65 Best Determination Quotes On Success In Life

These determination quotes will inspire you. Determination, firmness of purpose; resoluteness. The process of establishing something exactly by calculation or research. The act of reaching a decision, setting or settling a purpose. Ascertaining, after observation or investigation: determining the latitude of the ship.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging determination quotes, determination sayings, and determination proverbs.

Inspirational Determination Quotes

  1. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  2. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” ~ Colin Powell
  3. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” ~ Gail Devers , Dedication & determination quotes
  4. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ~ Lou Holtz

  5. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  6. “In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.” ~ James Allen
  7. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  8. “A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” ~ Bruce Lee

  9. “When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable.” ~ Confucius
  10. “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  11. “Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then… find the way.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  12. “If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.” ~ Michael Jordan

  13. “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
  14. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” ~ Winston Churchill
  15. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  16. “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

  17. “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  18. “Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.” ~ Charles Simmons
  19. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  20. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” ~ Og Mandino

  21. “An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  22. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  23. “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 , Self determination quotes
  24. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” ~ Ann Landers

  25. “Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it, piece by piece – by thought, choice, courage, and determination.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  26. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  27. “No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution.” ~ B. C. Forbes
  28. “I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.” ~ Arnold Palmer

  29. “No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution. Every man who gets anywhere does so because he has first firmly resolved to progress in the world and then has enough stick-to-it-tiveness to transform his resolution into reality. Without resolution, no man can win any worthwhile place among his fellow men.” ~ B. C. Forbes
  30. “Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them, we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger. Instead of getting angry nurture a deep caring and respect for troublemakers because by creating such trying circumstances, they provide us with invaluable opportunities to practice tolerance and patience.” ~ Dalai Lama
  31. “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
  32. “However depressed I may be I am not in the habit of giving up a project without having tried everything, even the ‘impossible’, to gain my end.” ~ Paul Gauguin

  33. “It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  34. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  35. “Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.” ~ Earl Nightingale , Attitude determination quotes
  36. “When you know what you want and you want it badly enough, you will find the ways to get it.” ~ Jim Rohn

  37. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  38. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson
  39. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~ Louis Pasteur
  40. “The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  41. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ~ Maya Angelou
  42. “Confronting and overcoming challenges is an exhilarating experience. It does something to feed the soul and the mind. It makes you more than you were before. It strengthens the mental muscles and enables you to become better prepared for the next challenge.” ~ Jim Rohn
  43. “Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  44. “People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.” ~ Harvey Mackay

  45. “It doesn’t matter how you grew up, or what you’ve struggled with in life – your mind is unscathed by any circumstance you’ve yet to live… and it’s phenomenally powerful.” ~ Bob Proctor
  46. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
  47. “I’m a little wounded, but I am not slain; I will lay me down to bleed a while. Then I’ll rise and fight again.” ~ John Dryden
  48. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” ~ Wilma Rudolph

  49. “Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.” ~ Marva Collins
  50. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  51. “Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.” ~ Lora Leigh
  52. “It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

  53. “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” ~ Winston Churchill
  54. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  55. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” ~ George Horace Lorimer
  56. “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

  57. “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
  58. “You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” ~ Ralph Marston , Positive determination quotes
  59. “Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  60. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” ~ Henry Ford

  61. “Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it. The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it – in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance.” ~ John C. Maxwell , Hard work & determination quotes
  62. “If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!”” ~ Richard DeVos
  63. “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” ~ Albert Einstein

  64. “The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty-bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.” ~ Albert Einstein
  65. “If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan.” ~ Claire Cook

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