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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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


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 ~


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


Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
~By Alexander Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The day that I ever become hip... please shoot me and put me outta my misery!
~By Meat Loaf ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Misery loves company.
~By John Ray ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


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


My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
~By Allen Toussaint ~


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


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


I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
~By Lord Byron ~


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 ~


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


Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


The shock caused by the September 11 events has also lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity between rich and poor countries, on the misery of populations of the South.
~By Omar Bongo ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I've endured over the past twenty-five years.
~By Paul Merton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea.
~By Madalyn Murray O'Hair ~


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


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 ~


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

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