Quotes: unbearable

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  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
  • Timothy Leary
    Timothy Leary
    American psychologist and writer 1920-1996
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    Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach in the spaghetti, a woman's laugh.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    How unbearable at times are people who are happy, people for whom everything works out.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
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    Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    If property had simply pleasures, we could stand it; but its duties make it unbearable. In the interest of the rich we must get rid of it.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    Mrs. Van Daan's grizzling is absolutely unbearable; now she can't any longer drive us crazy over the invasion, she nags us the whole day long about the bad weather. It really would be nice to dump her in a bucket of cold water and put her up in the loft.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Silence is the unbearable repartee.
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    There is, of course, a gold mine or a buried treasure on every mortgaged homestead. Whether the farmer ever digs for it or not, it is there, haunting his daydreams when the burden of debt is most unbearable.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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    There's a point of poverty at which the spirit isn't with the body all the time. It finds the body really too unbearable. So it's almost as if you were talking to the soul itself. And a soul's not properly responsible.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Three passions simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life; the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.
  • Yann Martel
    Yann Martel
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    When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.
    Source: Het leven van Pi
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