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.
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it.
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.
The Ordinary Life: the misery seems planned, the happiness accidental.
Trifles make the sum of human things, and half our misery from our foibles springs.
It is only in misery that we recognize the hand of God leading good men to good.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
There is no greater sorrowThan to be mindful of the happy timeIn misery.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.
There can be no very black misery to him who lives in the midst of Nature and has his senses still.
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
I pick the hair from her eyes and watch her misery with compassion.
[O]f all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.
At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
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.
Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product.
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.
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.
The man who loves his country prefers its liberty to all other considerations, well knowing that without liberty life is a misery.