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Resignation

Make sense who may. I switch off.

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) Irish writer, dramatist and poet,

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 (1857-1924) British novelist.

Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) British novelist and playwright.

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

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) British novelist and playwright.

What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

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