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I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had.
I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank.
It doesn't take a majority to make a rebellion; it takes only a few determined leaders and a sound cause.
H. L. Mencken
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
Sydney J. Harris
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues and vices, and to have determined how good or how wicked that man shall be capable of being.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.
Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life.
I think the Iranians are clearly determined to have a nuclear program. And we have to assume that with a nuclear program they have the capability and the will to create a nuclear weapon.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.
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