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.     


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.     


This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.     


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.     


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.     


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