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Bitterest Quotes

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An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
- Thomas Jefferson

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Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

When we lose one we love,
our bitterest tears are called forth
by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First,
by reflection, which is noblest; Second,
by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience,
which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

 

An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
- Walter Savage Landor

There are three methods to gaining wisdom.
The first is reflection, which is the highest.
The second is limitation, which is the easiest.
The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage;
since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field,
than their own hearts in their closet.
- Charles Caleb Colton

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The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words
left unsaid and deeds left undone.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this:
to know so much and to have control over nothing.
- Herodotus

The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who
discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado,
that his strength is only a uniform,
that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
- Pearl S. Buck

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 was briefly bitter.
- Margot Kidder

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

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

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

I like this life.
I like it when it's hard, and I like it better when it's not,
but I know you don't get the sweet part without the bitter.
- Holly Near

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake
no word When they met in the way.
- Jean Ingelow

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

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

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

Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
- Robert Burton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

So rather than face the bitter truth,
China has placed severe restrictions on the Internet
and enlisted America's high-tech companies as their Internet police.
- Tom Lantos

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

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

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

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

Most jokes state a bitter truth.
- Larry Gelbart

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

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

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

I know people who grow old and bitter.
I want to keep making a fresh start.
I don't want them to defeat me.
That would be suicidal.
- Robert Wyatt

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


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