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Letter "D" » Determination
«If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.»
«If you keep at it, one day something which at first appeared impossible will become merely something very difficult indeed.»
«Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order»
«We are determined that before the sun sets on this terrible struggle, our flag will be recognized throughout the world as a symbol of freedom on the one hand and of overwhelming force on the other.»
«If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?»
«I have been very fortunate in [the entertainment] business, and I am very grateful for that. I wish the same for everyone out there, especially everyone who dares to dream.»
«Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.»
Author: Og Mandino
, with determination
«Education will not (take the place of persistence); 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.»
«Archimedes said that with a long enough lever and a solid enough place to stand, he could move the world. He could have stood in Mr Young.»
«Determination is the wake-up call to the human will»