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I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill
If I am in a beautiful place, but I don't like the people, I am miserable.
I had a wonderful childhood, which is tough because it's hard to adjust to a miserable adulthood.
Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.
All performers get on stage because they need to feel love from an audience. I might appear confident, but those three seconds before I get out there, I'm a mess. But I have to take the risk; otherwise, I'd be miserable and would feel like I wasn't seeing through my personal destiny.
One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with.
June Carter Cash
Once I was gone for a month and I was just miserable, so I flew back from Florida for two hours just to be home and see my cats.
I myself saw the great works of Western civilization for the first time in my high school in Lithuania in bad black-and-white reproductions on miserable paper. That was, for many years, what art was for me. But from those miserable black-and-white reproductions, I got something, something unmistakable.
If I wasn't a golfer, I would still be miserable - but not as miserable.
I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
But I think the majority of cows, and even more so chickens and pigs, are leading pretty miserable lives.
I've seen schizophrenics who are so hopeless, you couldn't cheer them, and their lives are miserable and they end up as suicides. That's not right.
People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything. More and more I think that architecture has nothing to do with it. Of course, that's both liberating and alarming.
Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.
Clare Boothe Luce
We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.
Business is war. I go out there, I want to kill the competitors. I want to make their lives miserable. I want to steal their market share. I want them to fear me and I want everyone on my team thinking we're going to win.
Part of resilience is deciding to make yourself miserable over something that matters, or deciding to make yourself miserable over something that doesn't matter.
If owning stocks is a long-term project for you, following their changes constantly is a very, very bad idea. It's the worst possible thing you can do, because people are so sensitive to short-term losses. If you count your money every day, you'll be miserable.
Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition.
The ability to take pleasure in one's life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence. So intelligence is a hard thing to evaluate and it manifests itself in so many different ways. I do think the ability to know how to live a life and not be miserable is a sign of that.
I used to think you had to live this miserable life and that that would make you funnier, but you don't. The misery will come. The misery will find you.
Life's philosophy, hm... I just say, 'Do what you do and have fun doing it and try not to be too miserable.'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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