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A surgeon is surrounded by people who are sick, discouraged, afraid, embittered, dying - but also courageous, loving, wise, compassionate and alive.
No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
Skepticism is the sadism of embittered souls.
Emile M. Cioran
I didn't want to become some embittered old hack getting his revenge for the rest of my life. And I didn't want to become some scared creature cowering in a corner. I remember telling myself not to carry the hatred around, although I know where it is. I have it in a trunk in storage.
I was in New York City on 9/11. Grief remains from that awful day, but not only grief. There is fear, too, a fear informed by the knowledge that whatever my worst nightmare is, there is someone out there embittered enough to carry it out.
A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life, has originated in a negligence of trifles.
And nothing embittered me, which is important, because I think ethnic people and women in this society can end up being embittered because of the lack of affirmative action, you know.
James Earl Jones
I think every high school student who was alert during the early '60s got very embittered by the slow progress and the violence surrounding the Civil Rights Movement.
P. J. O'Rourke
We would not have our politics distracted and embittered by the dissensions of other lands.
Henry Cabot Lodge
I've always been slightly embittered about computers because it was the only subject I failed at school.
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