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The 30 best determination quotes for students

Determination is a fundamental component of a successful student’s journey, entailing persistence and moving forward in the face of challenges and obstacles. To provide you with that extra boost of motivation, here is a compilation of 30 inspirational quotes for students to ignite determination.

1. The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

2. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

3. Determination over negativity is a belief that anything is possible no matter who you are or where you come from.

– Donovan Mitchell

4. You can have all the talent in the world, but without determination, you won’t get very far.

– Malorie Blackman

5. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

– Henry Ford

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6. They say love will find a way. I know determination will.

– Ronnie Milsap

7. You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.

– Wayne Gretzky

8. If one does not know to which port he is sailing, no wind is favorable.

– Seneca

9. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.

– Buddha

10. The best way out is always through.

– Robert Frost

11. If you’re truly determined, every obstacle becomes a stepping stone.

– Maxime Lagacé

12. If we attack our problems with determination we shall succeed.

– Franklin Roosevelt

13. If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

– Vincent van Gogh

14. In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.

– James Allen

15. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.

– Michael Jordan

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16. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

– Winston Churchill

17. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

– Napoleon Hill

18. Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.

– Angela Duckworth

19. When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.

– Zig Ziglar

20. Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.

– T. Harv Eker

21. It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

– Albert Einstein

22. Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily. If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow.

– Eknath Easwaran

23. I don’t need it to be easy, I need it to be worth it.

– Lil Wayne

24. Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

– Chinese Proverb

25. Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.

– Johann Wolfang von Goethe

26. Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

– Theodore Roosevelt

27. Dreams don’t work unless you do.

– John C. Maxwell

28. The future depends on what you do today.

– Mahatma Gandhi

29. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

– Confucius

30. Determination today leads to success tomorrow.

– Dwayne Johnson

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Hello, I'm Master Academia, a tenured professor dedicated to guiding individuals through their academic journey. With experience and insights from studying and working across different academic systems, I currently work full-time at a university in Western Europe. Recognizing the impact of unspoken rules in academia, I founded Master Academia to make academic knowledge more accessible to all.

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