Quotation Explorer - 'Resentment'

Resentment is often a woman's inner signal that she has been ignoring an important God-given responsibility - that of making choices. - Brenda Waggoner
You can never win resentment with an argument—only love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
The Master said, If your conduct is determined solely by considerations of profit you will arouse great resentment. - Confucius
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it. - Tacitus
I resented the idea of being talented. I couldn’t respect it in my experience, no one else did. Being called talented at school had only made me a target for resentment. I wanted to work. Work, I could honor. - Alexander Chee
We will not be able to find peace if our minds are burning with the fires of resentment. Let us forgive and forget to create peace. - Debasish Mridha
The tongue and pen are great outlets for wrath and resentment. (1849) - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
When you carry resentment towards another, you are effectively strengthening your relationship with that person. Let go of the resentment and you break the ties that bind you. - Steven Aitchison
The resentment I felt inside was not hatred for being imprisoned or for Victor who had betrayed me but something deeper: a rebellion against the very way of things that condemned men to be imprisoned inside their own identities. - MacDonald Harris
Do not allow your resentment towards negative in this era to blind you into spiting yourself. We were made unique and should celebrate each other's life and the uniqueness that defines us. - Auliq-Ice
The worst enemy in life is resentment. - Debasish Mridha
A life lived mired in resentment is one that is lived primarily in the past and this is never one that is filled with joy. - Taite Adams
Life is too short for anger, resentment, hostility and "should have." It is too short to put off doing what brings you joy. Live each day as if it were your last, because one day it will be. - Julie-Anne
Resentment is like a drug. Once you pick it up, it will only get worse and worse until you surrender and do the work to let it go. - Samantha Leahy
The overman...Who has organized the chaos of his passions, given style to his character, and become creative. Aware of life's terrors, he affirms life without resentment. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Three things to give up to be happier: 1. Never complain, condemn, or criticize. 2. Give up anger, fear, and resentment. 3. Give up the desire to impress and control others. - Debasish Mridha
The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference. - Al Capp
Anger is a fire of resentment which will burn the bearer and not the receiver. - Debasish Mridha
The hurt, resentment, the revenge, the pride, and regret are thrown hard and fast like snowballs in the winter. Some major ones hit hard; some minor ones just roll off, while others stick for an elongated time…as long as we stay in the cold frosty air of not letting go. - Wes Adamson
Every thought, word, and action plants seeds in the garden of your life. Are you planting seeds of love, compassion, peace, or those of anger, resentment and dissatisfaction? Choose wisely and tend your garden well. - John Bruna
Anger and resentment are problems for our understanding and vision. They happen when we are away from our real purpose and mission. - Debasish Mridha
Resentment of reality can hurt more than reality - Chaitanya Charan Das
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. - Joan Lunden
He said he was going to fix everything and I believed him. But I believed him before and again some. And I guess I got lost in the resentment of disbelief. - Dominic Riccitello
On Collateral Damage: "Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we'll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map. - Chris Holm
Forgiveness is empowering for the forgiver. Years of resentment, frustration, and pain are set FREE! - Dana Arcuri
Resentment is our biggest enemy. - Debasish Mridha
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies. - Nelson Mandela
She was certain this trip would be a landslide of regret, anger and resentment, crumbling around a day of sadness. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Secrets
Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. - Carrie Fisher
Anger and resentment are the cancer of our mind. To be cured, inject love in your heart and be kind. - Debasish Mridha
Control and manipulation are not love; the outcome is a life of imprisonment ultimately leading to deep-rooted feelings of resentment. - Ken Poirot
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment. - Elbert Hubbard
There's a war between two wolves inside everybody. One is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego. The other's good. It's love, peace, beauty, happiness, truth, hope, joy, humility, kindness, and empathy. "Who wins...?""The one you feed". - MK Asante
You turned your guilt into resentment, because that seems easier to face. You won't move on until you turn it back into guilt, and then into forgiveness for yourself. - Charlie Jane Anders
Empty yourself of past resentment, anger, and sadness to fill it with love and pure happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Write about fear. Write about pain. Write about heartache and resentment. Nothing worth reading comes from writing what can be said out loud. - Alexandra Cruz
A moment of anger is a moment of resentment and madness which can burn your heart. - Debasish Mridha
To ask to be forgiven is in part to acknowledge that the attitude displayed in our actions was such as might properly be resented and in part to repudiate that attitude for the future; and to forgive is to accept the repudiation and to forswear the resentment. - Peter Frederick Strawson
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters. - M. F. K. Fisher
Religion became the evil of our society when it started to teach resentment and hate instead of unconditional love and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
Clean out your mind closet.Clean out resentment and hatred.Clean out regrets and secrets.Now fill it with love, joy and respect. - Debasish Mridha
Never dwell in resentment, but never forget to learn from the reflection. - Debasish Mridha
Fear of the unknown and resentment bring stress. - Debasish Mridha
Without forgiveness and love, you will live with resentment, bitterness, malice and strife which result in more pain. You can never love without forgiving. Forgiveness deepens your ability to love and frees you from pain. - Kemi Sogunle
Reason is an outcome of frailty and resentment. When Will fails to cope with the labour of life, or the life of labour, its fragile remnants are set to construct a slighter world of justifications. - Raheel Farooq
To forgive is to be free from past resentment to welcome the dawn of peace. - Debasish Mridha
When the waves of love, extinguish the fire of resentment, then the dawn of peace on earth will begin. - Debasish Mridha
O Holy Spirit, give me a simple heart which will not retire within itself to savor its own sorrows, a heart magnanimous in giving itself, easily moved to compassion, a faithful, generous heart, which does not forget any favor received nor hold resentment for any injuries done to it. - Leonce de Grandmaison
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before... He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. - Kurt Vonnegut
Folks in Irihs might not be as welcoming as they were here. Resentment lingers.''So we're going to be in danger.''No more than any other day of your life. - Ashley Capes, The Lost Mask
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. - Lawrence G. Lovasik
Resentment generates hate; love tries to understand. - Debasish Mridha
I tried to manipulate and control people and I harbored resentment. I wanted to be forgiven but I wouldn't forgive others. - Lauryn Hill
Women, it is said, have a bad attitude toward sex. Women, it not said often enough, have a long-lived resentment against forced-sex and a longing for freedom. - Andrea Dworkin
Anger is the fuel of resentment which can burn for a lifetime. - Debasish Mridha
Your anger and resentment can destroy peace but love can fill the world with peace and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Resentment hurts the heart butlove heals the soul. - Debasish Mridha
Resentment is the little fire that can transform and destroy the world by becoming a wildfire. - Debasish Mridha
My truth is mine alone; as yours is yours. For this reason, I hear and see you free of judgement, fear, anger, and resentment. This is my promise to you. This is my gift to me. - E. Patricia Conner
People vote their resentment, not their appreciation. The average man does not vote for anything, but against something. - William Bennet Munro
Reassuring a jealous woman that you don't want her man creates the bigger beast of resentment because that tells her that what she has isn't desirable and to her, where the opinions of others correlates to her self-worth, is unforgivable. - Donna Lynn Hope
Letting go of resentment or hurt allows you to take your power back. Forgiveness isn't about saying what happened to you is okay. It is about living your life in the present and letting go of the past. - Renee D. Cefalu
You are the sunshine, so raise above the clouds of anger, hate, resentment and intolerance to fill the world with beauty of love. - Debasish Mridha
If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief. - Brené Brown
Bitterness and resentment are a bottomless well. They can only be healed by the phenomenon of someone else's sorrow rising to your level of pain... it never happens - save yourself endless hurt. - Steve Maraboli
With resentment, hearts burn in the fire of hatred. With forgiveness, hearts dance with pure joy. - Debasish Mridha
Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that build up of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.- My Bestfriend's Girl - - Dorothy Koomson
I have found that there are two ways of dealing with men. Either you treat them with respect, or you kill them. Anything in between merely breeds resentment and the desire for revenge. - Paul Kearney
To purify your heart use the soap of your love, forgiveness, and kindness. Every sadness, resentment, hatred will melt away. - Debasish Mridha
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