Quotes by resolution

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  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    ''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    And thus the native hue of resolution I is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought.
    Source: Hamlet (1600)
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    Courage is the resolution to face the unforeseen.
    Source: Death Comes as the End (1945)
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
    Source: Benjamin Franklin Wit and Wisdom
  • Busy Philipps
    Busy Philipps
    American actress and writer 1979-
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    I like starting off the new year fresh. I'm excited to see how 2013 turns out. Maybe because I'm an actress and I am always on a diet and fitness program, but my New Year's resolution is to let myself be nice to myself about my body.
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
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    If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
  • Wendell L. Willkie
    Wendell L. Willkie
    American lawyer, politician and corporate executive 1892-1944
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    In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution.
  • Bob Latta
    Bob Latta
    American politician 1956-
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    It is my privilege to have introduced House Resolution 1612 honoring the Constitution of the United States, and the freedoms and rights it has given to every American.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
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