Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.— William D. Hoard
Revealing Miserable Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others...By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Insanity is being shit on, beat down, coasting through life in a miserable existence when you have a caged lion locked inside and a key to release it.
I feel my belief in sacrifice and struggle getting stronger.
I despise the kind of existence that clings to the miserly trifles of comfort and self-interest. I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened.
The secret to happiness is to be working at your passion.
If you want to be miserable, lead a desperate life like everybody else where they drag their asses to work everyday because they hate their job.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
You have no idea how much of the inefficiency of mankind comes from thinking about the wrong-doings of others, and of ourselves. There is nothing more miserable than to feel that by some mistake in life you have not amounted to what you might have, and that your misfortunes all hinge on that mistake.
Unless God's Word illumine the way, the whole life of men is wrapped in darkness and mist, so that they cannot but miserably stray.
Contemplation often makes life miserable.
We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
If an offender has committed murder, he must die.
In this case, no possible substitute can satisfy justice. For there is no parallel between death and even the most miserable life, so that there is no equality of crime and retribution unless the perpetrator is judicially put to death.
The fact that you are even here, alive, on this planet is a mathematical miracle, and you should not spend the time that you have being busy being miserable.
He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Off the floor I'm really laid back, like nothing really fazes me too much.
But on the floor I do get emotional and a little carried away. However, I started playing when I was 13 to have fun with my teammates, and that never stopped. I enjoy traveling and having fun in the locker room with the guys. Life is too short to be miserable.
That's the worst…or the best…of real life, Anne.
It won't let you be miserable. It keeps on trying to make you comfortable…and succeeding…even when you're determined to be unhappy and romantic.
The most wonderful thing in life is to do something for a child because they're children for such a short time. We can't allow ourselves to let them live a miserable childhood.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
For just one second, look at your life and see how perfect it is.
Stop looking for the next secret door that is going to lead you to your real life. Stop waiting. This is it: there's nothing else. It's here, and you'd better decide to enjoy it or you're going to be miserable wherever you go, for the rest of your life, forever.
If you're always strict with yourself, life gets miserable. And we're supposed to enjoy life.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion.
It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.
Miserable people focus on what they hate about their life.
Happy people focus on what they love about their life.
You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is 'never try.' Homer Simpson
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Outwardly one's life may suffer every kind of limitation, from bodily paralysis to miserable surroundings, but inwardly it is free in meditation to reach out to a sphere of light, beauty, truth, love, and power.
We live in a community of people not so that we can suppress and dominate eachother or make each other miserable but so that we can better and more reliably satisfy all life's healthy needs.
The best way to live a miserable life is to pay attention to what other people are saying about you.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
I dislike the thought that some animal has been made miserable to feed me.
If I am going to eat meat, I want it to be from an animal that has lived a pleasant, uncrowded life outdoors, on bountiful pasture, with good water nearby and trees for shade.
I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.
If we live a self-directed, self-motivated, self-centered life, always needing to get our own way, then we're going to be miserable. In fact, many times we believe it's our problems that are making us unhappy when, in reality, it's because we're focused on ourselves!
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
It's not just about life, of course; it's about healthy life. Getting frail and miserable and dependent is no fun, whether or not dying may be fun.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
I don't really diet or anything. I'm miserable when I'm dieting and I like the way I look. I'm really sick of all these actresses looking like birds I'd rather look a little chubby on camera and look like a person in real life, than look great on screen and look like a scarecrow in real life.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
Life is divided up into the horrible and the miserable.
The only person in all the world who can give you pleasure, or deny it, is yourself. No matter how much we love someone, the decision to experience pleasure, and to make room for it in our lives, is an internal one. If you are resistant, you could be around the most joyous people in the world and be miserable.
My theory on life is that life is beautiful.
Life doesn't change. You have a day, and a night, and a month, and a year. We people change - we can be miserable or we can be happy. It's what you make of your life
None of those material possessions do anything to make your life any better.
... I know a lot of people who have a lot of everything, and they're absolutely the most miserable people in the world. So it won't do anything for you unless you're a happy person and can have peace with yourself.