Miser Quotes And Sayings

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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The ability to take pleasure in one's life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence. So intelligence is a hard thing to evaluate and it manifests itself in so many different ways. I do think the ability to know how to live a life and not be miserable is a sign of that.
~By Todd Solondz ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
~By William Samuel Johnson ~


It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I think that people who get to a certain position, and then try to ferociously defend it or build on it, it's kind of a dead-end street. You see people becoming miserable that way.
~By Viggo Mortensen ~


But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression.
~By Edward Furlong ~


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 ~


There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I think at times I appear to be miserable when I am not... I might be having quite a good thought at that moment, but it seems I look miserable. I am not.
~By Damon Hill ~


Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
~By Hesiod ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


That was the big lesson for all of us. Everything was going great on paper, but we all became miserable because we were so caught up in the machinery of how you make that happen, it took away the sheer joy.
~By Susanna Hoffs ~


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 ~


When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others or in ourselves, then are we condemned to misery, and clear thinking can begin.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
~By Aeschylus ~


Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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


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


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 ~


Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
~By Woody Allen ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The histories which we have of the great tragedy give no idea of the general wretchedness, the squalid misery, which entered into every individual life in the region given up to the war. Where the armies camped the destruction was absolute.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


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


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


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


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 ~


So long as you don't feel life's paltry and a miserable business, the rest doesn't matter, happiness or unhappiness.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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 ~


The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion.
~By Billy Sunday ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
~By Jane Austen ~


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


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


I am talking about misery and all of its implications.
~By Juan Rulfo ~


The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


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


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


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


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 ~


About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.
~By Josh Billings ~


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

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