Torment Related Quotes

The fact that knowledge endlessly recedes as the investigator is about to grasp it is what constitutes at the same time his torment and happiness.

Claude Bernard


You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.

Frank Crane

#Deceived #Torment #Trust

Problems will always torment us because all important problems are insoluble: that is why they are important. The good comes from the continuing struggle to try and solve them, not from the vain hope of their solution.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.


“Mankind, by the perverse depravity of their nature, esteem that which they have most desired as of no value the moment it is possessed, and torment themselves with fruitless wishes for that which is beyond their reach”

Francois Fenelon

#Mankind #Nature #Possessed #Torment #Value

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.

Frank Crane

#Deceived #Torment

Thoughts that deny reincarnation are transformed in the next life into an inner unreality, an inner emptiness of life; this inner unreality and emptiness are experienced as torment, as disharmony.

Rudolf Steiner

#Emptiness #Experienced #Reincarnation #Torment #Transformed

There are men whom one hates until a certain moment when one sees, through a chink in their armour, the writhing of something nailed down and in torment.

Gerald Kersh

#Nailed #Torment

I sort of have open invitations from a lot of people to do TV. But it's very hard for me to do roles in sitcoms and movies because I'm not a great actor, so if the material isn't good, I'm in torment while I do it.

Norm Macdonald

#Invitations #Torment

But that afternoon he asked himself, with his infinite capacity for illusion, if such pitiless indifference might not be a subterfuge for hiding the torments of love.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

#Heartbreaking #Indifference #Pitiless #Torment #Unrequited

“The language and concepts contained herein are guaranteed not to cause eternal torment in the place where the guy with the horns and pointed stick conducts his business”

Frank Zappa

#Concepts #Guaranteed #Horns #Language #Torment