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.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
    Casey Stengel
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    All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
    Baruch Spinoza
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    All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
  • 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 Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    In an ugly and unhappy world the richest man can purchase nothing but ugliness and unhappiness.
  • 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.
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