Read through these 16 bitterness quotes and resentment sayings to overcome hate – and soon you will feel lighter and brighter.
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16 Bitterness Quotes & Resentment Sayings
Scroll through these healing quotes about bitterness & sayings about resentment. Select your favorite one to use as a mobile screen saver. I hope these inspiring quotes help you to feel better – and less bitter!
1. Let it go.
When someone treats you like crap, just remember it’s because there’s something wrong with them, not you. Normal people don’t go around destroying other people’s lives.
2. If only…
If only there was a vaccine to end meanness. – Karen Salmansohn
3. Not worth the anger
It’s not worth the anger. Energy is everything. Be careful where you spend your energy – because you won’t get that time back. – Tony Gaskins
4. Why mean people are mean…
A helpful lens on why people act mean.
5. Focus on blessings
You can be angry at life for not giving you all you want. Or you can feel blessed for all you have. – Karen Salmansohn
6. Wear love glasses
Can’t see the haters when I have my love glasses on.
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7. Drop the weight of hate
Happy people don’t hate and people who walk around hating aren’t happy. – Karen Salmansohn
8. Focus on love
I have no time to hate people who hate me. I’m far too busy loving people who love me.
9. Be angry in the right amount
Anybody can become angry-that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way-that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. – Aristotle
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10. Don’t waste energy
Instead of wasting my energy on hate and resentment, I’d rather invest my energy in love and contentment. – Karen Salmansohn
11. Hate less.
12. Anger is heavy.
Anger is heavy. Let it go.
13. Bad things happen.
Sometimes when bad things happen we learn to appreciate the good things in a whole new light. – Karen Salmansohn
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14. See the good.
When the Japanese mend broken objects they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold, because they believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful. – Barbara Bloom
15. Think happier.
Most of our problems are because we act without thinking. Or we keep thinking without acting.
16. Life is bitter & sweet.
Life is sweet. And bitter. Beautiful and painful. And a blessing to be here. Live to your fullest. Don’t waste time on fear and regret. Okay? – Karen Salmansohn
Bonus Bitterness Quote
Please do what you can to move on from the past. Your resentment and regret won’t change things – except cast a dimmer lens on your present. What happened is done. Stop giving time to what no longer exists – when there’s so much joy to be found in the here and now. – Karen Salmansohn
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