Unhappiness Quotes

The old Greeks dwelt on the tendency of human affairs to drift downwards irresistibly to unhappiness. Guilt - that is, untoward and often involuntary actions - pulls generation after generation heavily as lead down, down, down.
Actions
Affairs
After
Down
Drift
Generation
Greeks
Guilt
Human
Human affairs
Involuntary
Lead
Often
Old
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
Funnier
Grant
Most
Nothing
Than
Thing
World
Yes
You
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.
Any
Could
Desired
Few
Happiness
Large
Large number
More
Number
Others
Own
Paradise
People
Than
When you're not involved, other people's unhappiness seems to be about the funniest damn thing on earth because you think you can solve it, that you are God, that you are above this, and that their unhappiness is just such useless toil and agony. If it's you, it ceases to be a comedy.
About
Above
Agony
Because
Ceases
Comedy
Damn
Damn thing
Earth
Funniest
God
Involved
Just
Other
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
Because
Bury
Cannot
Cunning
Finite
Greatness
He
Him
His
Infinite
Man
Quite
Which
What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim.
Aim
Chief
Leads
Making
Pleasure
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.
Alone
Concerns
Different
Get
Habit
Listening
Me
Much
Must
Others
Say
Several
Somewhat
Too
The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.
American
American Women
Bewildered
Faces
Maps
Most
Over
Relief
Thirty
Women

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