We have resolved to endure the unendurable and suffer what is insufferable.— Hirohito
Cheering Unendurable quotations
Art is the distortion of an unendurable reality.
.. Art is correction, modification of a situation; art is communication, connection... Art is social, self-sufficient, and total.
All men recognize the right of revolution;
that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable.
Paradise was unendurable, otherwise the first man would have adapted to it;
this world is no less so, since here we regret paradise or anticipate another one. What to do? Where to go? Do nothing and go nowhere, easy enough.
When crimes begin to pile up they become invisible.
When sufferings become unendurable the cries are no longer heard. The cries, too, fall like rain in summer.
There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men.
The unendurable is the beginning of the curve of joy.
When ours are interrupted, his are not.
His plans are proceeding exactly as scheduled, moving us always (including those minutes or hours or years which seem most useless or wasted or unendurable).
Manic depression distorts moods and thoughts, incites dreadful behaviors, destroys the basis of rational thought, and too often erodes the desire and will to live.
We are doomed to cling to a life even while we find it unendurable.
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality which is unendurable.
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable.
It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.
The thought that we are enduring the unendurable is one of the things that keeps us going.
The apparently unendurable conflict is proof of the rightness of your life.
A life without contradiction is only half a life; or else a life in the Beyond, which is destined only for angels. But God loves human beings more than the angels.
I am persuaded that we are all surrounded by an atmosphere - a separate, sensitive, distinct envelope extending some distance from our visible persons - and whenever my invisible atmosphere is invaded, it affects my whole nervous system. The proximity of any bodies but those I love best is unendurable to my body.
"But to be hanged - is that not unendurable?" Even so, when a man feels that it is reasonable, he goes off and hangs himself.
The grave is but the threshold of eternity.
What a world were this, how unendurable its weight, If they whom death hath sundered, did not meet again!
To the rational being only the irrational is unendurable, but the rational is endurable.
It was not a mere man he was holding, but a giant;
or a block of granite. The pull was unendurable. The pain unendurable.
You learned that if you're tired enough, you can sleep sitting up.
That the unendurable is perfectly endurable if you just take it a minute at a time, and when the alternative is no more minutes ever.
Life is seldom as unendurable as, to judge by the facts, it logically ought to be.
There can be no Creator, simply because his grief at the fate of his creation would be inconceivable and unendurable.
This Revolution is genuine because it was born from the same womb that always gives birth to massive social upheavals - the womb of intolerable conditions and unendurable situations.
She was a dark, unenduring little flower - yet he thought he detected in her some quality of spiritual reticence, of strength drawn from her passive acceptance of all things. In this he was mistaken.
One person's roar is another's whine, just as one person's music is another's unendurable noise.
We envy only those whom we feel ourselves to be like;
we envy only members of our reference group. There are few successes more unendurable than those of our close friends.
Nature has not implanted any power in man that was not meant to be exercised at times, though too often our powers have been abused.
Lost in loneliness and pain. Black and unendurable, Thinking of you with every Corpuscle of my flesh, in Every instant of night And day.
The grave Is but the threshold of eternity.
And the night smells like snow. Walking home for a moment you almost believe you could start again. And an intense love rushes to your heart, and hope. It’s unendurable, unendurable.
The exquisitely bad is as satisfying to the soul as the exquisitely good.
Only the mediocre is unendurable.
No single, individual moment is in and of itself unendurable.
International friendly games are not worth the lives of the silk worms who perish to make the pennants. They do not even have the philanthropic excuse that softens the otherwise unendurable tedium of testimonial matches. Quite simply, they are rotten games staged to pick the public's pocket, tiresome red tape left over from an era when nations and players were still insular and therefore curious about each other's potential.
A faith in culture is as bad as a faith in religion;
both expressions imply a turning away from those very things which culture and religion are about. Culture as a collective name for certain very valuable activities is a permissible word; but culture hypostatized, set up on its own, made into a faith, a cause, a banner, a platform, is unendurable. For none of the activities in question cares a straw for that faith or cause. It is like a return to early Semitic religion where names themselves were regarded as powers.