An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Every solution breeds new problems.


Arthur Bloch


Those who resolve to conquer or die are rarely conquered.


Pierre Coneille


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


Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American scientist, publisher, diplomat)


Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather.


David Hare (1947-, British playwright, director)


Precious beyond price are good resolutions. Valuable beyond price are good feelings.


H. R. Haweis


We have more ability than will power, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible.


Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.


Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865, American President (16th))


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


Marcel Proust (1871-1922, French novelist)


Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.


Francis Quarles (1592-1644, British poet)


For I am full of spirit and resolve to meet all perils very constantly.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


Who is so firm that can't be seduced?


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


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


John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892, American poet, reformer, author)


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