Miser Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Miser

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The miser is as much in want of what he has as of what he has not.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


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


I think it was probably down to the fact that we weren't together personally as a band. We weren't pulling in the same direction. I always feel if you're having a good time in the studio it actually comes across on the tape and that was a bit of a miserable album for us.
~By Roy Wood ~


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 ~


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


Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
~By Erica Jong ~


The misery of a child is interesting to a mother, the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman, the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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


Misery is a communicable disease.
~By Martha Graham ~


What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
~By Saint Augustine ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


It's a miserable life in Hollywood. You're up at five or six o'clock in the morning to be ready to start shooting at nine.
~By William Wyler ~


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


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


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


To add to our misery and despair, a bloated aristocracy has sent to China - the greatest and oldest despotism in the world - for a cheap working slave.
~By Denis Kearney ~


I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


I've been on jobs where there's that one actor who is just a miserable, miserable no-good, dirty bastard, and it just turns the whole process sour.
~By Joe Pantoliano ~


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


Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.
~By Tacitus ~


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 ~


With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don't have any kids yourself.
~By Philip Larkin ~


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


Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.
~By Philip Massinger ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 ~


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 ~


The logs of wood which move down the river together Are driven apart by every wave. Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.
~By Nagarjuna ~


I like living. 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 ~


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 ~


I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
~By Anne Frank ~


The rare pleasure of being seen for what one is, compensates for the misery of being it.
~By Margaret Drabble ~


But if you don't enjoy doing something, you'll be miserable no matter how much money you make.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


I think that age as a number is not nearly as important as health. You can be in poor health and be pretty miserable at 40 or 50. If you're in good health, you can enjoy things into your 80s.
~By Bob Barker ~


No one is more miserable than the person who wills everything and can do nothing.
~By Claudius ~


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


People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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


I'm getting married because I'm in love with a girl and want to spend my life with her. You can't live your life doing what other people want you to or you'll be miserable. At some point you just have to be yourself.
~By Dan Marino ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


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 ~


Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes!
~By Jean Racine ~


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


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


So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


We weren't put here to be miserable. We were put here to do the best we can, and we should take our energy and improve our state of being.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.
~By George Santayana ~


Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
~By Hesiod ~


I would say to my colleague that the misery index, inflation and unemployment, when added together is the lowest it has been in the last series of Presidents, even going back to Jimmy Carter. So I think the Bush administration is doing a good job.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


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


You know, the camera is not meant just to show misery.
~By Gordon Parks ~


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


For instance, he says I let him play golf, and he says, he lets me be miserable in my job. Now - that doesn't quite sound right, does it? But nonetheless, I think for the first time in my life, I'm not going to be miserable in my life when I come and work at CNN.
~By Connie Chung ~


The key to sitcom success is miserable people. If you see a happy couple, it's just gone, like when Sam and Diane got together on Cheers.
~By Matthew Perry ~


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


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


One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
~By Cesare Pavese ~


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 ~


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


It would be stupid tameness, and unaccountable folly, for whole nations to suffer one unreasonable, ambitious and cruel man, to wanton and riot in their misery.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


Acting doesn't have to be threadbare misery all the time.
~By Fiona Shaw ~


I have always considered that choosing a companion for life was a very important affair and that my happyness or misery in this life depended on the choice.
~By Ezra Cornell ~


We can never flee the misery that is within us.
~By Arthur Golden ~


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


Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.
~By Cynthia Nelms ~


Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed.
~By Joseph Butler ~


I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


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


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 ~


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


Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
~By Sophocles ~


Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


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


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 ~


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


The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
~By Colin Wilson ~


Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.
~By Rene Magritte ~


Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
~By Winston Churchill ~


People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~

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