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Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Don't be a bottleneck. If a matter is not a decision for the President or you, delegate it. Force responsibility down and out. Find problem areas, add structure and delegate. The pressure is to do the reverse. Resist it.
The right and the physical power of the people to resist injustice, are really the only securities that any people ever can have for their liberties. Practically no government knows any limit to its power but the endurance of the people.
The Holy Book calls upon Muslims to resist tyranny. Dictatorships in Pakistan, however long, have, therefore, always collapsed in the face of this spirit.
After the Tiananmen Massacre, I felt compelled not only to continue writing but to actively resist the restrictions placed on freedom of speech. I set up the publishing company in Hong Kong, with offices in Shenzhen in mainland China, and managed to publish works of fiction, philosophy, and politics by unapproved authors.
I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
George Bernard Shaw
No one can resist the idea of a crippled genius.
Over the years I've seen people lose a spouse and then withdraw and lose interest in life, and I believe we need to resist that.
One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.
I am well aware that there are prisoners of conscience in the Soviet Union, including some who have said they have chosen to resist the law because of religious reasons.
Refuse to be a lazy Christian, and resist a passive, apathetic attitude.
I'd always tried to resist playing the supervirility thing. I liked showing the vulnerability of age.
Love is easy, and I love writing. You can't resist love. You get an idea, someone says something, and you're in love.
Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses.
Franklin P. Jones
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
It's defeatist to harp on what might have been, and yet, it's hard to resist considering what might have been.
Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
I do think that despite my best efforts to resist it, I am now a grown-up. It's due to lots of very difficult decisions that you make over a long period of time - about motherhood, wifehood, and work, and all the things that one has to make decisions about.
All parents are an embarrassment to their kids. Often, grandparents are the relief. Kids don't have to resist you.
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles de Gaulle
The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.
One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives.
I think that dwelling on other people's perception of you is the road to complete madness, unfortunately. I try and resist that.
But that the people are stronger than the government, and will resist in extreme cases, our governments would be little or nothing else than organized systems of plunder and oppression.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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