Determination

Quotes on determination.

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.
- Mario Andretti

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

Girls playing sports is not about winning gold medals. It’s about self-esteem, learning to compete and learning how hard you have to work in order to achieve your goals.
- Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Olympian, U.S. track and field)

When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening anymore.
- Florence Griffith Joyner (Olympian/gold medalist in athletics in 1988 and silver medalist in 1988 and 1984)

There’s always a point where you get knocked down. But I draw on what I’ve learned on the track: If you work hard, things will work out.
- Lolo Jones (American track & field and bobsled athlete/Olympian)

Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
- Muhammad Ali

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
- Muhammad Ali
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Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!
- Og Mandino

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
- Og Mandino

Do not judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
-Robert Louis Stevenson
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