Quotation Explorer - 'Grievous'

Penance is a sacrifice, a voluntary punishment to show remorse for a sin. The more grievous the sin, the greater the self-inflicted suffering. For some, the ultimate penance is death. But for others, it simply a means to an end. - Emily Thorne
Sometimes friends make mistakes. Grievous ones that cry out for us to stay and prove we are true friends. - Beth Bernobich
The ancient commission of the writer has not changed. He is charged with exposing our many grievous faults and failures, with dredging up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams for the purpose of improvement."[Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech] - John Steinbeck
The rich, the poor, the high professor and the prophane [sic], seem all to be infected with this grievous disorder, so that the love of our neighbor seems to be quite banished, the love of self and opinions so far prevails. - Christopher Marshall
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. - Bible
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