Quotations on Unhappiness

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Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
- Samuel Beckett
(Keywords: Nothing, Unhappiness, World)

As long as there are people who are not happy with their lot in life, as long as the United States is perceived to somehow be the cause of this unhappiness, there will be terrorism.
- Cofer Black
(Keywords: Life, People, Cause, states, Terrorism, Unhappiness, United, Will)

There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow.
- Dorothea Brande
(Keywords: Self, Unhappiness, Will)

As this world was not intended to be a state of any great satisfaction or high enjoyment, so neither was it intended to be a mere scene of unhappiness and sorrow.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: Enjoyment, Satisfaction, Sorrow, State, Unhappiness, World)

Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it's somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too.
- Alfred Doblin
(Keywords: Habit, Listening, Unhappiness, Walking)

Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: End, Unhappiness, Years)

Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.
- Don Herold
(Keywords: Killing, Unhappiness, Want)

I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy.
- Thomas Huxley
(Keywords: Fear, Shadows, Unhappiness, World)

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?
- Philip Larkin
(Keywords: People, Popularity, Unhappiness, Writing)

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.
- Dennis Prager
(Keywords: Misery, Suffering, Unhappiness, World)

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 a paradise in a few years.
- Bertrand Russell
(Keywords: Happiness, People, Paradise, Today, Unhappiness, World, Years)

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Keywords: Courage, Man, Nothing, Unhappiness, World)

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.
- Georges Simenon
(Keywords: Profession, Unhappiness, Vocation, Writing)

What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?
- Logan P. Smith
(Keywords: Joy, Unhappiness, Years)

The strongest predictor of unhappiness is anyone who has had a mental illness in the last 10 years. It is an even stronger predictor of unhappiness than poverty - which also ranks highly.
- Polly Toynbee
(Keywords: Illness, Poverty, Unhappiness, Years)

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