Determination Quotes to Inspire You to Persevere

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Tapping into our determination and staying the course can really help us achieve great things. If we didn’t have the valor and grit to persevere there would be countless opportunities lost and things left unfinished.

Being determined takes mental fortitude and conviction that one is capable of achieving a successful result or completion. I hope that in whatever challenges and projects you undertake, that you have the determination to follow through with action and achieve your goals. Here’s a list of my favorite quotes on determination and how perseverance can help to accomplish our dreams.

Determination Quotes to Inspire You to Persevere


 “Determination, with an optimistic attitude is the key to success.” — Dalai Lama XIV


“I believe success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination.” — Zig Ziglar


If you are going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill


“Today’s patience can transform yesterday’s discouragements into tomorrow’s discoveries. Today’s purposes can turn yesterday’s defeats into tomorrow’s determination.” — William Arthur Ward


“There’s always a way through things if you work hard enough and look close. It all depends on your level of determination.” — Liz Murray


 “When you look ahead and darkness is all you see, faith and determination will pull you through.” — Drake


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

“A determined person will do more with a pen and paper than a lazy person will accomplish with a personal computer.”- Catherine Pulsifer

I learned how much determination I have and that no matter what the score is, anyone can come back. Bianca Andreescu

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. Channing Pollock

 “Anything can happen if you are willing to put in the work and remain open to the possibility. Dreams are realized by effort, determination, passion and staying connected to that sense of who you are.” — Michael Jordan

 “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.” — Charles Dickens

“What really counts in life is the quiet meeting of every difficulty with the determination to get out of it all the good there is.” — Helen Keller

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

Determination, effort, and practice are rewarded with success. – Mary Lydon Simonsen

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

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

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

Determination Conclusion

Being in a state of determination enables me to push through challenges, often to find, beyond this effort a resolution or outcome that may sometimes be hard to imagine.

Being hopeful and persisting through adversity is one of life’s greatest challenges. Often, a great sense of accomplishment can result from being determined.

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