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An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
- Thomas Jefferson

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When we lose one we love,
our bitterest tears are called forth
by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First,
by reflection, which is noblest; Second,
by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience,
which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

 

There are three methods to gaining wisdom.
The first is reflection, which is the highest.
The second is limitation, which is the easiest.
The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage;
since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field,
than their own hearts in their closet.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this:
to know so much and to have control over nothing.
- Herodotus

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The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words
left unsaid and deeds left undone.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
- Walter Savage Landor

The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who
discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado,
that his strength is only a uniform,
that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
- Pearl S. Buck

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
- Robert Burton

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

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

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

Let the word go forth from this time and place,
to friend and foe alike,
that the torch has been passed
to a new generation of Americans -
born in this century, tempered by war,
disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have sworn to only live free.
Even if I find bitter the taste of death,
I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.
- Osama bin Laden

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

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

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

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

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

The compulsion of fate is bitter.
- Christoph Martin Wieland

Most jokes state a bitter truth.
- Larry Gelbart

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

There is some self-interest behind every friendship.
There is no friendship without self-interests.
This is a bitter truth.
- Chanakya

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

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

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

A healthy degree of party unity among Democrats and
Republicans has deteriorated into bitter partisan warfare.
- Thomas E. Mann

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


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