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The French and the British are such good enemies that they can't resist being friends.
The core of my work is dedicated not to pleasing women, but to pleasing men. Men are like bulls. They cannot resist the red sole.
People resist change; if they like something, then they want you to keep doing it over and over - but I think if you like what a particular band or artist does, then you should want to see what they're going to do next.
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
Botox, trust me I've been tempted - but I resist! Think about what happens to your muscles - and your skin - if you're sick and don't move for a few days. It all atrophies! Plus, if you freeze a muscle in your face, other muscles have to compensate! And once you stop, what does that look like?
I feel more Irish than English. I feel freer than British, more visceral, with a love of language. Shot through with fire in some way. That's why I resist being appropriated as the current repository of Shakespeare on the planet. That would mean I'm part of the English cultural elite, and I am utterly ill-fitted to be.
The ordeal of virtue is to resist all temptation to evil.
I try to eat on the healthier side, but baked goods are hard to resist. I just love sweet things.
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
To create is to resist; to resist is to create.
Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
Lord, when the song wants to pick up and go a little faster towards the end, it's hard for me to resist.
I learned not to confuse 'busy' with 'productive,' but I'm still far too addicted to email to resist its early-morning digital snuggles.
Lebanon was under Israeli occupation, up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster. Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist.
It's up to us, the people, to break immoral laws, and resist. As soon as the leaders of a country lie to you, they have no authority over you. These maniacs have no authority over us. And they might be able to put our bodies in prison, but they can't put our spirits in prison.
I have a passion for luggage - trunks and so on. I have a collection of them, but I can never resist buying another piece.
When people are very original, sometimes they are original as a way to resist the mainstream.
Poets can't resist the dramatic pull of their lives and so inevitably write autobiographical verse.
When I'm in the U.K. I can't resist Maltesers and Twiglets - the evil combination. Luckily, I live in the U.S. so can't get them easily, which is probably a good thing.
We have to be a state where business is welcome and jobs are created. We have to demand value for what is spent and we need to continue to resist a lottery.
I believe God gives people the right to say no, to resist, to refuse, to reject, to cling to their sins, to cling to their version of their story.
National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry.
What we resist persists.
There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked.
Charles de Secondat
I categorically resist this idea that films are supposed to be autobiographical and the only stories you tell are about your own life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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