Quotes: unpleasant

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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.
  • Peter McArthur
    Peter McArthur
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    A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.
  • Lillian Hellman
    Lillian Hellman
    American playwright 1905-1984
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    Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
    Baltasar Gracian
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    Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.
  • Richard Bandler
    Richard Bandler
    American author and trainer 1950-
    Richard Bandler
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    Do you want to know a good way to fall in love? Just associate with all your pleasant experiences with someone, and disassociate from all the unpleasant ones.
  • Bernard Baruch
    Bernard Baruch
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    Even when we know what is right, too often we fail to act. More often we grab greedily for the day, letting tomorrow bring what it will, putting off the unpleasant and unpopular.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
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    Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    Having read my share of tell-alls over the year, including some that were passed off as autobiographies, I mostly feel sad - sometimes for the writer and sometimes for all the people in his way. I hope that the process of writing the tell-all gives some release and closure on what clearly was an unpleasant and unfulfilling life experience.
  • Bob Bartlett
    Bob Bartlett
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    Hills are unpleasant, so I like to get them over with as quickly as possible.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
  • Lionel Trilling
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic 1905-1975
    Lionel Trilling
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    In the American metaphysic, reality is always material reality, hard, resistant, unformed, impenetrable, and unpleasant.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
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    On land, you can walk away from people, from unpleasant situations. But when you're on a ship for 14 months with 49 other people, if you don't resolve your issues it literally could mean - and this would be an extreme circumstance - the sinking of the ship. You learn a lot about other people. You learn a lot about yourself.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    One of the problems with defending free speech is you often have to defend people that you find to be outrageous and unpleasant and disgusting.
  • Dean William R. Inge
    Dean William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
    Dean William R. Inge
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    Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to the average person.
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