Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. - Eugene S. Wilson
Let us be resolute in prosecuting our ends, and mild in our methods of so doing. - Aquaviva
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
RESOLUTE, adj. Obstinate in a course that we approve. - Ambrose Bierce
Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well-meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on. - Sir Winston Churchill
We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with high and resolute courage. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out. - Theodore Roosevelt
... be radical about grace and relentless about truth and resolute about holiness... - Ann Voskamp
A noble and resolute people can safely tread a dark and fearsome path if they always shine before them the lamps of wisdom and valor. - Aleksandra Layland
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.
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 trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute. - William Shakespeare
For authentic living what is needed is the resolute confrontation of death.
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is the resolute acceptance of death.
A persuadable temper might sometimes be as much in favour of happiness as a very resolute character. - Jane Austen
So resolute is the world to despise anything which carries with it an air of simplicity. - Edgar Allan Poe
A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. - Theodore Roosevelt
Whatever my powers--feminine or the contrary--God had given them, and I felt resolute to be ashamed of no faculty of his bestowal. - Charlotte Brontë