Quotation Explorer - 'Resignation'

What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. - Henry David Thoreau
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation. - Bertrand Russell
Resignation is what kills people. Once they've rejected resignation, humans gain the privilege of making humanity their footpath. - Kohta Hirano
Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. - William Alexander
We live in the hope that life will be different. Just a little more substance perhaps in the intrinsic frailty of the days. Such resignation frightens me. Between gunshots I get drunk. In secret, all knowledge becomes anxiety. - Floriano Martins
Pampered content is a public resignation of artistic integrity. - Kevin Focke
I sent the club a wire stating, PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER. - Groucho Marx
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