Ariel may look a lot like Barbie, and her adventure may be limited to romance and over with the wedding bells, but unlike, say, Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty, she's active, brave and determined, the heroine of her own life. She even rescues the prince. And that makes her a rare fish, indeed, in the world of preschool culture.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn't be here. I guarantee you that.
Every day, I wake up determined to deliver a better life for the people all across this nation that have been neglected, ignored, and abandoned. I have visited the laid-off factory workers and the communities crushed by our horrible and unfair trade deals. These are the forgotten men and women of our country.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
At Columbia Law School, my professor of constitutional law and federal courts, Gerald Gunther, was determined to place me in a federal court clerkship, despite what was then viewed as a grave impediment: On graduation, I was the mother of a 4-year-old child.
Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life.
My father left his piano at the house when he left, and I wasn't allowed to play it when he was there because I wasn't as good as him. So when he left, I was determined to get as good as him, and I taught myself how to play music, and I just stuck with it, and I did it all the time.
Determined — quotes and aphorisms
If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
A good teacher is a determined person.