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    The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterwards; they will be dissipated, lost and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world, or sunk in the slough of indolence

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And hearts resolved and hands prepared
The blessings they enjoy to guard.

And hearts resolved and hands prepared
The blessings they enjoy to guard.

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I am in earnest--I will not equivocate--I will not excuse--I will
not retreat a single inch and I will read more

I am in earnest--I will not equivocate--I will not excuse--I will
not retreat a single inch and I will be heard.

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Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.

Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions.

It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions.

by Marcel Proust Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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Be stirring as the time; be fire with fire.
Threaten the threat'ner, and outface the brow
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Be stirring as the time; be fire with fire.
Threaten the threat'ner, and outface the brow
Of bragging horror. So shall inferior eyes,
That borrow their behaviors from the great,
Grow great by your example and put on
The dauntless spirit of resolution.

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Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self-assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them read more

Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self-assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle.

by Eric Zorn Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions

It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions

by Marcel Proust Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant.

Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant.

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The block of granite which is an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway read more

The block of granite which is an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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