Quotes and Sayings about Resignation



"Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Emotions, Nixon, Resignation)

"Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Faith, Hope, Past, Patience, Spirit)

"That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my resignation to the prime minister today."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Regret, Resignation, Today)

"The rumor that the state of my health will necessitate my resignation is entirely unfounded."
- Frederick W. Borden
(Related: Health, Resignation, Rumor, State, Will)

"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
(Related: Pressure, Resignation)

"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
(Related: Financial, Depression, Military, Oil, President, Resignation, states, United, World)

"A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve."
- Salmon P. Chase
(Related: Act, Grave, Man, Resignation, Right)

"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
(Related: Love, Feelings, Open, Resignation)

"Don't you forget what's divine in the Russian soul and that's resignation."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Soul, Forget, Resignation)

"I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal resignation as president of the republic."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Congress, President, Resignation)

"Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Hope, Insecurity, Order, 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."
- Michael Jeffery
(Related: Evening, Feeling, News, Resignation)

"Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Care, Resignation, Will)

"We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Resignation, Suffering)

"I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Life, Mind, Resignation)

"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
(Related: Resignation)

"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
(Related: Work, People, Duty, Resignation, Sense)

"The death of JFK to the resignation of Richard Nixon marked a great turning point in American life."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Death, Life, American, Nixon, Resignation)

"I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Resignation)

"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
(Related: Humor, God, Christian, Cheerfulness, Dying, Poor, Resignation, Will)

"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
(Related: Beauty, Government, Cooperation, Opposition, Past, Resignation)

"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
(Related: Life, Acceptance, Heredity, Nothing, Resignation, Running, Struggle, Suffering)

"Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow."
- Alexandre Vinet
(Related: Courage, Christian, Resignation, Sorrow)

"I am announcing my resignation from Congress so my colleagues can get back to work, my neighbors can choose a new representative and most importantly that my wife and I can continue to heal from the damage I have caused."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Work, Wife, Congress, Neighbors, Resignation)

"Denounce me for advocating freedom if you can, and I will bear your curse with a better resignation."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Freedom, Resignation, Will)