Misery Quotes

There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.

Durante degli Alighieri

Our best destiny, as planetary cohabitants, is the development of what has been called "species consciousness" something over and above nationalisms, blocs, religions, ethnicities. During this week of incredulous misery, I have been trying to apply such a consciousness, and such a sensibility. Thinking of the victims, the perpetrators, and the near future, I felt species grief, then species shame, then species fear.

Martin Amis

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.

Dennis Prager

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

Albert Schweitzer

A tender-hearted and compassionate disposition, which inclines men to pity and feel the misfortunes of others, and which is, even for its own sake, incapable of involving any man in ruin and misery, is of all tempers of mind the most amiable; and though it seldom receives much honor, is worthy of the highest.

Henry Fielding

If you want to be miserable, think about yourself; about what you want, what you like, what respect people ought to pay you, what people think of you; and then to you nothing will be pure. You will spoil everything you touch; you will make sin and misery for yourself out of everything God sends you; you will be as wretched as you choose.

Charles Kingsley

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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.

Albert Camus

Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery.

Francis Picabia

Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

William Shakespeare

Misery loves company.

English proverb

The comfort derived from the misery of others is slight.

Cicero on Misery

Happiness and misery depend not on how high up or low down you are - they depend not upon these, but on the direction in which you are tending.

Samuel Butler

Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish.

John Lyly

As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age; first it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others.

Samuel Johnson

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions - and unwanted children living in misery.

Unknown

There is no greater sorrow than to be mindful of the happy time in misery.

Dante Alighieri

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

Louis Mumford

Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle won.

Duke Of Wellington

God hath yoked to guilt her pale tormentor,--misery.

William Cullen Bryant

[O]f all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.

Jane Addams

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.

Nagarjuna

By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also

Thomas Browne, Sr.

Related Quotes

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners