Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.— Winston Churchill
Bumbling love misery quotes that are about living in misery
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
When the church hears the cry of the oppressed it cannot but denounce the social structures that give rise to and perpetuate the misery from which the cry arises.
There must be something rotten in the very core of a social system which increases its wealth without diminishing its misery
Pain is a part of life, misery is an option.
Accumulation of wealth at one pole is at the same time accumulation of misery, agony of toil, slavery, ignorance, brutality, mental degradation, at the opposite pole
Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.
Religion is based ... mainly upon fear ... fear of the mysterious, fear of defeat, fear of death. Fear is the parent of cruelty, and therefore it is no wonder if cruelty and religion have gone hand in hand. My own view on religion is that of Lucretius. I regard it as a disease born of fear and as a source of untold misery to the human race.
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.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others.
It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
To live our lives and miss that great purpose we were designed to accomplish is truly a sin. It is inconceivable that we could be bored in a world with so much wrong to tackle, so much ignorance to reach and so much misery we could alleviate
The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty.
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Joy is natural phenomenon, misery is your creation.
Whenever you put happiness before righteousness, you will be doomed to misery.
That is the great message of the Bible from beginning to end. They alone are truly happy who are seeking to be righteous.
We count our miseries carefully, and accept our blessings without much thought.
All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
The purpose of is to stop the misery before it comes.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
The only conversion involved in Vipassana is from misery to happiness, from bondage to liberation.
Life in itself is an empty canvas; it becomes whatsoever you paint on it. You can paint misery, you can paint bliss. This freedom is your glory.
The day being miserable starts solving problems, is the day I'll rush to the front of the misery line.
Behind the mask of indifference is bottomless misery and behind apparent callousness, despair.
We need to really start taking care of each other and not profiting off of each other's miseries. That shouldn't be our reality. That shouldn't be what we aspire to. It's not admirable in any way, shape, or form.
I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
I cannot worry much about your sins and miseries when I have so many of my own.
I can only love you all, poor fellow travellers, fellow sufferers. I do not want to add one least straw to the burden you already carry.
There is neither happiness nor misery in the world;
there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
For real happiness, for real lasting stable happiness, one has to make a journey deep within oneself and see that one gets rid of all the unhappiness and misery stored in the deeper levels of the mind.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
If anyone thinks he can help you, he will inevitably mislead you, and the less phony he is; the more powerful he is, the more enlightened he is, the more misery and mischief he will create for you.
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The mother is everything - she is our consolation in sorrow, our hope in misery, and our strength in weakness. She is the source of love, mercy, sympathy, and forgiveness. He who loses his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly
People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.
Rather than converting people from one organised religion to another organised religion, we should try to convert people from misery to happiness, from bondage to liberation and from cruelty to compassion.
Misery is a communicable disease.
In the time of your life, live—so that in that wondrous time you shall not add to the misery and sorrow of the world, but shall smile to the infinite delight and mystery of it."
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.
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
I must admit that I am not a member of the ugly school.
I have a great regard for certain notions of beauty even though to some it is an old fashioned idea. Some photographers think that by taking pictures of human misery, they are addressing a serious problem. I do not think that misery is more profound than happiness.
I know, in my soul, that to eat a creature who is raised to be eaten, and who never has a chance to be a real being, is unhealthy. It's like...you're just eating misery. You're eating a bitter life.