Quotes: unhappiness

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  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    The happiness or unhappiness of men depends as much on their humors as on fortune.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
    Jean de la Bruyère
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    All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
    Don Marquis
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    Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
    Graham Greene
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    He felt the loyalty we feel to unhappiness - the sense that is where we really belong.
  • I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
  • Democritus
    Democritus
    Greek scientist, astronomist and philosopher 460 BC- 380/370 BC
    Democritus
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    If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
  • Sam Levenson
    Sam Levenson
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    Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers
    American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and producer 1933-2014
    Joan Rivers
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    My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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    Never believe straight off in a man's unhappiness. Ask him if he can still sleep. If the answer's ''yes,'' all's well. That is enough.
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