Misery

  • A melancholy-looking man, he had the appearance of one who has searched for the leak in life's gas-pipe with a lighted candle.



    Character, Misery, searching

  • I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.


    Misery

  • He’s simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.


    Misery

  • Little is needed to make a wise man happy but nothing can content a fool . That is why nearly all men are miserable.


    Misery

  • For in all adversity of fortune, the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.


    Misery

  • You have to take money where you find it, from the poor Ok. They don’t have much money but there are a lot of them.


    Misery

  • Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.


    Misery

  • There is nothing more callous, if you are miserable, than the happiness of others.


    Misery

  • There are still parts of Wales where the only concession to gaiety is a striped shroud.


    Misery

  • Many a good whine comes from sour grapes.


    Discontent, Misery