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Determine

Definition: Cause something to occur in a particular way or to have a particular nature.
Number of Quotes: 21

Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.
Muhammad Ali

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I'll rise.

Maya Angelou

If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.
Mary Kay Ash

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
Samuel Beckett

Start with your own money and value your intuition. It's all about endurance in the beginning. Your dream and passion to succeed must be stronger than your fear of failure.
Terri Bowersock

These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of America's resolve.
George W. Bush

It takes twenty years to make an overnight success.
Eddie Cantor

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

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness - its opposite - never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Cervantes

Nothing in the 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. The slogan, Press on, has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Calvin Coolidge

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
Bernadette Devlin

Opportunities are not offered; they must be wrested and worked for. And this calls for perseverance and tenacity, determination and courage.
Indira Gandhi

It is only when a person has his own generator that we can talk about motivation. He then needs no outside stimulation. He wants to do it.
Frederick Herzberg

The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it - but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

People are ambitious and unrealistic. They set targets for themselves that are higher than what you would set for them. And because they set them, they hit them.
Liisa Joronen

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Stephen King

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

Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Plutarch

God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.
Mother Teresa

We shall not be diverted from our course. To those waiting with bated breath for that favourite media catch-phrase, the U-turn, I have only this to say. You turn if you want; the lady's not for turning.
Margaret Thatcher

Success is measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington

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