I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
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.
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.
A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve.
A great deal of pressure was then built up to remove me from the club and my resignation was, finally, a forced one.
The rumor that the state of my health will necessitate my resignation is entirely unfounded.
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.
Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions.
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.
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others.
I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal resignation as president of the republic.
That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my resignation to the prime minister today.
I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed.
Don't you forget what's divine in the Russian soul and that's resignation.
Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order.