Wallowing Quotes

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Aldous Huxley
“Chronic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable sentiment. If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.”
Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Gabriel García Márquez
“I would not have traded the delights of my suffering for anything in the world.”
Gabriel García Márquez, Memories of My Melancholy Whores

Patrick O'Brian
“Stephen had spared no expense in making himself more unhappy, his own position as a rejected lover clearer.”
Patrick O'Brian, H.M.S. Surprise

Cassandra Clare
“There was no point in wallowing. Magnus refused to
wallow. Wallowing was for elephants, depressing people, and depressing elephants.”
Cassandra Clare, What Really Happened in Peru

Iain M. Banks
“I have seen people who find that grief gives them something they never had before, and no matter how terrible and real their loss they choose to hug that awfulness to them rather than push it away.”
Iain M. Banks, Look to Windward

Iain M. Banks
“[T]here can be a form of vanity in grief that is indulged rather than suffered.”
Iain M. Banks, Look to Windward

Richelle E. Goodrich
“You can wallow in miserable self-pity all the days of your life and do nothing but drown in your own tears. Or you can stand up and reach out to draw others from their wallowing, effectively saving lives. Life is no punishment; you weren’t put here just for you.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Being Bold: Quotes, Poetry, & Motivations for Every Day of the Year

“We should walk through the valley of the shadow of death, not just pitch a tent and camp there.”
Stan Gardner, M.D.

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“A leader without willing followers is wallowing. He will be wise to step aside and learn from others who do otherwise.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1