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'Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Misery
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
A soul that is reluctant to share does not as a rule have much of its own. Miserliness is here a symptom of meagerness.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Misery
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.
~ Blaise Pascal | ( French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. ) | 1623-1662 | Misery
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Misery
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son.
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Misery
quotes Division : Critics   
     
I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes -- and as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Misery
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery.
~ Francis Picabia | ( French painter, and poet. ) | 1878-1953 | Misery
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Misery
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Never was a miser a brave soul.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Misery
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | Misery
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
~ Graham Greene | ( English writer. ) | 1904-1991 | Misery
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
~ Matthew Arnold | (British poet and cultural critic ) | 1822 - 1888 | Misery
quotes Division : Critics   
     
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Misery
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
The spendthrift robs his heirs the miser robs himself.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Misery
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Misery
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Misery
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
~ William Blake | ( British poet and painter. ) | 1757-1827 | Misery
quotes Division : Artists   
     
While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.
~ Karl Marx | (German philosopher and political economist. ) | 1818-1883 | Misery
quotes Division : Economists and Business