Misery And Pain Quotes by Aldous Huxley, Ambrose Bierce, Henry Rollins, Dante Alighieri, Albert Schweitzer, Frederick Douglass and many others.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Look, it’s a monster. He’s walking alone. Look, he’s pulling something out of his pocket. He threw it on the ground. Let’s go see what it is. It’s a black box. You open it… ok… Look, it’s sorrow, misery and pain. It’s loneliness and longing. Boy, he’ll be sorry he lost these.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
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.
The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.
Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional. We cannot avoid pain, but we can avoid joy.
All misery and pain come from attachment.
Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of mortal life.
There is not much to be got anywhere in the world. It is filled with misery and pain; if a man escapes these, boredeom lies in wait for him at every corner. Nay more; it is evil which generally has the upper hand, and folly that makes the most noise. Fate is cruel and mankind pitiable.