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Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
Bertrand Russell
Happiness and misery depend not on how high up or low down you are - they depend not upon these, but on the direction in which you are tending
Samuel Butler
I don't think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that still remains
Anne Frank
Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,
Joseph Addison
Misery acquaints a man with strange bed-fellows
William Shakespeare
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
Joseph Joubert
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Spike Milligan
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others
Samuel Johnson
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Winston Churchill
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
The miserable have no other medicine but hope.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The misery of a child is interesting to a mother, the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman, the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody.
Eric Hoffer
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable; for the happy impute all their success to prudence and merit
Jonathan Swift
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery
Frederick Douglass
There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state to another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life.
Alexandre Dumas
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.
Albert Schweitzer
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