Quotes: resentment

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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, the steadiness of your resentment.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
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    A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do - namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
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    After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    America has always been a country of amateurs where the professional, that is to say, the man who claims authority as a member of an élite which knows the law in some field or other, is an object of distrust and resentment.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
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    Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before, Bokonon tells us. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.
  • Joan Lunden
    Joan Lunden
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    Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception.
  • Adam Arkin
    Adam Arkin
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    I think that's created a healthy environment. The comparisons to 'ER' were maddening and there was this assumption that the two of us were looking at each other with rage and resentment, which was also not the case.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
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    It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen.
  • Nostalgia is a dangerous emotion, both because it is powerless to act in the real world, and because it glides so easily into hatred and resentment against those who have taken our Eden from us.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Occasionally I've seen children become heavy-handed and insensitive when dealing with their aging parents, and it only caused resentment and hard feelings.
  • Oh, there's tons of resentment. That's normal. I can't control that, and I don't worry about it.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
    Barbara Sher
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    Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.
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