Unhappiness Quotes

By | October 3, 2010
  • A moment of time may make us unhappy forever. ~ John Gay
  • All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. ~ Count Leo Tolstoy
  • All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone. ~ Jean De La Bruyere
  • Blessed is he who submits to the will of God; he can never be unhappy. ~ Martin Luther
  • By becoming unhappy, we sometimes learn how to be less so. ~ Anne Sophie Swetchine
  • Call no man unhappy until he is married. ~ Socrates
  • Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental in harmony. ~ James Allen
  • How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. ~ Publilius Syrus
  • I look at what I have not and think myself unhappy; others look at what I have and think me happy. ~ Joseph Roux
  • If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, so the one is pretty equal to the other. ~ Jean De La Bruyere
  • If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life. ~ Abraham H. Maslow
  • If you optimize everything, you will always be unhappy. ~ Don Knuth
  • If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life. ~ Abraham Maslow
  • In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy? ~ Leslie Caron
  • Is anyone in all the world safe from unhappiness? ~ Sophocles
  • It is kind of happiness to know to what extent we may be unhappy. ~ Author Unknown
  • It’s better to lie a little than to be unhappy. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • Money never prevented anyone from being happy or unhappy. ~ Eddie Barclay
  • Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Much unhappiness results from our inability to remember the nice things that happen to us. ~ W.N. Rieger
  • No-one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend. ~ Groucho Marx
  • Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it’s the most comical thing in the world. ~ Samuel Beckett
  • Nuns and married women are equally unhappy, if in different ways. ~ Christina of Sweden
  • O Lord! Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Of all the unhappy people in the world, the unhappiest are those who have not found something they want to do. ~ Lyn Yutang
  • Oh! The good times when we were so unhappy. ~ Alexandre Dumas
  • One is never as happy or as unhappy as one thinks. ~ François de la Rochefoucauld
  • One must be perfectly stupid to be perfectly unhappy. ~ Author Unknown
  • The attitude of unhappiness is not only painful, it is mean and ugly. ~ William James
  • The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity. ~ Lucian
  • The man who does something under orders is not unhappy; he is unhappy who does something against his will. ~ Seneca
  • The more refined one is the unhappy. ~ Anton Chekhov
  • The unhappy of all men is he who believes himself to be so. ~ David Hume
  • The only unhappiness is a life of boredom. ~ Henri B. Stendhal
  • The poor, the unsuccessful, the unhappy, the unhealthy are the ones who use the word tomorrow the most. ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  • The primary cause of unhappiness in the world today is… lack of faith. ~ Carl Jung
  • The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others. ~ Aesop
  • Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention. ~ Simone Weil
  • To worry about tomorrow is to be unhappy today. ~ Author Unknown
  • Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations. ~ Edward De Bono
  • Unhappiness is not knowing what we want, and killing ourselves to get it. ~ Don Herold
  • Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence. ~ Tom Robbins
  • We become moral when we are unhappy. ~ Marcel Proust
  • When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing. ~ Joseph Roux
  • Women get unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves. ~ Brigitte Bardot
  • You don’t seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help. ~ Jean Kerr
  • You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. ~ Ruth E. Renkl