Will and Determination Quotes and Quotations
Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them and know it, but do not dare confess it to themselves.
Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors.
Nothing is easy to the unwilling.
The greatest intellectual capacities are only found in connection with a vehement and passionate will.
The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
This free-will business is a bit terrifying anyway. It's almost pleasanter to obey, and make the most of it.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.
The will is the strong blind man who carries on his shoulders the lame man who can see.
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.
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.
All happiness depends on courage and work. I have had many periods of wretchedness, but with energy and above all with illusions, I pulled through them all.
Man is both determined and self-determining.
Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.
Those who live are those who fight.
If you start to take Vienna - take Vienna.
If you would convince others, seem open to conviction yourself.
You have to pay the price - but if you do you can only win.
Victory - a matter of staying power.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe.