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33+ Resignation Quotes

Resignation is a process of living. Resignation means to quit. Resignation sometimes brings peace. This is a collection of 35 resignation quotes and sayings.

Resignation, perhaps the most stifling word in the language. - Caitlin Thomas
Obedience and resignation are our personal offerings upon the altar of duty. - Hosea Ballou
Resignation is a quality of the saintly souls. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
Before the word 'resignation' became a euphemism for being fired, it connoted a sense of public integrity and personal honor. - Bret Stephens
It seems that nothing ever gets to going good till there's a few resignations. - Kin Hubbard
Resignation is just simply out of the question. - John Podesta
Resignation is a daily suicide. - Honore de Balzac
Resignation is what kills people. Once they've rejected resignation, humans gain the privilege of making humanity their footpath. - Kohta Hirano
Humility and resignation are our prime virtues. - John Dryden
Time brought resignation and a melancholy sweeter than common joy. - Emily Bronte
Resignation is the timid sign of courage. - James Joyce
A moment of something between acceptance and resignation of one's smallness in the world. - Stephen Dunn
We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others. - W. Somerset Maugham
Acceptance doesn't mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there's got to be a way through it. - Michael J. Fox
A great deal of pressure was then built up to remove me from the club and my resignation was, finally, a forced one. - David R. Brower
Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order. - Gustav Heinemann
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation. - Bertrand Russell
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
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. - Henry David Thoreau
Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. - Paul Tournier
Obedience and resignation are our personal offerings upon the altar of duty. - Hosea Ballou
While Resignation gently slopes away, And all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past. - Oliver Goldsmith
It is resignation and contentment that are best calculated to lead us safely through life. - Wilhelm von Humboldt
If success attend me, grant me humility; If failure, resignation to Thy will. - David Livingstone
A good supply of resignation is of the first importance in providing for the journey of life. - Arthur Schopenhauer
What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. - Henry David Thoreau
Patience is not passive resignation, nor is it failing to act because of our fears. - Dieter F. Uchtdorf
By resorting to self-resignation, the unfortunate consummate. - Honore de Balzac
Denounce me for advocating freedom if you can, and I will bear your curse with a better resignation. - Victoria Woodhull
Unhappiness has nothing to teach, and resignation is ugly. - Francoise Sagan
Religion converts despair, which destroys, into resignation, which submits. - Marguerite Gardiner
Everyone has the revolver of resignation in his pocket. - Ian Fleming
Delays, disappointments and defeats cause quitters to give up in resignation; losers, to give in the frustration; winners, to come through with determination. - William Arthur Ward
A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right-minded man without forethought or with reserve. - Salmon P. Chase
Fear is a habit, so is self pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. - Napoleon Hill
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