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Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. - Maya Angelou


The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. - Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe


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


If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Hostility: A peculiarly sharp and specially applied sense of the earth's overpopulation. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


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. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another. - Sigmund Freud


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