Quotations The Best Quotes About Resignation  

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A list of the best resignation quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous resignation quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic resignation quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational resignation quotes from that same writer.

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At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice. Maya Angelou

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Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham. Joseph Conrad

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Give up the feeling of responsibility, let go your hold, resign the care of your destiny to higher powers, be genuinely indifferent as to what becomes of it all and you will find not only that you gain a perfect inward relief, but often also, in addition, the particular goods you sincerely thought you were renouncing. William James

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Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable. Natalie Clifford Barney

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I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation. W. Somerset Maugham

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Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. Thomas Jefferson

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Make sense who may. I switch off. Samuel Beckett

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We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others. W. Somerset Maugham

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What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. Henry David Thoreau