Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.— Thomas Jefferson
Valuable Strong Determination quotations
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
The complacent, the self-indulgent, the soft societies are about to be swept away with the debris of history. Only the strong, only the industrious, only the determined, only the courageous, only the visionary who determine the real nature of our struggle can possibly survive.
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes a lot of hard work.
If you have a strong mind and plant in it a firm resolve, you can change your destiny.
A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.
The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
It should be observed that perfect love of God consists not in those delights, tears and sentiments of devotion that we generally seek, but in a strong determination and keen desire to please God in all things, and to promote His glory.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.
I can't say this strongly enough, but our feelings about ourselves are actually the most important barometer for determining the condition of our lives!
Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one's power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will.
A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must....be undaunted when the going gets tough.
I'd rather die my way than live yours.
A pivotal spiritual attribute is that of self-mastery-th e strength to place reason over appetite. Self-mastery builds a strong conscience. And your conscience determines your moral responses in difficult, tempting, and trying situations.
Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
The Senkaku islands are inherently Japanese territory.
I want to show my strong determination to prevent this from changing.
If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
The human brain cannot release enough neurotransmitters to feel emotion a thousand times as strong as the grief of one funeral. A prospective risk going from 10,000,000 deaths to 100,000,000 deaths does not multiply by ten the strength of our determination to stop it. It adds one more zero on paper for our eyes to glaze over.
Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind.
Then they proceed with strong determination.
I am strong, determined, impulsive, happy, and emotional.
There should be no romanticism that international public opinion or even international diplomatic and economic pressure can defeat a coup without determined and strong defense by the attacked society itself
It takes something to get married: nerve, hope, a strong desire to make a certain statement - and it takes something to stay married: more hope, determination, a sense of humor, and needs that are best met by being in a pair.
Along with a strong belief in your own inner voice, you also need laser-like focus combined with unwavering determination.
Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become.
To venture into space we must be strong-willed and determined.
We must be fully committed to its exploration and discovery; space permits no half measures and is unforgiving of mistakes.
Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become
What you learn is often determined by what you need to know.
If you think you're weak, you will learn that you are strong. If you think you are indestructible, you will learn that you are fragile. In the end though, you will learn that you are human. You are no more and no less than all those who are learning their lessons as you learn yours.
It is not the child as a physical but as a psychic being that can provide a strong impetus to the betterment of mankind. It is the spirit of the child that can determine the course of human progress and lead it perhaps even to a higher form of civilization.
The role of women in the development of society is of utmost importance.
In fact, it is the only thing that determines whether a society is strong and harmonious, or otherwise. Women are the backbone of society.
It's fair to characterise me as competitive and determined, but anyone who works with me will attest to the fact I believe very strongly in the notion of servant leadership.
Those, who are strongly wedded to what I shall call 'the classical theory', will fluctuate, I expect, between a belief that I am quite wrong and a belief that I am saying nothing new. It is for others to determine if either of these or the third alternative is right.