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Money and time are the heaviest burdens in life: and among mortals, those who are most unhappy are the ones who have more than they need.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Happiness     Unhappiness  

There is no greater pain than to remember, in our present grief, past happiness.
Alighieri Dante
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By theme : Happiness     Unhappiness  

It is better to be unhappy and know the worst, than to be happy in a fool`s paradise.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme : Unhappiness  

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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By theme : Happiness     Unhappiness  

Lonely person is always in a bad company.
Paul Valery
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By theme : Society     Unhappiness  

It is ridiculous to think that somebody else can make you happy or unhappy.
Buddha
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By theme : Happiness     Philosophy     Thought     Unhappiness  

As a rule, adversity reveals genius, and prosperity conceals it.
Horace
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By theme : Person     Unhappiness  

Save those who fill the highest stations, I know of none more unfortunate than those who envy them.
Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon
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By theme : Unhappiness  

Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme : Evil     Unhappiness  

I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
Franz Kafka
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By theme : Feelings     Truth     Unhappiness  

Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry Fielding
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By theme : Morality     Unhappiness  

The sole cause of man`s unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme : Unhappiness  

Call no man unhappy until he is married.
Socrates
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By theme : Happiness     Marriage     Unhappiness  

The man whom no one pleases is much more unhappy than the man who pleases no one.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Happiness     Unhappiness  

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.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme : Happiness     Society     Unhappiness  

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness, too much insensibility creates crime.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme : Feelings     Unhappiness  

We are never so happy or unhappy as we imagine.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Happiness     Psychology     Unhappiness  

Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme : Behavior     Happiness     Unhappiness  

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Friendship     Love     Marriage     Unhappiness  

Poverty does not bring unhappiness; it brings degradation.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme : Society     Unhappiness  

 
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