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"Comedy is what happens when you cross the dateline from the unbearable. Things become so unbearable they become a joke." - Robyn Hitchcock

"If goodness can't come from bad things, it makes bad things unbearable." - David Levithan

"I know things are unbearable but in spite of that we have to bear them." - Margaret Mahy

"Of all things I find most unbearable is the injustice of one generation to another." - Joyce Cary

"A man of genius is unbearable, unless he possesses at least two things besides: gratitude and purity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If our view is limited to mortal life, some things become unbearable because they seem so unfair and so permanent." - Boyd K. Packer

"The things that could be derived from the sexual sphere - happiness, endless fun and the end of capitalism - were grossly overestimated. The symbolic overglorification was downright unbearable." - Volkmar Sigusch

"Sometimes things seem so unbearable in the middle of the night, don't they? In the middle of the night, we're all such children." - Gabrielle Zevin

"Many people put up with things that are unpleasant but tolerable, rather than changing them; their situation needs to become unbearable before they take action" - Brendan Brazier

"If only we were wiser or better people, perhaps the gods would explain to us the mad, unbearable things they do." - Orson Scott Card

"Suddenly many movements are going on within me, many things are happening, there is an almost unbearable sense of sprouting, of bursting encasements, of moving kernels, expanding flesh." - Meridel Le Sueur

"Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along." - Allen Klein

"The only unbearable thing is that nothing is unbearable." - Arthur Rimbaud

"Is the world so unbearable? No! What we need is only a little more love for the world." - Sri Chinmoy

"Silence is the unbearable repartee." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Life without forgiveness is unbearable." - Jack Kornfield

"Silence is the unbearable repartee." - Alexander Theroux

"A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable." - Billy Graham

"In defeat, unbeatable; in victor, unbearable" - Winston Churchill

"In defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable." - Edward Marsh

"Reality, looked at steadily, is unbearable." - C S Lewis

"Loneliness is a long unbearable pain," - Dennis Nilsen

"This is unbearable how I talk." - Mandy Patinkin

"Life has become unbearable ... Forgive me." - Dalida

"When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"I was originally supposed to become an engineer but the thought of having to expend my creative energy on things that make practical everyday life even more refined, with a loathsome capital gain as the goal, was unbearable to me." - Albert Einstein

"The war had made a man of him! It had coarsened him and hardened him. There was no other way to look at it. It had made him reach a point at which he would no longer stand unbearable things." - Ford Madox Ford

"Most of life is unbearable. It's unbearable but we bear it" - Frank Beddor

"Most of life is unbearable. It's unbearable but we bear it" - Frank Beddor

"The only reaction against an unbearable society is equally unbearable nonsense." - Kathy Acker

"All ballet galas are unbearable, but they're unbearable in different ways." - Robert Gottlieb

"Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top." - Timothy Leary

"Death is unbearable unless you can get beyond the I." - Susan Sontag

"the reverse side of love is unbearable loss." - Susan Abulhawa

"Humour is the best way to make the unbearable bearable." - Mary Ann Shaffer

"With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable." - Harper Lee

"The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable." - Charles Bukowski

"[Of Bernard Montgomery:] In defeat unbeatable: in victory unbearable." - Winston Churchill

"The immense beauty, the vast almost unbearable beauty of justice." - Martin Firrell

"Solitude is unbearable for those who can not bear themselves." - John Lancaster Spalding

"Nothing was truly unbearable if you had something to read." - Jincy Willett

"Just remember... life without me would be even more unbearable." - Anne Rice

"Life is absolutely unbearable. And we're going to die." - Marjane Satrapi

"The condition of being an actress can be unbearable." - Julie Delpy

"I can be unbearable sometimes asking for so many takes." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable." - Shimon Peres

"Life is bearable even when it's unbearable: that is what's so terrible, that is the unbearable thing about it." - Geoff Dyer

"There was something unbearable in the things, in the people, in the buildings, in the streets that, only if you reinvented it all, as in a game, became acceptable. The essential, however, was to know how to play, and she and I, only she and I, knew how to do it." - Elena Ferrante

"...This fear was unbearable. It unwrapped who she was, as neatly as he'd unwound her bandage, leaving too much pain and ugliness exposed. Nerve endings; he'd said they were the problem [causing phantom pain in the amputated limb]." Things that cut off, that ended abruptly or died-like parents and marriages-kept hurting forever." - Kristin Hannah

"Life is a journey one that much better traveled with a companion by our side. Sometimes, we lose our companions along the way and then the journey becomes unbearable. You see, human beings are designed for many things, but loneliness isn't one of them." - Mary Alice

"What an unbearable sorrow it would be, to realized I'd never really tasted to things I'd eaten, or seen the places I'd been. What life would I have? I would be like the dancer who had practiced since childhood for a performance she would never give." - Arthur Golden

"It is almost never when a state of things is the most detestable that it is smashed, but when, beginning to improve, it permits men to breathe, to reflect, to communicate their thoughts with each other, and to gauge by what they already have the extent of their rights and their grievances. The weight, although less heavy, seems then all the more unbearable." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"There's nothing like a deadline to get the old blood flowing. All the juices, really. It doesn't follow, if you think about it. You'd assume certain things ... certain activities ... would become unimportant. Certain betrayals would become unbearable. But they don't really. In fact, quite the opposite. Everything takes on a new light. The impossible becomes possible, desirable even. It's quite remarkable." - Walter Wykes

"All things considered, I could never have survived my youth without Wagnerian music. For I seemed condemned to the society of Germans. If a man wishes to rid himself of a feeling of unbearable oppression, he may have to take to hashish. Well, I had to take to Wagner..." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Every terrible thing in the world was caused by a whole combination of things. But everybody wanted to narrow it down to one cause-and not even the real one. Much better to have one cause-one person to punish. Then the unbearable could be borne." - Orson Scott Card

"The first five minutes in Gramacho is really overwhelming because all of your senses are being attacked. Visually, too, because your eyes move and see fragments of things you recognize, but not quite, so it's very artistic. Your eyes are moving, then there's the smell, and the noise is unbearable." - Vik Muniz

"Rock bottom is an inability to cope with the commonplace that is so extreme it makes even the grandest and loveliest things unbearable...Rock bottom is everything out of focus. It's a failure of vision, a failure to see the world as it is, to see the good in what it is, and only to wonder why the hell things look the way they do and not some other way." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"Loneliness is a long, unbearable pain....There was never a place for me in the scheme of things....I had become a living fantasy on a theme in dark, endless dirges....I made another world, and real men would enter it and they would never really get hurt at all in the vivid, unreal laws of the dream. I caused dreams which caused death. This is my crime." - Dennis Nilsen

"The things we hope in sustain us during our daily walk. They uphold us through trials, temptations, and sorrow. Everyone has experienced discouragement and difficulty. Indeed, there are times when the darkness may seem unbearable. It is in these times that the divine principles of the restored gospel we hope in can uphold us and carry us until, once again, we walk in the light." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Purgatory basically means that God can put the pieces back together again. That He can cleanse us in such a way that we are able to be with Him and can stand there in the fullness of life. Purgatory strips off from one person what is unbearable and from another the inability to bear certain things, so that in each of them a pure heart is revealed, and we can see that we all belong together in one enormous symphony of being." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"With time the unbearable becomes shocking, becomes sad, and finally becomes poignant." - Rosanne Cash

"Songs are usually unfit for whistling - indeed, whistling (except to the person doing it) is unbearable ..." - Anne Bosworth Greene

"Of all the unbearable nuisances, the ignoramus that has traveled is the worst." - Kin Hubbard

"I love the word warm. It is almost unbearable- so moist and breathlike." - Anne Sexton

"When pain is unbearable it destroys us; when it does not it is bearable." - Marcus Aurelius

"To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence." - Andrei Lankov

"For nothing is more unbearable, once one has it, than freedom." - James A Baldwin

"Until we know that we can bear the unbearable, we're always running scared." - Ram Dass

"If one seeks relief from unbearable pressure, one is to eat hashish." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Once the joy of intimacy with God has been experienced, life becomes unbearable without it." - J. Oswald Sanders

"I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable." - Oscar Wilde

"His eyes flashed open. "Is it so unbearable to have me love you? Is that it?" - Stephenie Meyer

"You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all." - Cassandra Clare

"Do' think about it. Do' think about what could have been. It's too unbearable." - Sophie Kinsella

"Good stories must travel through conflict. And in epic stories, the conflict must become unbearable." - Donald Miller

"Where something becomes extremely difficult and unbearable, there we also stand already quite near its transformation." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"The thought that our lives are the source of other people's unhappiness, that's plain unbearable." - Naoki Higashida

"But on the whole, nothing requires unbearable energy for me, it's just a normal thing" - Isabelle Huppert

"The art we need is the art of bearing the unbearable." - Thomas Bernhard

"I find it unbearable to need a body in order to exist." - Cees Nooteboom

"I find waiting unbearable because it makes me passive and negates me. I hate being nothing." - Kathy Acker

"Suffering is unbearable if you aren't certain that God is for you and with you." - Timothy Keller

"There is a point at which curiosity becomes unbearable, when it becomes an obsession, like hunger." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"Ingrown anger is like an ingrown hair. The pain it creates in life is unbearable." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"It was unbearable, and he thought again, 'How unhappy I am!' and became happier." - E M Forster

"Everything we choose in life for its lightness soon reveals its unbearable weight." - Richard Serra

"When I don't understand, I have an unbearable itch to know why." - Robert A Heinlein

"Don't think about it. Don't think about what could have been. It's too unbearable." - Sophie Kinsella

"This is unbearable ... God. These books she'll never read. Her Life's Library." - John Green

"I was supposed to choose apractical profession, but this was simply unbearable to me." - Albert Einstein

"Suffering is unbearable if you are' certain that God is for you and with you." - Timothy Keller

"When I do' understand, I have an unbearable itch to know why." - Robert A Heinlein

"To some extent I'm guilty of wishful thinking. The absence of the interstitial I find unbearable." - William Gibson

"Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose." - Viktor E Frankl

"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable." - George Bernard Shaw

"The emotions in all true anxiety dreams are next to unbearable." - Dick Cavett

"How unbearable at times are people who are happy, people for whom everything works out." - Anton Chekhov

"I don't tolerate liars. When somebody lies to me, that's really, like, just unbearable." - John Lydon

"When I don't understand, I have an unbearable itch to know why." - Robert A Heinlein

"That which makes the vanity of others unbearable to us is that which wounds our own." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The book is an unbearable totality. I write against a background of facets." - Edmond Jabes

"The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable." - Joseph Roux

"My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable." - Diane Abbott

"When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling." - Yann Martel

"But on the whole, nothing requires unbearable energy for me, it's just a normal thing." - Isabelle Huppert

"I thought about the earth then, really thought about it, the tsunami's and earthquakes and volcanoes, all the horrors I haven't witnessed but have changed my life, the lives of everyone I know, all the people I'll never know. I thought about life without the sun, the moon, stars, without flowers and warm days in May. I thought about a year ago and all the good things I'd taken for granted and all the unbearable things that had replaced those simple blessings. And even though I hated the thought of crying in from of Syl, tears streamed down my face." - Susan Beth Pfeffer

"I think I've said this before many times-that photography allows you to learn to look and see. You begin to see things you had never paid any attention to. And as you photograph, one of the benefits is that the world becomes a much richer, juicier, visual place. Sometimes it is almost unbearable - it is too interesting. And it isn't always just the photos you take that matters. It is looking at the world and seeing things that you never photograph that could be photographs if you had the energy to keep taking pictures every second of your life." - Saul Leiter

"I think I"ve said this before many times-that photography allows you to learn to look and see. You begin to see things you had never paid any attention to. And as you photograph, one of the benefits is that the world becomes a much richer, juicier, visual place. Sometimes it is almost unbearable - it is too interesting. And it is' always just the photos you take that matters. It is looking at the world and seeing things that you never photograph that could be photographs if you had the energy to keep taking pictures every second of your life." - Saul Leiter

"I think I've said this before many times-that photography allows you to learn to look and see. You begin to see things you had never paid any attention to. And as you photograph, one of the benefits is that the world becomes a much richer, juicier, visual place. Sometimes it is almost unbearable - it is too interesting. And it isn't always just the photos you take that matters. It is looking at the world and seeing things that you never photograph that could be photographs if you had the energy to keep taking pictures every second of your life." - Saul Leiter

"I had learned to dwell with pleasure as a beloved daydream on the thought of the separation of these elements. If each I told myself could be housed in separate identities life would be relieved of all that was unbearable the unjust might go his way delivered from the aspirations and remorse of his more upright twin and the just could walk steadfastly and securely on his upward path doing the good things in which he found his pleasure and no longer exposed to disgrace and penitence by the hands of this extraneous evil." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"I felt despair. The word's overused and banalified now, despair, but it's a serious word, and I'm using it seriously. For me it denotes a simple admixture - a weird yearning for death combined with a crushing sense of my own smallness and futility that presents as a fear of death. It's maybe close to what people call dread or angst. But it's not these things, quite. It's more like wanting to die in order to escape the unbearable feeling of becoming aware that I'm small and weak and selfish and going without any doubt at all to die. It's wanting to jump overboard." - David Foster Wallace

"I felt despair. The word's overused and banalified now, despair, but it's a serious word, and I'm using it seriously. For me it denotes a simple admixture - a weird yearning for death combined with a crushing sense of my own smallness and futility that presents as a fear of death. It's maybe close to what people call dread or angst. But it's not these things, quite. It's more like wanting to die in order to escape the unbearable feeling of becoming aware that I'm small and weak and selfish and going without any doubt at all to die. It's wanting to jump overboard." - David Foster Wallace

"Have things to look forward to: Plan a trip, treat yourself to the spa, make plans in the future so that you can focus on what you're looking forward to versus how unbearable your present is. Understand that your brain is detaching. It's the same part of the brain that is activated as a cocaine user feening for their next fix. You're literally in withdrawal. Understand that it takes time for your brain and neural pathways to detach. You're not going crazy - it's just a process, and that process takes time." - Amy Chan

"But pain may be a gift to us. Remember, after all, that pain is one of the ways we register in memory the things that vanish, that are taken away. We fix them in our minds forever by yearning, by pain, by crying out. Pain, the pain that seems unbearable at the time, is memory's first imprinting step, the cornerstone of the temple we erect inside us in memory of the dead. Pain is part of memory, and memory is a God-given gift." - Sue Miller

"Contemplating the suffering which is unbearable to us, and is unbearable to others, too, can produce awake mind, which arises from the compassion that wishes to free all living beings from suffering." - Dalai Lama

"A heart full of courage and cheerfulness needs a little danger from time to time, or the world gets unbearable." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Lies are like garbage that you can't throw away. They clutter your life, foul your air, and make living unbearable." - Wes Fesler

"London used to be reasonably priced, clean, and a decent place to live. These days it's polluted and utterly unbearable" - Munir Butt

"I think bullying of anybody, whether they're gay or straight or anything in high school is unbearable." - Chelsea Handler

"I'm extremely unbearable. You know, I'm narcissistic and at the same time I'm very charming - I think." - Marjane Satrapi

"So much of growing up is an unbearable waiting. A constant longing for another time. Another season." - Sonia Sanchez

"When we don't speak, said Edgar, we become unbearable, and when we do, we make fools of ourselves." - Herta Muller

"Grace: The idea was immediately unbearable, only because I wanted it to be true so badly it hurt" - Maggie Stiefvater

"It is no tragedy to do ungrateful people favors, but it is unbearable to be indebted to a scoundrel." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"When your spirit is heavy, when your heart is broken, when your burdens seem unbearable - trust Him. Look to Him." - Anne Graham Lotz

"If we had to tolerate in others all that we permit in ourselves, life would become completely unbearable." - Georges Courteline

"I don't think so, I don't agree. The most unbearable thing I think by far, she said, is hope." - Aimee Bender

"Hell goes round and round. In shape it is circular, and by nature it is interminable, repetitive, and nearly unbearable." - Flann O'Brien

"It's not easy to find a topic. Talking of home is painful. Talking of the present unbearable." - Suzanne Collins

"There are too many heavy songs out nowadays. music has been getting too heavy, almost to the state of unbearable." - Jimi Hendrix

"Widowhood imposed by religion or custom is an unbearable yoke and defiles the home by secret vice and degrades religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I suppose the word "unbearable" is a lie by definition. Unless you kill yourself immediately after using it." - Glen Duncan

"To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable." - Erich Fromm

"If it was necessary to tolerate in other people everything that one permits oneself, life would be unbearable." - Georges Courteline

"I love us so incredibly, insanely deeply; it's almost unbearable to see what we do to ourselves." - Alice Walker

"I was going through a crisis once, so I went to therapy because I was so unbearable for myself." - Irrfan Khan

"If a man wishes to rid himself of a feeling of unbearable oppression, he may have to take hashish." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Fozzie Bear has so many bear puns in this script - like, 'Trac is grizzly!' 'This is unbearable!' It's the greatest." - Jason Segel

"There is that might-have-been which is the single rock we cling to above the maelstrom of unbearable reality." - William Faulkner

"To take part in this brothel through the payment of my taxes, that had become to me unbearable." - Yannick Noah

"All we have to face in the future is what has happened in the past. It is unbearable." - Maeve Brennan

"I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful." - Bob Hope

"Things, things, things. Always more things, and success is seen as the abundance of things." - Francis Schaeffer

"Things denied, things untold, things hidden and disguised." - J K Rowling

"Best things in life aren't things." - Mike Ness

"The best things in life aren't things." - Art Buchwald

"Things don't just happen; things happen just." - Jim Rohn

"Things seen are mightier than things heard." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Things seen are mightier than things heard." - Alfred Tennyson



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