resign oneself

See: bear, tolerate
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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.
Does Europe pay for the southern European countries or does it resign oneself to the end of the euro?
For the liberal progressive, then, to resign oneself to history is an immoral and foolish attitude.
Arguably, Rachel demonstrates what it is to have a defining passion, to resign oneself to the impossibility of its realisation and then to have faith in possibility.
Either way, after 2014, there will be no choice but to resign oneself to a policy operating at two different speeds.
One need not, therefore, resign oneself to abandoning either heaven or the world.
In such a world, moral complexity and a tragic sense of life are often used as the best possible excuse to do nothing, to resign oneself even to sufferings which are in no way necessary.