resign oneself to

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He said it was foolish to resign oneself to one's fate without making any efforts to save oneself because life is God's greatest gift to man.
Peter's Basilica on Sunday the Pope Benedict said that, "One must never resign oneself to the lack of peace.
The former German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, Joschka Fischer, warned earlier this year that Europe was facing the dilemma, "Pay for the southern European countries or resign oneself to the end of the euro.