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Resignation Quotes


These are some of the best 'Resignation' quotations and sayings.

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"My will, not thine, be done," turned paradise into a desert. "Thy will, not mine, be done," turned the desert into a paradise, and made Gethsemane the gate of heaven.

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.

All the precepts of Christianity agree to teach and command us to moderate our passions, to temper our affections toward all things below; to be thankful for the possession, and patient under the loss whenever he that gave shall see fit to take away.

All we have is the Almighty's, and shall not God have his own when he calls for it?

Demand not that events should happen as you wish, but wish them to happen as they do, and you will go on well.

Every man has his chain and clog, only it is looser and lighter to one than to another; and he is more at ease who takes it up and carries it than he who drags it.

How calmly do those glide through all, even the roughest events, who can but make a right estimate of the happiness as well as the virtue of a governable will, resigned to the will of God. - It was a philosophical maxim, that a wise moral man could not be injured, or miserable. But it is much more true of him who has that divine wisdom of Christian resignation, which twines and enwraps all his choices with God's; and is neither at the pains nor the hazards of his own election, but is secure, unless omniscience can be deceived and omnipotence defeated, that he shall have what is really best for him.

It is a higher exhibition of Christian manliness to be able to bear trouble than to get rid of it.

It is not where we have gathered up our brighter hopes, that the dawn of happiness breaks. It is not where we have glanced our eye with affright, that we find the deadliest gloom. What should this teach us? To bow to the great and only source of light, and live humbly and with confiding resignation.

It were no virtue to bear calamities if we do not feel them.

Job feels the rod, Yet blesses God.

Let God do with me what He will, anything He will; and, whatever it be, it will be either heaven itself, or some beginning of it.

No cloud can overshadow a true Christian but his faith will discern a rainbow upon it.

O Lord, I do most cheerfully commit all unto Thee.

Remember you are but an actor in a drama of such sort as the author chooses. - If it be his pleasure that you should act a poor man, see that you act it well; or a cripple, or a ruler, or a private citizen. For this is your business, to act well the given part; but to choose it belongs to another.

Resignation is putting God between ourselves and our troubles.

Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow.

Submission to God is the only balm that can heal the wounds he gives.

That's best Which God sends. 'Twas His will: it is mine.

There is but one way to tranquillity of mind and happiness; let this, therefore, be always ready at hand with thee, both when thou wakest early in the morning, and all the day long, and when thou goest late to sleep, to account no external things thine own, but commit all these to God.


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