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The wonderful fortune of some writers deludes and leads to misery a great number of young people. (Quote by - Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn)

The histories which we have of the great tragedy give no idea of the general wretchedness, the squalid misery, which entered into every individual life in the region given up to the war. Where the armies camped the destruction was absolute. (Quote by - Rebecca H. Davis)

May I make a suggestion, hoping it is not an impertinence? Write it down: write down what you feel. It is sometimes a wonderful help in misery. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed. (Quote by - Joseph Butler)

More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery. (Quote by - Thomas Traherne)

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food. (Quote by - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)

People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy. (Quote by - Mikhail Bakunin)

The misery of a child is interesting to a mother, the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman, the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery. (Quote by - John Cleveland)

The worst of misery Is when a nature framed for noblest things Condemns itself in youth to petty joys, And, sore athirst for air, breathes scanty life Gasping from out the shallows. (Quote by - pseudonym)

By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown. (Quote by - Samuel Daniel)

I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. (Quote by - Martha Washington)

The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others or in ourselves, then are we condemned to misery, and clear thinking can begin. (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

In the past, we spoke of poverty, misery only in the south. Now there is a lot of misery, a lot of bad that creates victims in the north as well. This has become manifest: the global system was not made to serve the good of all, but to serve multinational companies. (Quote by - Ahmed Ben Bella)

Perhaps the rare and simple pleasure of being seen for what one is compensates for the misery of being it (A Summer Bird-Cage) (Quote by - Margaret Drabble)

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so. (Quote by - Jacopo Sannazaro)

I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society. (Quote by - Matt LeBlanc)

He that is down need fear no fall. (Quote by - John Bunyan)

The comfort derived from the misery of others is slight. (Quote by - Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero))

I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property. (Quote by - James Madison)

Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss. (Quote by - George Mason)

To do art, one thing should always remember - subjects of people in misery have deep meanings. (Quote by - Zhang Yimou)

Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human. (Quote by - Desiderius Erasmus)

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)


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