Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way."
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At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can -- namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.
All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.
Surrender to love, beauty, and peace.
I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions.
Surrender is faith that the power of love can accomplish anything.
.. even when you can not foresee the outcome.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.
Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.
Pol Pot will surrender, be captured or commit suicide.
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
On the still calm waters of surrender, the reflections of clarity appear.
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
The creative process is a process of surrender, not control.
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will.
Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering.
I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.
You're going to have to surrender a little bit to the contrivance of how Freddy and Jason get together.
Evolve your understanding of success from the outer realm of control, materialism, and ego, to the inner realm of surrender, spirituality, and compassion.
Surrender is not a weakness, but rather an empowering state of humility.
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.
Surrender is the path to freedom through our unique authenticity, where we experience the flow of life not through the narrow lens of the mind, but through the vast refuge of the heart.
The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.
The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.
The purpose of polite behavior is never virtuous.
Deceit, surrender, and concealment: these are not virtues. The goal of the mannerly is comfort, per se.
It is not enough that one surrenders oneself.
Surrender is to give oneself up to the original cause of one's being. Do not delude yourself by imagining such a source to be some God outside you. One's source is within oneself. Give yourself up to it. That means that you should seek the source and merge in it.
The harder you work, the harder is to surrender.
There is not one incident in the history of humanity in which defeatism led to peace which was anything other than a complete fraud.
No man is fit to be a Senator... unless he is willing to surrender his political life for great principle.
Never surrender opportunity for security.
We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.
Do not yield. Do not flinch. Stand up. Stand up with our President and fight. We're Americans. We're Americans, and we'll never surrender. They will.
NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force us to surrender our independence. And that is where NATO miscalculated. You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender. But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an independent sovereign nation.
Surrender had played out for good with me.
The master tools of success are invitation, patience, time, gentleness, cooperation and surrender.
When one learns to focus energy through surrender and sensitivity, they become free, and can access the expansiveness of endless possibility.
History gives us a kind of chart, and we dare not surrender even a small rushlight in the darkness. The hasty reformer who does not remember the past will find himself condemned to repeat it.
There are similarities between absolute power and absolute faith: a demand for absolute obedience, a readiness to attempt the impossible, a bias for simple solutionsto cut the knot rather than unravel it, the viewing of compromise as surrender. Both absolute power and absolute faith are instruments of dehumanization. Hence, absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will.
Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment. The Root Of The Righteous
It requires courage not to surrender oneself to the ingenious or compassionate counsels of despair that would induce a man to eliminate himself from the ranks of the living; but it does not follow from this that every huckster who is fattened and nourished in self-confidence has more courage than the man who yielded to despair.
There is but one love of Jesus, as there is but one person in the poor -- Jesus.
We take vows of chastity to love Christ with undivided love; to be able to love him with undivided love we take a vow of poverty which frees us from all material possessions, and with that freedom we can love him with undivided love, and from this vow of undivided love we surrender ourselves totally to him in the person who takes his place.
Death is an unsurpassable limit of human existence.
..We discover the relationship which is the basis for all feelings of reverance, fear, awe, wonder, sorrow, and deference in the face of something greater and more powerful...Only such a being-unto-death can guarantee the precondition that the Dasein be able to free itself from its absorption in, its submission and surrender of itself to the things and relationships of everyday living and to return to itself.
An honest man can never surrender an honest doubt.
You're in the midst of a war: a battle between the limits of a crowd seeking the surrender of your dreams, and the power of your true vision to create and contribute. It is a fight between those who will tell you what you cannot do, and that part of you that knows -- and has always known -- that we are more than our environment; and that a dream, backed by an unrelenting will to attain it, is truly a reality with an imminent arrival.
Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to.
The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.