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Motivational Firmness Quotes

May these quotes about Firmness inspire and motivate you.

With Malice toward none, with charity for all,
with firmness in the right,
as God gives us to see the right,
let us strive on to finish the work we are in,
to bind up the nation's wounds.
- Abraham Lincoln

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People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves;
that relieves them of the necessity of having their
own will and of taking responsibility for themselves.
- Ivan Turgenev

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess.
I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
- Robert Burns

The grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled,
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
- Robert Blair


 

The door of conciliation and compromise is finally
closed by our adversaries,
and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with
the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
- Robert Toombs

This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto
itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and
firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.
- John Hawkins

Well building hat three conditions.
Commodity, firmness, and delight.
- Henry Wotton


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I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to
maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles,
the character of an honest man.
- George Washington

The male is a domestic animal which,
if treated with firmness and kindness,
can be trained to do most things.
- Jilly Cooper

Since coming to Harwell I have met English people of all kinds,
and I have come to see in many of them a deep rooted
firmness which enables them to lead a decent way of life.
- Klaus Fuchs

The standards of the international community manifest firmness.
Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate
with terrorist organizations all over the world.
- Moshe Katsav

Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
- Alexander Hamilton

The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life -
in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite.
It teaches us to do as well as to talk;
and to make our words and actions all of a color.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul
grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

BUILD UP YOUR CIRCLE....
A mind that perceives
What can rationally be.
A spirit that sees
Innovative possibility.
A heart that is open to
Both beginnings and ends.
A firm hand that fits readily
To the reach of a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward,
and yet not go forward fast enough
to wreck the country's cause.
- Abraham Lincoln

I am a firm believer in the people.
If given the truth, they can be depended upon
to meet any national crisis.
The great point is to bring them the real facts.
- Abraham Lincoln

I am firm; YOU are obstinate; HE is a pig-headed fool.
- Bertrand Russell

One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history
rests on something spiritual.
If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history.
If it is weak, it suffers world history.
- Albert Schweitzer

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation
with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley

We have only one task, to stand firm and carry on the
racial struggle without mercy.
- Heinrich Himmler

Age should not have its face lifted,
but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles
as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
- Clarence Day

It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls,
by God we go, and we do the best that we can.
- R. Lee Ermey

I have always been a firm believer in participation so there were no cuts.
We practiced three times a week but if a student had an academic conflict,
academics took priority.
- Tony Brown

I'm a firm believer in putting your money where your mouth is.
- Teri Hatcher

The only thing that matters is that we stand firm.
- Heinrich Himmler

Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye,
particularly if he adds a firm handshake,
is hiding something.
- Clifton Fadiman

The distance is great from the firm belief to the realization
from concrete experience.
- Isabella I

I'm a firm believer in absolute honesty.
- Frank Langella

However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph
of humanist and progressive values that mankind has
achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness.
- Tran Duc Luong

I was involved in music, acting, and some running,
but my firm wish was to become a doctor.
That was the formative age when I had decided on the pattern of my career.
- Roger Bannister

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that
we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave
us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
- Lech Walesa

I will listen to Mr Bush but my position is very clear and very firm.
The occupation is a fiasco.
There have been almost more deaths after the war than during the war.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end,
I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done,
not the things I hadn't.
- Michael Caine

To make our way, we must have firm resolve,
persistence, tenacity.
We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way.
We can never let up.
- Ralph Bunche

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate,
that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
- Confucius

Build today, then strong and sure, With a firm and ample base;
And ascending and secure.
Shall tomorrow find its place.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We all need a firm sense of identity.
- Christopher Eccleston

I'm a firm believer that it's not the way you look or what you have,
but what you've got inside.
- Krista Allen

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must,
I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby
carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
- Grace Abbott

The president is here, strong and firm as a monkey's tail.
- Jean Claude Duvalier

So I rang up a local building firm, I said 'I want
a skip outside my house.'
He said 'I'm not stopping you.'
- Tommy Cooper

A lot of people tend to chew up the scenery.
I'm a firm believer in less is more,
especially on the big screen.
- Mark Wahlberg

Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively,
forcible, firm, steady conception of an object,
than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
- David Hume

The anvil of justice is planted firm,
and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
- Aeschylus

I thought, while they're up and firm,
why not shoot them once or twice.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

We have no firm hold on any knowledge or philosophy
that can lift us out of our difficulties.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

He was incredibly good as Dr Who.
He brought all his eccentricities to the role and was
so charismatic and charming.
He must be the fans firm favourite.
- Louise Jameson

I may play some exhibition games so I don't want to
quit the game of chess completely.
I just decided and it's a firm decision not to play
competitive chess anymore.
- Garry Kasparov

I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated.
Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
- William H. Macy

More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes,
when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
- James Thomson

My father realised that for me to become a publisher
in his firm would have been the end of the firm!
- Dick Bruna

I believed that our own public would keep this in mind
even in this serious crisis,
and stand firm if only we at the front continued to stand firm too.
- Paul von Hindenburg

I am a firm believer that if you score one goal the
other team have to score two to win.
- Howard Wilkinson

Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders -
gave the party leadership their firm and full support
to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
- Li Peng

I have always argued that change becomes stressful
and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of
the constancy of your life.
You need firm ground to stand on.
From there, you can deal with that change.
- Richard Nelson Bolles

No amount of time will weaken our allegiance to avenging
those lost in the horrible attacks.
America has a sharp memory, a firm resolve,
and a commitment to her own.
- John Doolittle

I am a firm believer in if you can't get it the old fashioned way,
you don't need it.
- Bo Jackson

Some people, however long their experience or strong their intellect,
are temperamentally incapable of reaching firm decisions.
- James Callaghan

I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace,
that two are called a law firm, and that three or more become a congress.
- Peter Stone

I'm a firm believer that actors take to work who they aren't at home.
People show their other self in their art or in their work.
- Robin Tunney

With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions,
that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above,
and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.
- Tycho Brahe

He who is firm in will molds the world to himself.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte


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