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American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910+2
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910+1
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing, but cabbage with a college education.
What makes bitter things sweet? Hunger.
American Evangelist 1918-0
'Suffering should not make us bitter people,' my mother once said, 'it should make us better comforters.' Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they'll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind.
Sidney J. Harris
American journalist 1917-0
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-18780
Alone each heart must cover up its dead; Alone, through bitter toil, achieve its rest.
American writer 1924-19870
Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
As I'm always fond of telling hosts at the Oscars who are doing it for their first time, for everybody who wins, there are four people who don't. As the evening wears on, the room fills up with losers, and then they are bitter.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
French Poet 1854-18910
But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Dear Angry Older People, over 21-ish, anyone who considers themselves an adult, still bitter: Next time you're wondering what wrong with kids today, you might wanna check the examples you've been giving us to work with.Source: Poetry Older People
English poet 1612-16800
Eating is touch carried to the bitter end.
British Novelist 1816-18550
Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.