Miser Quotes And Sayings

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Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.
~By Russell Baker ~


Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
~By William Blake ~


Each of the seventeen tribunals during a long period burned annually, on an average, ten miserable beings!
~By John Foxe ~


A movie star is someone people look at and go, 'I want to be like that person'. There's the responsibility of desire. It's not something I'm interested in trying. I would fail miserably at it, so why even bother?
~By Christian Bale ~


Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice.
~By Wim Wenders ~


We live so little time in this world that it is no matter how wretched and miserable we are, if it prepares us for heaven.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London theatres and explore the countryside, I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school.
~By Patrick White ~


Do I listen to pop music because I'm miserable or am I miserable because listen to pop music?
~By John Cusack ~


If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished.
~By Swami Vivekananda ~


I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property.
~By James Madison ~


The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances.
~By Martha Washington ~


Sure you're powerless, sure you're just one person, sure you can't change anything... but you don't have to be miserable about it as well.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
~By Princess Diana ~


Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
~By Martha Washington ~


Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son.
~By John Dryden ~


Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


To live by one man's will becomes the cause of all misery.
~By Richard Hooker ~


I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
~By Agatha Christie ~


Gay people got a right to be as miserable as everybody else.
~By Chris Rock ~


Renunciation - that is the great fact we all, individuals and classes, have to learn. In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ourselves and others.
~By Beatrice Potter Webb ~


Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.
~By George Mason ~


Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated.
~By George Grosz ~


All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


Between his eyes, there were four lines, the marks of such misery as children should never feel. He spoke with that wonderful whisky voice that so many Spanish children have, and he was a tough and entire little boy.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


Misery loves company.
~By John Ray ~


A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


But I married a guy who treated me very badly, but I was happy. I was miserable, so I was happy.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Misery is a match that never goes out.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


The more I read about feeding times, sleep times and waking-up times, the more inadequate and miserable I felt.
~By Gail Porter ~


The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.
~By Carlos Castaneda ~


Never was a miser a brave soul.
~By George Herbert ~


Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with.
~By June Carter Cash ~


I think we're miserable partly because we have only one god, and that's economics.
~By James Hillman ~


Life is so fast these days, and we're exposed to so much information. Television makes us a witness to such misery.
~By Gates McFadden ~


People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.
~By Josh Billings ~


I am miserable when I'm in a movie I'm not proud of and a movie that I don't want to do.
~By Ryan Phillippe ~


Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Why get married and make one man miserable when I can stay single and make thousands miserable?
~By Carrie P. Snow ~


May I make a suggestion, hoping it is not an impertinence? Write it down: write down what you feel. It is sometimes a wonderful help in misery.
~By Robertson Davies ~


That's one of the peculiar things about bad moods - we often fool ourselves and create misery by telling ourselves things that simply are not true.
~By David D. Burns ~


May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air.
~By Franz Kafka ~


In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man's dreams, man's illness, man's redemption from the misery of poverty - poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Les Miserables is one of my favorite stories.
~By Larry King ~


The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


What I realized was how difficult an hour show is and how miserable you can be if you're not happy doing it.
~By Victor Garber ~


Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
~By Robert Anthony ~


While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.
~By Karl Marx ~


The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
~By Joseph Butler ~


I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money.
~By Beth Henley ~


If we could only snap the fetters of the body that bind the feet of the soul, we shall experience a great joy. Then we shall not be miserable because of the body's sufferings. We shall become free.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters.
~By James Tobin ~


If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience.
~By Brian Moore ~


Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery.
~By Francis Picabia ~


He gave to misery (all he had) a tear.
~By Thomas Gray ~


I still sweat bullets if I go on The Tonight Show, but I tell myself, You can either have fun tonight or you can be shy and miserable. You ask my friends or anyone I work with now - nobody would say I was shy.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


You don't necessarily have to be in misery to be talented.
~By Brooke Shields ~


Here's to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it's caused me.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


The supposed great misery of our century is the lack of time.
~By John Fowles ~


The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


I am begining to look more and more like my miserable imitators.
~By Rudolph Valentino ~


At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


When somebody gives up their friends and everything they do just to be with a person, they wake up miserable one day. They're denying themselves for no real reason other than they think that's the thing to do.
~By Brian Austin Green ~


The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


I'm a happy-go-lucky character. I'm not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world.
~By Noel Gallagher ~


Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable.
~By James Hillman ~


Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable, without making it also ridiculous.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~


My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
~By Allen Toussaint ~


A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
~By William Shenstone ~


Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America, they are the most miserable individuals I've ever seen.
~By Chuck Norris ~


Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
~By James A. Garfield ~


People in misery is what most important in art.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
~By Albert Camus ~


The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
~By Thomas Malthus ~


Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
~By Anne Frank ~


I thought I saw him for what he was-or what I thought he was. And he was talented, no doubt about that. But, he thought his talent was based on misery and that if he became happy it would just go. He believed that.
~By Fay Wray ~


Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Choosing to be miserable is an option, but not one I recommend.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


People might love themselves with the most entire and unbounded affection, and yet be extremely miserable.
~By Joseph Butler ~


I still feel that a movie has to attempt to say something - even if it fails miserably. But I've sort of given up on believing that I'm going to change the world with every film I choose to act in.
~By Sarah Polley ~


To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
~By William Blake ~


To do art, one thing should always remember - subjects of people in misery have deep meanings.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


There is winning and there is misery.
~By Bill Parcells ~


People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries.
~By Victoria Abril ~

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