Quotes by resistance
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Indian politician 1917-1985
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
American poet 1887-1972
War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
All in all, punishment hardens and renders people more insensible; it concentrates; it increases the feeling of estrangement; it strengthens the power of resistance.
French writer 1869-1951
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
African-American poet and writer 1928-
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
English painter, author, poet and photographer 1959-
Being a fan of authentic Dada, I find today's art - what I call 'Bankers' Dada' - mind-numbingly dull. The most challenging work I've seen of late is by The British Art Resistance. Their document, 'A Call for Heroes in an Age of Cowards', is apt in these days of witless chancers.
Abraham J. Heschel
Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
Being is both presence and absence. God had to conceal His presence in order to bring the world into being. He had to make His absence possible in order to make room for the world's presence. Coming into being brought along denial and defiance, absence, oblivion and resistance.Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
English poet 1612-1680
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
Besides, I think that when one has been through a boarding school, especially then, you have some resistance, because it was both fine comradeship and a fairly hard training.
South African writer and painter 1939-
Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
But more than anything else, for the British folks Irish people were all terrorists. So when we went to Britain, it was always a lot of resistance to U2. And that's why we came to America.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear .
American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
Frederick W. Faber
English hymn writer and theologian 1814-1863
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
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