Bear Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bear quotes, bear sayings, and bear proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.     

Carl Jung

Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.

Coretta Scott King

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.

Niccolo Machiavelli

To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.     

John Milton

Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.

Marcus Aurelius

Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.

Phillips Brooks

It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.     

Zora Neale Hurston

I can't bear the silent ringing in my skull.     

Jonathan Lethem

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

Abraham Lincoln