50 Quotes About Willpower and Determination

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The science of willpower has to deal with the ability of self control and helping you to reach your goals. These quotes about willpower and determination will help to encourage you to continue trying.

“A procrastinators willpower lies in the fact that he keeps work pending because he strongly feels he wants to do the same – keep it pending.”

“Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it.”

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”

“Believe in yourself. Under-confidence leads to a self-fulfilling prophecy that you are not good enough for your work.”

“Continue to exercise your imagination and it will take you higher. Continue to exercise your will and it will take you higher. Continue to exercise your conscience and it will take you higher.”

“Do whatever you have determined to do.”

“Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”

“Even if things aren’t going the way we want right now, we will always get through it.”

“Events may be horrible or inescapable. Men have always a choice – if not whether, then how, they may endure.”

“Every single decision of your life is predicated on the healthy functioning of the prefrontal cortex.”

“Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance.”

“History, too, has a penchant for giving birth to itself over and over again, and those whom it appoints agents of change and progress do not always accept their destinies willingly.”

“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.”

“I shall do everything it becomes me to do.”

“I think the hardest part of being a teenage, or any age really, is the misconception that you’re alone.”

“I won’t die. I won’t give those ghouls the pleasure. I’ll live and grow strong. I’ll escape, then hunt them down and make them suffer.”

“If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower.”

“If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way.”

“If you can’t run, you crawl. If you can’t crawl– you find someone to carry you.”

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”

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

“If you plan to build walls around me, know this—I will walk through them.”

“It is not because of setbacks that most entrepreneurs do not reach the finishing line, but because of a lack of willpower and motivation.”

“It’s not just the body that must survive a jail term: the spirit and the will and the heart have to make it through as well.”

“Most of life’s actions are within our reach, but decisions take willpower.”

“Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.”

“Once you are clear with the process of input-output and its consequence, you become more careful with every choice and decisions with your life.”

“Once you reach the brink of your will power, you have two options – either give up, or keep going. That decision decides whether you’ll reach your goal.”

“Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.”

“Research shows that willpower is more important than IQ. That’s why the point isn’t to become smarter, but to become more self-disciplined.”

“Sometimes, we feel conscious but unable to move our body.”

“Stronger your reasons, stronger the will power.”

“The doorway to health, higher intelligence and inexhaustible creativity lies in your willingness to live from Source.”

“The first thing to do is focus in a prayer, then start to wink frequently.”

“The measure of a man is his state of mind.”

“The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.”

“The world needs gigantic strong wills in front of which even the mountains will be crumbled.”

“The world needs something from you, my friend. It needs the heart that is deep as the ocean and infinite as the outer-space.”

“The world’s greatest achievers have been those who have always stayed focused on their goals and have been consistent in their efforts.”

“To turn your dreams into reality, all your resources, efforts and concentration should be aligned in the same direction.”

“What is now proved was once only imagined.”

“Whatever your passion is, keep doing it. Don’t waste time chasing after success or comparing yourself to others. Every flower blooms at a different pace.”

“When your only regret is if anyone thinks you regret anything – that is the definition of conviction.”

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.”

“Willpower is the art of replacing one habit for another.”

“Willpower, though important in its own way, is never enough. In order for you to be truly powerful, you must open up and trust in something beyond yourself—something you cannot prove for certain.”

“Wisdom warns against desire, but there is power in wanting, power that can fuel the will and keep lit that precious torch, hope.”

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.”

“Your imagination, your will, your conscience – these are almighty – they make you achieve things that no human being has ever achieved in history.”

Many challenges are confronted by individuals that want to achieve one thing but do not have the willpower to follow through.