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Quotes And Sayings About Misery

Misery Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Misery

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


Companions, in misery and worse, that is what we all are, and to try to change this substantially avails us nothing.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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


Life is so fast these days, and we're exposed to so much information. Television makes us a witness to such misery.
~By Gates McFadden ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Today, for a Jew who writes in the German language, it is totally impossible to make a living. In no group do I see as much misery, disappointment, desperation and hopelessness as in Jewish writers who write in German.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


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


Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.
~By Dennis Prager ~


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 ~


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 ~


We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


May I make a suggestion, hoping it is not an impertinence? Write it down: write down what you feel. It is sometimes a wonderful help in misery.
~By Robertson Davies ~


He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.
~By Red Skelton ~


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


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 ~


People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
~By Graham Greene ~


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


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 ~


When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices, hard and harsh and loud. The baby was not wrapped in any shroud. The mother made no sound. Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


Misery is the company of lawsuits.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


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


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


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


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. ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


Misery is a communicable disease.
~By Martha Graham ~


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 learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
~By Martha Washington ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
~By Martha Washington ~


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 ~


Misery loves company.
~By John Ray ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It is almost impossible for anyone, even the most ineffective among us, to continue to choose misery after becoming aware that it is a choice.
~By William Glasser ~


Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day.
~By Gifford Pinchot ~


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 final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery.
~By Michael Harrington ~


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 ~


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


There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


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

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