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Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery. (Quote by - Spike Milligan)

Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice. (Quote by - Georges Duhamel)

Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness. (Quote by - Leon Trotsky)

There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight. (Quote by - Vaclav Havel)

Misery is the company of Lawsuits. (Quote by - Francois Rabelais)

Ignorance is the primary source of all misery and vice. (Quote by - Victor Cousin)

I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. (Quote by - Anne Frank)

The miserable have no other medicine, But only hope. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Sweet recreation barred, what doth ensue But moody and dull melancholy, Kinsman to a grim and comfortless despair, And at her heels a huge infectious troop Of pale distemperatures and foes to life? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

To live by one man's will becomes the cause of all misery. (Quote by - Richard Hooker)

Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles. (Quote by - Red Skelton)

In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man's dreams, man's illness, man's redemption from the misery of poverty - poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life. (Quote by - Salvatore Quasimodo)

Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Today, for a Jew who writes in the German language, it is totally impossible to make a living. In no group do I see as much misery, disappointment, desperation and hopelessness as in Jewish writers who write in German. (Quote by - Stefan Zweig)

Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives. (Quote by - William Cobbett)

People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery. (Quote by - Graham Greene)

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. (Quote by - Dante Alighieri)

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery. (Quote by - Charlie Chaplin)

It is seldom that the miserable of the world can help regarding their misery as a wrong inflicted by those who are less miserable. (Quote by - George Eliot)

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy. (Quote by - Boethius)

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. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

If misery loves company, misery has company enough. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day. (Quote by - Gifford Pinchot)

The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice. (Quote by - Thomas Malthus)

Misery loves company. (Quote by - John Ray)


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