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Hast thou attempted greatnesse?
Then go on;
Back-turning slackens resolution.

Hast thou attempted greatnesse?
Then go on;
Back-turning slackens resolution.

by Robert Herrick Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.

Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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In truth there is no such thing in man's nature as a settled and
full resolve either for good read more

In truth there is no such thing in man's nature as a settled and
full resolve either for good or evil, except at the very moment
of execution.

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The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them read more

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

by Marie Edgeworth 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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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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I wish that men were as resolute as women

I wish that men were as resolute as women

by Anne Javouhey Found in: Resolution Quotes,
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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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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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