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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 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.
Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman.
If you were not a sinful, polluted, helpless, and miserable creature, this Savior would not be suited to you, and you would not be comprehended in his gracious invitations to the children of men.
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.
But I married a guy who treated me very badly, but I was happy. I was miserable, so I was happy.
You write a book and you hope somebody will go out and pay $24.95 for what you've just said. I think books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable.
I've been divorced and I had to get back out there be single again and do some of that in the genuinely miserable state where you really do wonder what the hell is going on. And you feel like trying to have casual conversation with someone you don't know on the surface of the moon or something.
Life's philosophy, hm... I just say, 'Do what you do and have fun doing it and try not to be too miserable.'
It's fun when the ball is going in the hole and things are going right, but it's a miserable game when things aren't going well.
The thing is, unfortunately, I write the best songs when I'm miserable.
We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.
Consider then, O man! whether there can be anything more wretched and poor, more naked and miserable, than man when he dies, if he be not clothed with Christ's righteousness, and enriched in his God.
The more I read about feeding times, sleep times and waking-up times, the more inadequate and miserable I felt.
When I was in the first grade I was afraid of the teacher and had a miserable time in the reading circle, a difficulty that was overcome by the loving patience of my second grade teacher. Even though I could read, I refused to do so.
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.
The people who tried government regulation have lives which are miserable.
Well, it's not hard to be number one entertaining Jew. Some of them are quite bleeding bloody miserable, really.
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
People might love themselves with the most entire and unbounded affection, and yet be extremely miserable.
The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think; and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received.
What I realized was how difficult an hour show is and how miserable you can be if you're not happy doing it.
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.
I only ever really take out my guitar when I'm miserable, which isn't necessarily a very good time to do it.
I started acting because I was miserable and crazy and wanted to be someone else, to run around and scream in front of people without getting in trouble.
I am miserable when I'm in a movie I'm not proud of and a movie that I don't want to do.
I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.
If you find yourself always playing the villain, or if you find yourself being typecast into a corner where you're not happy then that's probably rather miserable, but if I have been typecast I am quite happy about it.
Now the Bible tells us that we are all by nature, sinners, that we are slaves to sin and Satan, and that unless we are converted, or born again, we must be miserable forever.
We live so little time in this world that it is no matter how wretched and miserable we are, if it prepares us for heaven.
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