Quotation Explorer - 'Unhappiness'

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves. - Alexander Humboldt
I believe, he said gently, we all have a perfect right to make ourselves unhappy if that is what we freely choose. But I am not sure we have the right to allow our own unhappiness to cause someone else’s. The trouble with life sometimes is that we are all in it together. - Mary Balogh
We alays blame the outer world for our failures, unhappiness and frustration. It is time to realise that it is health, harmony and wealth of our inner world that determine the degree of our success, joy, peace and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
All crimes, all hatreds, all wars can be reduced to unhappiness. - A.S. Neill
I would cling to unhappiness because it was a known, familiar state. When I was happier, it was because I knew I was on my way back to misery. I've never been convinced that happiness is the object of the game. I'm wary of happiness. - Hugh Laurie
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
I honestly think that depression, unhappiness or the feeling of emptiness is more a lack of amazement about life than anything else. - Jellis Vaes
The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. - Eric Hoffer
I think you actually get a kick out of being disappointed and under-achieving, because it's easier, isn't it? Failure and unhappiness is easier because you can make a joke out of it. - David Nicholls
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Thus many a melody passed to and fro between the two nightingales, drunk with their passion. Those who heard them listened in delight, and so similar were the two voices that they sounded like a single chant. Born of pain and longing, their song had the power to break the unhappiness of the world. - Nizami Ganjavi
Unfulfilled expectations bring unhappiness. Comparisons fill life with meanness. Avoid both to fill life with joyfulness. - Debasish Mridha
Existence is more important than happiness; we can’t live without existence, but we can live with unhappiness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Are you unhappy? Ok. Being unhappy is a part of life; no big deal! Continue your life because neither unhappiness nor happiness drop anchor in your life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We are sometimes dragged into a pit of unhappiness by someone else’s opinion that we do not look happy. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Love does as it undoes. It goes after with equal tenacity: joy and heartbreak. Her happiness was his unhappiness and that's the unfair way it was. - Jandy Nelson
Our learned egocentric and judgmental consciousness is the source of unhappiness; however, universal consciousness is always blissful. - Debasish Mridha
Beyond happiness or unhappiness, though it is both things, love is intensity; it does not give us eternity but life, that second in which the doors of time and space open just a crack: here is there and now is always. - Octavio Paz
By walking on the path of unhappiness you can learn the things that can never be learned on the path of happiness! He who knows well only the light is very poor; he who knows well the darkness besides the light is very rich! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No teacher has the right to cure a child of making noises on a drum. The only curing that should be practiced is the curing of unhappiness. - A.S. Neill
There is a lot of unhappiness in this world. Try not to feed it. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
that which deludes you to be unhappy can be overpowered by another delusion that causes greater unhappiness - Devdutt Pattanaik
The pain of problems is a call to find solutions rather than a reason for unhappiness and inaction, so it's silly, pointless, and harmful to be upset at the problems and choices that come at you (though it’s understandable). - Ray Dalio
All mental unhappiness is the avoidance of legitimate suffering - Stefan Molyneux
Nothing is forever, he thought beyond closed eyelids somewhere over Asia Minor. Maybe unhappiness is the continuum through which a human life moves, and joy just a series of blips, of islands in the stream. Or if not unhappiness, then at least melancholy. - Salman Rushdie
Debt is great source of inner unhappiness. - Debasish Mridha
The beauty of the past lies in-between the perpetual unhappiness of the future and of those who live it. - Daniele Mauro
Just a smile from the right person can delete fear, cancel unhappiness, and even dissolve physical pain. - Doug "Ten" Rose
It is absurd to expect the inclinations and wishes of two human beings to coincide, through any long period of time. To oblige them to act and live together is to subject them to some inevitable potion of thwarting, bickering, and unhappiness. - William Godwin
A society is driven by social fear always produces the seeds of doubt and unhappiness. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Both sadness and anger are the two sides of same coin. Sadness is supressed anger, while anger is expressed sadness. Both sadness and anger are state of unhappiness, which are often because lack of self-love. - Vishwas Chavan
I believe our clever young man has intuited that while only the pursuit of happiness is promised to all Americans, unhappiness is guaranteed for many. - Viet Thanh Nguyen
Some people each left their spouse or lover because he or she was no longer the primary source of their happiness; some, because their spouse or lover was, at that time, the primary source of their unhappiness. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves. - Wilhelm von Humboldt
Happiness is simply a temporary condition that proceeds unhappiness. Fortunately for us, it works the other way around as well. But it's all a part of the carnival, isn't it? - Federico Fellini
You will not able to find peace if you are the source of unhappiness for others. - Debasish Mridha
It is always so, when we are unhappy we feel more strongly the unhappiness of others; our feeling is not shattered, but becomes concentrated... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress. - David W. Earle
Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence. - Tom Robbins
Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who stop to consider the antithesis; that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable. - Primo Levi
Gratitude is the best food to start and sustain you. Hankering creates hunger, unhappiness, bellyache, headache and heartache - and often leaves a bitter taste - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Love is a combination of virtues. The amount you receive from someone is based on the percentage of those virtues learned and applied. Unhappiness in a relationship is not a lack of love, but a lack of virtues in the percentages your significant other needs. - Shannon L. Alder
There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live. - Alexandre Dumas
Money isn't the solution to your problems. It only lets you carry your unhappiness around in style. - Shannon L. Alder
Unhappiness where's when I was young, And we didn't give a damn, 'Cause we were raised, To see life as fun and take it if we can. - Dolores O'Riordan
it is impossible to build one's own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings. - Daisaku Ikeda
Man's rise or fall, success or failure, happiness or unhappiness depends on his attitude ... a man's attitude will create the situation he imagines. - James Lane Allen
I don't want to be rich yet live a life of unhappiness, but I also don't want to be poor because I have never seen happiness in poverty. - Gugu Mona
Wisdom is the ability to transform unhappiness into happiness. - Marty Rubin
...-the two look at each other - one full of guilt - other full of pain - both full of unhappiness. - J.K. Rowling
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness. - Don Marquis
Find 100 reasons to laugh. You are bound to feel better, you will cope with problems more effectively and people will enjoy being around you. Besides unhappiness, what do you have to lose? - Steve Goodier
Music is the weapon in the war against unhappiness. - Jason Mraz
A recurring problem needs nothing but a tactical head-on solution. The more you entertain your problems, the more you entertain your unhappiness - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A recurring problem needs nothing but a tactical head-on solution. The more you entertain your problems, the more your entertain unhappiness! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Unhappiness is such a heavy burden, those who carry it, when ever possible, unload it onto those around them. - Christopher Price
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. - Graeme Greene
...Tolstoy said, happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story - then what does that make us?... - John Geddes
Unhappiness comes from living the life of two people--the one people want you to be and the one you want to be. - Shannon L. Alder
True Happiness is a state of the mind. Things that we acquire can make us momentarily happy but will not give us true freedom from our unhappiness. - Matthew Donnelly
The Truth Is That Existence Wants Your Life To Become A Festival Because When You Are Unhappy, You Also Throw Unhappiness All Around. - Osho
Unhappiness is complicated and has many different causes, but happiness is simple and has only one reason. - Debasish Mridha
Poverty with happiness is not a real poverty; richness with unhappiness is not a real richness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The lack of forgiveness and ingratitude leads unhappiness - Lailah Gifty Akita
A lot of people travel because they are unhappy, but travelling does not necessary makes one happier. Sometimes it exacerbates the unhappiness, the loneliness. - Vann Chow
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. - Seneca
Unhappiness means lack of control. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The cause of most of man's unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now. - Gordon B. Hinckley
When someone obtains peace and serenity, this shines a bright spotlight on others’ own unhappiness making their discomfort even more apparent. - David W. Earle
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