Bitterness is like cancer. It eats...
Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.
As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it. Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life; love heals it. Bitterness blinds life; love anoints its eyes.
Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it's not the person we're resenting - it's us.
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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
I don't bear any bitterness towards anyone.
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.
But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
I send you a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of my victory.
AFFLICTION, n. An acclimatizing process preparing the soul for another and bitter world.
Standing, as I do, in view of God and eternity, I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone (On the eve of her execution)
Rage and bitterness do not foster femininity. They harden the heart and make the body sick.
But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
To be a member of the Communist Party is to have a taste of the police state. It is a diluted taste but is bitter and unforgettable.
In the process of gaining our rightful place, we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline.
Worse than despair,
Worse than the bitterness of death, is hope.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
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