The fixed heart brings the whole man into the effort, uniting and coordinating his labors; and this awakens the slumbering giant:
Every human mind is a great slumbering power until awakened by keen desire and by definite resolution to do. ~Edgar Roberts
The fixed heart holds us to a purpose.
When my resolution is taken, all is forgotten except what will make it succeed. ~Napoleon 1
The fixed heart makes for favorable winds. Otherwise
When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is right. ~Latin Proverb
The fixed heart, summed up, is the way of success.
The secret of success is constancy of purpose. ~Benjamin Disraeli