You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price. -- Mary Kay Ash

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men of talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. -- Calvin Coolidge

The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and insignificant is energy - invincible determination - a purpose once fixed and then death or victory. -- Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

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. -- Mario Andretti

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination. -- Tommy Lasorda

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you. -- Denis Waitley

I think I'd like to be remembered as someone who beat the odds through just plain determination... that I persevered. Because I think that being somewhat of a pest to life, constantly plaguing and pursuing, will bring results. -- Sylvester Stallone

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

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. -- Jesse Owens

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. -- Harry S. Truman

You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction. -- George Lorimer

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. -- Edward Eggleston

If you see a need, do not ask why doesn't somebody do something, ask why don't I do something. Hard work and persistence and initiative are still the non-magic carpets to success for most of us. -- Marian Wright Edelman

I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult... I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking. -- Og Mandino

Energy and persistence conquer all things. -- Benjamin Franklin