Quotes of Caustic

“ Sin is sweet in the beginning, but bitter in the end. ”

- Talmud

“ But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ One evening I sat Beauty on my knees — And I found her bitter — And I reviled her. ”

- Arthur Rimbaud

“ There is nothing so bitter that a patient mind cannot find some solace for it. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ I can't be bitter. No one has a contract on life. ”

- David M. Heath

“ Wit, after all, is a mighty tart, pungent ingredient, and much too acid for some stomachs; but honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting. ”

- Washington Irving

“ Thy wit is a very bitter sweeting: it is most sharp sauce. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Evil is sweet in the beginning but bitter in the end. ”

- Talmud

“ The fates are not quite obdurate; they have a grim, sardonic way of granting them who supplicate the thing they wanted yesterday. ”

- Roselle Mercier Montgomery

“ History — its what those bitter old men write. ”

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“ I'm good at being sarcastic with guys. They don't want the quiet, prissy little things. ”

- Jessica Alba

“ Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power. ”

- Ovid

“ What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse. ”

- Henry Miller

“ See what will happen if you don't stop biting your fingernails? ”

- Will Rogers

“ We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter. ”

- Denis Diderot

“ Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy. - As You Like It. Act iv. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes! - As You Like It. Act v. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The bitter past, more welcome is the sweet. - All 's Well that Ends Well. Act v. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. ”

- Mark Twain

“ If it's a woman, its caustic; if it's a man, it's authoritative. ”

- Barbara Walters

“ Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things. ”

- George Eliot

“ If it's a woman, it's caustic; if it's a man, it's authoritative. ”

- Barbara Walters

“ Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. ”

- John Erskine

“ Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you. ”

- Austin O’Malley

“ Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. ”

- Aristotle

“ Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall. ”

- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

“ Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain. ”

- John Locke
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