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Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery. (Quote by - Michael Harrington)

Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery. (Quote by - Francis Picabia)

Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained. (Quote by - Duke of Wellington)

Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it. (Quote by - Federico Fellini)

It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world. (Quote by - William Cobbett)

When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole. (Quote by - Thornton Wilder)

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. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery. (Quote by - Joseph Butler)

I thought I saw him for what he was-or what I thought he was. And he was talented, no doubt about that. But, he thought his talent was based on misery and that if he became happy it would just go. He believed that. (Quote by - Fay Wray)

Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery. (Quote by - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

Between his eyes, there were four lines, the marks of such misery as children should never feel. He spoke with that wonderful whisky voice that so many Spanish children have, and he was a tough and entire little boy. (Quote by - Martha Gellhorn)

Acting doesn't have to be threadbare misery all the time. (Quote by - Fiona Shaw)

Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

The wretched hasten to hear of their own miseries. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Not to discontinue our allegiance, in this case, would be to join with the sovereign in promoting the slavery and misery of that society, the welfare of which, we ourselves, as well as our sovereign, are indispensably obliged to secure and promote, as far as in us lies. (Quote by - Jonathan Mayhew)

I've led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation. (Quote by - Larry David)

I have always considered that choosing a companion for life was a very important affair and that my happyness or misery in this life depended on the choice. (Quote by - Ezra Cornell)

Wine and women bring misery (Quote by - Martial)

I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. (Quote by - Theodore Dreiser)

Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice. (Quote by - Wim Wenders)

Misery is a match that never goes out. (Quote by - Thomas Huxley)

One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness. (Quote by - Cesare Pavese)

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)


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