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We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs. Saint Augustine

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In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men. Charles Baudelaire

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Well it has been very exciting and very changing as well. Celebrating the 40th year and having the album out and the Channel 4 documentary and I resigned from Blind Date. Cilla Black

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The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual. Jorge Luis Borges

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I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. Willa Cather

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I am a President held prisoner, that I haven't resigned and I will not resign. Hugo Chavez

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Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned. Samuel Dash

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Let whatever is going to happen to me happen. I'm expecting the worst for myself and I'm resigned to it. Alexander Dubcek

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It may not be proper for me, perhaps, to let my feelings carry me further am therefore resigned to stop here, if sir, you think my particular reasons following too free, or will give offense to the House, which I would be sorry to be thought capable of intending. Christopher Gadsden

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We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to. Graham Greene

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For years after I resigned, I was still faithful to their way of thinking. But not in the American Communists. Elia Kazan

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Upon this the Hungarian ministers resigned, but the names submitted by the president of the council, at the demand of the king, were not approved of for successors. Lajos Kossuth

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Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors. Fritz Kreisler

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I was on the mathematics faculty at M.I.T. from 1951 through until I resigned in the spring of 1959. John Forbes Nash, Jr.

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A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be. Ann Plato

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A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned. Donna Rice

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The story of Americans is the story of arrested metamorphoses. Those who achieve success come to a halt and accept themselves as they are. Those who fail become resigned and accept themselves as they are. Harold Rosenberg

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I knew that when I resigned from the University of Texas that I would never coach again. Darrell Royal

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I've never been resigned to ready-made ideas as I was to ready-made clothes, perhaps because although I couldn't sew, I could think. Jane Rule

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Destiny is the invention of the cowardly, and the resigned. Ignazio Silone

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My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I'd go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I'm now resigned to the fact that this won't happen. Michael Strahan

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I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow. Voltaire

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The greatest fear that haunts this city is a suitcase bomb, nuclear or germ. Many people carry small gas masks. The masses here seem to be resigned to the inevitable, believing an attack of major proportions will happen. David Wilkerson

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