Quotation Explorer - 'Tormented'

When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hate and love. And why, perhaps you’ll ask.I don’t know: but I feel, and I’m tormented. - Catullus
You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive. - James Baldwin
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns. - George Santayana
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. - James Baldwin
Yo soy un anima infeliz,Perdida en este mundo atormendo. I am a miserable spirit lost in this tormented world.
Though sleep was dearly needed, it was not welcomed, for even in sleep I was tormented. - Dave Moore
I felt for the tormented whirlwindsDamned for their carnal sinsCommitted when they let their passions rule their reason. - Dante Alighieri
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude. - Joseph Addison
Why this is hell, nor am I out of it. Think'st thou that I, who saw the face of God and tasted the eternal joy of heaven, am not tormented with ten thousand hells in being deprived of everlasting bliss? - Christopher Marlowe
A tormented mind wants to forget, what a broken heart will always remember. - Anthony Liccione
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Death was a living creature. Death was a man tormented by his past. Death was once a human. - S.K.N. Hammerstone
Life's temptations have the purpose of putting our spiritual integrity to the test. To yield to them, however, gives one a precarious and tormented satisfaction. But the worst temptations are those we give in to without getting anything in return except for the brutal discovery of our weakness. - Paolo Maurensig
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