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Quotes of resignation

  1. 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
  2. Even before Watergate and his resignation Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions. – Stephen Ambrose
  3. 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
  4. A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve. – Salmon Portland Chase
  5. Don't you forget what's divine in the Russian soul and that's resignation – Joseph Conrad
  6. I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal resignation as president of the republic. – Alberto Fujimori
  7. Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order. – Gustav Heinemann
  8. Please accept my resignation I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member. – Groucho Marx
  9. 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
  10. The death of JFK to the resignation of Richard Nixon marked a great turning point in American life. – Pierre Salinger
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow. – Alexandre Vinet

Usage examples for resignation

  1. Nothing but the presence of the tender- hearted Pulcheria, who shared her sorrow with such beautiful resignation such ready and complete sympathy. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. She murmured, " No, on her resignation Harry." – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  3. I shall dismiss them by one road, while the resignation of my rank goes by another. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  4. What I do not think you have considered is the inference which will be drawn from your resignation you will be taken to have confessed yourself in the wrong. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. She shook her head with superstitious resignation – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  6. In the last resort he replied to their hints of his ambition and self- seeking by offering his resignation – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  7. Hedwig made no reply, but placed her hand on his arm with an air of resignation and next moment they, too, were whirling through the room. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  8. He has written to tell me definitely that he has sent in his resignation and it has been accepted." – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  9. From the moment I saw your courage and your resignation I loved you. – Pamela Giraud by Honore de Balzac
  10. There was a look of resignation on the father's face, as he gazed in his son's eyes and slowly shook his head. – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn
  11. Mary spoke to her, knelt beside her, and tried to whisper words of comfort, about resignation and patience, but without avail. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  12. If my place can really not be filled by one of my comrades, I shall be compelled to send in my resignation – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. I sent in my resignation to Calvary and the Synagogue musical committees, and bade good- bye, I supposed, to music and old associations forever. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  14. The old lady was astonished at the girl's quietness and resignation – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. When I told my dear Wife, she appeared to be deeply concerned about it; but, in a few Hours Time, my Mind became settled in a Belief, that it was my Duty to proceed on my Journey; and she bore it with a good Degree of Resignation – John Woolman's Journal by John Woolman Commentator: Vida Scudder
  16. He flung away his hands from his eyes with a movement which expressed despair and resignation – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  17. I don't want Ellie to live on resignation – Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw
  18. For some time he neither spoke nor moved, seeming to accept his fate with complete resignation – The Amulet by Hendrik Conscience
  19. If he is unable to do this, no course is open to him save resignation – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  20. Gwen made no reply, but we heard no more of her resignation – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood

Rhymes for resignation