Top Famous Quotes About Misery

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

Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
— ambrose bierce

Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
— anthony trollope

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
— charles darwin

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
— boethius

A lot of people spend their last decade of their lives in pain and misery combating disease.
— craig venter

The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
— francois de la rochefoucauld

When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
— eleanor roosevelt

Companions, in misery and worse, that is what we all are, and to try to change this substantially avails us nothing.
— franz liszt

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
— euripides

Real artists take the misery and sadness of life and translate it into art.
— josh peck

That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
— joseph addison

The rare pleasure of being seen for what one is, compensates for the misery of being it.
— margaret drabble

I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society.
— matt leblanc

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances.
— martha washington

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
— lord byron

Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
— montgomery clift

At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.
— nigella lawson

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
— theodore dreiser

The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
— thomas malthus

Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
— thomas otway

It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
— william cobbett

To do art, one thing should always remember – subjects of people in misery have deep meanings.
— zhang yimou

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