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Motivational Quotes on Determination



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

If you can't bite, don't show your teeth.
-- Yiddish Proverb

If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it, even if I did not have the ability in the beginning.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

The difference between an amateur and a professional is that an amateur gives up when encountering difficulties and a professional speeds up.
-- Unknown Author

Don't give up when you still have something to give. Nothing is really over until the moment you stop trying.
-- Brian Dyson

After saying your prayers at night, you have to get up the next day and do something to try to make them come true.
-- Unknown Author

Set your hopes high and reach for a star. Dare to discover the person you are. Focus your vision beyond what you see. Give all your best, be the best you can be.
-- Unknown Author

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
-- Unknown Author

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon... must inevitably come to pass!
-- Unknown Author

Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will always find opportunities enough; and if they do not find them, they will make them.
-- Unknown Author

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; and third, common sense.
-- Unknown Author

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
-- Unknown Author





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LATEST THOUGHTS

Habit
Bad habits are like a comfortable bed...easy to get into, but hard to get out of.

-- Unknown Author

Habit
Habit starts out as a thread. As new threads are added, it becomes a rope we cannot break.

-- Unknown Author

Dreams
You can plant a dream.

-- Anne Campbell

Happiness
He who plants a garden plants happiness.

-- Chinese Proverb

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