a quality that makes you continue trying to do or achieve something that is difficult
- the act of finding out or calculating something
- the act of officially deciding something
“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” ― Vince Lombardi
Then there's one of my favorite quotes - “Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.” ― Robert Strauss The visuals on that one are delightful to an old high-school and college wrestler. Especially a heavyweight with 37" sleeves (aka long arms) like me.
Then there's this anthem to determination:
Of course one's determination to complete a task only comes after one calculates the need to perform that task and makes the determination to begin the task. Life is so confusing sometimes.
That's a quick shack attack on the subject. Check out what the other LBC folk have to say on determination.