Quotations Topic: Firmness (7 Quotations)
A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
It is only persons of firmness that can have real gentleness. Those who appear gentle are, in general, only a weak character, which easily changes into asperity.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility it becomes rashness or obstinacy.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The purpose firm is equal to the deed.
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