"You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can." Jimmy Carter
"The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur." Vince Lombardi
"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?" Bible
"Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose."
"The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, its energy - invincible determination - a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory." Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton
"We will either find a way, or make one!" Hannibal
"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop." Robert Hughes
"Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory." Ghandi
"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."
"The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck." Channing Pollock
"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." Michael Jordon
"Self-determination is fine but needs to be tempered with self-control and a
"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."John Calvin Coolidge
"Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of our train to opportunity and success."Burt Lawlor
"It's a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."William Somerset Maugham