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'Smart power' is the use of American power in ways that would help prevent and resolve conflict - not just send our military in.
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.
George W. Bush
If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don't actually live longer; it just seems longer.
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
It is the great sadness of our species that we have not found a way to eliminate the conflict and to eliminate violence as a device to resolve our conflicts throughout the entire history of the human race.
Neale Donald Walsch
Listening to and understanding our inner sufferings will resolve most of the problems we encounter.
Thich Nhat Hanh
His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.
Determine that there will never be anything that will come between you that will disrupt your marriage. Make it work. Resolve to make it work.
Gordon B. Hinckley
We are pushing towards the dream of having our independent state with Jerusalem as its capital. If there is a real project that aims to resolve the Palestinian cause on establishing a Palestinian state on 1967 borders, under full Palestinian sovereignty, we will support it.
A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.
With all my heart, I plead with the Latter-day Saints to live honestly with the Lord in the payment of tithes and offerings. I plead with youth to establish this habit while you are still young and to resolve to continue with it all the days of your lives.
Gordon B. Hinckley
What the Dalai Lama had to resolve was whether to stay in Tibet or leave. He wanted to stay, but staying would have meant the total destruction of Tibet, because he would have died and that would have ripped the heart out of his people.
I think that if we get back to some basic fundamental principles, we can make sure that we resolve the issues. And I think that that's what the Tea Party was all about. It's getting back to a constitutional conservative government. And that is limited, but it's also effective and efficient. I think that that's what we'll be able to do.
First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise, a life of seriousness and strict sobriety.
When you look at the calculation, it's amazing that every time you try to prove or disprove time travel, you've pushed Einstein's theory to the very limits where quantum effects must dominate. That's telling us that you really need a theory of everything to resolve this question. And the only candidate is string theory.
I just think that there are those people that their resolve is strengthened by what it is that's keeping them down, and there are some people that will buckle under it. You never know which one is which until you get into the eighth or ninth round of the fight.
I drank for about 25 years getting over the loss of my father and I took the anger out on myself. I did a good job at beating myself up at sometimes. I don't drink anymore but my alcoholic head occasionally says different. 'Nil By Mouth' was a love letter to my father because I needed to resolve some issues in order to be able to forgive him.
Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.
I'm not denying that monopolies are terrible things, but I am denying that it is readily easy to resolve them through legislation of that nature.
There is the natural tendency that all of us are vulnerable to, to deny unpleasant realities and to look for any excuse to push them away and resolve to think about them another day long in the future.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
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.
There is a growing frustration that the EU is seen as something that is done to people rather than acting on their behalf. And this is being intensified by the very solutions required to resolve the economic problems.
I hope to use dialogue and culture as a means of bringing people of various cultures together, and using that as a way to resolve conflict.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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