Best 301 of Miserable quotes - MyQuotes
I sometimes think it's like a weird elastic band. The more tragic your work is, the quicker you snap back. There's a catharsis in telling a miserable old tale; you get rid of demons.
Henry Ward Beecher
This world is magnificent for strangers and pilgrims, but miserable for residents.
Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Your life will be colourful if you just add colours to your life! It is your own decisions that will determine to have a miserable or a marvellous life!
salvation is for the feeble, that's what I think. I don't want salvation, I want life, all of life, the miserable as well as the superb.
I always hated...all sad songs. I thought they made happy people miserable. Now I think I understand them better. Bards write them because they can't hold them back. Sadness has got to flow out or it gets stuck and turns bitter.
Being heartbroken is like having this really horrible freedom. You can be selfish with your thoughts, which can lead to manic creativity, but at the same time you're just really miserable.
But O yet more miserable! Myself my sepulchre, a moving grave.
I am so miserable, there are so many questions, I can see no way out and am so wretched and feeble that I could lie forever on the sofa and keep opening and closing my eyes without knowing the difference.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
We are often miserable at our desk or typewriters, but not happy away from them.
If I believed everything everyone had ever told me about my family I'd be a sight more miserable than I am now
O life! An age to the miserable, a moment to the happy.
Fictions often represent only half truths. They show the right problem but often the wrong solution. Hence when people imitate the fictional characters of the movies, they end up making their lives more miserable. When a tipping point is reached in a society as more and more people start following such paths, these actions become acceptable to a large section of the society. Thereafter, it becomes impossible to reverse the cycle.
Your whole life people tell you to do what you love. But if you gotta do something else to pay the bills, you don't automatically have to be miserable.
Everyone in L.A. is very positive and upbeat, whereas London can get quite miserable at times.
Minimizing exposure to miserable people is nothing short of a life strategy.
Sitting around miserable all day won't make you any happier.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
I beheld the wretch-the miserable monster whom I had created.
Pleasure for others is the only pleasure possible to me. I assure you I'm quite selfish! - I'm greedy for the happiness of those I love - and if they can't or won't be happy I'm perfectly miserable.
She had all day every day to figure out some decent and satisfying way to live, and yet all she ever seemed to get for all her choices and all her freedom was more miserable. The autobiographer is almost forced to the conclusion that she pitied herself for being so free.
...and yet could swear it was just then that I fell in love. It wasn't, of course, simply the onions -- it was the sudden sense of an individual woman, of a frankness that was so often later to make me happy and miserable.
Sometimes it's your fragrance that comes to me, out of the blue, on a crowded road in a Sunday afternoon. But more often, it's memories of us that cross my mind almost every lone evening. All I want is to lessen the pain I feel every night. But every morning I wake up is another day, hopeless and miserable, with nothing but a deafening silence, a wave of tears, memories and your absence.
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.
Huamns, uregulated, are cruel and capricious; violet and selfish; miserable and quarrelsome. It is only after their instincts and basic emotions have been controlled that they can be happy, generous, and good.
I am very much a people person. If I am in a beautiful place but I don't like the people, I am miserable.
That which makes you miserable is the only sin. That which takes you away from yourself is the only thing to be avoided.
I like to read my diary occasionally to remind myself what a miserable, alienated old sod I used to be.
There is a working class - strong and happy - among both rich and poor: there is an idle class - weak, wicked, and miserable - among both rich and poor.
Truthfully, there're only a handful of people in this world who really get joy from seeing you happy. Most won't care if you’re happy, only if you're miserable like they are. They eat that shit up.
I've been poor and neglected, in the middle and cherished, then rich and miserable and back to the middle and now happy. I've lived it all.
She was feeling, thinking, trembling about everything; agitated, happy, miserable, infinitely obliged, absolutely angry.
To be weak is miserable, Doing or suffering.
Life can be pleasant or miserable. To lead a fruitful life, and to make it positive, practice analytical meditation.
People are really concerned about my relationship status. When I tell people I'm happy being single, they don't believe me. They say: 'You have to be miserable being alone'.
It's so miserable and so easy to keep slamming Titanic -- I'll shut up.
If you want to be miserable, think of yourself. If you want to be happy, think of others.
Happy and sad, elated and miserable, secure and afraid, loved and denied, patient and angry, peaceful and wild, complete and empty...all of it. I would feel everything. It would all be mine.
If a man must make himself appear cheerful; he must know why he is miserable.
For a man to become a poet (witness Petrarch and Dante), he must be in love, or miserable.
Now that I could not go back I was not sure, after all, that I wished to go forward. It was a miserable sensation.
Why should I bring happiness to those I loathe by obliterating myself, when I can make them miserable just by existing?
I only ever really take out my guitar when I'm miserable, which isn't necessarily a very good time to do it.
I’d rather be miserable loving you than happy with anyone else.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Some clever and honourable nations change their regime from authoritarian to a democratic one, and some weak-kneed dictator lover miserable nations do the exact opposite! Don’t try to look for a character in a person who gave up his freedom, because he does have none!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
A non-reading society is nothing but a miserable society; a non-reading nation will be nothing but a disgrace of all other nations!
If you try to delight the undelightable, you've made yourself miserable for no reason.
There's as much crookedness as you want to find. There was something Abraham Lincoln said - he'd rather trust and be disappointed than distrust and be miserable all the time. Maybe I trusted too much.
She knows what it is to be sad and miserable, but those emotions are almost enjoyable. They throw moments of happiness and laughter into sharper relief.
It's about showing up. And sometimes I don't do it. I almost always regret it, but sometimes I don't do it. Sometimes I walk into a situation where I'm intimidated and I want to be liked and I want to fit in, and I don't choose authenticity. And it's always pretty miserable.
Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy, and make the most of where you are