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"You can be sad recalling sad times, but if you really want to be sad, recall happy times." - Robert Breault

"I love sad songs. They say so much. I love country music but even the happy songs sound really sad." - Beth Ditto

"When you're happy you enjoy the music, but when you're sad you understand the lyrics." - Frank Ocean

"She laughed so easily when she was happy. But also when she was sad." - Janet Fitch

"'Dawn (Go Away)' is a sad lyric, but the melody is so happy and fun." - Erich Bergen

"The Irish are great for their tunes, but all their lovesongs are sad and their warsongs happy." - Colum Mccann

"I deserve to be happy. I'm sad it took me so long to get that. But I get it now." - Susane Colasanti

"I write about heartbreak because I like writing about sad things, but I'm writing happy songs, too!" - Jackie Evancho

"What a sad story, I thought for so long. Not that I now think it was happy. But I think it is true, and thus the question of whether it is sad or happy has no meaning whatever." - Bernhard Schlink

"When you're happy, I'm happy. When you're sad, I'm sad. When you're lonely, call me!" - Anonymous

"Discomfort and awkwardness are places where you feel things. I'm a big advocate for being happy. We can choose to live in a happy bubble. But part of being happy is understanding how sad things can be." - Laurel Nakadate

"I've always been a sad person. I'm a happy person too, but it's a thing in my brain or my spirit or something, I'm just sad and really acutely aware of mortality and loss." - Fernando Torres

"Life isn't all that sad. I'm a happy person." - Dan Fogelberg

"Anything that makes you happy can make you sad." - Patrick Jones

"Energy is everything. Rubbing happy and sad together creates energy." - Naomi Shihab Nye

"Generally I don't listen to sad songs if I'm sad. I listen to happy songs." - Sinead O'Connor

"My belief in ghosts swings with the wind. But my belief that the cemetery felt happy and not sad-I've never changed my mind about that." - Carol Plum-Ucci

"Don't panic, I thought. But already my breathing was faster, shallower. "You mean you can feel happy or sad or-" "Desire." A barely-there smile." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I know amazing people in fashion who are anything but fake. They are very real and very sensitive. They are happy and sad. They are loyal friends." - Alber Elbaz

"Do' panic, I thought. But already my breathing was faster, shallower. "You mean you can feel happy or sad or-" "Desire." A barely-there smile." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"There're songs to make you smile, there're songs to make you sad. But with a happy song to sing it never seems as bad." - Stevie Wonder

"I'm just a real loner kind of person, and yeah, kinda dark. But I'm happy. Not sad. I'm just shy and nervous." - Clea Duvall

"You know what would make a good story? Something about a clown who make people happy, but inside he's real sad. Also, he has severe diarrhea." - Jack Handey

"I'm just a real loner kind of person, and yeah, kinda dark. But I'm happy. Not sad. I'm just shy and nervous." - Clea Duvall

"I'm really happy with my life now, but there's a lot of stuff I feel very sad about in ways I can't even control." - Liz Phair

"If I don't make it, I'll be very sad that there are things I didn't do, but I'm happy that I've done what I have." - Stephen Jay Gould

"I'm sad, but I'm laughing." - Alanis Morissette

"When I am happy I feel like crying, but when I am sad I do' feel like laughing. I think it is better to be happy; then you get two feelings for the price of one." - Lily Tomlin

"If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"I'm happy some of the time, and some of the time I'm not. But like when I see a movie, for example, that I really like, that moves me or whatever, it's usually happy and sad at the same time." - Elliott Smith

"When I am happy I feel like crying, but when I am sad I don't feel like laughing. I think it is better to be happy; then you get two feelings for the price of one." - Lily Tomlin

"That's when I said it. That's when I whispered to her, "I'm so sorry." Because inside, I felt so happy and sad at the same time. Sad that it took me so long to get there. But happy that we got there together." - Jay Asher

"That's when I said it. That's when I whispered to her, "I'm so sorry." Because inside, I felt so happy and sad at the same time. Sad that it took me so long to get there. But happy that we got there together." - Jay Asher

"I cherish that time we had together with Michael Jackson. It just makes me smile. It makes me happy and sad at the same time. Just sad because I'll never repeat it, but happy that I got to experience it in the first place." - Siedah Garrett

"Sadness, seriousness are parts of a psychologically sick man - they need causes. So when you are feeling happy, don't start asking, "Why am I happy?" When you are feeling sad ask why you are sad. But strangely, it has become conventional to our minds that when we are sad we accept it as if it is our nature. And when we are joyous even we are surprised; deep inside we even start worrying: "What is happening to me?"" - Rajneesh

"You've gotta know happy. You've gotta know sad. 'Cause you're gonna know lonely and you're gonna know sad" - Mary Chapin Carpenter

"The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when sad tries to bite its lip and not cry, and smile and say, "No I'm happy for you"? Thats when it's really sad..." - John Mayer

"The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when Sad tries to bite its lip and not cry and smile and go, No, I'm happy for you? That's when it's really sad." - John Mayer

"I'm not sure if I'm depressed. I mean, I'm not exactly sad. But I'm not exactly happy either. I can laugh and joke and smile during the day, But sometimes when I'm alone at night I forget how to feel." - John Green

"Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious." - Horace

"I'm sad but excited for the future." - Warren Spector

"Reprisals are but a sad resource." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The music of ABBA is not that happy. It might sound happy, in some strange way, but deep within, it's not happy music. It has that Nordic melancholic feeling to it. What fools you is the girls' voices. You know, I do think that is one of the secrets about ABBA. Even when we were really quite sad, we always sounded jubilant." - Bjorn Ulvaeus

"My marriage didn't make me sad, but it didn't make me happy either. My husband and I hardly spoke to each other. This wasn't because we were angry. We had nothing to say. I was dying of boredom." - Marilyn Monroe

"I know that happy things and fun things eventually come to an end. But things that are scary and sad come to an end too...they always do. Even if you can't always believe that , please don't give up. Live." - Natsuki Takaya

"But smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings: I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad." - Anne Bronte

"But I believe good things happen everyday. I believe good things happen even when bad things happen. And I believe on a happy day like today, we can still feel a little sad. And that's life, isn't it?" - Gabrielle Zevin

"Certain songs just feel a way that's hard to put into words and it's not happy and it's also not really sad but I couldn't say what it is" - Elliott Smith

"On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna). She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case. . . ." - Mother Teresa

"It's healthy to admit you're not ok. 'It's ok not to be ok' it's brave. But don't let it win. Be sad. Have your moment, your day or week. Then do something about it and be happy. For yourself." - Jessie J

"You can do weird things on TV - there are happy stories, sad stories, dark stories. But with a movie, it always has to end satisfying. Unless you're the Coen brothers, and it ends with somebody getting shot in the head." - Judd Apatow

"I don't have emotions about a lot of things. I rarely get angry, I rarely cry. I guess I do get excited a lot, but I don't get sad and enormously happy." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"You listen to a piece of music and it will remind you of something-it might make you happy, it might make you sad, but it is very emotive. And I think that Duran Duran have always understood that." - Nick Rhodes

"You know, I think we Indians are afraid to show and celebrate our happiness, lest things change around. But I feel that it's okay to be sad and okay to show when you are happy." - Shahrukh Khan

"You listen to a piece of music and it will remind you of something - it might make you happy, it might make you sad, but it is very emotive. And I think that Duran Duran have always understood that." - Nick Rhodes

"I think people appreciate a songwriter who shows different sides. The whole angst thing is cool, but if that's all you've got, it's just boring. Everything I write, whether it's happy or sad, has a sense of humor to it." - Katy Perry

"A lot of my movies have come to be thought about only years after the fact, and I'm sad about that but also happy about it in a way, as it's given them longevity." - Nicolas Roeg

"I sing to the realists, people who accept it like it is. I express problems. There are tears when it's sad and smiles when it's happy. It seems simple to me, but for some people, I guess feelin' takes courage." - Aretha Franklin

"What you get will never make you happy; who you become will make you very happy or very sad." - Jim Rohn

"I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don't think my fans need to be bothered with if I'm mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I'm making them happy with my show." - Demi Lovato

"I'm sure I can't relate to what females go through in Hollywood, but I do know what it feels like to eat emotionally. To be sad and make yourself happy with food, and then be almost immediately sad again, and then ashamed. Then, you try to hide those feelings with more food." - Chris Pratt

"Yesterday, I was sad, tomorrow i may be sad again, but today i know that i am happy. I want to live on and on, delighting like a pagan in all that is physical; and i know that this one lifetime, however long, cannot satisfy my heart." - Ruskin Bond

"I love life...Yeah, I'm sad, but at the same time, I'm really happy that something could make me feel that sad. It's like...It makes me feel alive, you know. It makes me feel human. The only way I could feel this sad now is if I felt something really good before. So I have to take the bad with the good. So I guess what I'm feeling is like a beautiful sadness." - Trey Parker

"We are born sad and we die sad, but meanwhile we love bodies whose sad beauty is a miracle." - Mario Benedetti

"Not sad because you lost me But sad because you thought it was cool to be sad" - Dido

"I never understood the point of being sad when I could choose to be happy" - Megan Mccafferty

"Then I feel so happy and at the same time so sad, it's unimaginable." - Anton Chekhov

"There were happy days, with watermelon, and sad days of whiskey." - Lewis Nordan

"Both happy and sad people can be cheered up by a nice meal," - Laurie Colwin

"Don't promise when you're happy, Don't reply when you're angry, and don't decide when you're sad." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"Philosophical discussions habitually make men happy and joyful not frowning and sad." - Michel De Montaigne

"Why do people spend their time being sad when they could be happy?" - Andy Warhol

"It's hard to be sad when you're laughing, so I enjoy making people happy." - Tim Conway

"Oh, I wouldn't say Love always makes you happy. Sometimes it makes you incredibly sad." - Rick Riordan

"Kathy Nightingale: What's good about sad? Sally Sparrow: It's happy for deep people." - Steven Moffat

"I realize that, while often happy and often cheerful, I am always sad." - Fernando Pessoa

"Being sad with the right people is better than being happy with the wrong ones." - Philippos Syrigos

"You need nothing to be happy - you need something to be sad." - Mooji

"The sad part about happy endings is there's nothing to write about." - Tammy Wynette

"When people say they are happy for you it may mean they are sad for themselves." - Josephine Humphreys

"You're the prettiest when you're happy. Don't use all your energy being sad." - Burnell Taylor

"When you are happy, you enjoy music, when you are sad, you understand lyrics" - Frank Ocean

"I'm very free with all my emotions, whether it's happy, sad, mad, glad, whatever." - Kimberly Elise

"I think love's exciting and happy, as well as being able to make you sad." - Billy Idol

"You need a reason to be sad. You don't need a reason to be happy." - Louis Sachar

"My acting's very understated. I think my sad and happy don't play that differently onscreen." - Bret Mckenzie

"I don't like people around me sad. I like making people happy." - Tyler The Creator

"People waste their happiness - that's what makes me sad. Everyone's so scared to be happy." - Wally Lamb

"I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad." - Sylvia Plath

"Be happy, but be happy through piety." - Madame De Stael

"I know I'm bitter and a little jaded, and mildly enjoy it, but am I a sad person? Am I happy? I plan on being happy in the future for sure, but it isn't here yet. So what does that make me, exactly?" - Chris Colfer

"The opposite of the happy ending is not actually the sad ending-the sad ending is sometimes the happy ending. The opposite of the happy ending is actually the unsatisfying ending." - Orson Scott Card

"Thinking about spaghetti that boils eternally but is never done is a sad, sad thing." - Haruki Murakami

"They're beautiful. But sad.' Everything's sad if you make it so, I said." - John Fowles

"Sad things happen. They do. But we don't need to live sad forever." - Mattie Stepanek

"I was such a sullen, angry, sad kid. I'm sure there are writers who have had happy childhoods, but what are you going to write about? No ghosts, no fear. I'm very happy that I had an unhappy and uncomfortable childhood." - Isabel Allende

"Do not be sad about what you do not have. Instead, be happy about what you do have. If you will be sad about what you don't have, you will not be happy about what you do have." - Leo Tolstoy

"Even if my songs are a bit low-spirited, they make me happy. I become happy when I hear sad songs. When you sing about sad things in a beautiful way, the atmosphere turns upside down" - John Frusciante

"Often sit alone happy happy Thoughts somewhat far gone gone Clouds circle mountain soft soft Wind through valley swish swish Ape in tree bounce bounce Bird in forest chirp chirp Time turns hair gray gray Winter is here sad sad" - Hanshan

"Often sit alone happy happy Thoughts somewhat far gone gone Clouds circle mountain soft soft Wind through valley swish swish Ape in tree bounce bounce Bird in forest chirp chirp Time turns hair gray gray Winter is here sad sad" - Hanshan

"I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories." - Dave Barry

"It's sad when you can't make everyone happy, though. It's impossible but, at the same time, you still hope. You think, 'Maybe I can do it,' but you know you can't. But gosh, if I had to rely on giving people what they wanted, I would have had to write 40 billion different books and even then, I wouldn't get it right." - Stephenie Meyer

"... a nation without humor is not only sad but dangerous." - Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

"But hearing oftentimes The still, sad music of humanity." - William Wordsworth

"Our sadness is not sad, but our cheap joys." - Henry David Thoreau

"Love is very beautiful, but very, very sad." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Depressed, anxious, sad, frightened? Yes. But I've never been bored." - Dustin Hoffman

"He is ugly and sad... but he is all love." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen." - Brigitte Bardot

"For every sad thing you think of, you should think of three happy things to chase it away." - Zoe Sugg

"I am learning how to be angry and sad and lonely and joyful and excited and afraid and happy." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"When you are happy time appears shorter, when you are sad time appears longer. And in meditation we transcend time!" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"When feeling sad, dream on! When feeling happy, dream on! You shall survive by means of your dreams!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Everybody should live quietly whether his experiences are happy or sad, whether they are successes or failures. That is contentment." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"No not really, it is just like real life. Not everyday you are happy and not everyday you are sad." - Dakota Fanning

"I could see no reason for being sad. It's just that it makes me unhappy not to feel happy." - Simone De Beauvoir

"- the only difference between a happy ending and a sad ending is where you decide the story ends." - Andrew Kaufman

"Good and bad, happy and sad, all thoughts vanish into emptiness like the imprint of a bird in the sky." - Chogyam Trungpa

"She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that's important-you know" - Marilyn Monroe

"Come now, don't make such a funeral face. It isn't dying that's sad; it's living when you're not happy." - Octave Mirbeau

"Music just affects people's feelings. It brings out emotions in you and makes you happy and sad." - Selena Gomez

"Sometimes you have to get sad before you get happy 'cause otherwise how would you know the difference?" - Maureen Child

"We must never make our parents sad, even if this means giving up everything that makes us happy.." - Paulo Coelho

"Happy the land where the writers are sad, the merchants satisfied, the rich melancholic, and the populace content." - Madame De Stael

"... sometimes good people [are] helpless... terrible things happen... to good people... there [are] sad endings as well as happy ones." - Mercedes Lackey

"When given the choice, we'd all rather be happy now ... even if that guarantees we'll all be sad later." - Chuck Klosterman

"I'm a hopeful romantic who adores novels with happy endings, because there are enough sad endings in real life." - Tammara Webber

"There's music for when you're sad or happy or in love; there's music for every moment in life." - Haley Pullos

"Whether you are happy or whether you are sad, it is wise to remember you are really in process." - Maya Angelou

"The diagram of the house is a portrait of the family, a true portrait, whether it's sad or happy." - Jimenez Lai

"I wasn't very happy in high school: it was a confusing and sort of sad time for me." - Sarah Dessen

"After writing a story I was always empty and both sad and happy, as though I had made love." - Ernest Hemingway

"She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that's important-you know" - Marilyn Monroe

"When she is happy, she can't stop talking, when she is sad she doesn't say a word." - Ann Brashares

"If I'm laughing, you know I'm either very happy or very sad. I cope with things with jokes." - Cristela Alonzo

"And in real life endings aren't always neat, whether they're happy endings, or whether they're sad endings." - Stephen King

"You want people to feel something when you tell a story, whether they feel happy or whether they feel sad." - Harry Dean Stanton

"I always go in very emotionally when I'm doing music. Sad or happy, I'm always into it." - Erik Hassle

"If it makes you happy It can't be that bad If it makes you happy Then why the hell are you so sad" - Sheryl Crow

"If you win all the time, you lose the drama in life. To make the happy moments happy, you need the sad moments too." - Doug Davidson

"Be happy, but never satisfied." - Bruce Lee

"Joy is not dependent upon outward circumstances. Joy is something that we can have under all circumstances when we are sad or happy. Outward circumstances are always neutral. They seem to be happy or sad according to the happy or sad attitudes of the mind." - Goswami Kriyananda

"She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time." - Stephen Chbosky

"Music in a movie might tell you about longing. It might tell you about fear. It might tell you any number of things, but it tells you something different. Something happy might be going on, but there can be this little sad tinge underneath that tells you something." - Fred Schepisi

"It was such a sweet, sad song with such sweet, sad lyrics. Old-fashioned a little, but also timeless." - Gabrielle Zevin

"Nobody wants to experience sad events but people like to listen to sad songs. That's the beauty of music." - Hiromi

"My philosophy is fundamentally sad, but I'm not a sad man, and I don't believe I sadden anyone else." - Antonio Machado

"When I had my sheep, I was happy, and I made those around me happy. People saw me coming and welcomed me, he thought. But now I'm sad and alone. I'm going to become bitter and distrustful of people because one person betrayed me. I'm going to hate those who have found their treasure because I never found mine. And I'm going to hold on to what little I have, because I'm too insignificant to conquer the world." - Paulo Coelho

"But a problem arises because whenever I use words, those words have connotations in your mind. When I say 'Celebrate', you think one has to be happy. How can one celebrate when one is sad? I am not saying that one has to be happy to celebrate. Celebration is gratefulness for whatsoever life gives to you. Whatsoever existence gives to you, celebration is a gratitude; it is a gratefulness." - Rajneesh

"For a moment, I thought of the word happy and it was a word that just, well, it felt like it was visiting me. I knew it would' last for very long and I"d be sad again and then it would be worse because it's one thing to be sad and it's another thing to be sad once you"ve been happy. Being sad after you"ve been happy is the worst thing in the world." - Benjamin Alire Saenz



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