Misery Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Misery

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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
~By Albert Camus ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


He gave to misery (all he had) a tear.
~By Thomas Gray ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Misery is a communicable disease.
~By Martha Graham ~


As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity.
~By Jean-Bertrand Aristide ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Misery loves company.
~By John Ray ~


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 ~


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'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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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