Saturday, 11 May 2013

Miseries


A man is as miserable as he thinks he is. - Unknown

A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer. - Joseph Addison

All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. - Pascal

Give it all you got until youre put out of your misery. - Aerosmith 

He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery. - Anne Frank

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

Misery is a communicable disease. - Unknown

Misery loves company. - John Ray

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it. - Russell Baker

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. - Dr. Robert Anthony

No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.  - Letitia Landon

Nobody really cares if youre miserable, so you might as well be happy. - Cythina Nelms

Of all mens miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing. - Herodotus

Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets. - Rudyard Kipling

The great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things. - Benjamin Franklin

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation. - George Bernard Shaw

The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery. - Marcus Fabius Quintilian

The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure is occupation. - George Bernard Shaw

We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it. - Thomas H. Huxley

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