Quotation Explorer - 'Bearable'

Could you imagine how horrible things would be if we always told others how we felt? Life would be intolerably bearable. - Randy K. Milholland
Other people's troubles are bearable. - Yiddish Proverb
Everyone wants a prodigy to fail; it makes our mediocrity more bearable. - Harold Bloom
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning. - George Bernard Shaw
Beauty is only the start of bearable terror. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The law is not designed to make us honorable, only bearable. - Marie C. Malaro
If it can be verified, we don't need faith... Faith is for that which lies on the other side of reason. Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedies and ambiguities and sudden, startling joys. - Madeleine L'Engle
Can't you see? Before you knew the truth, we were happy. What's the god in ferreting out the truth all that time? It's always unpleasant.""Is it only lies that are Pleasant?""Usually. That's why people tell them. To make life bearable. - Penelope Mortimer
The only bearable thing about being human is that you can change, the second you feel like. Get it through your head that you changes, and cut yourself some slack before you fucking choke to death from all the apologies in your throat. - C.M. McKenna
Anything is bearable as long as you can make a story out of it... - M. Scott Momaday
In all our searching, the only thing we've found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other. - Carl Sagan
Humankind has turned the world into a cruel and at times inhospitable place. The thing that makes it all bearable is the potential for loving companionship. - Christopher Earley
In a way, she became the sand to my hourglass... she made watching that trickling sand a little more bearable. I no longer worried about what would happen when the sand ran out. I began to see the spark each grain held as it fell. - Hubert Martin
A struggle with infuriated foes is always bearable, but God preserve us from the terrible battle with one's friends. Everything that is in us gets broken by it. - Nikolai Gogol
Lots of people say that everything that we possess, experience and want; like books, music, films and holidays are all just a big distraction from death. But I think differently. I think it’s the exact order and presence of these trivial things that make life worthwhile and bearable. - Frieda Robson
Humankind has turned to world into a cruel and inhospitable place. The thing that makes it all bearable is the potential for loving companionship. - Christopher Earle
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