26 Quotes About Bittersweet

Life is full of tough decisions. Sometimes we make the wrong ones, and sometimes we make the right ones. But no matter how you choose to tackle them, there’s always a way to look at them with a little bit of bittersweetness. These quotes about bittersweet situations will help you see your life with a little more depth and perspective.

I'll fight it. I'll fight it for you. Don't you...
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I'll fight it. I'll fight it for you. Don't you worry about me, Hazel Grace. I'm okay. I'll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time. John Green
Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as...
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Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive. Joanne Harris
Momentary happiness is worse than permanent misery.
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Momentary happiness is worse than permanent misery. Ahmed Mostafa
I knew beauty for me would only ever be derived...
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I knew beauty for me would only ever be derived from loss. Hannah Lillith Assadi
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I ain’t scared to lend a hand I ain’t scared to clench it either Mie Hansson
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He wasn’t my boyfriend, but he was something. Someone who made a positive impact on my life regardless of the negative. He changed my perspective for the better and made me who I am in this very second. I appreciate, cherish, and thank him for it; and I will for this life and into any life that may come. Dominic Riccitello
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I am happy with you." It was only a half-lie. In truth, being with him made me happier than anything. But it was a bittersweet happiness because from this moment on, it would be overshadowed with the wait and wonder of when and how our relationship would dissolve. Alicia Kobishop
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Three, 300, or 3, 000 - these are the number of unknown days, each far too little and yet too much at the same time, to see an irrevocably declined loved one languish and suffer, with that bittersweet release lingering in the doorway, but never quite being sent all the way in, to comfort and carry our loved one to that Better Place.” ― Connie Kerbs Connie Kerbs
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I can tell you this: there will be other girls, other disasters. And there will be nights to come, his life mostly behind him, when he will long to hurt like that again. Michael Knight
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The machines of this place are failing, and the woman and I are here all alone. The perpetual motion engine, as brilliant and beautiful as it is, is running down–nothing lasts forever. But before this little world falls out of the sky there still might be time enough for redemption. There is still time for me to say the words that I should have had the courage to say at the beginning. There is still time, perhaps, for one more miracle. Hello, Miranda. Dexter Palmer
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And you find some way to survive And you find out you don't have to be happy at all.. To be happy you're alive. Brian Yorkey
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She said that everything that disappeared from our side went over to theirs, where they kept living normal lives, waiting for the things still lingering with us to join them, and make the world whole once more. Alexandra Kleeman
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And as Sean climbs into bed and closes his eyes, Mother comes, riding astride a lion the size of a house, blowing a clarion from a horn made out of a hollowed-out elephant's tusk. Her eyes have a faint crimson glow from the lasers that are mounted behind her irises, ready to fire at will.' I touched a prince's chest today and made his heart stop, ' she says. 'I'll do it again if I have to: they'll see what happens if anyone gets in my way. Good night, my son. Remember that I will always keep you safe; that I am always everywhere and always here.'' Good night, Mom, ' Sean says, and falls asleep. And Mother recedes, wise and beautiful and strong, a genius and a hero, a punisher of thieves and a slayer of wicked men, to watch over her son in all her different versions. Dexter Palmer
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It's a good story, ' he said. He even grinned at me. 'I'll tell you.'' Please, ' I said. And then he did. Hanya Yanagihara
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He was the friend of my life. You know, you only have one friend like that; there can't be two. James Salter
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My own chocolate center has filled up with poison, the roses he gave me all twisted black Terra Elan McVoy
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There's that horrible-beautiful moment, that bitter-sweet impasse where you know that somebody is bullshitting you but they're doing it with such panache and conviction...no, it's because they say exactly what you want to hear, at that point in time. Irvine Welsh
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Life at best is bittersweet. Jack Kirby
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He can smell his cologne, his shampoo, and something else -- he can smell the boy's own scent, something bittersweet. Unknown
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Beautiful surroundings, the society of learned men, the charm of noble women, the graces of art, could not make up for the loss of those light-hearted mornings of the desert, for that wind that made one a boy again. He had noticed that this peculiar quality in the air of new countries vanished after they were tamed by man and made to bear harvests. Parts of Texas and Kansas that he had first known as open range had since been made into rich farming districts, and the air had quite lost that lightness, that dry, aromatic odour. The moisture of plowed land, the heaviness of labour and growth and grain-bearing, utterly destroyed it; one could breathe that only on the bright edges of the world, on the great grass plains or the sage-brush desert. . Willa Cather
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In my humble opinion, forever is a bitter brew." - Max; Before Ever After ââ„¢¥ Samantha Sotto
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Sentimental outbreaks are like liquorice; when first you suck it, it's not bad, but afterwards it leaves a very nasty taste in the mouth. Ivan Turgenev
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But once in a while, you pick the right thing, the exact best thing. Every day, the moment you open your eyes and pull off your blankets, that's what you hope for. The sunshine on your face, warm enough to make you heart sing. Sarah Ockler
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Would 'sorry' have made any difference? Does it ever? It's just a word. One word against a thousand actions. Sarah Ockler
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It was as if all of the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more. Herman Hesse