Quotation Explorer - 'Resign'

Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. - Henry David Thoreau
The experience of history should lead us to hope and strive to make the world better, not to despair and resign ourselves to fate. - Alan Beattie
The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one's presence would be healing. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
Resign your destiny to higher powers. - William James
I have a hundred times wished that one could resign life as an officer resigns a commission. - Robert Burns
Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied. - Zadie Smith
To wait is to wisely resign myself to the fact that my ‘timetable’ is too often a ‘table’ with two legs that won’t stand up no matter how much ‘time’ I give it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. - Dorothy Bryant
To turn down knowledge is to resign to ignorance. - Kyle Schmalenberg
Shall ignorance of good and ill Dare to direct the eternal will? Seek virtue, and of that possest, To Providence resign the rest.
To him that you tell your secret you resign your liberty. - Anonymous
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself... - Trieu Thi Trinh
In my view, any government whose state is perpetually at war, and remains so in spite of initiatives to make peace, is incompetent and unfit and should resign. - Christina Engela
Let us never be afraid of innocent joy; God is good and what he does is well done; resign yourself to everything, even happiness; ask for the spirit of sacrifice, of detachment, of renunciation, and above all, for the spirit of joy and gratitude. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself to the usual lot of women who bow their heads and become concubines. - Trieu Thi Choi
If I could get my membership fee back, I'd resign from the human race. - Fred Allen
He who indulges habitually in the intoxicating pleasures of imagination, for the very reason that he reaps a greater pleasure than others, must resign himself to a keener pain, a more intolerable and utter prostration. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Marriage is just like business, only a few succeed, many manage & the REST RESIGN. - Auliq-Ice
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