Archive for the ‘determination’ Category

A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.

—Rupert Hughes (by Bain News Service; Public Domain)

It is easy to get caught in the trap of feeling as though we need the latest and greatest tools to accomplish our mission. All we really need, however, is the proper strategic vision—one that motivates us to our very core—and a work ethic built on rock solid determination.

—MSH, Penn Wealth

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Thought, not money, is the real business capital, and if you know absolutely that what you are doing is right, then you are bound to accomplish it in due season.

—Harvey Samuel Firestone (by Underwood & Underwood; Public Domain)

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The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one’s steps, and reach the air above, there’s the rub.



…Don’t look down; keep your head up and keep climbing, foot by foot, and you will reach the pinnacle.


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The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.

Bonaparte, Napoleon pd

—Napoleon Bonaparte (public domain)

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

Female rock climber clinging to a cliff.

—Og Mandino

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The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.

Shaw, George Bernard

— George Bernard Shaw

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Let the consequences be what they will, I am determined to proceed.

Otis, James

—James Otis, American Patriot

…And the consequences could have easily been death by hanging. How determined are you, considering the consequences you potentially face are much less dire?

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