once again with more feeling… (compassion in particular!)


Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
– Leonardo da Vinci, 1452 – 1519

Resolve to take fate by the throat and shake a living out of her.
– Louisa May Alcott, 1832 – 1888

Strong minded, resolutely willed, you can create out of nothing a great business, a huge empire, a new world. Others have and they have no monopoly.
– Claude M. Bristol, 1891 – 1951

I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.
– Henry Moore, 1898 – 1986

There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to conquer difficulties so much as application and resolution in the use of means.
– François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, 1613 – 1680

How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
– Benjamin Franklin, 1706 – 1790

Thanks to Liz for sending these our way!

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