Quotes with misery
You have no lease of your lives, and death is not bound to give you warning before it gives you that deadly blow that will send you to everlasting misery or everlasting felicity.
The Hypocrite Detected, Anatomized
Marry the right person. This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery.
21 Suggestions for Success
Happiness and misery depend not upon how high up or low down you are-they depend not upon these, but on the direction in which you are tending.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
And whoever is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery!
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains... My advice is : "Go outside, to the fields, enjoy nature and the sunshine, go out and try to recapture happiness in yourself and in God. Think of all the beauty that's still left in and around you and be happy!"
It's difficult in times like these: ideals, dreams and cherished hopes rise within us, only to be crushed by grim reality. It's a wonder I haven't abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart. I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery, and death.
I regard [religion] as a disease born of fear and as a source of untold misery to the human race.
Has Religion Made Useful Contributions to Civilization? (1930)
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.