Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.
BACCHUS, n. A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk. Is public worship, then, a sin, That for devotions paid to Bacchus The lictors dare to run us in, And resolutely thump and whack us? Jorace - Ambrose Bierce
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. - Aleister Crowley
See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect. - William Shakespeare
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause. - Plutarch
Social anxiety results from being around people who are resolutely opposed to who you are. - Stefan Molyneux
Resolutely train yourself to attain peace. - Gautama Buddha
I don't want to base my life on a symbol," he said resolutely. "I want reality, and the Christian faith has always been rooted in reality. What's not rooted in reality is the faith of liberal scholars. They're the ones who are following a pipe dream, but Christianity is not a pipe dream. - Gregory A. Boyd