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French writer 1802-1885+1
A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate; he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those joints which are needed for advancement - in a word, with more renunciation than you care for - and so you flee the contagion.
English writer 1881-19580
A hot bath! I cry, as I sit down in it! Again as I lie flat, a hot bath! How exquisite a pleasure, how luxurious, fervid and flagrant a consolation for the rigors, the austerities, the renunciation of the day.
Renunciation - that is the great fact we all, individuals and classes, have to learn. In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ourselves and others.
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit0
Renunciation and activity both liberate,
but to work is better than to renounce.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
French writer and essayist 1913-19600
To write is to become disinterested. There is a certain renunciation in art.
Amelia E. Barr
British novelist and teacher 1831-19190
With renunciation life begins.
French philosopher 1909-1943-1
A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.