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Best +100 Misery Loves Company Quotes

Misery Loves Company Quotes

This post contains some of the best misery loves company quotes.

Misery Loves Company Quotes

1. “A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting…If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually you will heal.” – Autumn Kohler

2. “Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words.”– Dr. Joyce Brothers

3. “Animosity loves, but in a different sense. Meaning it loves in the same way that, as it is often said, misery loves company. And just as love seeks unity, so does hatred crave uniformity.” ― Criss Jami

4. “Avoid the friendship of those who constantly inquire and discuss the flaws of others.” – Arabic Proverb

5. “Be careful who you listen to…not everyone that speaks into your life has your best interest at heart. Misery loves company. Beware of the frienemies because real friends with real advice are hard to come by!” – Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

6. “Be careful…people judge out of their own misery.” – Unknown

7. “Because at some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” — Sandi Lynn

8. “Birds of a feather flock together, make sure that your birds have a good outlook on life.” – Unknown

9. “Bitter people. God loves them, and so should we. Pray for them. They will find something negative to say about anything positive. They can’t be happy for you because they are disgusted with themselves.” – Tony Gaskins

10. “Break free of toxic people and relationships; they erode your quality of life.” — Ty Howard

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11. “Deleting people from your life can be so refreshing.” – Unknown

12. “Do not allow miserable people in your life. Otherwise, you will because what they are.” – Unknown

13. “Do not allow the energy of negative people to affect you.” – Unknown

14. “Do not be misled: bad company corrupts good character.” – Corinthians

15. “Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.” – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

16. “Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward towards finding the answer.”– Denis Waitley

17. “Don’t let them judge you from the shadows while you are in the light.” – Unknown

18. “Don’t ruin other people’s happiness just because you can’t find your own.” – Unknown

19. “Don’t worry about the people who aren’t happy for you. They probably aren’t happy for themselves either.” – Unknown

20. “Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.” — Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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

22. “I am very cautious about who I let in my life.” – Unknown

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23. “I am very precious about my time and energy; I think you have to be in a world of miserable people.” – Unknown

24. “I had to cut her off, my own happiness is more important than trying to keep someone in my life who is never happy for me.” – Unknown

25. “I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” – James Baldwin

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

27. “If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience.”- Brian Moore

28. “If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?” – Samuel Johnson

29. “If you have to hurt other people in order to feel powerful, you are an extremely weak individual.” – Bobby J. Mattingly

30. “If you’re giving love and not receiving it, you’re not in the right relationship. If you’re receiving it and not giving it than you are taking advantage of the other person.”– Patti Stanger

31. “If you’re never able to tolerate a little bit of pain and discomfort, you’ll never get better.” – Angela Duckworth

32. “In any relationship where one person depends on another to be his or her ‘parachute’ — and the other accepts this role — both will fall to the ground.”– Guy Finley

33. “It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.” – George Washington

34. “It’s a shame when people can’t get their life on track, have to infect everyone around them. Misery loves company, but karma will come full circle.” – Unknown

35. “It’s a shame when people who can’t get their life on track have to infect everyone around them.” – Unknown

36. “Just because misery loves company doesn’t mean that I want to be in the company of misery.”- Raheem Askis

37. “Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.”– Hussein Nishah

38. “Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go.”– Dennisse Lisseth

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39. “Miserable people focus on what they hate about their life. Happy people focus on what they love about their life.” – Unknown

40. “Misery doesn’t only love company. It demands it. For this reason, don’t walk away from negative people. RUN!”- Ernie J Zelinski

41. “Misery loves another idiot with a jukebox where his soul should be.”- Steve Almond

42. “Misery loves company but happy is a better friend.” – Ray Torres

43. “Misery loves company but that doesn’t mean you have to accept the invitation.” – Unknown

44. “Misery loves company like jealousy and bitterness. Those same people love to see you fail, but hate even more when you succeed.” – Shannon W

45. “Misery loves company which is ironic because it rarely throws dinner parties.”- Dov Davidoff

46. “Misery loves company, and madness calls it forth.”- Yann Martel

47. “Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate.”- Addison Mizner

48. “Misery loves company, but company just wants to be friends.”- John Alejandro King

49. “Misery loves company, but happy is a better friend.”- Ray Torres

50. “Misery loves company, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept the invitation.” – Gary Renard

51. “Misery loves company, but the company does not reciprocate.” – Addison Mizner

52. “Misery loves company, but the lesser known part is company don’t much care for misery.” – Daramola Gabriel Oluwatimilehin

53. “Misery loves company, does it not? It’s the hope that sets men at one another’s throats here.” – Cassidy

54. “Misery loves company, particularly when she is herself the hostess, and can give generously of her stores to others.”- John Kendrick Bangs

55. “Misery loves company, which explains my sudden popularity.” – Unknown

56. “Misery loves company. For the sake of your sanity, avoid entertaining her.”- Andrena Sawyer

57. “Misery loves company. There’s a lot to that.” — Harvey Pekar

58. “Misery loves company. This is a Hollywood soap opera, and I’m not going to be a star in another Bryant soap opera.” — Karl Malone

59. “Misery loves company. When I am going through something, I keep it to myself, we are not the same.” – Unknown

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60. “Misery Loves Company.” – John Ray

61. “Misery loves company; I have never heard of anything so accurate.” – Unknown

62. “Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays, it insists on it.” – Russell Baker

63. “Misery: It doesn’t discriminate. There are people both younger than you and older than you who would like to take you on that ride with them. Always remember: you have a choice. Not all journeys are meant to be taken together; It’s not mean or selfish. It’s called living and growth. You can and will outgrow certain situations and people. If it’s not good for your growth, it’s not good for you. Protect your peace.” — Natalie Butler

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

65. “Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around.” — Bill Watterson

66. “Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.” – Khalil Gibran

67. “Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.” – Victor Hugo

68. “Peace comes from staying away from the miserable.” – Unknown

69. “People hate when they’re unhappy with their own lives; they feel the need to focus on someone else’s.” – Unknown

70. “People inspire you, or they drain you—pick them wisely.” — Hans F Hansen

71. “People who don’t celebrate your wins are not true.” – Unknown

72. “Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.”– Wayne Dyer

“Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around.”- Bill Watterson

73. “Remember, those that try to destroy your happiness, do so out of jealousy, they are unhappy with their own miserable lives.” – Unknown

74. “Say no to misery, be happy, and enjoy every moment of your life; no one can take your happiness away unless you allow it to happen; misery loves company, and it’s always looking for a new victim.” — Kemmy Nola

75. “She was miserable, but I didn’t see it until the sun hit her just right. What I thought was a sister turned out to be a shriveled up sad little monster who didn’t care for me at all. So I had to leave because I didn’t want to become miserable as well.” – Unknown

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76. “Shut the front door, shut the garage door, shut the windows. Don’t let it in.” – Unknown

77. “Some people look at you like an odd ball when you bring medicine to a toxic conversation. They don’t want you to heal them. They want you to be sick too.” – Unknown

78. “Stay happy Stay away from unhappy people Why? Because misery loves company…” – Katherine Janeway

79. “Strength doesn’t mean an absence of pain.” – Aja Naomi King

80. “The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force.” – John C. Maxwell

81. “The most toxic thing you can do is allow patterns to repeat.” – Camillion

82. “The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.” – Oprah Winfrey

83. “The whole “misery loves company” thing never applies more than when you’re breaking up. The thought that the other person is doing fine is simply too much to bear.”- Emily Giffin

84. “The wrong person isn’t breaking their back to make you happy. So, stop breaking your back for them.” — Sonya Parker

85. “There are some people who are always angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away: The battle they are fighting isn’t with you. It is with themselves.”

86. “There are some people who are so negative they can walk into a dark room and start to develop.” – Unknown

87. “There is no coming to consciousness without pain.” – Carl Jung

88. “There is no room for ‘drama’ in our lives. The term has become over-used and trivialized. However, the effects are very serious. “Drama” needlessly interrupts important matters. It’s toxic and destroys everything and everyone it touches. That kind of misery loves company, but you can always decline the invitation.” ― Carlos Wallace

89. “There’s no need to talk so much; people will figure it out.” – Unknown

90. “They both shared the same outlook. No wonder they got on so well” – Unknown

91. “They say misery loves company, but so does mediocrity. Don’t let the limiting beliefs of others limit what’s possible for you.” — Hal Elrod

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92. “They say that misery loves company but sometimes company makes you miserable.” – Unknown

93. “Unhappy people are dangerous.” – Unknown

94. “Unhappy people throw the most shade.” – Unknown

95. “We are responsible for our own relationships, their success, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire.”– Sam Owen

96. “We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.” – Jim Rohn

97. “We spend millions of dollars to remove pain from our lives. It’s why so many people get hooked on painkillers. The body becomes addicted to painlessness. That tells you a lot.” – Henry Rollins

98. “We’re happy and people hate that.” – Unknown

99. “Well, the company loves misery. Boom!” – Casper the Movie

100. “When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself.” – Thich Naht Hanh

101. “When negative people take offense to your positivity, you are winning.” – Unknown

102. “When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.” – Toni Morrison

103. “When you finally learn that a person’s behavior has more to do with their own internal struggle than it ever did with you…you learn grace.” – Unknown

104. “Whenever I am faced with someone spreading negativity in my relationship, I remember the old saying, ‘Misery loves company.’ I am also reminded to be mindful of the company you keep. Sometimes you cannot see a hater until you are happy. It is then that they demonstrate their negativity.” — Raheem DeVaughn

105. “While misery loves company, peace craves solitude.” – Unknown

106. “You are too kind, and I am unused to it. For your own sake, do not stroke my misery. It knows not how to respond, but with a vicious bite.” ― Anne Fortier

107. “You can tell that someone is truly miserable in their lives when they look for ways to destroy someone else’s life.” – Unknown

108. “You can’t hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.”- Joel Osteen

109. “You can’t make yourself happy by bringing misery to other people.” – Unknown

110. “Your attitude is the reason you’re so unhappy.” – Unknown

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