Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
— Alexis Carrel

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Ambrose Bierce renounced quote

A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.
— George Gurdjieff

Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
— Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

In order to remain true to oneself one ought to renounce one's party three times a day.
— renounced quotation by Jean Rostand