Quotations on Resolution
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Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
(Keywords: Art, Soul, Body, Resolution, Weakness)
The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it's failed to live up to its promise.
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Keywords: Problems, Promise, Resolution, World)
Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: War, President, Resolution, Right)
This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself. This includes conducting operations both inside its borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it, which is in accordance with international law.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Israel, Law, Nations, Resolution, Right)
We must remember that the people for whom this change represents a first taste of freedom and a new and brighter future did not allow their resolution to falter, no matter how great the suffering by which they bought this independence.
- Hjalmar Branting
(Keywords: Change, People, First, Freedom, Future, Independence, Resolution, Suffering, Taste)
This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve.
- Wilkie Collins
(Keywords: Man, Patience, Resolution, Woman)
Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq.
- Peter DeFazio
(Keywords: Government, Home, Enemy, Iraq, National security, Resolution, Troops)
Judges need to restrict themselves to the proper resolution of the case before them. They need to avoid the temptation to set broad policy.
- Mike DeWine
(Keywords: Policy, Judges, Resolution, Temptation)
This resolution is further proof that Congress stands firmly behind our troops and remains resolved to pursue those responsible for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, until they are discovered, detained, and punished.
- John Doolittle
(Keywords: Congress, Proof, Resolution, Troops)
If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
- Abba Eban
(Keywords: Earth, Israel, Resolution, Vote)
Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
- Jonathan Edwards
(Keywords: God, Resolution, Will)
I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers.
- C. S. Forester
(Keywords: Thought, Editors, Ideals, Resolution, Want, Word)
It had an enormous impact to the point of the United Nations passing a resolution against the killing and hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species. This was a documentary on the plight of the whales.
- Wavy Gravy
(Keywords: Hunting, Killing, Nations, Resolution, United)
That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence.
- Stephen Hadley
(Keywords: Intelligence, Elections, Influence, Resolution, Security, Spring, Troops)
When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.
- Abdullah Ibrahim
(Keywords: Change, Peace, Time, Knowledge, Mind, Resolution, Self, Space, Understanding)
Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security.
- Igor Ivanov
(Keywords: Force, Resolution, Responsibility, Right, Russia, Security)
I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come.
- Karl Jaspers
(Keywords: Time, Work, Knowledge, Desire, Facts, Man, Medicine, Resolution, Study)
Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Keywords: Anger, Peace, Management, Conflict, Curriculum, Resolution, Respect, School, Tolerance)
Amin hid nothing. Everybody knew everything. Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Keywords: American, Months, Nothing, Resolution, Senate, Trade)
Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year, the Administration remains opposed to a congressional resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections. This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to Turkey and to the rest of the world.
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Keywords: Leadership, Genocide, Resolution, Rest, Turkey, World, Wrong)
The Democrats in the Senate adopted a resolution, an amendment, saying that there should be no Guantanamo detainees brought into this country. So, more and more, we're finding the American people on one side, the ACLU and the troglodytes from the New York Times on the other, where they belong.
- Peter King
(Keywords: People, American, Country, Democrats, Resolution, Saying, Senate)
My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy.
- James Lafferty
(Keywords: New year, Resolution, Will)
I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive.
- Joseph Lancaster
(Keywords: Design, Education, Society, Purpose, Committee, Poor, Resolution, Spirit)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Mind, Resolution, Succeed)
Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today.
- Michael McCaul
(Keywords: Heroes, Resolution, Today, Victims)
Writing a really general parser is a major but different undertaking, by far the hardest points being sensitivity to context and resolution of ambiguity.
- Graham Nelson
(Keywords: Ambiguity, Being, Resolution, Sensitivity, Writing)
The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Keywords: Christian, Resolution, Ugly, World)
That's the new way - with computers, computers, computers. That's the way we can have the cell survive and get some new information in high resolution. We started about five years ago and, today, I think we have reached the target.
- Lennart Nilsson
(Keywords: Computers, Information, Resolution, Today, Years)
I know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right?
- Catherine O'Hara
(Keywords: December, Resolution, Right, Years)
While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain.
- Ed Pastor
(Keywords: Gain, Iraq, Resolution, Soldiers)
Although I voted against the initial resolution approving the war in Iraq, I have consistently voted to support our troops with much-needed armor and supplies.
- Ed Pastor
(Keywords: War, Iraq, Resolution, Support, Troops)
Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.
- Goran Persson
(Keywords: Humanity, New year, Resolution, Sense, Will, Word)
In terms of the feeling of the piece, I cant think about what people are gonna think about it, what are the critics gonna say, I'm trying to bring some resolution, and realize that myself. It's a struggle; it's a process that gets us this.
- Godfrey Reggio
(Keywords: People, Feeling, Resolution, Struggle, Trying)
We tried our best for the longest time to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the matter, and at each step, we were thwarted by those that said, No, we will not turn the boy over to his father.
- Janet Reno
(Keywords: Time, Father, Resolution, Will)
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.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Difficulties, Resolution, Want)
Indeed, the very first resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations - adopted unanimously - called for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
- Joseph Rotblat
(Keywords: First, Nations, Resolution, United, Weapons)
Information is the resolution of uncertainty.
- Claude Shannon
(Keywords: Information, Resolution, Uncertainty)
It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape.
- Ed Smith
(Keywords: People, Exercise, Resolution, Weight)
Today's message to Baghdad is very clear: the UN Security Council resolution expresses the unity and determination of the entire international community to assume its collective responsibility.
- Javier Solana
(Keywords: Determination, Community, Resolution, Responsibility, Security, Today)
The need for a permanent status resolution approved by Congress is made even more clear to me because of my experience as a former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- Dick Thornburgh
(Keywords: Experience, Congress, Nations, Resolution, United)
It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution.
- Anthony Trollope
(Keywords: Power, Wisdom, Thought, Dying, May, Question, Resolution, Results, Temptation, Years)
These studies resulted eventually in a complete sequence analysis of the complex from several species, and in the atomic resolution structure of the F catalytic domain of the enzyme from bovine mitochondria, giving new insights into how ATP is made in the biological world.
- John E. Walker
(Keywords: Giving, Resolution, World)
The United Nations has become a place where many countries seek to achieve a lynching of the United States by resolution.
- Vernon A. Walters
(Keywords: Countries, Nations, Resolution, states, United)
The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations, except the revivified courage and resolution, the result of sudden success after despair.
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Keywords: Success, Courage, Americans, Despair, Military, Resolution, Respect, Result)
Saddam Hussein has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do.
- Henry Waxman
(Keywords: Past, Resolution, Weapons, Years)
I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the Law of a Sovereign State.
- William Whipple
(Keywords: Congress, Court, Doubt, Law, Resolution, State, Wonder)
In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution.
- Wendell Willkie
(Keywords: Work, Comfort, Danger, Direction, Hard work, Resolution, Will)
We can only move to a long-term resolution regarding terrorism and war by planting seeds of peace. We have to start with ourselves.
- Peter Yarrow
(Keywords: War, Peace, Resolution, Terrorism)