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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.
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.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
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
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
Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.
No tyrant, however evil, has yet lacked ready hands to execute his most abominable will. To read how eagerly men have rushed to serve the despot is the bitterest, the saddest matter of history; it is the saddest sight in our own day.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Walter Savage Landor
That President Mohammad Khatami's policies have been blocked is the bitterest incident in the contemporary Iranian history. This means that the wishes of millions of people who voted for Khatami and called for freedom and justice have been ignored... Why should cultural activities and journalism be so risky in Iran?
I was a switchboard operator on the first season of 'Mad Men.' I was the oldest and bitterest.
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