Is a positive emotional feeling that involves persevering towards a difficult goal in spite of obstacles.
“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.”
“I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.”
“Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens to the which our wills are gardeners.”
William Shakespeare, Othello