steam and determination.

Whether you aim to lose 20 pounds or you want to launch your own business, mental strength is the key to long-term success. After all, you need fierce determination and tenacity to reach your greatest potential.

I kind of peak at how far I can push my body, and then I run out of determination for the habit and start easing off. It’s really just a lack of focus and discipline.

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.

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.

We have given up office, but not our responsibility to serve the nation. We have lost an election, but not our determination.

All my life I believed I became an athlete through my own determination, but it’s impossible to think that being descended from slaves hasn’t left an imprint through the generations. Difficult as it was to hear, slavery has benefited descendants like me – I believe there is a superior athletic gene in us.

Michael Johnson
Falling Skies‘ is not just about aliens attacking. It’s also about humanity, survival, hope and the determination to rebuild our world, starting from pretty much nothing.

Maxim Knight
It’s my view that human dignity – an attribute which for years has been taken by the Left in British politics – resides in fact in Tory values of independence, individuality and self determination.

Do you ever wonder what the Amazons would have looked like in real life? I think in MMA, like, you see it – that warrior spirit. You see that determination. You see that heart. You see that bravery.

As an older and wiser man, I don’t believe in luck. I believe in hard work and talent and determination.

Dexter Fletcher
I know what it’s like to win things. You need a certain type of player with a determination to win. You see it in the eyes.

Ruud Gullit
And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high.

I just had this drive, this determination to do something different and to take my career in a different direction.

I hurt for every mother who’s lost a son, every son who’s lost a father, and every child whose life was taken far too soon. We honor their memories with an unwavering determination to create a better future for ourselves and for our children.

We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination.

Against the men I have a point to prove. So I have more determination whereas, when I’m playing the women, we know each other’s games so well. I need that extra boost just to prove to the men we can compete against them.

I thought about the problems I had growing up: how I prioritised football over school, but people were telling me I wouldn’t make it, that it wasn’t possible. The thing is, I did make it, thanks to my own will and determination and the help of some people I had around me in my hometown.

I navigate through the world with the excitement and determination of a child. That’s why I’m an artist. I’d die without an outlet for expression. Unfortunately, more often than not, that childlike energy is the maturity level I bring to many circumstances.

If people ask me for the ingredients of success, I say one is talent, two is stubbornness or determination, and third is sheer luck. You have to have two out of the three. Any two will probably do.

We have proclaimed to the world our determination ‘to die freemen, rather than to live slaves.’ We have appealed to Heaven for the justice of our cause, and in Heaven we have placed our trust.

But the Congress has made the determination that certain kinds of information can be protected even though the American people may want to have access to information.

You just have to have heart, passion, determination and self-belief.

Of course it was Mamma who both stopped my career and crystallized my determination to resume it.

I’ve done movies that were maybe not worth it, but I try to take the best from every experience. You learn more from bad experiences sometimes. It gives you more will to overcome your mistakes. They give you determination.

Violante Placido
I like to think that I’ve got determination, and I’m fiercely protective of the people I love.

I think KISS has always been about celebrating self-empowerment. Celebrating the idea that anything is possible with determination and hard work.

I’m not as talented as others, but I have a determination and will that enable me to work a lot harder than anyone else.

So what exactly are the rewards of resentment. It is always a relief to know that the reason we have failed in life is not because we lack the talent, energy, or determination to succeed, but because of a factor that is beyond our control and that has loaded the dice decisively against us.

Theodore Dalrymple
Determination is kind of like rhythm: you can’t teach it.

The voters of the country decide who they want to support, and the delegates are elected to also make a determination of who would be in the best interest of the party and the country to be our nominee.

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

A film is made in somebody’s head – out of their determination to do it at all.

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic. It takes sweat, determination, and hard work.

I base my game on work-rate and determination, that’s what has helped me work up the leagues in previous years.

It doesn’t matter how old you are, with determination you can make your life what you want it to be.

Not only was I not a good dancer, I was one of the worst. I didn’t have the long thin legs, and I didn’t have natural turnout. The only thing I had was determination.

It’s an amazing achievement to win a National Business Award and it recognises all of the hard work and determination of the team of people that have made Crafter’s Companion the success that it is today.

It is my determination that we, as a party, continue to make that fundamental restatement of liberal values in the politics of our country.

So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!

We must continue building in all corners of the Land of Israel, with determination and without being confused.

I ventured into fiction in 1988 with ‘What Love Sees,’ a biographical novel of a woman’s unwavering determination to lead a full life despite blindness.

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

My parents have been my biggest influencers. They both immigrated to America and taught me that I can do anything I dream of with hard work and determination.

If you truly believe in a united Jerusalem, deeds have to be more than words. We need a real united Jerusalem. It takes determination, audacity, and money to provide full services and law enforcement in the entire city.

It is free enterprise and the determination to succeed which generates opportunity and wealth for our society, and in doing so provides the money we need to deliver the high quality public services that we all want.

People don’t see the determination behind getting on the pitch every week.

Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of.

The space program is not only scientific in purpose but also is an expression of man’s insistent determination to do the nearly impossible – to explore the unknown, even at great risk.

Harold Urey
The American Dream is simple: it’s the unwavering belief that anybody – you, me, your friends, your neighbors, grandma Verna – can become exceedingly successful, and all it takes is the right amount of work, ingenuity, and determination.

The values, the programs, the formula, the determination, and the patriotism responsible for America’s past success are still here to be tapped.

Stubbornness and ignorance and determination are a very fine line from each other. I’m a very stubborn person, but not so stubborn that I can’t learn new things and meet new people, but I have a one-track mind.

The determination to win is the better part of winning.

But I’m good to go through my contract with Childress, and my determination is to win races and try to win that other championship.

Dale Earnhardt
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.

Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.

In 2016 I was fresh and raw and it was grit and determination which got me to the gold medal. Nobody really knew me and what I was capable of.

No change in the balance of political parties can alter the general determination that no class should be excluded from contributing to and sharing responsibility for the state.

I’ve always got that determination, to get back in the squad and get back playing.

Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged.

Some problems, I believe, are unsolvable. We can’t solve every maniac‘s determination to kill. And we can’t populate every police precinct with perfect officers.

The contribution of my dad towards women’s wrestling in Haryana is immense and his vision and determination have shaped several young careers.

The American people and our allies around the world can rely on CIA’s vigilance, excellence, and determination to proudly serve.

I never deviated from my grim determination to someday have all the money I needed and wanted.

You need talent as a rider and I think I had that in my genes. But I think I also had a talent for suffering, which I thought was important, but also determination.

Sporting success doesn’t happen by accident. It takes hard work and determination on the part of the individual athletes. And it also takes investment in facilities and training support.

Anil Kapoor is fantastic. Words fall short to see his determination.

I would argue that the next President, either Bush or Gore, should strike a ‘national’ posture, exhibiting generosity toward the defeated opponent, but proceeding with determination to implement an agenda.

The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan. Clearly, the American war planners misjudged the determination of the Iraqi forces.

Peter Arnett
Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality – an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order.

I think the important thing now is to have a celebration and then with determination move into our common, shared, different future.

All my life I believed I became an athlete through my own determination, but it’s impossible to think that being descended from slaves hasn’t left an imprint through the generations.

Michael Johnson
I spent my entire childhood with my father. I started my first business at 16, and we became business partners. He’s not just a mentor and somebody that I look up to, but he’s also someone whom I took work ethic and determination and all of those qualities from.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy