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Alexandre Vinet Quotes

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Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow.
- Alexandre Vinet

God has never ceased to be the one true aim of all right human aspirations.
- Alexandre Vinet

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

Even before Watergate and his resignation,
Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions.
- Stephen Ambrose

 

A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a
right minded man without forethought or with reserve.
- Salmon P. Chase

I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

The death of JFK to the resignation of Richard Nixon
marked a great turning point in American life.
- Pierre Salinger

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Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order.
- Gustav Heinemann

The rumor that the state of my health will necessitate
my resignation is entirely unfounded.
- Frederick W. Borden

That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my
resignation to the prime minister today.
- David Blunkett

The concept of active cooperation has taken the place
of opposition to the new form of government and of
dreamy resignation entranced with the beauty of times past.
- Gustav Stresemann

Don't you forget what's divine in the Russian soul and that's resignation.
- Joseph Conrad

Please accept my resignation.
I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
- Groucho Marx

I've analyzed the best I can...
and I have not found an impeachable offense,
and therefore resignation is not an acceptable course.
- Richard M. Nixon

Denounce me for advocating freedom if you can,
and I will bear your curse with a better resignation.
- Victoria Woodhull

I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal
resignation as president of the republic.
- Alberto Fujimori

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

Collectively, we must do more than simply watch,
with resignation and a feeling of powerlessness,
reports on the evening news about the latest terrorist atrocity.
- Michael Jeffery

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

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

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

Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness
and good humor and with more real resignation to the
necessary course of things,
than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended
resignation to the will of God.
- Adam Smith

Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation;
it does not mean running away from the struggle.
On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes,
with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering,
of psychological complexes and injustices.
- Paul Tournier

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

In the 20th century, the United States endured two
world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts;
the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics;
oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president.
Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
- Warren Buffett

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell


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