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The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
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.
Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.
Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution. Every man who gets anywhere does so because he has first firmly resolved to progress in the world and then has enough stick-to-it-tiveness to transform his resolution into reality. Without resolution, no man can win any worthwhile place among his fellow men.
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy -- invincible determination -- a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Nobody knows what you want except you. And nobody will be as sorry as you if you don't get it. Wanting some other way to live is proof enough of deserving it. Having it is hard work, but not having it is sheer hell.
Once while St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing his garden, he was asked, What would you do it you were suddenly to learn that you were to die at sunset today? He replied, I would finish hoeing my garden.
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you? [Nehemiah 6:3]
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of effort is the measure of the results.
A thick skin is a gift from God.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
I will go anywhere, provided it be forward.
Determination that just won't quit -- that's what it takes.
One of the saddest lines in the world is, 'Oh come now - be realistic.' The best parts of this world were not fashioned by those who were realistic. They were fashioned by those who dared to look hard at their wishes and gave them horses to ride.
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
A man can do anything he wants to do in this world, at least if he wants to do it badly enough.
Construct your Determination with Sustained Effort, Controlled Attention, and Concentrated Energy. opportunities never come to those who wait... they are captured by those who dare to attack.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master.
You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
So we built the wall and the whole wall was joined together to half its height; for the people had a mind to work. [Nehemiah 4:6 ]
True wisdom for a general is vigorous determination.
The thing that contributes to anyone's reaching the goal he wants is simple wanting that goal badly enough.
The wayside of business is full of brilliant men who started out with a spurt, and lacked the stamina to finish. Their places were taken by patient and unshowy plodders who never knew when to quit.
To him who is determined it remains only to act.
A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
There's no ceiling on effort!
Not an inch of our territory not a stone of our fortress.