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I'm never more miserable than when I write, and never more happy than having finished and having it sitting in front of me.
I myself am pathetically impressed when I meet writers of very long novels. How can they spend so many hundreds of hours at the miserable, lonely pastime of creating fiction?
But I married a guy who treated me very badly, but I was happy. I was miserable, so I was happy.
There's nothing worse than walking into a hospital and seeing people sick and miserable and having a horrible treatment.
I think if there is a God, it's very important that he has a sense of humour - otherwise, you are in for a very miserable afterlife.
There are so many miserable people out there who have not fulfilled their dreams. I believe you should do something that you love.
Listening to Chris Moyles on Radio 1 is the most miserable thing any human being can do, but attending awards ceremonies isn't far behind.
I don't think I've had a more miserable life than a lot of people. I think I've had a pretty lucky life.
I tried to kickbox once right after I had my first baby, and I was so miserable; it was so hard. And I went home, and I passed out for three hours because it's so hard.
What I realized was how difficult an hour show is and how miserable you can be if you're not happy doing it.
I've rarely met a miserable, self-pitying blind person.
I only ever really take out my guitar when I'm miserable, which isn't necessarily a very good time to do it.
I thought 'Game of Thrones' had this challenge in filming, and it's one of those things you think, 'It can't get worse than this,' because it's really cold, and you're in pain, and it's miserable.
I still sweat bullets if I go on The Tonight Show, but I tell myself, You can either have fun tonight or you can be shy and miserable. You ask my friends or anyone I work with now - nobody would say I was shy.
Lara Flynn Boyle
The acceptance to Harvard was more of trophy than a real possibility to me. I would have been miserable.
Sometimes I find that in my happy moments I could not believe that I had ever been miserable.
There is no better place to plot the death of a character than when you're miserable and working out.
I wasn't into sports when I was younger. I was one of those kids who always tried to get a note from the doctor to say I had a cold so I didn't have to go play hockey in bad weather and be miserable.
I have to feel that I'm going somewhere all the time. By definition, if you have this urge to go places, then you can't be 100 percent happy where you are. It's not like I enjoy being miserable for weeks on end. But I think it's good to be miserable for about one day every third week - that's ideal for me.
I am miserable when I'm in a movie I'm not proud of and a movie that I don't want to do.
It's a privilege to do what I do for a living - to take people out of their miserable day, or to educate somebody, or make somebody laugh, or fall in love with an idea. How good is that? And I get paid to do it!
My feeling about work is it's much more about the experience of doing it than the end product. Sometimes things that are really great and make lots of money are miserable to make, and vice versa.
Some, I verily believe, delight to be slave-men; it is a joy to them, and they would not change their condition; not only miserable village wretches, but men in good position, well-to-do sycophants.
The year that 'Lost' started and premiered was, without a doubt, the most miserable year of my life. The level of despair and anguish that I was feeling; I was clinically depressed, and anyone that you talked to who knew me at the time will tell you that.
I think at times I appear to be miserable when I am not... I might be having quite a good thought at that moment, but it seems I look miserable. I am not.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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