A woman in agony of spirit might turn her head just so; a man in deep humiliation probably would wring his hands in such a way. From straws like these, drawn from completely different sources, the fabric of a character may be built.
One often learns more from ten days of agony than ten years of contentment.
Man's unique agony as a species consists in his perpetual conflict between the desire to stand out and the need to blend in.
I have written a raucous valentine to a poet's dream and agony.
One often learns more from ten days of agony than from ten years of contentment.
All of us who served in one war or another know very well that all wars are the glory and the agony of the young.
I like a look of Agony, because I know it's true -- men do not sham Convulsion, nor simulate, a Throe --
The exercise of power in this century has meant for all of us in the United States not arrogance, but agony.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.