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
Terrific Great Determination quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
Fascism was an explosion against intolerable conditions, against remediable wrongs which the old world failed to remedy. It was a movement to secure national renaissance by people who felt themselves threatened with decline into decadence and death and were determined to live, and live greatly.
Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Whoever you are, no matter what social position you have, rich or poor, always show great strength and determination, and always do everything with much love and deep faith in God. One day you will reach your goal.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
It has been said that a country’s greatness can be measured by what it does for its unfortunates. By that criterion Canada certainly does not stand in the forefront of the nations of the world although there are signs that we are becoming conscious of our deficiencies and are determined to atone for lost time.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
There are moments in history when a door for massive change opens, and great revolutions for good or evil spring up in the vacuum created by these openings. In these divine moments key men and women and even entire generations risk everything to become the hinge of history, the pivotal point that determines which way the door will swing.
Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.
Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
A man can be as great as he wants to be.
If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.
Your attitude determines your direction.
Remember that the Tarot is a great and sacred arcanum - its abuse is an obscenity in the inner and a folly in the outer. It is intended for quite other purposes than to determine when the tall dark man will meet the fair rich widow.
Quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Am I getting nobler, better, more helpful, more humble, as I get older? Am I exhibiting the life that men take knowledge of as having been with Jesus, or am I getting more self-assertive, more deliberately determined to have my own way? It is a great thing to tell yourself the truth.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
But the great thing to remember is that, though our feelings come and go, His love for us does not. It is not wearied by our sins, or our indifference; and, therefore, it is quite relentless in its determination that we shall be cured of those sins, at whatever cost to us, at whatever cost to Him.
Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.
My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence.
Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
The exposure from 'Iron Chef' has been helpful, but at the end of the day your product and your service determine whether you get customers or not. If people decide to eat out less during a recession, the first restaurants that they will cut out are the ones that don't do a great job.
What this power is, I cannot say... All I know is that it exists.
The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
[Scientific testing] can't determine how the mind will tolerate pain in a race.
Sometimes, I say, 'Today I can die.'
Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory.
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist.
For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.