35 Quotes About Resentment in a Relationship

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An important part of being successful in your relationship is having the ability to let things go. These quotes about resentment in a relationship will remind you of how damaging it can be.

“A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.”

“After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.”

“Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.”

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

“Because when there is true equality, resentment does not exist.”

“Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it’s not the person we’re resenting – it’s us.”

“Considering the importance of resentment in our lives, and the damage it does, it receives scant attention from psychiatrists and psychologists. Resentment is a great rationalizer: it presents us with selected versions of our own past, so that we do not recognize our own mistakes and avoid the necessity to make painful choices.”

“Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fear.”

“Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.”

“Guilt is anger directed at ourselves – at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others – at what they did or did not do.”

“Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.”

“Hope makes people good, a lot of the time. You hope for a brighter future, and resentment is outweighed.”

“I have a theory that burnout is about resentment. And you beat it by knowing what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful.”

“I honestly felt no envy or resentment, only astonishment at how much of a world there was out there and how much of it others already knew. The agenda for self-cultivation that had been set for my classmates by their teachers and parents was something I’d have to develop for myself.”

“I think resentment is when you take the poison and wait for the other person to die.”

“If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.”

“Let go of resentment for it will hold you back. Do not worry about what could have been, what is to come is what matters.”

“Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. ”

“Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.”

“No matter how frustrated, disappointed and discouraged we may feel in the face of our failures, it’s only temporary. And the faster you can stop wallowing in guilt, blame or resentment, the faster you can put it behind you.”

“Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.”

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.”

“Resentment is often a woman’s inner signal that she has been ignoring an important God-given responsibility – that of making choices.”

“Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.”

“Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life’s just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff.”

“Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.”

“The bittersweet about truth is that nothing could be more hurtful, yet nothing could be more helpful.”

“The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.”

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”

“The worst resentment that anybody can have is one you feel justified to keep.”

“Time doesn’t heal all wounds, only distance can lessen the sting of them.”

“To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.”

“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.”

“Where asylum is used as a route to economic migration, it can cause deep resentment in the host community.”

“Without forgiveness life is governed by… an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.”

One way to get rid of resentment in your life is to let go of expectations.

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