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Disappointment is inevitable. But to become discouraged, there's a choice I make. God would never discourage me. He would always point me to himself to trust him. Therefore, my discouragement is from Satan. As you go through the emotions that we have, hostility is not from God, bitterness, unforgiveness, all of these are attacks from Satan.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
I know from personal experience how damaging it can be to live with bitterness and unforgiveness. I like to say it's like taking poison and hoping your enemy will die. And it really is that harmful to us to live this way.
Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don't go away, they just echo around.
Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.
Bitterness is so ugly.
It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.
Beauty, more than bitterness, makes the heart break.
Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it's not the person we're resenting - it's us.
I feel like unforgiveness, bitterness and resentment, it blocks the flows of God's blessings in life.
Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life's just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff.
The great thing about celebrity culture is that they can't seem to stop themselves from displaying their ridiculous behaviour. I feel it's my job as a serious investigative journalist to witness all kinds of behaviour and then report back to the audience through the prism of my own anger and bitterness.
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
From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
William Makepeace Thackeray
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a gumdrop.
One feels as if it could never, never be less. And yet all griefs, when there is no bitterness in them, are soothed down by time.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
John F. Kennedy
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