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Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.
Nothing is miserable unless you think it is so.
When you're miserable, you don't want anyone around you to be happy.
At my aunt's funeral, I promised myself that I wouldn't be bound by the belief that I'm supposed to stay in anything - whether it's a relationship, a job, a house, or a circumstance - if it makes me miserable. She gave me the courage to find my own happiness.
But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself.
If you're not happy before you're successful, you're going to be miserable when you do become successful because all your problems just get magnified.
I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.
Moon Unit Zappa
I'm not going to starve just to be thin... I want to enjoy life and I can't if I'm not eating and miserable.
People might love themselves with the most entire and unbounded affection, and yet be extremely miserable.
Life is too short to be miserable.
Rita Mae Brown
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.
I want to hear from the creature who isn't blessed with unbelievable good looks and incredible genes. I want to hear from the geek girl, the forgotten girl, the invisible girl and the miserable girl.
We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.
Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
I'm free of stress and worries now because if I don't like something I'm doing, I just find the fun in it instead of being miserable. Let me have fun with the people I work with, let me have fun making money - when I grew up so poor, ya know?
Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.
Miguel de Cervantes
Marriage is miserable unless you find the right person that is your soulmate and that takes a lot of looking.
So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable.
Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable.
We weren't put here to be miserable. We were put here to do the best we can, and we should take our energy and improve our state of being.
I tend to think the world is a bit of a miserable place, so anyone who can add to people's optimistic, cheerful side is doing a good job, which is what I hope I'm doing.
You're miserable, edgy and tired. You're in the perfect mood for journalism.
The thing about growing old is you have to accept it - if you don't, you'll be as miserable as sin. You've got to try and find the few good things about it.
Nothing need be apprehended from this miserable adventurer.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
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