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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


The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing. - Alexander Hamilton


When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary. - Napoleon Bonaparte


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. - Lord Chesterfield


Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness. - Publius [Publilius Syrus]


I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an 'Honest Man. - George Washington


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. - Robert Burns


Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections. - Thomas Fuller