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Unbearable Quotes


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

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

"Life without forgiveness is unbearable." - Jack Kornfield

"Silence is the unbearable repartee." - Alexander Theroux

"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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"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

"How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach in the spaghetti, a woman's laugh." - H L Mencken

"In youth the life of reason is not in itself sufficient; afterwards the life of emotion, except for short periods, becomes unbearable." - Cyril Connolly

"You know, there's a moment when you're famous when it's unbearable to go out because you're too famous. And then there's a moment when you're famous just right." - Steve Martin

"memory is both the curse of grief and the eventual talisman against it; what at first seems unbearable becomes the succor that can outlast pain." - Gail Caldwell

"She had fallen in love with him twice. She loved him now with both loves, so overpowering it was almost unbearable." - Laini Taylor

"In the mind of a woman for whom no place is home the thought of an end to all flight is unbearable." - Milan Kundera

"Her drama was a drama not of heaviness but of lightness. What fell to her lot was not the burden but the unbearable lightness of being." - Milan Kundera

"I think the game is to bear the unbearable with a giggle. With your heart breaking. And then do what you do." - Ram Dass

"Eating disorders are like a gun that's formed by genetics, loaded by a culture and family ideals, and triggered by unbearable distress." - Aimee Liu

"The earth was overwhelmed with beauty and indifferent to it, and I went with a heart ready to crack for its unbearable loveliness." - Josephine Winslow Johnson

"It's bad enough to feel insignificant, but it's unbearable to have it grained into your soul that you will never, can never, be anything but insignificant..." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"The most unbearable thing about many successful people is not - as we flatteringly think - how lazy they are, but how hard they work." - Alain De Botton

"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

"It is in rugged crises, in unbearable endurance, and in aims which put sympathy out of the question, that the angel is shown." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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

"If property had simply pleasures, we could stand it; but its duties make it unbearable. In the interest of the rich we must get rid of it." - Oscar Wilde

"With whose imperfections will you bear, and what insult are you capable of enduring, if a thoughtless word from your own Superior is unbearable?" - Vincent de Paul

"By making college unaffordable and student loans unbearable, we risk deterring our best and brightest from pursuing higher education and securing a good paying job." - Mark Pocan

"The possibility of killing one's self is a safety valve. Having it, man has no right to say life is unbearable." - Leo Tolstoy

"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

"... the human soul, beaten down, overwhelmed, faced by complete failure and ruin, can still rise up against unbearable odds and triumph." - Harold Russell

"the search for the ultimate skyscraper goes on. ... At worst, overbuilding will make urban life unbearable. At best, we will go out in a blaze of style." - Ada Louise Huxtable

"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

"I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable." - Eugene Forsey

"There was a roaring in my ears and I lost track of what they were saying. I believe it was the physical manifestation of unbearable grief." - Barbara Kingsolver

"The purpose of the poetry is not to dazzle us with an astonishing thought, but to make one moment of existence unforgettable and worthy of unbearable nostalgia." - Milan Kundera

"To increase desires to an unbearable level whilst making the fulfillment of them more and more inaccessible: this was the single principle upon which Western society was based." - Michel Houellebecq

"No one ever fell under the burden of the day; it is only when the burden of tomorrow is added that the load becomes unbearable." - Phillips Brooks

"People have a tendency to become elite rather than to care about the general conditions of the society, which makes me sick. It's an unbearable condition." - Ai Weiwei

"The absence of old friends one can endure with equanimity. But even a momentary separation from anyone to whom one has just been introduced is almost unbearable." - Oscar Wilde

"To dream the impossible dream, To fight the unbeatable foe, To bear with unbearable sorrow, To run where the brave dare not go." - Joe Darion

"Dear Lord! in all our loneliest pains Thou hast the largest share, And that which is unbearable, Tis Thine, not ours to bear." - Frederick William Faber

"I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about it's use. It is hitting below the intellect." - Oscar Wilde

"The creative person finds himself in a state of turmoil, restlessness, emptiness, and unbearable frustration unless he expresses his inner life in some creative way." - Silvano Arieti

"The existential split in man would be unbearable could he not establish a sense of unity within himself and with the natural and human world outside." - Erich Fromm

"The world goes on as before, and it turns out that nobody else seems to to notice the unbearable lightness of being." - Lewis H Lapham

"We all had our miseries. But to despair was to wish back for something already lost. Or to prolong what was already unbearable. -Suyuan" - Amy Tan



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