65 Best Firm Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging firm quotes, firm sayings, and firm proverbs.

Famous Firm Quotes

  1. “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  2. “I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you’ve lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change.” ~ Richard Nelson Bolles
  3. “I do not believe that the accident of birth makes people sisters and brothers. It makes them siblings. Gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood are conditions people have to work at. It’s a serious matter. You compromise, you give, you take, you stand firm, and you’re relentless…And it is an investment. Sisterhood means if you happen to be in Burma and I happen to be in San Diego and I’m married to someone who is very jealous and you’re married to somebody who is very possessive if you call me in the middle of the night, I have to come.” ~ Maya Angelou
  4. “I’m a firm believer in the hustle game.” ~ Eric Snow

  5. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, that to secure these rights governments are instituted among men. We…solemnly publish and declare, that these colonies are and of a right ought to be free and independent states…and for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honour.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  6. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” ~ David Brinkley
  7. “I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.” ~ Barack Obama
  8. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

  9. “At nineteen I was pretty sure I was going to be a professional soccer player. At that time I played for one of the Norwegian premier leagues. But I tore ligaments in both knees, so I started studying business administration and economics and became a financial analyst, and I worked at a brokerage firm as a stockbroker.” ~ Jo Nesbo
  10. “Enjoy the blessings Heaven bestows, Assist his friends, forgive his foes; Trust God, and keep his statutes still, Upright and firm, through good and ill; Thankful for all that God has given, Fixing his firmest hopes on heaven; Knowing that earthly joys decay, But hoping through the darkest day.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  11. “A firm rule must be imposed upon our nation before it destroys itself. The United States needs some theology and geometry, some taste and decency. I suspect that we are teetering on the edge of the abyss.” ~ John Kennedy Toole
  12. “Stand firm and immovable as an anvil when it is beaten upon.” ~ Ignatius of Loyola

  13. “I am satisfied with, and stand firm as a rock on the belief that all that happens in God’s world is for the best, but what is merely germ, what blossom and what fruit I do not know.” ~ Johann Gottlieb Fichte
  14. “If you give way, you will instantly have to meet some greater demand, as having been frightened into obedience in the first instance; while a firm refusal will make them clearly understand that they must treat you more as equals.” ~ Thucydides
  15. “Praise is declaration, a victory cry, proclaiming faith to stand firm in the place God has given you. Praise is a proclamation that the enemy’s intent to plunder you will not rock you. Praise declares that you will not be moved by the enemy’s attempt to snatch you away.” ~ Darlene Zschech
  16. “I’ve been very lucky that I’ve never had cellulite. My body was always firm.” ~ Sofia Vergara

  17. “Frankly, I’ve never considered my own figure so exceptional; until quite recently, I seldom gave it any thought at all. My biggest single concern used to be getting enough to eat. Now I have to worry about eating too much. I never used to bother with exercises. Now I spend at least 10 minutes each morning working out with small weights. I have evolved my own exercises, for the muscles I wish to keep firm, and I know they are right for me because I can feel them putting the proper muscles into play as I exercise.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  18. “I can prophecy that your grandchildren in America will live under socialism — Our firm conviction is that sooner or later Capitalism will give way to Socialism. Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you.” ~ Nikita Khrushchev
  19. “I am a firm believer in living as if there were no such thing as a secret. If we hide our sins and live in darkness, we will never get the healing we so desperately need; in fact, if it is hidden so well that we don’t even recognize it, we may never even find forgiveness.” ~ Ted Haggard
  20. “While the world changes, the cross stands firm.” ~ Bruno of Cologne

  21. “To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest. Otherwise, you are doomed to a routine traverse, the kind known to yachtsmen who play with their boats at sea ‘cruising’ it is called. Voyaging belongs to seamen, and to the wanderers of the world who cannot, or will not, fit in. If you are contemplating a voyage and you have the means, abandon the venture until your fortunes change. Only then will you know what the sea is all about.” ~ Sterling Hayden
  22. “In my own life, in my own small way, I have tried to give back to this country that has given me so much,” she said. “See, that’s why I left a job at a big law firm for a career in public service.” ~ Michelle
  23. “I am a firm believer in The Paleo Solution. I maintain a hectic schedule that starts early and finishes late. Filming a television series, maintaining my fitness, and being a mom can be harrowing some days. Since adopting a Paleo way of eating I look and feel better, and I know that I am setting a good example for my daughter.” ~ Eva LaRue
  24. “I just want to assure you that both President Bush and I have very firm alibis.” ~ John F. Kerry

  25. “The only two things in life that make it worth livin’ / Is guitars that tune good and firm feelin’ women” ~ Waylon Jennings
  26. “Baker has done it again! Building on the core principles that he advanced in Professional’s Guide to Value Pricing and The Firm of the Future, Ron Baker has again evolved thought leadership on the critical dynamics of value and pricing. Baker’s latest work, Pricing on Purpose: Creating and Capturing Value, provides real-world examples and practical strategies that provide a framework for pricing optimization. His clarity of purpose and passionate call to action resonates in today’s intellectual capital economy.” ~ Thomas Finneran
  27. “When I then went to Welling I had to think about the possibility of getting another job outside of football. If that hadn’t worked out then I would probably have joined the family building firm, working as a ‘brickie’ or something like that. It is a big leap to be playing in the Champions League final – the biggest game of my career – but after what I’ve been through to get here, it holds no fears for me.” ~ Steve Finnan
  28. “On the pinnacle of success man does not stand firm long.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  29. “I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer – by legal people by the publishing firm, and I may be changing publishers. They don’t seem to want to take too many risks with living people.” ~ Kenneth Anger
  30. “I have long held firm to my suspicion that some people are just evil. In some cases I’ll concede it seems as though it is thrust upon someone who had little real hope of avoiding it. However tragic that reality, the simple fact remains that it is more important to protect the rest of society for as long as it remains a danger to them.” ~ Jeremy Kyle
  31. “Who has not felt the beauty of a woman’s arm? The unspeakable suggestions of tenderness that lie in the dimpled elbow, and all the varied gently-lessening curves, down to the delicate wrist, with its tiniest, almost imperceptible nicks in the firm softness.” ~ George Eliot
  32. “Justice is the firm and continuous desire to render to everyone that which is his due.” ~ Justinian I

  33. “At fifteen, my mind was bent on learning.
    At thirty, I stood firm.
    At forty, I had no doubts.
    At fifty, I knew the decrees of Heaven.
    At sixty, my ear was receptive to truth.
    At seventy, I could follow my heart’s desires without sin.” ~ Confucius
  34. “Avon invented the concept of direct marketing and direct selling beauty. And that’s still very valid to us. We’ll have a firm that will be around for another 114 years as strongly as it was the first 114.” ~ Andrea Jung
  35. “It is clear that the main element of any United States policy toward the Soviet Union must be that of long-term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies.” ~ George F. Kennan
  36. “I’m a firm believer in doing things that scare you.” ~ Catherine Bell

  37. “Above all things, lose no occasion of exercising your dispositions to be grateful, to be generous, to be charitable, to be humane, to be true, just, firm, orderly, courageous, etc. Consider every act of this kind as an exercise which will strengthen your moral faculties and increase your worth.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  38. “Americans rouse – be unanimous, be virtuous, be firm, exert your courage, trust in Heaven, and nobly defy the enemies both of God and man!” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  39. “I have always been a firm believer in the longstanding American principle of having the right to bear arms and I will remain committed to see that this freedom is not infringed upon, revoked, or limited in any way” ~ Jeff Miller
  40. “It is good to be firm by temperament and pliant by reflection.” ~ Luc de Clapiers

  41. “A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It’s a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.” ~ Jimmy Carter
  42. “Any property may now be taken for the benefit of another private party, but the fallout from this decision will not be random. The beneficiaries are likely to be those citizens with disproportionate influence and power in the political process, including large corporations and development firms. As for the victims, the government now has license to transfer property from those with fewer resources to those with more. The Founders cannot have intended this perverse result.” ~ Sandra Day O’Connor
  43. “Trees Trees, proud standing people stretching fingertips to the sky, reaching, praying glorious attention, breathing light. strength shelter timeless confidence bending and firm comforting rooted chorus line dancing with the moon, the wind, the clouds framing bursts of stars tender rugged celebration absorbing and releasing life each holy branch holding the power of the Universe. There.” ~ Wallace Stevens
  44. “Stand Firm for your country, and become a man Honour’d and lov’d: It were a noble life, To be found dead, embracing her.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  45. “There are many images and realities of what women are, become, can be – strong, vulnerable, dogged, determined, frail, brave, courageous. The faces of women are at once gentle, reflective, firm; steeped with a sense of self, the lives of women growing older are lives of care, toil, splendour and glory… the future is not to be feared.” ~ Jocelynne Scutt
  46. “Justice-august and pure, the abstract idea of all that would be perfect in the spirits and the inspirations of men!-where the mind rises; where the heart expands; where the countenance is ever placid and benign; where her favorite attitude is to stoop to the unfortunate; to hear their cry and to help them; to rescue and relieve; to succor and save; majestic, from its mercy; venerable, from its Lutility; uplifted, without pride; firm without obduracy; beneficent in each preference; lovely, though in her frown!” ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  47. “Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends! Hath he not always treasures, always friends, The good great man? Three treasures, love and light, And calm thoughts, regular as infants’ breath; And three firm friends, more sure than day and night, Himself, his Maker, and the angel Death.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  48. “A genuine transformation that results from sustained concerted effort is long lasting because it has a firm foundation.” ~ Dalai Lama

  49. “It behooves our citizens to be on their guard, to be firm in their principles, and full of confidence in themselves. We are able to preserve our self-government if we will but think so. – Thomas Jefferson
  50. “Too much of our emphases and struggle has simply been in terms of confrontation and not enough recognition of how much spiritual, moral force is involved in the people who are struggling.” ~ Grace Lee Boggs
  51. “Abu Dharr once described the people of the world, says, “They breed what will they ultimately bury, they build what will eventually be destroy, they hold firm to what is emphemeral, and they forsake what is everlasting. Hence, blessed are the two cries people abominate most: Death and poverty.” ~ Abu Dhar al-Ghifari
  52. “Just as a tree, though cut down, sprouts up again if its roots remain uncut and firm, even so, until the craving that lies dormant is rooted out, suffering springs up again and again.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  53. “I’m a firm believer that we all meet up in eternity just hope the big man show me some courtesy.” ~ Nas

  54. “Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.” ~ Henry Chesbrough
  55. “In a world of widely distributed knowledge, companies cannot afford to rely entirely on their own research, but should instead buy or license processes or inventions (i.e. patents) from other companies. In addition, internal inventions not being used in a firm’s business should be taken outside the company.” ~ Henry Chesbrough
  56. “In less than a year Revolution has gone from being a concept to a reality, with three rapidly growing sector companies, overseeing a dozen acquired firms that collectively employ more than 2,500 people. But we’re just scratching the surface in terms of the potential to build Revolution into a new kind of company that gives consumers more choice, control and convenience in the important aspects of their lives.” ~ Steve Case
  57. “Clearly, we were hoping to get some competitive proposals, but the reality is there are only a small number of firms that would be interested and have the wherewithal to bid.” ~ Michael Perrin

  58. “As soon as I became old enough to make my dreams my reality, I became a firm believer that the subconscious and the world outside of our flesh and blood is essentially the truth.” ~ Melissa Auf der Maur
  59. “The Kremlin said Yeltsin was committed to the deal, however. President Yeltsin states clearly and unequivocally that he is an initiator of the unification of the two fraternal states and their peoples, a consistent and firm supporter of it, … It is a geopolitical necessity and an economic reality.” ~ Sergey Yastrzhembsky
  60. “Commencement oratory must eschew anything that smacks of partisan politics, political preference, sex, religion or unduly firm opinion. Nonetheless, there must be a speech: Speeches in our culture are the vacuum that fills a vacuum.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  61. “Once the world was pulled out from beneath your feet, did you ever get to stand on firm ground again?” ~ Jodi Picoult

  62. “Our responsibility is to rally and lead the whole party and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups in continuing to liberate our way of thinking, carry on reform and opening, further unleash and develop the productive forces, work hard to resolve the difficulties the people face in both work and life, and steadfastly take the road of prosperity for all.” ~ Xi Jinping
  63. “Be strong then, and enter into your own body; there you have a solid place for your feet. Think about it carefully! Don’t go off somewhere else! …just throw away all thoughts of imaginary things, and stand firm in that which you are.” ~ Kabir
  64. “Our industry expertise (at KKR) enables the firm not only to make better investment choices but also to win the confidence of senior management and sellers, which has enabled us to purchase many companies on an exclusive basis.” ~ Henry Kravis

  65. “Kissinger’s major, and most lucrative role, has come as head of Kissinger Associates in New York City, founded on a loan obtained in 1982 from the international banking firm of E.M. Warburg, Pincus and Company. Nominally, Kissinger Associates (KA) is an “international consulting firm” but “consultant” covers many sins, and in KA’s case, this means international political influence-peddling for its two dozen or so important corporate clients.” ~ Murray Rothbard
  66. “In the large buy out space, which is where we (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) focus our efforts, there are relatively few firms with the capital, experience, infrastructure and networks to compete effectively with the large complex companies that we seek to acquire.” ~ Henry Kravis

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