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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
Honore de Balzac
The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.
H. G. Wells
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.
The history of liberty is a history of resistance.
You don't argue with a four-year old about why he shouldn't eat candy for dinner. You don't punch a mentally handicapped guy even if he punches you first. And you don't argue when a women tells you she's only making 80 cents to your dollar. It's the path of least resistance. You save your energy for more important battles.
When mental energy is allowed to follow the line of least resistance and to fall into easy channels, it is called weakness.
Solidarity is an attitude of resistance, I suppose, or it should be.
Resistance is thought transformed into feeling. Change the thought that creates the resistance, and there is no more resistance.
I've always traveled with a picture of my daughter from 1989, her kindergarten school picture, that has 'I love you, Daddy' written on it. She's always made fun of me because I never changed that picture out. It's like my resistance to her getting older. It was the first thing she'd ever written to me and it means the world to me.
To fly we have to have resistance.
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.
Philip K. Dick
I'm drawn to the path of least resistance.
Days will prove that the assassination policy will not finish the Hamas. Hamas leaders wish to be martyrs and are not scared of death. Jihad will continue and the resistance will continue until we have victory, or we will be martyrs.
If I have resistance to something, it means there's something wrong. The resistance to me is a sign of fear.
If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.
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