90 Miserable People Quotes For Bitter And Unhappy Ones

Looking for quotes about miserable people? We have rounded up the best collection of miserable people quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, (with images and pictures, funny memes) that will reflect upon their mindset.

Also See: Toxic People Quotes

A miserable person is one who is wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable. Miserable people are usually very angry people. They may smile and laugh on the surface, but their insides are filled with resentment and unresolved insecurities.

Also Read: Walk Away Quotes

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  • Miserable People Quotes
  • Funny Quotes About Miserable People

The best way is to enlighten them with your kindness, and positive attitude to make them realize their mistakes. And when nothing else works drop them from your lives and free yourself from all negativity and hurtful behavior.

Don’t forget to check out our collection of misery loves company quotes which will help you move forward.

Miserable People Quotes

  1. “The blessed don’t beef with the miserable…”

  2. “Misery is wasted on the miserable.” – Louis C.K.


  3. “A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.” – Seneca


  4. “People inspire you, or drain you. Pick them wisely.”                                                           

    Miserable People Quotes
    Miserable People Quotes

  5. “Miserable person lives without ideals.” – Ivan Turgenev


  6. “Some people are so broken, they get mad at you for being whole.”                             

    Quotes About Miserable People
    Quotes About Miserable People

  7. “Your miserable bitterness is showing you might wanna tuck that in.”


  8. “Misery can only be quelled but never cured.” – Nina, Johnny Kiddow


  9. “There is no Mystery so great as Misery.” – Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince


  10. “Writing does not cause misery, it is born of misery.” – Michel de Montaigne


  11. “Civilized misery is the worst misery.” – Agatha Christie, Destination Unknown


  12. “The miserable have no other medicine, but only hope.” – William Shakespeare                                                                                                                                           

    Miserable Person Quotes
    Miserable Person Quotes

  13. “The Palestinians are a miserable people and they deserve to be.” – Daniel Pipes


  14. “People who are not happy with themselves, cannot possibly be happy with you.”                                                                                                                                                       

    Unhappy Miserable People Quotes
    Unhappy Miserable People Quotes

  15. “Each indulgence in pleasure is an appointment made with misery.” – Jason Paul


  16. “Pain and suffering are inevitable in our lives, but misery is an option.” – Chip Beck


  17. “Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away.”                                                                                                                                               

    quotes about people being miserable
    quotes about people being miserable

  18. “Misery loved company, but damnation needed it.” – John Connolly, The Wolf in Winter


  19. “All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” – Blaise Pascal


  20. “Minimizing exposure to miserable people is nothing short of a life strategy.” – Carolyn Hax


  21. “Melancholy: an appetite no misery satisfies.” – Emil Cioran, All Gall Is Divided: Aphorisms


  22. “The more you make this world about you, the more miserable you will be.” – Matt Chandler


  23. “I don’t reckon misery loves any damn thing at all.” – Bruce Machart, The Wake of Forgiveness


  24. “Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery.” – Francis Picabia


  25. “Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception, not on the situation.” – Debasish Mridha


  26. “There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.” – Dante Alighieri


  27. “Some people can’t function without negativity because bringing down others make them feel better.”                                                                                                           

    Bitter Miserable People Quotes
    Bitter Miserable People Quotes

  28. “I’d rather be miserable loving you than happy with anyone else.” – Angela Morrison, Sing Me to Sleep


  29. “Always doubting and questioning everything strikes me as a very miserable way to live.” – Marty Rubin


  30. “No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.” – Charles Spurgeon


  31. “The happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others.” – Gordon B. Hinckley


  32. “People who are intimidated by you talk bad about you with hopes that others won’t find you so appealing.”


  33. “Life’s too short to be sittin’ round miserable. People gonna talk whether you doing bad or good.” – Rihanna


  34. “A little misery, at times, makes one appreciate happiness more.” – L. Frank Baum, The Patchwork Girl of Oz


  35. “People think I’m a miserable sod but it’s only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.” – Nick Cave


  36. “There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.” – William James


  37. “What is the point of roaming the world when it’s the same misery everywhere?” – Elif Shafak, The Forty Rules of Love


  38. “A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.” – Joseph Addison


  39. “Be careful who you open up to. Only a few people genuinely care. The rest are just curious or have hidden motives.”


  40. “Miserable people love to make other people miserable. I don’t hate those, I just feel sorry for them.” – Brandi Glanville


  41. “The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.” – Nicolas Chamfort


  42. “I know misery loves company but can’t miserable people… find each other instead of trying to convert others???”                                                                                                     

    Funny Miserable People Memes
    Funny Miserable People Memes

  43. “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castaneda


  44. “Don’t let feeling lonely push you into the arms of a person who will make you miserable.” – Stephan Labossiere


  45. “He who desires anything but God deceives himself, and he who loves anything but God errs miserably.” – Philip Neri


  46. “Bitter and unhappy people will never trust or see good in anyone, because they don’t see good or trust in themselves.”                                                                                         

    Miserable People Quotes Pictures
    Miserable People Quotes Pictures

  47. “There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.” – Victor Hugo, Les Misérables


  48. “Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You’ll definitely be happier.” – Simone Elkeles


  49. “Miserable people focus on what they hate about their life. Happy people focus on what they love about their life.” – Zig Ziglar                                                           

    Famous Miserable Quotes
    Famous Miserable Quotes

  50. “Miserable people do miserable things. It’s not your job to make sense of it. Acknowledge it, separate yourself and move forward.”


  51. “No one can usurp the heights… But those to whom the miseries of the world. Are misery, and will not let them rest.” – John Keats


  52. “The truly miserable have a timbre in their voices strong enough to erase smiles from the faces and souls of the contented.” – Jerome


  53. “By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.” – Gordon B. Hinckley


  54. “The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least.” – Booker T. Washington


  55. “Happy people find a way to live with their problems, and miserable people let their problems stop them from living.” – Sonya Parker


  56. “The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau


  57. “If someone makes you miserable more than they make you happy, it doesn’t matter how much you love them, you need to let them go.”                                       

    True Miserable People Quotes
    True Miserable People Quotes

  58. “Often times, when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too. But it never helps.” – Lemony Snicket


  59. “No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.” – Adam Smith


  60. “It is seldom that the miserable can help regarding their misery as a wrong inflicted by those who are less miserable.” – George Eliot


  61. “A soul that is reluctant to share does not as a rule have much of its own. Miserliness is here a symptom of meagerness.” – Eric Hoffer


  62. “Nothing is miserable unless you think it so and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it.” – Boethius


  63. “The happiest people I know are always evaluating and improving themselves. The unhappy people are usually evaluating and judging others.”


  64. “Stay away from people who talk bad daily, these kinds of people carry a negative spirit. The problem is they are not happy with themselves.”


  65. “The most miserable people are those who care only about themselves, understand only their own troubles and see only their own perspective.”


  66. “Miserable people focus on the things they hate about their life. Happy people focus on the things they love about their life.” – Sonya Parker


  67. “Be sensitive to the plight of others. You have to know about the tragedies as well as the triumphs, the failures as well as the success.” – Jim Rohn


  68. “The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure is occupation.” – George Bernard Shaw


  69. “There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you, it is with themselves.”                                                                                                                                                     

    Miserable People Quotes Images
    Miserable People Quotes Images

  70. “I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances.” – Martha Washington


  71. “I stumbled out into the courtyard to try to flee my misery, but of course we can never flee the misery that is within us.” – Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha


  72. “No misery compares to staring at a clear night’s sky with arms stretched toward a coveted star, wishing on what is forever out of reach.” – Richelle E. Goodrich


  73. “People label themselves with all sorts of adjectives. I can only pronounce myself as ‘nauseatingly miserable beyond repair’.” – Franz Kafka, Diaries of Franz Kafka


  74. “Don’t let bitter, unhappy people drag you down to their level. Instead, use their behavior as an example of how not to behave and be grateful you are nothing like them.”


  75. “Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it.” – Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy


  76. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain


  77. “The most miserable people are those who want everyone to love them. It’s a reflection of how deeply broken they are and how they probably are unable to love themselves.”


  78. “The miser, starving his brother’s body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.” – Theodore Parker


  79. “The most baffling about the human psyche is that even after seeing the misery and suffering all around, he is convinced that these would befall only to others and not on to him.” – Gian Kumar


  80. “Dear bitter person, I’m praying for you. I understand that you’re not really upset with me. You’re upset with your life but taking it out on me. I understand and that’s why I’m praying for you.” – Tony Gaskins


  81. “People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person’s habitual misery.” – Graham Greene


  82. “Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.” – Samuel Johnson


  83. “We generally fancy ourselves more miserable than we are, for want of taking a true estimate of things; wherefore we fly into transports without reason, and judge of the happiness or calamity of human life, by false lights.” – Wellins Calcott


  84. “When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you. The misinformation will feel unfair, but stay above it, trusting that other people will eventually see the truth, just like you did.” – Jill Blakeway


  85. “A man’s subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.” – P.G. Wodehouse, The Adventures of Sally


  86. “Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.” – C. S. Lewis


  87. “The biggest barrier to happiness is associating with miserable and angry people. The term misery loves company is a misnomer. Misery needs company. Miserable people must justify their misery; they will make you miserable at any cost. Surround yourself with happy people. You will be happy.”


  88. “Toxic people = People who do you more harm than good. People who cause more stress in your heart and life, than comfort. People who bring you down, rather than lifting you up. If you are happier when they are not around, then they are toxic to you. Time to purge the toxins from our lives!” – Sheri Alayna


  89. “Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others… By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

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Funny Quotes About Miserable People

  1. “The spendthrift robs his heirs the miser robs himself.” – Jean De La Bruyere

  2. “’Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.” – Miguel de Cervantes


  3. “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Andrew Schweitzer


  4. “There’s nothing that makes you more miserable or less interesting than self absorption.” – Timothy Keller


  5. “In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.” ― John Lyly, Euphues the Anatomy of Wit: Euphues & His England


  6. “Some people are so addicted to their misery that they will destroy anything that gets in the way of their fix.” – Bryant McGill


  7. “Misery nourishes your ego that’s why you see so many miserable people in the world. The basic, central point is the ego.” – Rajneesh


  8. “The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.” – George Bernard Shaw


  9. “Money does not buy you happiness, but lack of money certainly buys you misery.” – Daniel Kahneman, Well-Being: Foundations of Hedonic Psychology


  10. “Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America, they are the most miserable individuals I’ve ever seen.” – Chuck Norris

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