Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
— resilience quotation by Bernard Williams
Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.
He's a million rubber bands in his resilience.
I have willpower and determination. I am very resilient, like rock.
Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient
You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.
We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation.
mankind is resilient: the atrocities that horrified us a week ago become acceptable tomorrow.
For years I took pride in being resilient, but that turned me into this guy who can get hit by a brick bat every morning and still look kind of cute.
The resilience of these people is amazing.
I am a great believer that the sooner we get things up and running in terms of sport in this area, the better.
I have a lot of stamina and I have a lot of resilience.
When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people.
Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
The leaders I met, whatever walk of life they were from, whatever institutions they were presiding over, always referred back to the same failure - something that happened to them that was personally difficult, even traumatic, something that made them feel that desperate sense of hitting bottom--as something they thought was almost a necessity. It's as if at that moment the iron entered their soul; that moment created the resilience that leaders need.
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! How consoling in the depths of affliction!
In many ways, the idea of resilience is a more useful concept than the idea of sustainability.
By loving and leaving all that oil has done for us .
.. we are able to then begin the creation of a world which is more resilient, more nourishing, and in which we find ourselves fitter, more skilled and more connected to each other.
Looking past the immediate crisis, a more resilient system must be built on stronger and better designed shock absorbers, both in the major institutions and in the infrastructure of the financial system.
The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God's creation and... therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer.
Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
And I am also here to say that if something were to happen, we are prepared to respond swiftly, to respond effectively, and to respond strongly. That is our tradition as a country. And that is a tradition that we will uphold, regardless of any circumstance because this nation is one that is very, very strong and, indeed, extraordinarily resilient.
The Australian economy is resilient, but business and consumer confidence is fragile.
No, I've always been impressed with the tremendous resilience of the American economy. I think over the years, over the decades, it's demonstrated this tremendous ability to take severe body blows, if you will, and bounce back.
The good news about building a company during times like this is that the companies that do succeed are going to be extremely strong and resilient.
Clinton's resilience became sort of the secret weapon of the campaign.
He was never going to just give up and get out.
I developed a mechanism so that whatever mistakes I made, I would bounce straight back. Whatever was happening off the pitch, I could put it to one side and maintain my form. Call it mental resilience or a strong mind, but that is what we mean when we talk about experience in a football team.
Resilience is woven deeply into the fabric of Oklahoma. Throw us an obstacle, and we grow stronger.
Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world.
It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
Resilience is based on the ability to embrace the extremes -- while no becoming an extremist. ... **Most companies don't do paradox very well.**
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First of all we have to recognize that despite all the problems - and in some cases failures - that this regime has been much more successful, much more resilient, than people had anticipated.
It makes me feel resilient when you tackle different things.
The elections that have taken place in these countries are a reflection of the lure of Democracy, and the resilience of our men and women in uniform who helped bring freedom to many who never knew what the word truly meant.
America's economy is resilient, and I am confident that Republican pro-growth policies will continue to keep our economy growing - just as it has since after the September 2001 terrorist attacks.