Curse Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old curse quotes, curse sayings, and curse proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Women are cursed, and men are the proof. Roseanne Barr
The curse of imagination is picturing the world as it should be. Morley
It is the curse of prosperity that it takes work away from us, and shuts that door to hope and health of spirit. William Dean Howells
It is the curse of the powerful to be blind to their own faults. Robert Fanney
It is the curse of humanity that it learns to tolerate even the most horrible situations by habituation. Rudolph Virchow
The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. Martin Luther King Jr.
Some of us cling to our curses if we haven't anything better to cling to! Phyllis Bottome
Curses are like processions. They return to the place from which they came. Giovanni Ruffini
Cursed is everyone who places his hope in changing the nature of man. Saint Augustine
Poverty makes you wise but it's a curse. Bertolt Brecht
Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives. Yasmin Mogahed
It is a curse, being blessed with so much to offer. Gannicus
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom. Stendhal
Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. Christina Westover
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. Ezra Pound
A great curse has fallen upon modern life with the discovery of the vastness of the word Education. Gilbert K. Chesterton
The great curse of modern political life is incrementalism. Paul Keating
Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost. Robert Southey
Emotions are the curse of logic. Frank Herbert
The curse of modern times is, that almost everything does create controversy. Horace Walpole
Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. Paulo Coelho
The curse is an incredible set of blue balls. Gore Verbinski
The curse of ignorance is that man without being good or evil is nevertheless satisfied with himself. Sophocles
Beauty was a curse to be borne, not a blessing. Rebecca Johns
Light a candle instead of cursing the darkness. Eleanor Roosevelt
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race. William E. Gladstone
We shall dig our own grave if we do not purge ourselves of this curse of untouchability. Mahatma Gandhi
Cursed is the man who ceaselessly loves without fear - He will inevitably fall in love with the devil. Victor L. Guerrero
All things will be ambiguous, for this is the curse of wisdom. Greg Bear
The curse of the sun and the moon is fake. It doesn`t exist. Elijah
Alimony is the curse of the writing class. Norman Mailer
Love is, after all, a curse of suffering. Paulo Coelho
A curse lies upon those that, when the truth suffers, have not a word to defend it. Richard Sibbes
The curse of an interesting life: there are either very good times or very bad times. Alethea Kontis
Commitment is a curse if it interferes with righteousness. Amit Kalantri
The greatest curse that can befall a free people, is civil war. Alexander H. Stephens
The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality. Marya Mannes
The curse of fatherhood is distance, and the good fathers spend their lives trying to overcome it. Steve Farrar
The curse of covetousness is that it destroys manhood by substituting money for character. Lucy Larcom
It is easier to light a match than it is to curse the darkness. Eleanor Roosevelt
It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors tech, but idealism. Steven Mason
Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or fear. Elisabeth Kubler Ross
Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you. Doug Copeland
We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. Winston Churchill
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain them the right to dream. William Faulkner
Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless. Paul Harris
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse. John Gay
I still lover her, though I curse her in my sleep, so nearly one are love and hate, the two most powerful and devastating emotions that control man, nations, life. Edgar Rice Burroghs
Man's liberty ends, and it ought to end, when that liberty becomes the curse of its neighbors. Frederic William Farrar
Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible. Mark Hopkins
Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory is cursed with lousy recall. Steven Mason
Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger. Saint Basil
Work is the curse of the drinking classes. Oscar Wilde
Can have but they fear it is the greatest curse, as if they knew well. Plato
Books are the curse of the human race. Benjamin Disraeli
The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads. Dorothy Dix
Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing, To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea. Lou Dorfsman
Think nothing profitable to you which compels you to break a promise, to lose your self respect, to hate any person, to suspect, to curse, to act the hypocrite, to desire anything that requires walls and curtains about it. Marcus Aurelius
Before the curse of statistics fell upon mankind. We lived a happy, innocent life, full of merriment and go and informed by fairly good judgment. Hilaire Belloc
Money may be a curse, but you can always find someone to take the curse off you. Evan Esar
If music is the language of the soul, jazz must be the curse words. Evan Esar
Man is a conceited creature: when we're right we credit our judgement; when we're wrong we curse our luck. Evan Esar
Let us be grateful to Adam: he cut us out of the blessing of idleness and won for us the curse of labor. Mark Twain