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Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne. - Quentin Crisp


And that all seas are made calm and still with oil; and therefore the Divers under the water do spirit and sprinkle it abroad with their mouths because it dulceth and allaieth the unpleasant nature thereof, and carrieth a light with it. - Pliny the Elder


Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others. - Baltasar Gracian Y Morales


Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills. - Voltaire


Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth. - Benjamin Disraeli


There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory. - Marcel Proust


Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth. - Lillian Hellman


There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go. (The Bridge Across Forever) - Richard David Bach