Apparently people don't like the truth, but I do like it; I like it because it upsets a lot of people. If you show them enough times that their arguments are bullshit, then maybe just once, one of them will say, 'Oh! Wait a minute - I was wrong.' I live for that happening. Rare, I assure you— Lemmy Kilmister
Informative Bitter Truth quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.
It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.
The poor tell us who we are, the prophets tell us who we could be, so we hide the poor, and kill the prophets.
It's like I know what I gotta say, I just don't know how to say it to you.
No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.
The search for truth takes you where the evidence leads you, even if, at first, you don't want to go there.
If it is true that only misfortune can awaken a man's soul, it is a bitter truth, one that is hard to hear and accept, and it is only natural that many people deny it and say it is better for a man to live on in a trance than to wake up to torture.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship.
There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Never lie to someone who trusts you and never trust someone who lies to you.
Now in the light of past and present events the bitter truth must be spoken.
We feared too little and we hoped too much. We underestimated the bestiality of the enemy; we overestimtaed the humanity, the wisdom, the sense of justice of our friends.
The beauty of truth: whether it is bad or good, it is liberating.
Many of you have already found out, and others will find out in the course of their lives, that truth eludes us if we do not concentrate our attention totally on it's pursuit. But even while it eludes us, the illusion of knowing it still lingers and leads to many misunderstandings. Also, truth seldom is pleasant; it is almost invariably bitter.
I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.
I am a messenger who will bring back word from the men who are fighting (WWI) to those who want the war to go on forever. Feeble, inarticulate will be my message, but it will have a bitter truth and may it burn their lousy souls.
So rather than face the bitter truth, China has placed severe restrictions on the Internet and enlisted America's high-tech companies as their Internet police.
Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.
People can choose between the sweet lie or the bitter truth.
I say the bitter truth, but many people don't want to hear it.
What wretched doings come from the ardor of fame;
the love of truth alone would never make one man attack another bitterly.
Just because other people think something, that doesn't make it true.
Maybe there's some truth in that, but it's unsatisfying, bitter-tasting truth.
Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
Let us not search for the guilty ones only among others, let us speak the bitter truth: we are all guilty ... each and every one of us.
She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
I've learned of life this bitter truth Hope not between the crumbling walls Of mankind's gratitude to find repose, But rather, Build within thy own soul Fortresses!
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the field of battle.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
The truth of the matter is, we all come to prayer with a tangled mass of motives altruistic and selfish, merciful and hateful, loving and bitter. Frankly, this side of eternity we will never unravel the good from the bad, the pure from the impure. God is big enough to receive us with all our mixture.
We swallow with one gulp the lie that flatters us, and drink drop by drop the truth which is bitter to us.
Ridicule may be the evidence of with or bitterness and may gratify a little mind, or an ungenerous temper, but it is no test of reason or truth.
The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.
Souls in heathen darkness lying, where no light has broken through, souls that Jesus bought by dying, whom his soul in travail knew.... Haste, o haste and spread the tidings, let no shore be left untrod, no lost brother's bitter chidings haunt us from the further sod; tell the heathen all the precious truths of God.
Captain Lone Wolf Gonzaullas was one of a kind.
I'm sure he would agree to this truth, If you continuously compete with others, you will become bitter. If you constantly compete with yourself, you can become great.
Most jokes state a bitter truth.
A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority.
The smallest atom of truth represents some man's bitter toil and agony;
for every ponderable chunk of it there is a brave truth-seeker's grave upon some lonely ash-dump and a soul roasting in hell.
Any time you are with anyone or think of anyone you must say to yourself: I am dying and this person too is dying, attempting the while to experience the truth of the words you are saying. If every one of you agrees to practice this, bitterness will die out, harmony will arise.
Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don't go away, they just echo around.
God has given us speech in order that we may say pleasant things to our friends, and tell bitter truths to our enemies.
Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.