Quotes with submit
Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a [person] does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses their intelligence.
We are told that wealth is a test of character -- few of us have to submit to it. Poverty is the more usual test. It is difficult to be very poor and maintain one's self-respect.
The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections (1918)
Confidence always pleases those who receive it. It is a tribute we pay to their merit, a deposit we commit to their trust, a pledge that gives them a claim upon us, a kind of dependence to which we voluntarily submit.
Men are not only prone to forget benefits; they even hate those who have obliged them, and cease to hate those who have injured them. The necessity of revenging an injury, or of recompensing a benefit seems a slavery to which they are unwilling to submit.