Quotation Explorer - 'Torment'

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss. - Dick Gregory
There is a stream of things entering into being, and time is a raging torment; for no sooner does each thing enter our sight than it has been swept away, and another is passing in it's place, and that too will be swept away.
You have not been put on earth for the devil to torment you, you have been put on this earth to torment the devil. - Kris Vallotton
Whenever you hurt someone, you bring torment into your own life. - Debasish Mridha
By now, she was far from the scorch of these sands. After the ransom deal, she would be safely married in England. To Ashton. And Caine, who had hurt her far more than anything Abdullah had planned for her with that long, curved dagger, deserved no better than this torment of knowing it. - V.S. Carnes
We have done with Hope and Honour, we are lost to Love and Truth,We are dropping down the ladder rung by rung,And the measure of our torment is the measure of our youth.God help us, for we knew the worst too young!from "Gentleman Rankers - Rudyard Kipling
You may be able to conquer the whole world and gain everything in action, But you'll live in torment if you can't find peace of mind and satisfaction. - Mouloud Benzadi
The darkness, the rage. One allows you to see the stars, the other gives you a false strength. But in the end both of which bring great torment. - Rodrigo Oliveski
i"ll always catch you when you fall." -Daniel ,, torment - Lauren Kate
What love is not torment when a man knows not how to love himself? Talk not of drowning, but attaining your heart's desire by action: Put money in thy purse. - Christopher Moore
The path you walk is unique and needed. There is no other like yours. On your path you experience love, joy and peace, as well as loneliness, sadness and torment. These all are specific lessons you choose to rediscover your divine identity. - Raphael Zernoff
As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs. - William Blake
All her tormentings of me turned suddenly into sweetnesses, and who could torment like this exquisite fury, wondering in sudden flame why she could give herself to anyone, while I wondered only why she could give herself to me. It may be that I wondered over-much. Perhaps that was why I lost her. - J.M. Barrie
From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils in the power of scorpions to torment. - Charles Manson
Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment. - Claude Monet
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough. - Frank Crane
God only knows the torment of the suffering soul and only he can take away the pain. - Timothy W. Tron
A brief note on the legend of Pandora's Box: Ever wondered why bundled in with all the torrents, and suffering of man kind the Gods put hope down there at the bottom, answer because in certain circumstances hope can be the worst torment of them all. - Tom Holt
Sanity for anyone is pretty much out of the question, as both the saint and the sinner appear only equally insane: the saint appears it for actually believing in a place of eternal torment; the sinner, for deciding to risk going to that place of eternal torment. - Criss Jami
I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. - William Blake
I refuse to suffer the torment of regret that comes from living a "what if" life. - Steve Maraboli
The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another. - Albert Schweitzer
No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred. - Thomas Jefferson
Do not injure, abuse, oppress, enslave, insult, torment, torture, or kill any creature or living being. - Mahavira
Thoughts are tyrants that return again and again to torment us.
Work is the law of life, and to reject it as boredom is to submit to it as torment. - Victor Hugo
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough. - Frank Crane
it is an ocean of burning oil I am cast adrift upon, no sea’s repose; I pass from waking agonies… to the semiconscious trance of torment in which the smaller, earlier, deeper rings of the brain know only that the nerves scream, the body aches, and there is no one to turn crying to for comfort. - Iain Banks
Ask anyone; possibly ninety-five percent of our wishes have come true. The unfortunate part is, we all overlook that, and regret all our lives and torment ourselves for not getting the other five percent. - Love, Life, and Logic
They had reached a perfect moment of human love. They had created a moment of perfect understanding and accord. This highest moment would now remain as point of comparison to torment them later on when all natural imperfections would disintegrate it. - Anaïs Nin
Be the lighthouse that bears the torment of the storm, but never forget to show the saving lights of life. - Debasish Mridha
I refuse to suffer the torment of regret that comes with living a what if life. - Steve Maraboli
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