The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.
If you so choose, the challenges can make you stronger. If you so choose, the disappointments can make you more determined.
The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee; it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable.
One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.
He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.
My first plan of escape having failed, I now determined upon another.
The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.
For this purpose I determined to keep an account of the voyage, and to write down punctually every thing we performed or saw from day to day, as will hereafter appear.
Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.
A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way to tell a baby's temperature. Plus, it really teaches the baby who's boss.
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Our idea of nature is increasingly being determined by scientific developments. And they have become decisive for our image of reality.
Let the consequences be what they will, I am determined to proceed.
It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.
Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.
Our movement is of the working people, for the working people, by the working people. . . . There is not a right too long denied to which we do not aspire in order to achieve; there is not a wrong too long endured that we are not determined to abolish.
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.
I was determined that no British government should be brought down by the action of two tarts.
I'd started working when I was 21 and had been very determined about my career, very focused, even as a little kid, so it was something I had been working at for a long time.
How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.
There exists everywhere a medium in things, determined by equilibrium.
True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.
I enjoy money. Not enough people in this world are happy. I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.
I am determined to hold on as long as possible, but if I should disappear, I should not have had the time to familiarize my successors with the necessary information.
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