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Resolute Quotes

Resolute Quotes by George Orwell, Marcus Aurelius, Pete Wentz, William Shakespeare, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edmund Wilson and many others.

A sahib has got to act like a sahib; he has got to appear resolute, to know his own mind and do definite things.
George Orwell
Keep yourself simple, good, pure, serious, and unassuming; the friend of justice and godliness; kindly, affectionate, and resolute in your devotion to duty.
Marcus Aurelius
We are symbolic. We are driving to the edge of the city and talking in vague-yet-resolute certainties about our dreams and our futures. We are leaving certain things in the medicine cabinet. We are falling in love.
Pete Wentz
Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn the power of man.
William Shakespeare
The star of the unconquered will, He rises in my breast, Serene, and resolute, and still, And calm, and self-possessed.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute will overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.
Edmund Wilson
The harvest of this world is to the resolute, and he that is infirm of purpose is ground betwixt the upper and the nether millstone
Eric Rucker Eddison
There is a serious and resolute egotism that makes a man interesting to his friends and formidable to his opponents.
Edwin Percy Whipple
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said – namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.
Winston Churchill
There are still many more days of failure ahead, whole seasons of failure, things will go terribly wrong, you will have huge disappointments , but you have to prepare for that, you have to expect it and be resolute and follow your own path.
Anton Chekhov
In a world that is deepening its mutual interdependence, inward-focused thinking is no longer able to safeguard the peace of Japan. We will fully defend the lives and assets of our nationals as well as our territory, territorial waters, and territorial airspace in a resolute manner.
Shinzo Abe
And our security will require all Americans to be forward-looking and resolute, to be ready for pre-emptive action.
George W. Bush
The man who is just and resolute will not be moved from his settled purpose, either by the misdirected rage of his fellow citizens, or by the threats of an imperious tryant.
If we look on idly, heaven and earth will never be joined. To join heaven and earth, some decisive deed of purity is necessary. To accomplish so resolute an action, you have to stake your life, giving no thought to personal gain or loss.
Yukio Mishima
A clear thought, a pure affection, a resolute act of a virtuous will, have a dignity of quite another kind, and far higher than accumulations of brick and granite and plaster and stucco, however cunningly put together.
William Ellery Channing
True literature should rouse the reader, unsettle him, change his view of the world, give him a resolute push over the cliff of self-knowledge
FГ©lix J. Palma
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
Napoleon Bonaparte
You can surmount the obstacles in your path if you are determined, courageous and hard-working. Never be faint-hearted. Be resolute, but never bitter.
Ralph Bunche
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great man does not think beforehand of his words that they may be sincere, nor of his actions that they may be resolute- he simply speaks and does what is right.
Nonviolence means an ocean of compassion. It means shedding from us every trace of ill will for others. It does not mean abjectness or timidity, or fleeing in fear. It means, on the contrary, firmness of mind and courage, a resolute spirit.
Mahatma Gandhi
Standing armies can never consist of resolute robust men; they may be well-disciplined machines, but they will seldom contain men under the influence of strong passions, or with very vigorous faculties.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
If one listens to the faintest but constant suggestions of his genius, which are certainly true, he sees not to what extremes, or even insanity, it may lead him; and yet that way, as he grows more resolute and faithful, his road lies.
Henry David Thoreau
From a timid shy girl I had become a woman of resolute character, who could no longer be frightened by the struggle with troubles.
Anna Dostoyevskaya
My most resolute opponents believe that I am too visible, that I am a little too alive, that my name echoes too much in the texts which they nevertheless claim to be inaccessible.
Jacques Derrida
I guess it’s not the plan that counts, but the words in which the plan is wrapped. Semantics count for everything, and it’s obvious that the resolute Republicans are better at semantics than the weak, flip-flopping Democrats.
Bruce Barnbaum
When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, they symbolize the human race.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.
Thomas Huxley
As if paralyzed by the national fear of ideas, the democratic distrust of whatever strikes beneath the prevailing platitudes, it evades all resolute and honest dealing with what, after all, must be every healthy literature’s elementary materials.
H. L. Mencken
What is important in a leader is a resolute will and determination. A man may be versatile and learned, but if he lacks resoluteness and determination, of what use will he be?
Yoshida Shoin
I ask for calm yet resolute voices to be heard in our communities. It is imperative that people of good will, those who believe in a just and fair criminal justice system, hear our voices.
Marcia Fudge
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
German is my mother tongue and as such more natural to me, but I consider Czech much more affectionate, which is why your letter removes several uncertainties; I see you more clearly, the movements of your body, your hands, so quick, so resolute, it’s almost like a meeting.
Franz Kafka
Confidence is a resolute state of mind by which you believe nothing is impossible.
John Eliot
That is, the wife must care for what the husband cares for if he is to remain resolute.
Mary Harris Jones
Ronald Reagan succeeded in bringing down the Iron Curtain by showing strength and resolutely standing up to the Soviet Union. President Trump needs to be similarly resolute towards Putin.
Dan Lipinski
…climate change is accelerating. It threatens our well being, our security, and our economic development. It will lead to uncontrollable risks and dramatic damage if we do not take resolute countermeasures.
Angela Merkel
Religion is the resolute following of the star of hope through triumphs and tragedies of time.
Eustace Haydon
I think that if you are a resolute, unswerving atheist, you have that sense that you are conscious of the God-shaped hole that has been left in the wake of any religious belief, and in a way, one is much more drawn to articulate why it is that certain places, or certain experiences, have a kind of power.
Geoff Dyer
THIS dust was once the Man, / Gentle, plain, just and resolute—under whose cautious hand, / Against the foulest crime in history known in any land or age, / Was saved the Union of These States.
Walt Whitman
The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute.
William Shakespeare
A persuadable temper might sometimes be as much in favour of happiness as a very resolute character.
Jane Austen
Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence.
Norman Vincent Peale
People who try to boss themselves always want (however kindly) to boss other people. They always think they know best and are so stern and resolute about it they are not very open to new and better ideas.
Brenda Ueland
Once the will is resolved, one’s spirit is strengthened. Even a peasant’s will is hard to deny, but a samurai of resolute will can sway ten thouВ­sand men.
Yoshida Shoin
Subjecting yourself to vigourous training is more for the sake of forging a resolute spirit that can vanquish the self than it is for developing a strong body.
Mas Oyama
The main idea in golf as in life, I suppose is to learn to accept what cannot be altered and to keep on doing one’s own reasoned and resolute best whether the prospect be bleak or rosy.
Bobby Jones
An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions. He is neither hot nor timid.
Lord Chesterfield
A just society must strive with all its might to right wrongs even if righting wrongs is a highly perilous undertaking. But if it is to survive, a just society must be strong and resolute enough to deal swiftly and relentlessly with those who would mistake its good will for weakness.
Eric Hoffer
The real people of genius were resolute workers not idle dreamers.
George Henry Lewes
The citizen … preserved the resolute bearing of one who was not to be frowned down or daunted, and who cared very little for any nobility but that of worth and manhood.
Charles Dickens
It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A resolute and wise refusal to take part in festivities will be an incentive for introspection and self-purification.
Mahatma Gandhi
He who is resolute conquers grief.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Being a scientist is like being an explorer. You have this immense curiosity, this stubbornness, this resolute will that you will go forward no matter what other people say.
Sara Seager
Whatever may be the success of my stories, I shall be resolute in preserving my incognito, having observed that a nom de plume secures all the advantages without the disagreeables of reputation.
George Eliot
Thirty resolute men in your House of Commons could save the world.
Felix Frankfurter
Lie not down wearied ‘neath Woe’s weeping willow; work with a stout heart and resolute will.
Frances Sargent Osgood
If we go to church we are confronted with a system of begging so complicated and so resolute that all other demands sink into insignificance by its side.
Agnes Repplier
Experience teacheth us
That resolution ‘s a sole help at need:
And this, my lord, our honour teacheth us,
That we be bold in every enterprise:
Then since there is no way, but fight or die,
Be resolute, my lord, for victory.
William Shakespeare
There is more respect to be won in the opinion of this world by a resolute and courageous liquidation of unsound positions than by the most stubborn pursuit of extravagant or unpromising objectives.
George F. Kennan
When a person is resolute [determined, sold out, dedicated, single-minded] in his faith and recognizes God’s Presence everywhere, he is protected from all sides.
Gloria Copeland
Be slow in considering, but resolute in action.
Bias of Priene
In short, there are certain fundamental requisites for wise and resolute democratic leadership. It must build on hope, not on fear; on honesty, not on falsehood; on justice, not on injustice; on public tranquility, not on violence; on freedom, not on enslavement.
Edmund Ezra Day
No one has yet been found resolute enough in dogmatizing to deny that Nature made man equal; that society has destroyed this equality is a truth not more incontrovertible.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The question of woman’s work in its economic aspect is really one not so much now of woman’s rights as of woman’s mights. Pretty much anything she wants to do, a resolute girl may now do.
R. Heber Newton
resolute, adj. Obstinate in a course that we approve.
Ambrose Bierce
Weak minds make treaties with the passions they cannot overcome, and try to purchase happiness at the expense of principle; but the resolute will of a strong man scorns such means, and struggles nobly with his foe to achieve great deeds.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I was on the wheelchair for six months and lost all hope of returning to the field. I thought my career was over, but my brother kept on encouraging me. ‘All that you need to do is to be resolute to return to the field,’ he said. These words turned out to be magical.
Sandeep Singh
It is wonderful what great strides can be made when there is a resolute purpose behind them.
Winston Churchill