Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The day being miserable starts solving problems, is the day I'll rush to the front of the misery line.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
I would not anticipate the relish of any happiness, nor feel the weight of any misery, before it actually arrives.
It is only in misery that we recognize the hand of God leading good men to good.
Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony, and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven toward these things with an irresistible momentum.
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery.
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
Every Night and every MornSome to Misery are born.
Every Morn and every NightSome are born to Sweet Delight,Some are born to Endless Night.
O misery, misery, mumble and moan!Someone invented the telephone,And interrupted a nation's slumbers,Ringing wrong but similar numbers.
People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands - literally thousands - of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss.
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.
Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives.