Miserable Quotes

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Steve Maraboli
“The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Victoria Schwab
“But the thing about people, Kell had discovered, is that they didn't really want to know. They thought they did, but knowing only made them miserable.”
Victoria Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic

Holly Black
“I need you to be happy. I need one of us to be happy.”
Holly Black, Red Glove

Ernest Hemingway
“Oh, darling, I've been so miserable.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

Ilana Tan
“Mungkin kau tidak membutuhkanku. Tapi aku membutuhkanmu.”
Ilana Tan, Sunshine Becomes You

Angela Morrison
“I’d rather be miserable loving you than happy with anyone else.”
Angela Morrison, Sing Me to Sleep

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
“I am malicious because I am miserable”
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Victor Hugo
“And must I now begin to doubt - who never doubted all these years? My heart is stone, and still it trembles. The world I have known is lost in the shadows. Is he from heaven or from hell? And does he know, that granting me my life today, this man has killed me, even so.
- Javert”
Victor Hugo, Los Miserables I

Giorge Leedy

Release the toxic and infectious-
Spreaders of misery,
Souls destroying souls-
And poisonous liars.

Awaken from the hallucinations-
And take back your heart.
Reclaim your self-esteem-
And leave the toxic be.”
Giorge Leedy, Uninhibited From Lust To Love

“He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed.”
David Frost

Marilyn Monroe
“try to enjoy myself when I can - I'll be miserable enough as it is.”
Marilyn Monroe, Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters

Anne Brontë
“I see that a man cannot give himself up to drinking without being miserable one-half his days and mad the other.”
Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Stevie Smith
“Unpopular, lonely and loving, Elinor need not trouble, For if she were not so loving, She would not be so miserable.”
Stevie Smith, Selected Poems

Neil Gaiman
“You are young, and in love," said Primus. "Every young man in your position is the most miserable young man who ever lived.”
Neil Gaiman, Stardust

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I was fifteen.
I was bored.
I was miserable.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Lee Goldberg
“Happiness is an illusion, Natalie. It doesn't actually exist."

"Of course it does," I said. "It's what you feel when you're not sad."

"That's unconsciousness. And I'm pretty sure that I'm miserable when I am unconscious, too.”
Lee Goldberg, Mr. Monk on the Couch

Pamela Cummins
“A relationship will either make the majority of your life happy or miserable. It is important to take your time and make sure that it is a wise choice before making a commitment.”
Pamela Cummins, Psychic Wisdom on Love and Relationships

Jane Goodall
“The least I can do is speak out for the hundreds of chimpanzees who, right now, sit hunched, miserable and without hope, staring out with dead eyes from their metal prisons. They cannot speak for themselves.”
Jane Goodall

Santosh Kalwar
“A pleasurable woman could cause more harm than miserable one.”
Santosh Kalwar

Amie Kaufman
“I never knew it was possible to be so miserable in so many ways.”
Amie Kaufman, These Broken Stars

Iris Murdoch
“I've been so unhappy for years, so unhappy . . . I don't understand how a human being can be so unhappy all the time and still be alive.”
Iris Murdoch, The Black Prince

Chris Rock
“Gay people got a right to be as miserable as everyone else.”
Chris Rock

Victor Hugo
“The barber ran to the broken window, and saw Gavroche, who was running with all his might towards the Saint Jean market. On passing the barber's shop, Gavroche, who had the two children on his mind, could not resist the desire to bid him "good day", and had sent a stone through his sash.
"See!" screamed the barber, who from white had become blue, "he makes mischief. What has anybody done to this Gamin?”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

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!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

“There’s no way you can forgive them, right?” (Noin)

“Indeed. I’m unlikely to be compassionate because I’m very obsessive and evil, as many people are. Even if it does feel miserable… thinking about it… there are things I can’t give up.” (Dia)”
Sakurase Ayaka (桜瀬彩香), The Kingdom of Everlasting Night and the Last Ball

“In her heart, she still waited for Noin to extend his hand to her before everything ultimately came to an end.

She pushed such a miserable wish to the back of her mind, putting a lid on it.

Revenge and wishes were different.

‘Who would save you’; ‘who would kill you’—

—it all came down to that.”
Sakurase Ayaka (桜瀬彩香), The Kingdom of Everlasting Night and the Last Ball

“Sad and miserable people will hate you for being happy and will hate the things your doing or the things that makes you happy. It has nothing to do with what you did to them or what you didn't do to them.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

Valentin Rasputin
“How easy and wonderful it is to live in happy days and how bitter and accursed it is in miserable days! Why can't people save up the one to soften the pain of the other? Why is there always a chasm between the two? Where were you, what games were you playing when your fate was being decided? Why did you let them chop off your wings, without thinking, just when you needed them most, when you need to fly and not crawl from disaster?”
Valentin Rasputin, Live and Remember

Lailah Gifty Akita
“A man may not be miserable in misery, if he delights in music.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

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