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  • Ask Joan to handle it. She’s resourceful.
  • "And lastly, O my resourceful son," said the Tisroc, "you have made clear how all this might give you the barbarian woman, but not how it helps me to the over-throwing of Narnia."
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • Elias is resourceful—he might still find a way to avoid death.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • She wasn’t resourceful.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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  • She, too, wore boots; but as if she was trying to be resourceful and fashionable at the same time, she had on leggings and a skirt constructed from the same material as the male’s pants.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • You proved yourselves to be quite resourceful.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Who knew that my extroverted, mercurial, overcaffeinated boyfriend would be so patient, so capable, and so resourceful?
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • But you are resourceful.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • "You’re resourceful."
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • She was a resourceful little thing.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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  • I remembered Grover as being quite resourceful, but if he was dealing with California’s natural disasters, he was unlikely to be back anytime in the next decade.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • "You’re all gifted children who passed my ’boring’ tests — in one way or another — and you’ve all shown yourselves to be unusually resourceful.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • "You will find him dependable, brave, resourceful, and loyal," continued Azaz, and the Humbug was so overcome by the flattery that he quite forgot to object again.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • I don’t know how much he knew about what my father did each day, but Schindler certainly realized he was a skilled, resourceful worker.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Evil’s resourceful that way.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • That merely poisons the birds which are their natural enemies, whereas they themselves, being insects and therefore resourceful, more resourceful than humans in fact, will merely develop a resistance to the sprays, so all you get is dead birds and more caterpillars later on.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • These demigods are resourceful.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire were intelligent children, and they were charming, and resourceful, and had pleasant facial features, but they were extremely unlucky, and most everything that happened to them was rife with misfortune, misery, and despair.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • ) had never been intelligent enough to persecute Andy and me in any kind of focused or resourceful way.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • A daring and resourceful young woman.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Maysilee Donner turns out to be pretty resourceful herself, for a girl who leaves the Cornucopia with only a small backpack.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • I may be smaller naturally, but overall my family’s resourcefulness has given me an edge in that area.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Confident that he was clever, resourceful, and bold enough to escape any predicament, he was almost incapable of discouragement.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • And how can I be a better fighter than myself, if she knows the same strategies I know, and is exactly as resourceful and clever as I am?
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • He is clever and cunning and resourceful, but he be not of man stature as to brain.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Pierre maintained the contrary, and as his mental faculties were greater and more resourceful, Nicholas felt himself cornered.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • They had too many ways, they were too resourceful—and when they did it too well, whatever their chosen method, I was in no position to refuse.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Socially inferior animals are the ones that make the most strenuous, resourceful efforts to get to know their keepers.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • He was a knowing man, was Mr. Wadgers, and very resourceful.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Some people in his situation could have figured out a way to walk out or maybe winter over, but to do that, you’d have to be extremely resourceful.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Our enemies are more resourceful than I imagined.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The champion should be one who has earned the camp’s respect, who has proven resourceful in the char-iot races and courageous in the defense of the camp.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Behind this business, I am convinced, there is a cool, intelligent, resourceful brain.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • She is a resourceful woman, she enlisted a disembodied spirit to pass on a message to me.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Somewhat more resourceful.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • I thought I’d learned resourcefulness, but Elisabet has given me a higher education in making soup out of stones.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • He was not really surprised that it was good, for he had observed that people who did lie were, on the whole, more resourceful and ambitious and successful than people who did not lie.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I have a feeling you’re quite resourceful.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • He was balancing himself on the dashboard of his car with that resourcefulness of movement that is so peculiarly American — that comes, I suppose, with the absence of lifting work or rigid sitting in youth and, even more, 76 with the formless grace of our nervous, sporadic games.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • She denied it but said that it was her impression that you were extremely resourceful, with an innovative way of thinking.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Freckles, I think; irreverent, resourceful.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • She looked bold and resourceful and unscrupulous, and she was all of these.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • But the call to Renault had required the right moves, resourcefulness and a little touch of Archie in the night.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • Well, he’s simply a genius of hypocrisy and resourcefulness in disarming the suspicions of the lawyers—so there’s nothing much to wonder at, I suppose!
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Friends who valued his cultural qualities advised him to join the Jewish police, as most young men from the intelligentsia did; you could be safe there, and if you were resourceful you could earn quite well.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • There was a time, she thought, when his mind, his energy, his inexhaustible resourcefulness had been given to the task of a producer devising better ways to deal with nature; now, they were switched to the task of a criminal outwitting men.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Their escape in each instance was planned, organized and effected by this society of young English jackanapes, headed by a man whose brain seems as resourceful as his identity is mysterious.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • He looks resourceful — Well, good night, Mr. Rainsford; I hope that you have a good night’s rest.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • For when youth and beauty have gone, she will find that the place-between, once occupied by tension, has become a wellspring of cunning and resourcefulness.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • But for all her labor and sacrifice and resourcefulness, her small beginnings purchased at so great a cost might be snatched away from her at any minute.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
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