Miser Quotes And Sayings

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It's been a misery for me, living with Christine Keeler.
~By Christine Keeler ~


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


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 ~


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


I love what I do. When a month goes by and I'm not working, I'm miserable.
~By Roselyn Sanchez ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes.
~By Leslie Charteris ~


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 ~


My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding.
~By Wil Wheaton ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


They who grasp the world, The Kingdom, and the power, and the glory, Must pay with deepest misery of spirit, Atoning unto God for a brief brightness.
~By Stephen Phillips ~


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 ~


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 ~


No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


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


If only my folks had beaten me, I could have gotten some material about my miserable childhood. But as it is, I've had a great life.
~By Tim Conway ~


The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


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 ~


You don't even have to hate to have a perfectly miserable time.
~By Elizabeth Wurtzel ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives.
~By William Cobbett ~


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 ~


For the last few years, it's been so chic for everybody to be miserable. Like if you're in with the cool crowd, you can't be happy.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


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 ~


Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


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


There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
~By Dante Alighieri ~


If you were not a sinful, polluted, helpless, and miserable creature, this Savior would not be suited to you, and you would not be comprehended in his gracious invitations to the children of men.
~By Archibald Alexander ~


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 ~


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


Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
~By Albert Camus ~


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 ~


Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
~By Montgomery Clift ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Misery is manifold. The wretchedness of the earth is multiform.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


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


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


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 ~


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


The cello is such a melancholy instrument, such an isolated, miserable instrument.
~By Ritchie Blackmore ~


Ignorance is the primary source of all misery and vice.
~By Victor Cousin ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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

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