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torment Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about torment
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“He realized that much of his torment of the years past had been self-inflicted, and an inevitable part of growing up.”
Thomas Wolfe
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You Can't Go Home Again
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George Webber
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“I drag myself out of nightmares each morning and find there’s no relief in waking.”
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“He was a silent fury who no torment could tame.”
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“But when weariness finally forced him to be silent, he was no longer of use to his tormentors, and they sought amusement elsewhere.”
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“Thus it will be with you that are in an unconverted state, if you continue in it; the infinite might, and majesty, and terribleness, of the Omnipotent God shall be magnified upon you in the ineffable strength of your torments.”
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You do me wrong to take me out o’ th’ grave. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead.
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“Don’t you know there are some souls that are constantly tormented? They need dreams and action, one after the other, the purest passions, the most frenzied pleasures, and it leads them to throw themselves into all sorts of fantasies and follies.”
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The other two waited respectfully while M. Bouc struggled in mental agony.
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“Darby preferred to live her life wide-eyed, tormented, running, because nothing can catch you if you never stop.”
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They tease and torment Elias all the time. But the day the gang tries to steal Elias’s pet mongoose is the day that Granny steps in...

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