Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.— Aristotle
Sensual Determination Motivational quotations
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal;
you do not change your decision to get there.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
We all have to work in our respective spheres with the same dedication, the same zeal and the same determination which inspired and motivated the warrior on the battle front. And this has to be shown not by mere words, but by actual deeds.
Don't let others define you. Don't let the past confine you. Take charge of your life with confidence and determination and there are no limits on what you can do or be.
It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.
Dreams can come true, but there is a secret.
They're realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.
You quit, you lose. You keep going, you may still lose. But, your ambition will never die.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
Of all the joyous motives of school life, the love of knowledge is the only abiding one; the only one which determines the scale, so to speak, upon which the person will hereafter live.
When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren't the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.
For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real.
Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal -- a commitment to excellence -- that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
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.
Football linemen are motivated by a more complicated, self-determining series of factors than the simple fear of humiliation in the public gaze, which is the emotion that galvanizes the backs and receivers.
Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.
Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The world is waiting for you to wake up to the person you are called to be.
Stop listening to the negative inner conversation that's causing you to play small. Focus your mind on positive thoughts, possibilities and solutions that can move you forward. Tap into your creativity and determination and stay busy. Stay focused.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up.
Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you.
When confronted with a challenge, the committed heart will search for a solution. The undecided heart searches for an escape.
If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat.
We won't let history define our future.
Our actions will do the talking. Our determination will turn doubters into believers.
My point is, any of you wanna win this fucking show, move on, take those fucking people out of the equation.
Let every man be master of his time.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.
Beginners are many; finishers are few.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand
What you are capable of achieving is determined by your talent and ability.
What you attempt to do is determined by your motivation. How well you do something is determined by your attitude.