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Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Nothing is miserable unless you think it is so.
~By Boethius ~


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


Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product.
~By Louis Mumford ~


Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
~By Thomas Otway ~


Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it.
~By Federico Fellini ~


Consider then, O man! whether there can be anything more wretched and poor, more naked and miserable, than man when he dies, if he be not clothed with Christ's righteousness, and enriched in his God.
~By Johann Arndt ~


The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think; and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received.
~By John Grierson ~


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


No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
~By Adam Smith ~


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 ~


The German experience, as you can see, did move me very much. Seeing that terrible destruction and seeing the miserable state of the people, how they had been beaten down by the war through no fault of their own probably.
~By James Laughlin ~


Misery's fine - as long as you know you can get out of it when you want to.
~By Arthur Adamov ~


Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
~By Alexander Smith ~


In the past, we spoke of poverty, misery only in the south. Now there is a lot of misery, a lot of bad that creates victims in the north as well. This has become manifest: the global system was not made to serve the good of all, but to serve multinational companies.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.
~By Woody Allen ~


Sometimes I find that in my happy moments I could not believe that I had ever been miserable.
~By Marion Milner ~


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


Now the Bible tells us that we are all by nature, sinners, that we are slaves to sin and Satan, and that unless we are converted, or born again, we must be miserable forever.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


So far I haven't really been prominent enough to get critical attention focused on me. So, of course, I fully expect bad reviews, but I will be wracked with misery as a result.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


Misery loves company.
~By John Ray ~


It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


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 ~


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


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


Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
~By Voltaire ~


Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


For there is no one so great or mighty that he can avoid the misery that will rise up against him when he resists and strives against God.
~By John Calvin ~


No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.
~By Letitia Landon ~


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


I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.
~By Gloria Naylor ~


My life has run from misery to happiness.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


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 ~


Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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


Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.
~By Janis Joplin ~


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 ~


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 ~


Artie travels all the time. The rehearsals were just miserable. Artie and I fought all the time. He didn't want to do the show with my band; he just wanted me on acoustic guitar.
~By Paul Simon ~


The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of images from the Thirty Years' War.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


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


If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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 ~


The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.
~By Theodore Parker ~


Unending was the stream, unending the misery, unending the sorrow.
~By Karl Amadeus Hartmann ~


Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.
~By Anne Frank ~


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


You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.
~By Naomi Watts ~


Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.
~By Miguel De Cervantes ~


Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand.
~By John Ruskin ~


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 ~


Not to discontinue our allegiance, in this case, would be to join with the sovereign in promoting the slavery and misery of that society, the welfare of which, we ourselves, as well as our sovereign, are indispensably obliged to secure and promote, as far as in us lies.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


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 ~


A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen.
~By Phillip Adams ~


I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


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 ~


Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate.
~By Addison Mizner ~


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 ~


More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I've led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation.
~By Larry David ~


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 ~


The trade unions and the Labour Party... failed miserably. Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon workers to take industrial action, they did nothing.
~By Arthur Scargill ~


By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
~By Samuel Daniel ~


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 ~


There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
~By William James ~


Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
~By Helen Gurley Brown ~


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 ~


I would say a lot of the emotion in what I do is a sort of a thankfulness for those energies being around, because there's been points in my life when they weren't around, and it's a real sort of miserable existence.
~By John Frusciante ~


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 ~


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 ~


All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


We know there's no use in getting miserable, so we go out on the town instead!
~By Lee Ryan ~


All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
~By Noah Webster ~


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


This president failed so miserably in diplomacy that we are now forced to war.
~By Tom Daschle ~


Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Locations are all tough, all miserable. I never left the sound stage for 18 years at Warners. We never went outside the studio, not even for big scenes.
~By Bette Davis ~


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


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 ~


I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
~By Lord Byron ~


A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
~By Clifton Paul Fadiman ~


Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
~By Francis Bacon ~


To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser.
~By Robertson Davies ~


The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell.
~By Edvard Munch ~

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