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The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.
Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without first specifically telling him that you want it back.
Only in death will I relinquish my belts.
Never relinquish the initiative.
Charles de Gaulle
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality.
Before passing different laws for different people, I'd relinquish myself unto you as your slave.
You'd be surprised how difficult it is relinquish a cell phone.
The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others.
We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
I was brought in by the White House as GM's chairman in 2009, around the time of the bankruptcy, and became CEO later that year. As a company, we were grateful for the government's support. But as GM's financial health began to improve, I could detect no real sense of urgency, or even interest, on the part of the government to relinquish control.
Edward Whitacre, Jr.
Dear is your heart and close your hand, I relinquish all to love's dysmorphic command.
America is a great power possessed of tremendous military might and a wide-ranging economy, but all this is built on an unstable foundation which can be targeted, with special attention to its obvious weak spots. If America is hit in one hundredth of these weak spots, God willing, it will stumble, wither away and relinquish world leadership.
Osama bin Laden
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