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I have learned that a bitter experience can make you stronger. I now boastfully say that I have a hide like a rhinoceros... and I'm smiling. It's an interesting thing.
I have been back in Paris for two weeks. Nothing new. Life is still bitter.
How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!
Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
'Suffering should not make us bitter people,' my mother once said, 'it should make us better comforters.' Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they'll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind.
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!
Honore de Balzac
Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent.
Jan Peter Balkenende
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.
In 1949, China declared independence - an event known in Western discourse as 'the loss of China' in the U.S. - with bitter recriminations and conflict over who was responsible for that loss.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Every time there has been an effort by the Haitian people to overcome the misery and poverty that comes from 200 years of bitter attacks, really bitter, the U.S. steps in and blocks it.
The country already has a leader who divides us with the bitter politics of envy. We have to offer an alternative vision.
There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
I think that as you grow up, as you get older, we can't get bitter, we can't get jaded.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
I hate how hard spiritual transformation is and how long it takes. I hate thinking about how many people have gone to church for decades and remain joyless or judgmental or bitter or superior.
I'm a person that carries everything that happened to me in my past, with me into the future. I refuse to let it make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I remain open to anything that will happen to me.
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
I think it's your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter, old bastard.
Billie Joe Armstrong
Some people won't go the extra mile, and then on their birthday, when no one makes a fuss, they feel neglected and bitter.
In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers.
You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
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
Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be.
The task of the government is not only to pour honey into a cup, but sometimes to give bitter medicine.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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