Misery Quotes

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

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

The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.

Theodore Parker

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

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

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

The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.

Theodore Parker

The comfort derived from the misery of others is slight.

Cicero on Misery

Misery loves company.

English proverb

Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

William Shakespeare

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

Francis Picabia

To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.

William Blake

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

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

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so.

Jacopo Sannazaro

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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