Quotes by bitterness

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
  • Bao Dai
    Bao Dai
    Vietnamese emperor 1913-1997
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    As for us, during twenty years' reign, we have known much bitterness.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
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    Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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    Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
  • Lucretius
    Lucretius
    Roman poet and philosopher c.95-55 BC
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    From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
  • Edith Cavell
    Edith Cavell
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    I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    In Old Havana, the names of the streets before the revolution provided a glimpse into the city's state of mind. You might have known someone who lived on the corner of Soul and Bitterness, Solitude and Hope, or Light and Avocado.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    In this world a great deal of the bitterness amongst us arises from an imperfect understanding of one another.
    Source: Speech Birmingham’s Town Hall 30 december 1853
  • Madame Guizot
    Madame Guizot
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    Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to others rather than what he ought to expect from them.
  • Leo Rosten
    Leo Rosten
    Polish-American scientist 1908-1997
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    Satire is focused bitterness.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    Somedays, if bitterness were a whetstone, I could be sharp as grief.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    The continuance and frequent fits of anger produce in the soul a propensity to be angry; which oftentimes ends in choler, bitterness, and moronity, when the mid becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and is wounded by the least occurrence.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    11th President of India 1931-2015
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    Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
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