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«All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.»
«Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?»
Author: Tryon Edwards
, Human Events
«If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished.»
«Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.»
«Despite the sight of all the miseries which affect us and hold us by the throat we have an irrepressible instinct which bears us up»
«My favorite quotation from Shantideva's book is: 'As long as space endures, as long as sentient beings remain, until then, may I too remain and dispel the miseries of the world.'»
«All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward upon the miseries and credulities of mankind»
«Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.»
«Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?»
«Is bound in shallows and in miseries.»