Quotes: bitter

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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    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.
  • A.R. Orage
    A.R. Orage
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    Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    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.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    '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
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    Alone each heart must cover up its dead; Alone, through bitter toil, achieve its rest.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    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.
  • Bruce Vilanch
    Bruce Vilanch
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    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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
  • Arthur Rimbaud
    Arthur Rimbaud
    French Poet 1854-1891
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    But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.





  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
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    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
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Eating is touch carried to the bitter end.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
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    Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
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