determination Quotes

I navigate through the world with the excitement and determination of a child. That's why I'm an artist. I'd die without an outlet for expression. Unfortunately, more often than not, that childlike energy is the maturity level I bring to many circumstances.
tags: children world energy child maturity determination die artist
— Kurt Sutter
When it comes down to it, determination has a greater impact than giftedness.
tags: determination
— Kristin Armstrong
I don't think I have the stomach Veronica has. I think I have the determination and the stubbornness and a little bit of the go-get-em. But I think I'm about 20 percent more girl than Veronica is. There's a lot of Veronica that hits home with me, the sort of feisty area. But I think that I have a little bit more girl. I'd scream my head off if I saw a body in the freezer.
tags: body girls determination
— Kristen Bell
Be vigorous and full of energy, and make ceaseless efforts. This means that little things do not discourage you and that you approach all things boldly and with an attitude of determination.
tags: attitude energy determination
— Koichi Tohei
I think I really believed my childish thoughts back then. Using the determination of the poor, the childish thought that I can do it if I tried with all my might. But in reality...I never did get to defeat him. No. I couldn't beat him.
tags: thoughts poor determination
— Kim Young-kwang
Life is not only merriment,It is desire and determination.
tags: desires determination
— Khalil Gibran
I used to lie awake at night, willing myself to put in the hard work, the determination, the passion.
tags: work lies night awake determination passion
— Kevin Pietersen
We just have to keep our heads down and keep doing everything that we've been doing. This isn't a bunch of guys that are just going to go out and brag We're going to race every week like we have never won a race before. That's the kind of determination that you need when you are going to do this stuff.
tags: determination race
— Kevin Harvick
Hard work and determination equals success. Nothing comes easy. Put your mind to something.
tags: work determination mind success
— Kevin Hart
But no words will change my desire / My determination born of love / My will to set my eccentric sight / On an ever exquisite dawn
tags: desires determination
— Kenji Miyazawa
Defeat only happens when you make the decision to stop trying. Because determination works. Steady forward motion, even if it's just a step per week, gets you there. So keep moving, even if it's only a little some weeks.
tags: work decision determination
— Ken Evoy
In terms of being Australian, I think a big part of it is the determination to prove yourself, just like Aussie actors.
tags: determination
— Keiynan Lonsdale
If ever there's been somebody to hold as an icon of sheer determination and willpower, it's that guy [Stephen Hawking ], let alone any of the things he's done scientifically. I'm sure that's his driving force, but he's a miracle and an aspiration.
tags: alone miracle determination
— Kate Bush
True theology is an actual determination and claiming of man by the acting God.
tags: men theology true determination god
— Karl Barth
I would say my determination is way higher than my smartness.
tags: determination
— Kanye West
Every defensive end who is going to be picked in the first round is going to be a good pick for whoever they're chosen by, but if I had to tell you what sets me apart, that would be my desire and determination to get better. I know what I need to work on, I know my weaknesses, but I have that work ethic to improve every day. I have that want to be the best player at my position, and I have the belief in myself that one day that will come true.
tags: belief desires work ethics true weakness determination
— Justin Tuck
Running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying, and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way. Run often and run long, but never outrun your joy of running.
tags: joy fun determination running courage spirit
— Julie Isphording
With determination and purpose, I head into the light.
tags: determination
— Julie Anne Peters
There is unity in the oppression. There must be absolute unity and determination, in the response
— Julian Assange
Were I to personify Justice, instead of presenting her blind, I would denominate her the goddess of fire. . . Of unbending integrity Justice should feel, hear and see; but truth alone should be the polar star by which she should shape her movements, and equity only should constrain her determinations.
tags: integrity truth justice star alone fire determination
— Judith Sargent Murray
Making anything a success rests with people and commitment; strong will to always do the best, confidence in one another.. and absolute determination.
— Jørgen Roed
Surviving war is an excellent training process. If it weren't so brutal, I 'd recommend it as an excellent start-up course in life. I feel that over years of endurance, hard work and perseverance of determination and conviction, of claiming our rights to stay alive, to be free and to be ourselves, of fighting the biggest wars as much as the smaller ones, our will can indeed move mountains for us.
— Joumana Haddad
Architecture is not created by individuals. The genius sketch ... is a myth. Architecture is made by a team of committed people who work together, and in fact, success usually has more to do with dumb determination than with genius.
tags: people work facts determination genius success
— Joshua Prince-Ramus
Is it not true that your gloominess and bad temper are due to your lack of determination in breaking the subtle snares laid by your own disordered desires? The daily examination of conscience is an indispensible help if we are to follow our Lord with sincerity of heart and integrity of life.
tags: integrity heart true help conscience bad determination
— Josemaria Escriva
Liberalism - it is well to recall this today - is the supreme form of generosity; it is the right which the majority concedes to minorities and hence it is the noblest cry that has ever resounded in this planet. It announces the determination to share existence with the enemy; more than that, with an enemy which is weak.
— Jose Ortega y Gasset
The huge arrogance of the companies developing GMO crops and their determination to destroy the line of accountability which links the developer to the product is breath-taking. When something goes wrong, as it inevitably will, there will be a great benefit to those who have taken a stance against genetically modified organisms.
tags: wrong arrogance determination company
— Jonathon Porritt
In the closed circle of the war cabinet, pounded by terrible report after terrible report, there had been uncertainty about whether he could fend off the drift to exploring a deal with Hitler. The determination of the larger group trumped the tentativeness of the smaller, and Churchill fulfilled his role as leader by disentangling himself from defeatism-one of his singular achievements at the end of May 1940.
tags: achievement determination leader war
— Jon Meacham
I found that I could find the energy ... that I could find the determination to keep on going. I learned that your mind can amaze your body, if you just keep telling yourself, I can do it ... I can do it ... I can do it!
tags: energy body determination mind
— Jon David Erickson
I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.
tags: death humor time murder tragedy song determination prison god salvation war patriotism mother marriage pride
— Johnny Cash
You always debate with yourself about whether or not you made the right decision. And you have to then give the person that you're working for your best judgment based on your understanding of the facts, but also the calculus you use to make a determination about what's the best way to go forward.
— John O. Brennan
I think positivity also brings determination and wanting to explore more and wanting to do more with your life. Because if you come to that point of having to think about your life in that way you don't want it to be negative.
— John Newman
I appreciate our government's determination to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the Bytyqi brothers, which Serbia's Interior Minister has rightly called 'an exceptionally serious crime,' and hope the Serbian government's pledge of full cooperation... is matched by a final accounting of their murder.
— John McCain
Music business is hard. It's very difficult. And it's not for everyone. Even if you can sing or even if you can write a song, it takes a lot of determination, it takes some kind of thick skin.
tags: song determination music write business
— John Legend
Even if you can sing or even if you can write a song, it takes a lot of determination, it takes some kind of thick skin, because you got to persevere despite the fact that people tell you you shouldn't do this or you shouldn't do that or you're not good enough or your style's too different. I've heard all of that stuff.
tags: people song facts determination write
— John Legend
The roles evolve over time: juries once made determinations about law; nowadays, they are supposedly limited to making factual determinations. A good move? All along, however, we will, be employing and refining "established" values in new contexts, with the possibility of restructuring them in some way.
— John Kleinig
From the physician, as emphatically the student of Nature, is expected not only an inquiry into cause, but an investigation of the whole empire of Nature and a determination of the applicability of every species of knowledge to the improvement of his art.
— John Gorrie
The constants that I look for are a love of light and a determination to trace some moral chain of being.
tags: determination morals
— John Cheever
[Marx] explicates ideology as socially determined, [Stirner] as psychologically determined: both accuse it of remaining oblivious to its own determinations.
tags: determination
— John Carroll
The first aim of a good college is not to teach books, but the meaning and purpose of life. Hard study and the learning of books are only a means to this end. We develop power and courage and determination and we go out to achieve Truth, Wisdom and Justice. If we do not come to this, the cost of schooling is wasted.
tags: truth justice power meaning determination achieve wisdom learning college book courage
— John B. Watson
Swim or sink, live or die, survive or perish with my country was my unalterable determination.
tags: live determination die
— John Adams