54 Total Quotes

Misery Quotes

 Voltaire
Nature has made us frivolous to console us for our miseries
Voltaire
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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.
William Glasser
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We can never flee the misery that is within us.
Arthur Golden
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Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
Thomas Otway
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Every one of them shows a different picture of misery.
Alan Arkin
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Charles Spurgeon
Our misery is that we thirst so little for these sublime things, and so much for the mocking trifles of time and space.
Charles Spurgeon
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Germaine Greer
The misery of the middle-aged woman is a gray and hopeless thing, born of having nothing to live for, of disappointment and resentment at having been gypped by consumer society, and surviving merely to be the butt of its unthinking scorn.
Germaine Greer
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Granth Sahib
Without serving the True Guru, they find no peace; they earn only pain and misery.
Granth Sahib
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Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery
Edward Gibbon
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Matthew Arnold
Resolve to find thyself; and to know that he who finds himself, loses his misery
Matthew Arnold
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William Cowper
But misery still delights to trace / Its semblance in another's case.
William Cowper
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And mighty poets in their misery dead.
William Wordsworth
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It is wild out there -- there's a lot of misery on the weather map from coast to coast to coast. We'd sent out search parties looking for winter and we finally found it, and it's here, and it's beginning to bite us deep and hard.
David Phillips
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If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery
Michael Harrington
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An intelligent person does not take part in the sources of misery, which are due to contact with material senses. Such pleasures have a beginning and an end, and so the wise man does not delight in them.
Bhagavad Gita
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Things have never been worse than they are now in Haiti -- the violence, the misery, the poverty. It has been called a failed state. It is simply wrong that anybody should be returned to Haiti at this point.
Steven Forester
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The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery.
Marcus Quintilian
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The traditional misery index is worse right now than it was in 2001.
Jason Furman
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The rare pleasure of being seen for what one is, compensates for the misery of being it.
Margaret Drabble
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I thought and pondered - vainly. I felt that blank incapability of invention which is the greatest misery of authorship, when dull Nothing replies to our anxious invocations.
Mary Shelley
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You know, the camera is not meant just to show misery. You can show things that you like about the universe, things that you hate about the universe. It's capable of doing both.
Gordon Parks
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I don't like my hands tied. I am in misery. What did I say I am?
Stephen Crane
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Apparently feeling that Kerry had not emanated enough negativity while on his pessimism and misery tour this week, the Kerry campaign e-mail asked contributors to give at the level best reflecting their anger at the president. Sounds like a fun group to be around.
Steve Schmidt
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not only generated misery and poverty but also a great social tragedy that added to institutional instability in the region, provoking the fall of democratically elected governments.
Nestor Kirchner
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About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.
Henry Shaw
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He was realizing that the cat was suffering and wanted to put it out of its misery.
Richard Hall
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To live by one man's will becomes the cause of all misery.
Richard Hooker
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[Amid that shared misery, Salazar formed a bond with his fellows, thugs though many of them were.] In your house you can kick the dog, ... But if I kick your dog, that's a different story. Once you leave the Foreign Legion gates, every man with a kepi blanc is your brother, without question. I can rest assured that if I was ever in any trouble in the south of France there'd be about 20 legionnaires backing me up. And to this day if I see a legionnaire on the street, he's my brother.
Jaime Salazar
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[The human side of Katrina ù tales of agony and misery that thousands of Katrina's victims still endure a month after the storm ù also has gripped many reporters, who want to stay on the story indefinitely.] Katrina made a lot of us in the media realize that we can't undersell a hurricane, ... News organizations, the government, everybody now realizes you've got to take Mother Nature seriously.
Rita Cosby
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Health indeed is a precious thing, to recover and preserve which we undergo any misery, drink bitter potions, freely give our goods: restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee
Robert Burton
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