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"It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history." - Carl Jung

"Sad but true: individual intelligence probably peaked in the Upper Paleolithic, and we have been self-domesticated creatures ever since" - Kim Stanley

"Society is a little more forgiving of two women kissing than two men. It's sad but true." - Tiffani Thiessen

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

"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

"Do' be sad by what you see It's true life has it's miseries But one thing's always worked for me Worry ends when faith begins." - Sami Yusuf

"Don't be sad by what you see It's true life has it's miseries But one thing's always worked for me Worry ends when faith begins." - Sami Yusuf

"It is true that the present is powerfully shaped by the past. But it is also true that ... insight at any age keeps us from singing the same sad songs again." - Judith Viorst

"When I was nine, my life was devoted to seeing a tit. I was Captain Ahab, and it was my big white whale. I'd go down to Sears on a Sunday in hopes they'd remove a clothing from a mannequin. Sad but true, sad but fuckin' true." - Lewis Black

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

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

"I do fear death. But what I actually fear is not dying. I mean, true, it will be sad. But I know that there is a better place waiting for me." - Mattie Stepanek

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

"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

"It is sad but true that sometimes we need the tragedy to help us to see how human we are and how we are more alike than we are different." - Maya Angelou

"And it's a sad song, Todd, but it's also a promise. I'll never deceive you and I'll never leave you and I promise you this so you can one day promise it to others and know that it's true." - Patrick Ness

"And it's a sad song, Todd, but it's also a promise. I'll never deceive you and I'll never leave you and I promise you this so you can one day promise it to others and know that it's true." - Patrick Ness

"I've got a great support group, real and true friends and I'm moving forward with my life. I was sad and wanted to make things work but I'm completely fine now. I'm moving on." - Camille Grammer

"Of course it's true: the public want to see young people - young people are the people who go to the cinema. It's a sad fact of life, but you've got to accept it and not whine about it." - Joan Collins

"I think a lot of people think that my parents' deaths is why I write such sad songs, but that's not true. Those songs may just be the woman I am." - Shelby Lynne

"In my early years I read very hard. It is a sad reflection, but a true one, that I knew almost as much at eighteen as I do now." - Samuel Johnson

"Even modern English people are imperious, superior, ridden by class. All of the hypocrisy and the difficulties that are endemic in being British also make it an incredibly fertile place culturally. A brilliant place to live. Sad but true." - Pete Townshend

"I think it's sad that there seems to be one definition of beauty in Hollywood/New York. It's such a cliche, but I think it's true that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes." - Julianne Nicholson

"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

"Why do beautiful songs make you sad? Because they aren't true. Never? Nothing is beautiful and true." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Why do beautiful songs make you sad?' 'Because they aren't true.' 'Never?' 'Nothing is beautiful and true." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"The sad thing about true stupidity is that you can do absolutely nothing about it." - John Cleese

"To me happiness, true happiness is when you can really dance with sad." - Tori Amos

"For seldom shall she hear a tale So sad, so tender, and so true." - William Shenstone

"The hardest thing to get is true emotion. I always believe you need to earn that with the audience. You can't just tell them ok, be sad now. Humor, you can add. Even to the last minute you can be adding little bits of humor. But the true earned emotion is something that you really have to craft." - John Lasseter

"I can't write a lie; the world of imagination is no good. I objectively capture my own experiences and those of my friends. I want to put true feelings into words. If I make a song when I'm sad, it's a dark one, but I think that's good. No matter when I want to be true to myself." - Ayumi Hamasaki

"The more money you get, the bigger target you become. That's true. It's sad but it's true that you have to be aware of every person that comes to you with the next greatest deal. You just have to look at every single person with a fine lens. That's the way my life is going to be from here on out." - Reggie Bush

"... 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

"True, but irrelevant." - Barbara M. White

"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

"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

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

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

"You are my true and honourable wife; As dear to me as the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart." - William Shakespeare

"Trust Me. Life is not worth living feeling sad and down and lonely. Always be true to who you are." - Jessie J

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

"Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon -but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx -the world went around, it didn't stop for a second. It's sad but true. John Kennedy, right?" - Bob Dylan

"Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon -but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx - the world went around, it didn't stop for a second. It's sad but true. John Kennedy, right?" - Bob Dylan

"When loved ones die, people always say, "Don't be sad. I'm sure they would have wanted you to be happy." I'm sure that's true. But let's be realistic here, people also want to be missed. It is every person's nightmare to leave the world behind as if they had never been there at all." - Esther Earl

"As you go through life's rich tapestry, you realize that most people you meet aren't fit to shine your shoes. It's a sad fact, but it's true. A good friend is someone who'd hide you if you were on the run for murder. How many of them do you know?" - Lemmy Kilmister

"But ordinarily you think otherwise: you think if you are silent you will be sad. Ordinarily you think, how can you avoid sadness if you are silent? I tell you, the silence that exists with sadness cannot be true. Something has gone wrong. You have missed the path, you are off the track. Only celebration can give proof that the real silence has happened." - Rajneesh

"Once, when I was young and true. Someone left me sad - Broke my brittle heart in two; And that is very bad. Love is for unlucky folk, Love is but a curse. Once there was a heart I broke; And that, I think, is worse." - Dorothy Parker

"Once when I was young and true, Someone left me sad- Broke my brittle heart in two; And that was very bad. Love is for unlucky folk. Love is but a curse. Once there was a heart I broke; And that, I think, is worse." - Dorothy Parker

"And it's a sad song, Todd, but it's also a promise. I"ll never deceive you and I"ll never leave you and I promise you this so you can one day promise it to others and know that it's true." - Patrick Ness

"Narrow-minded provincialism: Sad to say but true - I am more interested in the mountain lions of Utah, the wild pigs of Arizona, than I am in the fate of all the Arabs of Araby, all the Wogs of Hindustan, all the Ethiopes of Abyssinia...." - Edward Abbey

"There is not a soul on Earth who can read the deluge of physics publications in its entirety. As a result, it is sad but true that physics has irretrievably fallen apart from a cohesive to a fragmented discipline. ... It was not that long ago that people were complaining about two cultures. If we only had it that good. today." - Abraham Pais

"Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced, and today we think this more than ever and are just as wrong as all previous ages that thought so. How often have we not seen the truth condemned! It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history." - Carl Jung

"I'm very romantic. I really believe in true love, a love that you only find once in a lifetime, if you have the chance. Because, I think that many people never find it, which is very sad. But, I'm not a guy who flirts easily with girls. I believe that there's somebody out there for me. I'm still searching." - Bill Kaulitz

"It's sad but true that if you focus your attention on housework and meal preparation and diapers, raising children does start to look like drudgery pretty quickly. On the other hand, if you see yourself as nothing less than your child's nurturer, role model, teacher, spiritual guide, and mentor, your days take on a very different cast." - Joyce Maynard

"I'm very romantic. I really believe in true love, a love that you only find once in a lifetime, if you have the chance. Because, I think that many people never find it, which is very sad. But, I'm not a guy who flirts easily with girls. I believe that there's somebody out there for me. I'm still searching." - Bill Kaulitz

"I met Cory Bernardi in Holland. I believe it might be more difficult for him to meet me now. I think he doesn't intend to do that. I understand that this is politics. The friend from yesterday can have an argument not to see you tomorrow. It's sad but true." - Geert Wilders

"I think that a big part of the energy that was going into fighting AIDS was reduced when we saw that more of the new infections were among our black and brown young people. That's a sad truth to have to claim, but I believe it's true." - Cleve Jones

"I'm a bit sad because I'm leaving my cherished team in a city where I grew up and where I played for nine years in Santos. But I'm even happier to be facing a new challenge and for making a dream come true." - Neymar

"People are getting away from the whole album experience, it's true. I think that's sad. Maybe I'm just saying that because I'm an old fart. But I can't help it - albums are what I grew up with, and I still love them." - Alex Lifeson

"I'm very romantic. I really believe in true love, a love that you only find once in a lifetime, if you have the chance. Because, I think that many people never find it, which is very sad. But, I'm not a guy who flirts easily with girls. I believe that there's somebody out there for me. I'm still searching." - Bill Kaulitz

"I asked her, "Are you an optimist or a pessimist?" She looked at her watch and said, "I'm optimistic." "Then I have some bad news for you, because humans are going to destroy each others as soon as it becomes easy enough to, which will be very soon." "Why do beautiful songs make you sad?" "Because they aren't true." "Never?" "Nothing is beautiful and true." She smiled, but in a way that wasn't just happy, and said, "You sound just like Dad." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"It is not true that if we had true faith we would not be sad. Prophets (as), and righteous people experienced a great deal of sadness. The Quran is full of stories in which the central theme is sadness. Sadness is a reality of life. The Quran is not there to eliminate sadness, but to navigate it. Sadness is one of the tests of life, just as happiness, and anger are tests." - Nouman Ali Khan

"Sometimes we get sad about things and we don't like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don't know why we are sad, so we say we aren't sad but we really are." - Mark Haddon

"Things I Want to Happen After I die: You're allowed to be sad, but you're not allowed to be too sad. If you're always sad when you think about me, then how can you remember me? -Sam McQueen" - Sally Nicholls

"But they never last, the golden days. And it can be sad, the sun in the afternoon, can't it? Yes, it can be sad, the afternoon sun, sad and frightening." - Jean Rhys

"Onions make me sad, a lot of people don't realize that. When I'm cutting onions, I'm sad. Because the plight of onions, it's sad. But people don't realize I'm actually crying - they think I'm just reacting." - Mitch Hedberg

"Having gone through all of this, I feel in some ways calmer now. It's strange, but sad. I think I'll always be sad." - Nicole Kidman

"In Spring the Poet is glad, And in Summer the Poet is gay; But in Autumn the Poet is sad, And has something sad to say." - Byron Forceythe Willson

"It shouldn't make you sad to know you're loved, Grayson." But it did. It made him sad, and panicked, and for just a moment, wishful." - Nora Roberts

"When I was 7, I told my dad I want to have a house like Micheal Jackson's one. And then he said to me that dreams are only dreams, that's a privilegy of the rich people. I have grown up now and my dream came true, but I feel sad that my father can't see that and what have I reached in my life. But I know he's watching me from the sky" - Cristiano Ronaldo

"True piety hath in it nothing weak, nothing sad, nothing constrained. It enlarges the heart; it is simple, free, and attractive." - Francois Fenelon

"Don't be sad and don't give up on your dreams. Dreams will come true one day. There's no person as beautiful as a person who dreams" - Kim Him-chan

"Of course the sad truth is that if we are not present to the moment, our true love could come and go and we wouldn't even notice." - Joshua Waitzkin

"If it's sad / you know it's true / God is glad on bluer moons / When your room is all you do / it comes to you" - Blake Schwarzenbach

"Sad beyound words that Prince is gone. To me he was one of the greatest music heroes- a true genius.There will never be another Prince." - Shania Twain

"The hardest thing to get is true emotion. I always believe you need to earn that with the audience. You can't just tell them, 'Ok, be sad now.'" - John Lasseter

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

"I'm constantly around people that talk a lot but say nothing. A sad case." - Henry Rollins

"It's sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye." - Carrie Underwood

"It's sad when you think about it, but also kind of beautiful." - Gabrielle Zevin

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

"I'm sad about this, but we shouldn't have been married in the first place." - Nicolas Cage

"how sad and bad and mad it was - but then, how it was sweet" - Robert Browning

"Death is sad, yes, but there are some great laughs you can find there." - Laurel Nakadate

"I knew it wasn't too important, but it made me sad anyway." - J D Salinger

"It's sad when friends become enemies. But what's even worse is when they become strangers." - Hayley Williams

"It is sad to be an exception. But not to be one is even sadder." - Peter Altenberg

"But really, Marilla, one can't stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?" - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"George Harrison's passing was really sad, but it does make the afterlife seem much more attractive." - Michael Palin

"You can be sad for others but you don't have to take on their pain." - Leonard Jacobson

"Drowning was bad enough. But drowning sad and sober, that's too cruel." - George R R Martin

"It's sad when friends become enemies. But what's even worse is when they become strangers." - Hayley Williams

"I'm by nature kind of a glum person, but I'm not a sad pathetic" - Billy Corgan

"Divorce was very sad, obviously, but now I've gotten over it." - Natalie Imbruglia

"I'm proud of my invention, but I'm sad that it is used by terrorists." - Mikhail Kalashnikov

"We burn so hard, but we shed so little light; it makes us crazy and sad." - Clive Barker

"At times, I can be sad, but I love to play; I love to laugh." - Linn Ullmann

"A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one." - Queen Victoria

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

"But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression." - Edward Furlong

"But probably my favorite music, believe it or not, is sad music." - Walton Goggins

"It's sad to know I'm done. But looking back, I've got a lot of great memories." - Bonnie Blair

"What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease." - Jean Paul

"Life can be challenging and sad... but music is the easy part." - St Vincent

"It's sad when you say a $30 million film is an inexpensive film, but it is." - Sandra Bullock

"Cancer is a very sad thing, but you can always take something from every experience." - Pierce Brosnan

"I can't really have any friends. It's sad, really. It's lonely. But that's how I am." - Randy Moss

"I'm not a sad person, upset the whole time, but I seem to be quite emotional." - Freddie Highmore

"It's tough because sometimes you'll just be on the web and things pop up or you get emailed something from a friend. It is definitely impossible to avoid stuff about me sometimes, but it's pretty important to try. It's very rare that things are true about yourself that are on the Internet. It's just sad sometimes. So you definitely try and stay away from it as much as possible." - Taylor Lautner

"The biggest mistake people are making when it comes to fashion is looking in the mirror and thinking you're somebody else. People sit and watch the runway and then some nice little plump lady in Squeedunk will see Angelina Jolie in a very glamorous dress from the runway and she thinks if she buys that dress she'll look like her. It's sad, but it's true." - Iris Apfel

"In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all and it often comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible except with time. You cannot now believe that you will ever feel better. But this is not true. You are sure to be happy again. Knowing this, truly believing it will make you less miserable now. I have had enough experience to make this statement." - Abraham Lincoln

"It's partly true, too, but it isn't all true. People always think something's all true." - J D Salinger

"There is but one poetry,-true poetry." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't be "consistent" but be simple true." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Don't be 'consistent,' but be simply true." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Nothing but what astonishes is true." - Edward Young

"Like Robin Hood....Not real, but true." - Janette Rallison

"True progress is slow but sure." - Swami Vivekananda

"Don't be 'consistent', but be simply true." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

"Don't be 'consistent,' but be simply true." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Don't be 'consistent,' but be simply true." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

"That we have but little faith is not sad, but that we have little faithfulness. By faithfulness faith is earned." - Henry David Thoreau

"But of his cheere did seeme too solemne sad; Yet nothing did he dread, but ever was ydrad." - Edmund Spenser

"Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise." - H G Wells

"We used to say "Ah Hell, we're young" But now we see that life is sad And so is love." - Kate Bush

"My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad." - Olive Schreiner

"The psychiatrist's office: the only place I can be sure my story will be treated as sad, but interesting." - Mason Cooley

"I tend to want to listen to melancholy music, but sometimes if you're feeling too sad, you can't." - Kim Gordon

"It's a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies." - Che Guevara

"Life is sometimes sad and often dull, but there are currants in the cake, and here is one of them." - Nancy Mitford

"Sometimes I feel sad, but this is not nostalgia, because I don't want time to come back." - Agnes Varda

"But 'tis a sad thing that all one's happiness is only that the world does not know you are miserable." - Dorothy Osborne

"A long time ago, Descartes sad, "I think, therefore I am." But if you are not thinking, what?" - Seungsahn

"I don't write poetry with the intention of making someone sad but rather to illustrate my own feelings and ideas." - James Dye

"Remember that your failures are the seeds of your most glorious successes. Be sad if you must, but don't despair." - Anonymous

"Our hap is loss, our hope but sad despair, Our ranks are broke and ruin follows us." - William Shakespeare

"We can but ill endure, among so many sad realities; to rob anticipation of its pleasant visions." - Henry Giles

"A song nobody likes is a sad thing. But a love song nobody likes is hardly a thing at all." - Rob Sheffield

"But if a mirror ever makes you sad you should know that it does not know you." - Kabir

"The sad ending is only because the author stops telling the story. But it still goes on. It's just untold." - Mark Polish



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