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Bitter Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Bitter

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I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Related topics: Values Government Political

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

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Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our
values are and how great the mission they represent.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

There is little for the great part of the history of
the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.
- Woodrow Wilson


 

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel,
but I am, so that's how it comes out.
- Bill Hicks

I have never seen such extreme partisanship,
such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of
the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
- Robert Byrd

Most jokes state a bitter truth.
- Larry Gelbart

I have known the fruits of strikes.
The bitter and the sweet.
Hunger and music.
- Merle Travis

I will see this game of life out to its bitter end.
- Zane Grey

If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter,
there is always the chance that you may find comfort
and the promise of something good.
- Bob Greene

It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.
- William Penn

I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter.
- Nicole Kidman

The truth is that life is delicious,
horrible,
charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.
- Anatole France

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

If I thought about it, I could be bitter,
but I don't feel like being bitter.
Being bitter makes you immobile, and there's too much that I still want to do.
- Richard Pryor

So rather than face the bitter truth,
China has placed severe restrictions on the Internet
and enlisted America's high-tech companies as their Internet police.
- Tom Lantos

She gave up beauty in her tender youth,
gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways;
she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity,
and chose the bitter truth.
- Christina Rossetti

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,
unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp,
so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
- Charles Dudley Warner

It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves
due to atrophy of the imagination.
- Martha Gellhorn

Here is the rule to remember in the future,
When anything tempts you to be bitter:
not,
"This is a misfortune" but "To bear this worthily is good fortune."
- Marcus Aurelius

In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter,
which stings in the very flowers.
- Lucretius

The longer you wait, the less fun.
If you wait until the bitter end, the whole economy can be destroyed.
- Jeffrey Sachs

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter
consciousness during adversity.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!
- Albert Camus

O conscience, upright and stainless,
how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
- Dante Alighieri

Well, fortunately we found out that the runner-up our
particular year was going to get a record contract also.
So it was kind of a - it was bitter sweet but it was an opportunity.
- Clay Aiken

I have been back in Paris for two weeks.
Nothing new.
Life is still bitter.
- Camille Claudel

We drink VB, Victoria Bitter, which is way better.
- Brody Armstrong

To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having
to die without having lived is unbearable.
- Erich Fromm

I think it's your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter,
old bastard.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

The amazing thing is that I'm sane.
I'm not bitter.
I'm not drugged out.
I'm not broke.
I'm still married to the same guy.
My children don't hate me.
- Brenda Lee

We must be part of the general staff at the inception,
rather than the ambulance drivers at the bitter end.
- Lane Kirkland

And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake
no word When they met in the way.
- Jean Ingelow

Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
- Francis Bacon

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
- Lucretius

If they are unsuccessful in married life,
who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty
than the wife? But if successful,
she has not a dollar to call her own.
- Ernestine Rose

Women's Lib? Poor little things.
They always look so unhappy.
Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?
- Joan Crawford

Heretics are the only bitter remedy against the entropy of human thought.
- Yevgeny Zamyatin

I didn't realize House would be the central character,
more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally.
I relish his wounded nature - the lameness,
the scarred Byronic hero.
- Hugh Laurie

I would wake up in Moscow or somewhere else,
my heart beating fast, feeling bitter and helpless.
- Alfred Schnittke

People say you should read your criticism because it
will make you a better person but it doesn't.
It just makes you a sad bitter old showbiz nightmare.
- Jo Brand

Life is only a long and bitter suicide,
and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
- Franz Liszt

I venture to prophesy that there lies before us a bitter and an evil time.
- Auberon Herbert

I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish
there was less immaturity in political thinking.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

But, truly, I have wept too much!
The Dawns are heartbreaking.
Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
- Arthur Rimbaud

The sensitive artist knows that a bitter wind is blowing.
- Herbert Read

Black frost.
The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter.
Your stars cluster in evil signs.
- Georg Trakl

You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
- Samuel Goldwyn

To be a member of the Communist Party is to have a
taste of the police state.
It is a diluted taste but is bitter and unforgettable.
- Elia Kazan

It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing
in this unpolished country.
- Greta Garbo

The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment,
no matter what the score.
- Nick Hornby

I know people who grow old and bitter.
I want to keep making a fresh start.
I don't want them to defeat me.
That would be suicidal.
- Robert Wyatt

With Hitchcock I had little relationship.
I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann,
his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain,
after the bitter fight between them.
- Maurice Jarre

I was briefly bitter.
- Margot Kidder

Though bitter, good medicine cures illness.
Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.
- Sima Qian

Heaven is high, Earth Wide.
Bitter between them flies my sorrow.
- Li Po

We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us,
but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
- Denis Diderot

That is one of the bitter curses of poverty;
it leaves no right to be generous.
- George Gissing

World's use is cold, world's love is vain,
world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
- Khalil Gibran

We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon,
to the most bitter solitude.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

When rock came in, I wasn't bitter about it.
I was puzzled.
- Jo Stafford

Oh, definitely and you know you take the bitter with
the sweet but the benefits far outweigh the burdens
of what I've been able to do for my family,
my word.
- Star Jones

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter,
when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
- John Locke

I like this life.
I like it when it's hard, and I like it better when it's not,
but I know you don't get the sweet part without the bitter.
- Holly Near

It is bitter to lose a friend to evil,
before one loses him to death.
- Mary Renault

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
- Ovid


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