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As peacemakers, we must resist all the powers of war and destruction and proclaim that peace is the divine gift offered to all who affirm life. Resistance means saying 'No' to all the forces of death, wherever they may be.
The argument that resistance to the war should remain strictly nonviolent seems to me overwhelming.
The Vietnamese see their history as an unending series of struggles of resistance to aggression, by the Chinese, the Mongols, the Japanese, the French, and now the Americans.
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
Resistance is thought transformed into feeling. Change the thought that creates the resistance, and there is no more resistance.
I think reconciliation is Obama's goal - but the fight with the Republicans is like a fight with pit bulls, they never let go. Even worse, now the Republicans feel they can keep pushing and he will keep giving. They have not seen a stiff resistance on his part.
If I have resistance to something, it means there's something wrong. The resistance to me is a sign of fear.
I'm drawn to the path of least resistance.
I do not hesitate one second to state clearly and unmistakably: I belong to the American resistance movement which fights against American imperialism, just as the resistance movement fought against Hitler.
I developed a resistance to authority. Not to discipline - I learned that. But to authority. I like to think for myself. And I like to cause trouble.
All, or nearly all, the advantage there is in fixing any constitutional limits to the power of a government, is simply to give notice to the government of the point at which it will meet with resistance.
Spermaceti oil is valued for its high resistance to heat, and thus it is used in machinery where there is excessive heat.
Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never.
Through the years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.
My system uses no apparatus. The resistance of your own body is the best and safest apparatus.
There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
If Republicans triumph in 2014, it will undoubtedly be as a result of Obamacare. In 2010, Republicans soared to historic victory because the much-maligned Tea Party spearheaded mass resistance to Obama's takeover of the healthcare industry.
I think there is some resistance when people talk about ethical fashion, and a tendency to panic that if you're bringing a moral agenda and highlighting the origins of the garments, you can't incorporate style. But there's no reason why style and conscience can't co-exist.
I'm a writer. The more I act, the more resistance I have to it. If you accept work in a movie, you accept to be entrapped for a certain part of time, but you know you're getting out. I'm also earning enough to keep my horses, buying some time to write.
What is being talked about now is the probability of the Sharon government launching an attack against Lebanon to eliminate the resistance of Hezbollah by using the American war against Iraq. But, of course, in this case, we will certainly fight with all our strength.
There is resistance to change. There's a resistance to ideas.
Abdallah II of Jordan
In the U.K. the far Right is a stain on society and there is a cultural resistance to it.
Inevitably, malaria parasites developed resistance to commonly used drugs, and mosquito vectors became insecticide-resistant.
Few new truths have ever won their way against the resistance of established ideas save by being overstated.
Sleep resistance, bouts of insomnia, nightmares, night terrors, crawling into bed with parents in the middle of the night - all these are so common among children, it seems fair to call them 'normal.'
John F. Kennedy
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