Quotes: renunciation

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  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    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.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
    Rose Macaulay
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    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.
  • Beatrice Webb
    Beatrice Webb
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    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.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
    Bhagavad Gita
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    Renunciation and activity both liberate,
    but to work is better than to renounce.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    To write is to become disinterested. There is a certain renunciation in art.
  • Amelia E. Barr
    Amelia E. Barr
    British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
    Amelia E. Barr
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    With renunciation life begins.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
    Simone Weil
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    A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
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