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Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America, they are the most miserable individuals I've ever seen.
It's fun to sentimentalize the 20th-century lifestyle and the 20th-century brain, but it helps nobody, it makes you look ancient, there's no going back, and you'd be miserable if you did.
Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.
We're living in primate heaven. We're warm, dry, we're not hungry, we don't have fleas and ticks and infections. So why are we so miserable?
There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms. Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them.
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
Helen Gurley Brown
You don't even have to hate to have a perfectly miserable time.
Do I listen to pop music because I'm miserable or am I miserable because listen to pop music?
I like to read my diary occasionally to remind myself what a miserable, alienated old sod I used to be.
Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Walter Savage Landor
The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
The men who abandon themselves to the passions of this miserable life, are compared in Scripture to beasts.
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.
When you're miserable, you don't want anyone around you to be happy.
Happiness is such a good state, it doesn't need to be creative. You're not creative from happiness, you're just happy. You're creative when you're miserable and depressed. You find the key to transform things. Happiness does not need to transform.
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.
The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.
If you feel well and happy, your face will reflect this, but if you are down in the dumps and having a miserable time, your face will soon show this, too. In fact, you get the face you deserve by the time you're forty, and one of the keys to looking and feeling younger is being active.
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.
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.
I am quite miserable because I'm never satisfied with what I've got. You're always looking for that next high, and that is what I would define as happiness.
Everyone in L.A. is very positive and upbeat, whereas London can get quite miserable at times.
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.
Oh, how miserable it is to have no one to share your sorrows and joys, and, when your heart is heavy, to have no soul to whom you can pour out your woes.
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