Miser Quotes And Sayings

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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.
~By John Milton ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
~By Boethius ~


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 ~


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 ~


Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
~By Hesiod ~


This hunger for profits causes great misery for the people.
~By Walter Ulbricht ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
~By Spike Milligan ~


Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman.
~By George Gissing ~


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


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


Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


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


That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
~By Joseph Addison ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The cup of Ireland's misery has been overflowing for centuries and is not yet half full.
~By Boyle Roche ~


I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
~By Pietro Aretino ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
~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 ~


My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery.
~By John Cleveland ~


Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
~By Euripides ~


I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up.
~By Shania Twain ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


You write a book and you hope somebody will go out and pay $24.95 for what you've just said. I think books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable.
~By Amy Tan ~


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


Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Without literature my life would be miserable.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Miserable is a good thing, though. If you start the day miserable, nobody else can screw up your day.
~By Jake Roberts ~


If you're always strict with yourself, life gets miserable. And we're supposed to enjoy life.
~By Mia Maestro ~


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 ~


You're miserable, edgy and tired. You're in the perfect mood for journalism.
~By Warren Ellis ~


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


People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything. More and more I think that architecture has nothing to do with it. Of course, that's both liberating and alarming.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


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 ~


Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
~By William Cobbett ~


Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
~By Duke of Wellington ~


When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
~By William Shakespeare ~

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