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    I don't know why I don't watch the Oscars. It's not bitterness or anything; it just seems weird.

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    I don't look back with any bitterness, though there are a couple of judgment calls and some '80s hairdos that I'd like to do over.

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    If I had been helping the Almighty when he created man, I would have had him begin at the other end, and start human beings with old age. How much better to start old and have all the bitterness and blindness of age in the beginning!

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    If you are harboring the slightest bitterness toward anyone, or any unkind thoughts of any sort whatever, you must get rid of them quickly. They are not hurting anyone but you. It isn't enough just to do right things and say right things - you must also think right things before your life can come into harmony.

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    I don't recognize hate, I don't recognize bitterness, I don't recognize jealousy, I don't recognize greed. I don't give them power. They don't exist to me.

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    I have known the fruits of strikes. The bitter and the sweet. Hunger and music.

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    If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a gumdrop.

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    I have never seen such extreme partisanship, such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.

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    I know that there is still a lot of bitterness and anger, and arguably justifiably so, when you think about how brutal slavery was and what its brutal legacy still is.

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    I have not personally suffered from the deprivations, the bitterness and sorrow which bring so many men and women to a realisation of social injustice.

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    I had the honor to meet Nelson Mandela, and I heard him explain his forgiveness of his captors of 27 years by saying hatred and bitterness is destructive - the power is in love and forgiveness.

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    I like this life. I like it when it's hard, and I like it better when it's not, but I know you don't get the sweet part without the bitter.

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    In my view the time for rousing revolutionary literature has passed, because the revolution has already revolutionised itself to death and has left behind only bitterness and a sort of weariness, listlessness and even nausea.

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    Indeed, I thought, slipping the silver into my purse, it is remarkable, remembering the bitterness of those days, what a change of temper a fixed income will bring about.

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    ... in Northern Ireland, if you don't have basic Christianity, rather than merely religion, all you get out of the experience of living is bitterness.

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    "I'm sorry I'm young," Deborah answered with a bitterness that was half prose. "We have a right to be as crazy as anyone else

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    In the midst of sorrow, faith draws the sting out of every trouble, and takes out the bitterness from every affliction.

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    It is better to have some unhappiness while one is still young, for if a person does not experience some bitterness, his disposition will not settle down.

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    I think happy, companionate marriages between men and women who respect each other (as far as is consistent with being actual human beings) should be every bit as poetry-worthy as angst, bitterness, and shame.

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    I think cruelty is just loneliness disguised as bitterness.

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    It is impossible to go as high as you are capable of going, if you are carrying the burden of hate, revenge and bitterness.

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    It's not the suffering of birth, death, love that the young reject, but the suffering of endless labor without dream, eating the spare bread in bitterness, being a slave without the security of a slave.

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    It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. Carry it by the comfortable handles of gratitude for what's positive and that it is not worse, rather than the uncomfortable edges of bitterness for the negatives and that it is not better.

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    It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.

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    It is a great thing, when our Gethsemane hours come, when the cup of bitterness is pressed to our lips ... to feel that it is not fate, that it is not necessity, but divine love for good ends working upon us.

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    It was like we were all so busy trying to be happy or saying we were happy, but underneath there was nothing but bitterness, the kind that could only be bled out in ink, in unspoken word.

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    Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.

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    It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination.

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    I wrap the potential for bitterness, resentment, martyrdom in the blanket of forgiveness and just set it down. Then it just melts in the warmth. And goes away.

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    Let us never yield to pessimism, to that bitterness that the devil offers us every day.

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    Live fully, love deeply, let go with no bitterness.

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    It's what I'd like from my life - to live and learn, be wise and to go on without bitterness.

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    I wish I could undo what I did at Enron but I can't. I understand that I deserve punishment. Your honor, I accept the prison sentence that you are about to impose and will serve it without bitterness.

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    Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.

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    Life is too short for any man to hold bitterness in his heart.

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    Most jokes state a bitter truth.

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    Many of us are being held hostage by bitterness because we are not willing to give to others what we have been given.

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    Mighty to inspire new hopes, and able to drown the bitterness of cares.

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    Muslim women had to go out in purdah, that heavy sheet that covers even the eyes. Hindu women had to go out in the doli, a kind of closed sedan chair like a catafalque. My mother always told me about these things with bitterness and rage.

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    Music is made particularly and principally to charm the spirit and the ear, and to enable us to pass our lives with a little sweetness amidst all the bitterness that we encounter here.

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    Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.

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    Never trust your tongue when your heart is bitter.

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    My cup of sweets is not unmingled: it is dashed with a bitterness that I cannot hide from myself, disguise it as I will.

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    Nothing mortal is enduring, and there is nothing sweet which does not presently end in bitterness.

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    My priciple is, the artist shall put forth, humbly & lovingly, without bitterness, the very best & highest that is within him,utterly regardless of contemporary criticism.

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    O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!

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    Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself -my disgust at her barbarity -clumsiness -darkness -bitter mockery of herself -is the most desolating.

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    No man is defeated without some resentment which will be continued with obstinacy while he believes himself in the right, and asserted with bitterness, if even to his own conscience he is detected in the wrong.

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    Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.

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    old grudges and bitterness always hurt the individual more than the one whom he believes injured him.