19+ Best Resentment Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Resentment is a feeling of anger because you have been forced to accept something that you do not like. Profoundly inspirational resentment quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Resentment Quotes

A life lived mired in resentment is one that is lived primarily in the past and this is never one that is filled with joy. Taite Adams

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others it only changes yours.  Shannon Alder

A long simmering resentment against the world can burn off more calories than you might imagine. Paul Russell

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.  Saint Augustine

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten. John Dryden

Resentment is like setting yourself on fire and waiting for other people to die of smoke inhalation.  Diane Cameron

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others it only changes yours. Shannon Alder

As smoking is to the lungs, so is resentment to the soul; even one puff is bad for you. Elizabeth Gilbert

At the heart of all anger, all grudges, and all resentment, you’ll always find a fear that hopes to stay anonymous. Donald L. Hicks

Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it’s not the person we’re resenting  it’s us.  Alana Stewart

Beware of those who are bitter, for they will never allow you to enjoy your fruit Suzy Kassem

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

Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it’s not the person we’re resenting, it’s us. Alana Stewart

I started realizing how the condition of our hearts affects the way we see. If your heart is full of bitterness, anger, and resentment, you’re going to look at this world as a very evil place

Do we really want to be rid of our resentments, our anger, our fear? Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, self loathing or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. It seems safer to embrace what we know than to let go of it for fear of the unknown. Narcotics Anonymous

When you don’t share your problems, you resent hearing the problems of other people.  Chuck Palahniuk

Expectations are resentments waiting to happen. Anne Lamott

When one side benefits more than the other, that’s a win lose situation. To the winner it might look like success for a while, but in the long run, it breeds resentment and distrust

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