Quotations on Bitterness

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Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Anger, Bitterness, Cancer, Fire)

There's a lot of bitterness, there's a lot of anger out there. We all have to work hard to heal those wounds.
- Allen Boyd
(Keywords: Anger, Work, Bitterness, Wounds)

Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.
- Terry Brooks
(Keywords: Travel, Anger, Bitterness, Hurt, Road)

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell
(Keywords: Patriotism, Bitterness, Hatred)

My brother and I had a real love-hate relationship with my success. There was some bitterness there that I didn't understand until recently, but I told him that if I ever did a record I wanted him to play on it.
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Keywords: Love, Success, Brother, Bitterness, Play)

If there is anything worse than international warfare, is civil warfare, and the United States was destined to experience it in the extreme of bitterness.
- Paul Harris
(Keywords: Experience, Bitterness, Extreme, states, United)

From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
- Lucretius
(Keywords: Heart, Bitterness, Delight, Flowers)

It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.
- Robert G. Menzies
(Keywords: Truth, Bitterness, Enemy, Joy, Present)

I've purged myself of bitterness and anger and remained open to love.
- Tatum O'Neal
(Keywords: Anger, Love, Bitterness, Open)

After voluntary exertions on the part of our people to which the history of the world furnishes no parallel, is the old root of bitterness still to remain in the ground, to sprout and bear fruit in the future as it has borne fruit in the past?
- Robert Dale Owen
(Keywords: History, People, Bitterness, Future, Old, Past, World)

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Keywords: Hope, Bitterness, Deceit, Reality)

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Truth, Bitterness, Criticism, Man)

Our national history has so often filled us with bitterness and the feeling of helplessness.
- Lech Walesa
(Keywords: History, Bitterness, Feeling)

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