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
Cheerful Motivation And Determination 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
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.
For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real.
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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.
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
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.
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.
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
Remember, grab you're future with both hands and mold it into what you want it to be. It's the determined, who create the life they want, while the idle sit by and watch it fade away into nothingness. The future belongs to the exceptional individuals, who can see the light of the future, at the end of the tunnel.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand
Few people take objectives really seriously.
They put average effort into too many things, rather than superior thought and effort into a few important things. People who achieve the most are selective as well as determined.
All you've got to do is decide to go and the hardest part is over.
Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
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.
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes a lot of hard work.
It's not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even - or rather, especially - when we'd prefer not to be.