Tormented Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Tormented Quotes from Dan Savage, Bowen Yang, Cecily von Ziegesar, Gao Xingjian, Fatema Mernissi. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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Mother’s Day is a torment if your mother is dead. Valentine’s Day is a torment if you don’t got one. And at some point in our lives, we will be tormented by Valentine’s Day even if we’re relatively lucky in love.
Dan Savage
After high school, I really learned to love myself. I finally stopped getting bullied by straight people. Then, I pretty much immediately started getting tormented by gay people for my taste in music.
Bowen Yang
But I’ve always been fascinated with that prettiest-girl-in-the-class person that I never was, getting inside her head and showing that she’s just as tormented and messed up as everybody else.
Cecily von Ziegesar
Love is so holy, so confusing. It makes a man anxious, tormented. Love, how can I define it?
Gao Xingjian
The waves of religion based on terrorism in the 1990s are based on the tormented response of a mutilated Muslim society whose progressive forces have been savagely emasculated. Why on earth is the Arab world so hostile to women? Why can it not see women as a force for development?
Fatema Mernissi
My name is Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the former H. Rap Brown. I am a devoted servant of Allah, and an unwavering devotee to His cause. For more than 30 years, I have been tormented and persecuted by my enemies for reasons of race and belief.
H. Rap Brown
France is no longer herself when she is folded in on herself, tormented by ignorance and intolerance. The country would plunge into decline if it refused to be itself, if it was afraid of the future, afraid of the world.
Francois Hollande
No, I’m not anguished and tormented.
George H. W. Bush
I’m a fairly tormented artist, and I’m less willing to indulge myself in self-pity, outside of songwriting.
Dave Matthews
To be exempt from the Passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing Solitude.
Richard Steele
I was not tormented in any way; I was never even bullied. I had a nice teenage life.
Sara Shepard
This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case.
Albert Claude
I enjoy just being a producer and a home maker. I love being in charge. I love being the tortured and tormented soul. I am a Piscean. I enjoy the real-life drama fully.
Pooja Bhatt
I am scared; I don’t know what is going to happen to me. What was the point of working so hard and of being talented, to be rewarded like this? Never a penny, tormented all my life. It is horrible; one cannot imagine it.
Camille Claudel
Rock and roll’s relatively new, in the sense of the Fifties, Sixties, right? They invented the first sort of rock stars, and they took it to excess, and then the excess became bitter, tormented. Then it became okay to succeed.
Albert Hammond, Jr.
I love being middle-aged in general. I’m more at peace with myself now. I still have tormented times, but they are few and far between. You don’t feel you have to be the centre of your world when you get older. Becoming a mother had been a turning point which stopped me from being the centre of my world.
Alison Moyet
I had a very tough childhood. I came here from Italy in the ’70s and didn’t speak a word of English, so the kids at school tormented me. Truly, it was horrifying the names they called me, and the teachers never really did a thing to stop it.
Giada De Laurentiis
I don’t like a tormented photograph. Something attracts you in them, but the attraction isn’t because she has a pot on her head or tonnes of make-up and weird clothes and weird everything.
Mario Testino
Somehow, I always imagine that Trump spends the evenings with his forehead pressed against the cold glass of an aquarium, talking telepathically to the tormented albino squid in which he has hidden his soul.
Frankie Boyle
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Elie Wiesel
A stalker tormented me for over five years. I don’t know what was going through his mind, as he was a police officer, and because of that, I at first considered him someone to be trusted.
Fabio Quagliarella
To play these twisted, tormented characters is very draining. You have to sit in the pocket of that character for the duration of the shoot, which is normally an average of three months, and that can be taxing!
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Patrick Melrose’ is a frantically accurate exploration of the addict mind tormented by trauma, magnificently brought to life by Benedict Cumberbatch. At its core, it is a story that has a timeless quality with echoes of Cervantes.
Drew Pinsky
I’ve always been drawn to tormented people full of contradictions.
Antonio Tabucchi
Everyone has bad days, and when you’re having a bad day, you think, ‘Here I am being singled out by a hostile, malicious universe that is picking exclusively on me.’ And then you read a book about bad days and realize they happen to everyone, not just tormented, persecuted you.
Judith Viorst
No one alive is more tormented nor weaker than myself.
Kim Jong-hyun
Don’t judge my dad on the one thing he did wrong and not on all the things he did right. For such a long time, he was such a huge role model for kids and such a positive thing. That’s the one thing about this business is you get tormented for the one thing that is negative versus all the great things you have done.
Brooke Hogan
It’s a great stretch for me to do my game show. It’s very hard. It’s not me at all. The only part that’s me is sort of when I’m sitting in the booth looking tormented. That’s the only part that’s the real me.
Ben Stein
I’m not some sort of tormented soul looking for an identity in the roles I take. I became an actress because I just love dressing up and playing.
Talulah Riley
I was tormented with guilt for years and years. In fact, it was so bad that if I didn’t feel wrong, I didn’t feel right!
Joyce Meyer