Quotation Explorer - 'Resolution'

Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you've met your New Year's resolution. - Jay Leno
Delayed gratification hints that something terrible is going to happen, and then delays the resolution. It’s that interval between the promise of something awful and it actually happening, where suspense resides. - Sandy Vaile
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’. - John Burroughs
Life is like a story, when all the resolution is resolved, you heave a sigh of relief. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, 'that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States. - John Adams
Sacrifice demands the surrender of things we cherish above all else. Only out of the agony of those loses can a new resolution be born. An undying devotion to a cause greater than one’s self, and a moral duty to see a journey through to its absolute completion. - Emily Thorne
When people come to a conclusion that is contrary to popular opinion, there’s a calm resolution to them, for they are experiencing a short burst of pride. They have just captured an intellectual territory, and they will hold that territory. - Mike Klepper
My courage and my resolution is firm; but my hopes fluctuate, and my spirits are often depressed. - Mary Shelley
We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage, and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a man's duty to understand his world rather than to simply fight for it. - Ernest Hemingway
Just five minutes, God, I chant like some hostage negotiator on the brink of a resolution. Five minutes alone. Please, please. Please. - Shannon Celebi
Current "literature" [is] well-written books in which disgusting people do disgusting things to other disgusting people for no apparent reason and with no apparent resolution. - Roberta Gellis
Everyday is an opportunity to come up with a possible resolution that you can achieve. - Unarine Ramaru
"Where there is a will there is a way," is an old and true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself. - Samuel Smiles
The reason of a resolution is more to be considered than the resolution itself. - Sir John Holt
Life is a book that someone else is reading—and you, a key character—hence the need for continual conflict and resolution. We can't have any boring books. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Consider the weak point in your private life and make a resolution for it, you will be stronger than what you thought and you'll start to achieve your goals easily. - Auliq Ice
If you deal obstinacy with obstinacy in this world; resolution will not come. Simplicity against obstinacy will bring about resolution. - Dada Bhagwan
It’s about the possibility, or otherwise, of meaning in the world. And the possibility, or otherwise, of writing. And the possibility, or otherwise, of the resolution of everything into some coherent, cogent vision. - Tom McCarthy
Conscience does make cowards of us all, and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought. - William Shakespeare
The trick with getting Windows 10 to work well on my 2011 Windows 7 laptop computer was to use a HDMI cable and plug it into a full High Definition (HD) 1920x1080 resolution computer monitor at 60Hz as the sole display. - Steven Magee
Death ends a life, but it does not end a relationship, which struggles on in the survivor’s mind toward some final resolution, some clear meaning, which it perhaps never finds. - Robert Anderson
A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden. - Mexican Proverb
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. - Abraham Lincoln
When something seems wrong in your life, the only way to have resolution with it is to let it go. Trying to make it right keeps it wrong. - Beth Johnson
Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger. - Ron Paul
With luck and resolution and good guidance.. the human mind can survive not only poverty, nut even wealth.
When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature. - Sydney Smith
The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Black and white thinking limits understanding and feedback, two necessary ingredients for successful resolution in creative conflict and successful understanding. - David W. Earle
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. - Kahlil Gibran
Fighting for peace is not the resolution but loving for peace is the solution. - Debasish Mridha
...required for good fiction: character, conflict, change through time. And if you're really blessed, you get resolution. But life doesn't usually work out that way. - Ted Conover
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