Quotation Explorer - 'Resist'

Change is the only universal law in nature. People resist the universal law of nature. As if they can resist it. And they suffer. People suffer because of their own resistance and rigidness. Otherwise, life if so simple and straight-forward. - His Holiness Divas
The secret to happiness: resist nothing and surrender everything. - Maximus Freeman
Knowledge is responsibility, which is why people resist knowledge. - Stefan Molyneux
I can resist everything but love. - Debasish Mridha
How is it more for the glory of God to save man irresistibly, than to save him as a free agent, by such grace as he may either concur or resist? - John Wesley
Democratic Socialism devolves into totalitarian Socialism and eventually into full on Communism as people resist statism. - A.E. Samaan
What people resist the most about spiritual healing is changing their minds. - S. Kelley Harrell
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses. - Brian Tracy
Feel the attraction. Do not resist the love. Give yourself for love. - Debasish Mridha
In a friend one should have ones best enemy. You should be closest to him with your heart when you resist him. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Most gun control arguments miss the point. If all control boils fundamentally to force, how can one resist aggression without equal force? How can a truly free state exist if the individual citizen is enslaved to the forceful will of individual or organized aggressors? It cannot. - Tiffany Madison
I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of daily life. - Michael Faraday
Don't push, don't resist. Let it happen. Nature will align everything. - Aditya Ajmera
Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I've met people who don't want to try for fear of failing. - J.K. Rowling
God cannot resist love for He cannot resist Himself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I can resist anything but temptation. - Oscar Wilde
The state can't give you freedom, and the state can't take it away. You'reborn with it, like your eyes, like your ears. Freedom is something youassume, then you wait for someone to try to take it away. The degree towhich you resist is the degree to which you are free... - Utah Phillips
(about cats) They also resist our calls to come, to move, to obey, to present themselves, to do all the things that dogs do so easily. This drives some people crazy. Cats do not even care what drives us crazy! - Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Moreover, if great men are the only hope of the Evolutionary Process, they are morally bound to rule over the masses for their own good -- we are all here on earth to help others: what on earth the others are here for, I don't know -- and the masses have no right whatsoever to resist them. - W.H. Auden
It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. - Leonardo da Vinci
Something was nagging at me that I was trying to resist. Was it then or was it later that the thought came to me: if God really does exist, and is not just a myth, it must have a consequence for the whole of life. It was not a comfortable thought. - Jennifer Worth
Everyone says "i will never" and "one should never" but, actually, "No one can Resist Miss-using Power (at-least ones) when they have it". - honeya
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. - Lao Tzu
Is not prayer the intensely personal struggle within each disciple, and among us collectively, to resist the despair and distractions that cause us to practice unbelief, to abandon or avoid the way of Jesus? - Ched Myers
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist. - Akhenaton
When you fail, you can resist correction or cooperate in your recovery and future success. - David P. Ingerson
Please do not become so hurt by life that when someone loving comes along, or something good happens, you resist allowing the love and joy in. - Karen Salmansohn
I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me. - George Bernard Shaw
To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. - Charles-Victor De Bonstettin
Don't resist the urge to burn down the stronghold, kill off the main love interest or otherwise foul up the lives of your characters. - Patricia Hamill
All religions are good except when they try to resist nature. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
All I want is someone I can't resist ...I will know all I need to know by the way that I got kissed - Aerosmith
So long as tyranny exists, in whatever form, man's deepest aspiration must resist it as inevitably as man must breathe. - Emma Goldman
If you hear how wonderful you are often enough, you begin to believe it, no matter how you try to resist it. - Ben Carson
Life is like a rape. If we cannot resist it, split the legs and enjoy it. - Aaron Lee
To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - and to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love. - Karl von Bonstetten
Ignore your haters. Resist your fears. Embrace your dreams. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We can't escape the need to loveNorCan we resist the longing to be loved - Richard Homawoo
I wish to resist the temptation to kiss...By super magic animals (Song: The Temptation)A visual poem about unfulfilled love... - Super magic animals
I must dislike those who, whatever I do to please them, persist in disliking me; I must resist those who punish me unjustly. - Charlotte Bronte
What you resist persists. - Michael Doyle
Successfully functioning in a society with diverse values, traditions and lifestyles requires us to have a relationship to our own reactions rather than be captive of them. To resist our tendencies to make right or true, that which is nearly familiar, and wrong or false, that which is only strange. - Robert Kegan
Fear of falling resist you from rising - saba siddiqui
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. - Colette
I tried to resist his overtures, but he plied me with symphonies, quartettes, chamber music, and cantatas.
You are the enemy and a vessel through which the cure flows - if Christ lives in you, then you are an embodiment of the very shot this hostile and crying world needs as it, in every waking moment, struggles belligerently to resist. - Criss Jami
For the most part, people strenuously resist any redefinition of morality, because it shakes them to the very core of their being to think that in pursuing virtue they may have been feeding vice, or in fighting vice they may have in fact been fighting virtue. - Stefan Molyneux
To resist the social pressure now put even on one's leisure time, requires a tougher upbringing and a more obstinate willfulness about going one's own way, than ever before. - Robert Graves
Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. - George Orwell
(M)ysteries in fiction are seldom as insoluble as those in life, as most writers can't resist the lure of omniscience. - Dennis McFadden
If you make it plain you like people, it's hard for them to resist liking you back. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Unbidden, Unwelcome, Yet unable to resist, I entered a stranger's life - Joyce Carol Oates
Leigh did what any sane female faced with such an e-mail would do: deleted it to resist the temptation of replying, cleared her trash to resist the temptation of recalling it, and then called tech support to restore all her recently deleted e-mails. (Chasing Harry Winston) - Lauren Weisberger
Water is very soft and submissive, but not even the mighty mountain can resist it. - Debasish Mridha
Life is nothing but changes. Don't resist changes, but be the vanguard of it. - Debasish Mridha
To overcome evil with good is good, to resist evil by evil is evil.
There is no life without change. The real tragedy is that we are always fearful of change and resist it vehemently. - Debasish Mridha
The more you resist change, the more it will be painful for you to accept it. - Chanda Kaushik
Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear. - Wayne W. Dyer
Always resist the temptation to forget the painful parts of your past. - Runescape
A self-seeker may resist anything except the temptation of showing often own bigger face beside everything that s/he says as big thoughts. - Anuj Somany
I couldn't resist him, his eyes were like yours, his hair was exactly the shade of brown.He's just not as tall, but I couldn't tell, it was dark and I was lying down. - Amy Winehouse
We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both. - Tiffany Madison
Conservative should tend to resist the argument that our particular crisis is a more-than-normal one, that our particular moment is a more-than-Madisonian one. Conservatism is a healthy political persuasion because it is inclined to shun alarmism. - William Krystol
Be wise and resist pleasures. A fool always seeks pleasures. - Debasish Mridha
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Earthly minds, like mud walls, resist the strongest batteries; and though, perhaps, somethimes the force of a clear argument may make some impression, yet they nevertheless stand firm, keep out the enemy, truth, that would captivate or disturbe them. - John Locke
I believe that we are living in an unprecedented time of change. The real danger for society is that people resist, ignore or run away from massive changes in their lives and consequently do themselves long-term damage. - Adele Theron
She had not thought it would be so easy to slip into the old roles. Cambridge had changed her fundamentally and she thought she was immune. No one in her family, however, noticed the transformation in her, and she was not able to resist the power of their habitual expectations. - Ian McEwan
But in our enthusiasm, we could not resist a radical overhaul of the system, in which all of its major weaknesses have been exposed, analyzed, and replaced with new weaknesses.
It behoves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others; or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own. - Thomas Jefferson
We must resist impulses to attack people, their credibility or their nature, and focus only on sharing our own positive creations, contributions, ideas and solutions. - Bryant McGill
‎Mark it down: God loves you with an unearthly love. You can't win it by being winsome. You can't lose it by being a loser. But you can be blind enough to resist it - Max Lucado
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.- Lao Zi - Lao Tzu
Resist nothing, allow everything, and surrender that which persists. - Maximus Freeman
Part of our work as faithful Christians is to learn how to discern when, and by what means, to resist authority. - The Liberty Book
Resist the short term temptation of procrastination; the immediate pleasure and relief that it brings does not fair in comparison to the long lasting damage it does to your dreams and goals. - Noel DeJesus
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. - Oscar Wilde
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. - Bible
Change is constantly at work, that those who resist change, will be changed. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
To resist and subdue Nature is to make for one's self a personal and imperishable life: it is to break free from the vicissitudes of Life and Death. - Aleister Crowley
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The more you resist, the stronger you get. - Rohan B. Rebello
The central planners of Democratic Socialism tighten their noose when people resist their plans and assert their rights. All Socialism is intended to devolve into Communism, and as a result, Totalitarianism. - A.E. Samaan
The energy and daring is to resist the noes, until the final yes has been achieved. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
One word love: curiosity. You long for freedom. You long to do what you want to do because you want it. To act on selfish impulse. You want to see what it's like. One day you won't be able to resist. - Jack Sparrow
God has provided you with many avenues for obtaining wisdom and averting failure. Resist your inclination to accept advice with easy solutions and to reject help that requires a more difficult path. - Jim George
People don't resist change. They resist being changed. - Peter M. Senge
Suffering is when we resist the moment. - Kamal Ravikant
Think about your own life. Are there foods or drinks that call your name in your weakest moments—like maybe at night in front of the TV? Are there certain treats you can hardly resist when they’re in your presence? Are there goodies that you continue to eat even after you’re full? - Josh Bezoni
Don’t resist. Accept it to create memories, and then let it go. - Debasish Mridha
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him. - Russell Baker
If the reality is not ideal, resist and refuse the reality and change it no matter how strong it is! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When the wind blows, the weak are carried away by it, the strong resist it, and the wise manipulate it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. - Mae West
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