Unhappiness Quotes

Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes - they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something that the world will notice.

Agatha Christie

I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.

Ingrid Bergman

Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.

Brigitte Bardot

No-one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend

Groucho Marx

I look at what I have and think myself unhappy; others look at what I have and think me happy

Joseph Roux

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?

Philip Larkin

Not necessity, not desire /no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything /health, food, a place to live, entertainment /they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.

Thomas Campion

Nuns and married women are equally unhappy, if in different ways

Christina of Sweden

Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and succeed in his attacks without cultivating the spirit of enterprise, for the result is waste of time and general stagnation.

Sun Tzu

Many years ago in a period commonly know as Next Friday Afternoon, there lived a King who was very Gloomy on Tuesday mornings because he was so Sad thinking about how Unhappy he had been on Monday and how completely Mournful he would be on Wednesday


There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy

Mark Twain

I have very poor and unhappy brains for drinking: I could well wish courtesy would invent some other custom of entertainment

William Shakespeare

It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing

Benjamin Disraeli

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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