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Bitter Quotes

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I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Related topics: Values Government Political

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

 

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our
values are and how great the mission they represent.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

With Hitchcock I had little relationship.
I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann,
his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain,
after the bitter fight between them.
- Maurice Jarre

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I would wake up in Moscow or somewhere else,
my heart beating fast, feeling bitter and helpless.
- Alfred Schnittke

I venture to prophesy that there lies before us a bitter and an evil time.
- Auberon Herbert

I think it's your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter,
old bastard.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

To be a member of the Communist Party is to have a
taste of the police state.
It is a diluted taste but is bitter and unforgettable.
- Elia Kazan

Life is only a long and bitter suicide,
and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
- Franz Liszt

That is one of the bitter curses of poverty;
it leaves no right to be generous.
- George Gissing

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter
consciousness during adversity.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

The amazing thing is that I'm sane.
I'm not bitter.
I'm not drugged out.
I'm not broke.
I'm still married to the same guy.
My children don't hate me.
- Brenda Lee

I used to be kind of bitter and jealous as well,
but I get it.
It's business.
- Carlos Alazraqui

I was briefly bitter.
- Margot Kidder

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter,
when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
- John Locke

It is bitter to lose a friend to evil,
before one loses him to death.
- Mary Renault

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
- Khalil Gibran

I didn't realize House would be the central character,
more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally.
I relish his wounded nature - the lameness,
the scarred Byronic hero.
- Hugh Laurie

I think you have to pay for love with bitter tears.
- Edith Piaf

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
- Lucretius

I have never seen such extreme partisanship,
such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of
the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
- Robert Byrd

There is some self-interest behind every friendship.
There is no friendship without self-interests.
This is a bitter truth.
- Chanakya

Though bitter, good medicine cures illness.
Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.
- Sima Qian

I have been back in Paris for two weeks.
Nothing new.
Life is still bitter.
- Camille Claudel

Women's Lib? Poor little things.
They always look so unhappy.
Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?
- Joan Crawford

Black frost.
The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter.
Your stars cluster in evil signs.
- Georg Trakl

The longer you wait, the less fun.
If you wait until the bitter end, the whole economy can be destroyed.
- Jeffrey Sachs

How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!
- Albert Camus

World's use is cold, world's love is vain,
world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having
to die without having lived is unbearable.
- Erich Fromm

It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves
due to atrophy of the imagination.
- Martha Gellhorn

Heretics are the only bitter remedy against the entropy of human thought.
- Yevgeny Zamyatin

Most jokes state a bitter truth.
- Larry Gelbart

People say you should read your criticism because it
will make you a better person but it doesn't.
It just makes you a sad bitter old showbiz nightmare.
- Jo Brand

I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish
there was less immaturity in political thinking.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
- Francis Bacon

We drink VB, Victoria Bitter, which is way better.
- Brody Armstrong

I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter.
- Nicole Kidman

I have known the fruits of strikes.
The bitter and the sweet.
Hunger and music.
- Merle Travis

If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter,
there is always the chance that you may find comfort
and the promise of something good.
- Bob Greene

A healthy degree of party unity among Democrats and
Republicans has deteriorated into bitter partisan warfare.
- Thomas E. Mann

If I thought about it, I could be bitter,
but I don't feel like being bitter.
Being bitter makes you immobile, and there's too much that I still want to do.
- Richard Pryor

Oh, definitely and you know you take the bitter with
the sweet but the benefits far outweigh the burdens
of what I've been able to do for my family,
my word.
- Star Jones

Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp,
so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
- Charles Dudley Warner

I will see this game of life out to its bitter end.
- Zane Grey

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

O conscience, upright and stainless,
how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
- Dante Alighieri

There is little for the great part of the history of
the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.
- Woodrow Wilson

The compulsion of fate is bitter.
- Christoph Martin Wieland

We must be part of the general staff at the inception,
rather than the ambulance drivers at the bitter end.
- Lane Kirkland

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
- Ovid

In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter,
which stings in the very flowers.
- Lucretius

It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.
- William Penn

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,
unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
- Kurt Vonnegut

We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon,
to the most bitter solitude.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter
and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed
with hatred for his peaceful goals.
- Jimmy Carter

The sensitive artist knows that a bitter wind is blowing.
- Herbert Read

Well, fortunately we found out that the runner-up our
particular year was going to get a record contract also.
So it was kind of a - it was bitter sweet but it was an opportunity.
- Clay Aiken

I have sworn to only live free.
Even if I find bitter the taste of death,
I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.
- Osama bin Laden

It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing
in this unpolished country.
- Greta Garbo

But, truly, I have wept too much!
The Dawns are heartbreaking.
Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
- Arthur Rimbaud

When rock came in, I wasn't bitter about it.
I was puzzled.
- Jo Stafford

If they are unsuccessful in married life,
who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty
than the wife? But if successful,
she has not a dollar to call her own.
- Ernestine Rose

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel,
but I am, so that's how it comes out.
- Bill Hicks

Here is the rule to remember in the future,
When anything tempts you to be bitter:
not,
"This is a misfortune" but "To bear this worthily is good fortune."
- Marcus Aurelius

We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us,
but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
- Denis Diderot

The truth is that life is delicious,
horrible,
charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.
- Anatole France

The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment,
no matter what the score.
- Nick Hornby


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