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"The only thing worse than being sad is for others to know you are sad." - Jonathan Safran Foer

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

"Which is a sad thing when you're only seventeen." - Cinda Williams Chima

"Is it then so sad a thing to die?" - Virgil

"If there's one thing I really love... it's sad music." - Danny Elfman

"It is a sad thing to look at happiness only through another's eyes." - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington

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

"The sad thing about doping is how much it obscures our appreciation of greatness." - Malcolm Gladwell

"It was a sad thing. I don't know how he learned that." - Julian Sands

"The sad thing about working on a movie is that you can never see the movie." - Charlie Kaufman

"Reassurance is such a sad, mad thing. Deep inside, everyone knows the truth." - Michel Faber

"Spoilt pleasure is a sad, unseemly thing; you can only bury it." - Elizabeth Bowen

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

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

"Vee never needed a reason to do something stupid. Sad thing was, most of the time I didn't either." - Becca Fitzpatrick

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

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

"In Mississippi, you don't admit that you're gay. It's just an awkward thing down South, which is sad." - Lance Bass

"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

"The best thing for being sad," replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails." - T. H. White

"I can feel a thing I cannot touch and touch a thing I cannot feel. The first is sad and sorry, the second is your heart." - James Thurber

"I like to listen to sad music when I'm sad. It seems honest. It makes me cry, and sometimes a good cry is the only thing that can make you feel better." - Elizabeth Berg

"Sad words are just another beauty. A sad story means, this storyteller is alive. The next thing you know something fine will happen to her, something marvelous, and then she will turn around and smile." - Chris Cleave

"I am always sad, I think. Perhaps this signifies that I am not sad at all, because sadness is something lower than your normal disposition, and I am always the same thing. Perhaps I am the only person in the world, then, who never becomes sad. Perhaps I am lucky." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Some of us do so much to make others happy. Sad thing is, some of us dont even know someone that would do the same for us." - Wiz Khalifa

"The moon has nothing to be sad about, Staring from her hood of bone. She is used to this sort of thing. Her blacks crackle and drag." - Sylvia Plath

"A remarkable thing about me is that the time that elapses between a sad thought and a flood of tears is three or four seconds." - Mindy Kaling

"It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well, nor the judgment to hold their tongues." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Was there ever such thing as great Shakespeare? Only one must not say so! But what think you - what - was there not sad stuff?" - George Iii

"wow it was sad the break up thing in xmas but in the end they got back together but the father soo hush to the children" - Jacqueline Wilson

"It is always a sad thing to understand those who were once obscured by the mystery and intangibility of the thoughtlessly loved." - Howard Spring

"What a sad thing men are. Can't do nothing good without being so weak we have to mess it up. Can't build something up without tearing it down." - Patrick Ness

"What a sad thing men are. Can't do nothing good without being so weak we have to mess it up. Can't build something up without tearing it down." - Patrick Ness

"It is of no avail to know what is about to happen; for it is a sad thing to be grieved when grief can do no good." - Cicero

"The sad thing is many people learn how to manage money after they've made a lot of financial mistakes, some that take decades to fix." - Michelle Singletary

"There's always wan encouragin' thing about th' sad scientific facts that come out ivrv week in th' pa-apers. They're usually not thrue." - Finley Peter Dunne

"I live alone with my one dog and they say it like it's a sad, it's a terrible thing. This woman lives alone with her two cats." - Julie Bowen

"It is sad that the air is the only thing we share. No matter how close we get to each other, there is always air between us." - Yoko Ono

"It is of no avail to know what is about to happen; for it is a sad thing to be grieved when grief can do no good." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"I think it's sad, and weird, and strange that [race in casting] is still a thing. It's 2013. Somebody else needs to get their act together." - Shonda Rhimes

"It's a sad thing to watch your best friend turn into somebody you don't know anymore. Or even want to know." - Robert Goolrick

"Is it not a sad thing that after all Christ's love to us, we should repay it with lukewarm love to Him?" - Charles Spurgeon

"loveliness is infernally sad." - Virginia Woolf

"Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. . . . It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it's a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different." - J K Rowling

"I strike fear into you because I am a man?" "It isn't funny." "I do not laugh. It is a sad thing, yes, that your husband is a man. A very terrible thing." - Catherine Anderson

"Death isn't sad. The sad thing is: most people don't live at all." - Nick Nolte

"I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness..." - Jean Rhys

"Yes, I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness, sad as an eagle without wings, sad as a violin with only one string and that one broken, sad as a woman who is growing old. Sad, sad, sad..." - Jean Rhys

"Life is sad enough without people writing sad books." - James T Farrell

"Sad company is bad company." - Milan Kundera

"Happiness is a sad song." - Charles M Schulz

"Sad stories make good books" - Khaled Hosseini

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

"It is a sad thing when you hear Christians with a groan in them. When I meet the groaner, I say in my heart, "God, move that man on into the place where he comprehends what Christianity is."" - John G. Lake

"It would be a sad thing if the religious and moral convictions upon which the American experiment was founded could now somehow be considered a danger to free society." - Pope John Paul Ii

"The sad thing is that many of us come to Christ because we are sinners, and then spend the rest of our lives trying to pretend that we are not!" - Henry Cloud

"The sad thing is, people don't want to believe that the person they're in love with is out of his mind, drinking and using, so if you give them even half an excuse, they're going to want to believe it." - Anthony Kiedis

"A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you, only to find out in the end it was never bound to be, and you just have to let go." - Will Smith

"Caring less what everybody else thinks, but also caring less and less about what your own mind thinks, because what your own mind thinks, sometimes, is the thing that makes you sad." - Willow Smith

"It is not a bad thing to settle for the Little Way, not the big search for the big happiness but the sad little happiness of drinks and kisses, a good little car and a warm deep thigh." - Walker Percy

"There are a lot of good books around. People don't read any more. It's a sad state of affairs. Reading's the only thing that allows you to use your imagination. When you watch films it's someone else's vision, isn't it?" - Lemmy Kilmister

"But I tell you one thing, I don't want to be immortal if it mean living forever, cause then everybody else just die and get old in front of you while you stay the same, and that's just sad." - Rebecca Skloot

"It's strange," Moominmamma thought. "Strange that people can be sad, and even angry because life is too easy. But that's the way it is, I suppose. The only thing to do is to start life afresh." - Tove Jansson

"It's a terrible thing to make films that are never seen or experienced by audiences. Often times nobody knows about them, even though they are great films. They are not promoted and that's really sad." - Kate Del Castillo

"Being happy or unhappy - is that really the most important thing? Knowing the truth would be a different kind of happiness - a more satisfying kind, I think, even if it turned out to be a sad kind." - Ira Levin

"Wedlock's a saucy, sad, familiar state, Where folks are very apt to scold and hate:- Love keeps a modest distance, is divine, Obliging, and says ev'ry thing that's fine." - John Wolcot

"Alas, that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof! *It's sad. Love looks like a nice thing, but it's actually very rough when you experience it.*" - William Shakespeare

"It's strange," Moominmamma thought. "Strange that people can be sad, and even angry because life is too easy. But that's the way it is, I suppose. The only thing to do is to start life afresh." - Tove Jansson

"Alas, that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof! *It's sad. Love looks like a nice thing, but it's actually very rough when you experience it.*" - William Shakespeare

"I think it's sad when people stop dreaming, or start losing hope. Because holding onto the bonkers dream might just turn out to be the most marvellous thing you ever did." - Miranda Hart

"The best thing for being sad ... is to learn something." - T. H. White

"Fashion is that thing that saved me from being sad." - Lady Gaga

"Anger is active sadness; sadness is inactive anger. They are not two things. Watch your own behaviour. When do you find yourself sad? You find yourself sad only in situations where you cannot be angry. The boss in the office says something and you cannot be angry; it is uneconomical. You cannot be angry and you have to go on smiling - then you become sad. The energy has become inactive. You come home, and with your wife you find a small thing, anything irrelevant, and you become angry." - Rajneesh

"The Internet seems like a safe house for the opposite mentality, for cynics and for jerks and for people who want to lash out. And it's a valid thing. It's a valid forum and I'm not going say that they aren't valid feelings. But it's sad. Considering the potential that something like the Internet, that connects so many people, has for good. I think it's sad that it's used so often for nothing but unfounded, overzealous negativity..." - Chris Gethard

"When I was done reading the poem, everyone was quiet. A very sad quiet. But the amazing thing was that it was' a bad sad at all. It was just something that made everyone look around at each other and know that they were there. Sam and Patrick looked at me. And I looked at them. And I think they knew. Not anything specific really. They just knew. And I think that's all you can ever ask from a friend." - Stephen Chbosky

"There are great, obviously really, really wonderful and important journalists out there. And it is a very important thing to be and do, if not the most important 'cause how you interpret a story can then make the difference. So it is a very powerful thing to be. And when misused, it's very sad." - Angelina Jolie

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

"Sad; so sad, those smoky-rose, smoky-mauve evenings of late Autumn, sad enough to pierce the heart." - Angela Carter

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

"When your sad-like really sad-you only want to be with other people who are sad." - Nick Hornby

"Are all ends of life so sad?" - Marie of Romania

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

"Christmas makes everything twice as sad." - Doug Coupland

"The sad heart needs work to do." - Joan Bauer

"I miss the comfort in being sad," - Frances Farmer

"We don't have time to be sad" - Maggie Stiefvater

"Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad." - Victor Hugo

"Even big-bird gets sad sometimes" - Andrew VanWyngarden

"Goodness, how sad is our Russia!" - Nikolai Gogol

"Have all beautiful things sad destinies?" - Jean Rhys

"Sad people have more sober reflections." - James Dye

"After coitus every animal is sad." - Anonymous

"Melancholy is the happiness of being sad." - Victor Hugo

"Ay me! sad hours seem long." - William Shakespeare

"I love jazz music and sad music." - Fred Durst

"It's a sad and beautiful world." - Jim Jarmusch

"Though sad at heart, to sing joyfully." - Christine de Pizan

"Stoners are cute; junkies are sad." - Kevin Smith

"Everything is so sad and so wonderful." - Cloris Leachman

"a man does not cry because he is sad, he is sad because he cries" - William James

"It's okay to be sad. Everyone gets sad now and then. Even me." - Nicholas Sparks

"You need to try to master the ability to feel sad without actually being sad." - Laurie Anderson

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"It's a sad, sad world when a girl will break a boy, just because she can." - Fiona Apple

"Sad words are just another beauty. A sad story means, this storyteller is alive" - Chris Cleave

"To great sections of the church the art of worship has been lost entirely, and in its place has come that strange and foreign thing called the 'program.' This word has been borrowed from the stage and applied with sad wisdom to the type of public service which now passes for worship among us." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"The thing I try to get across to the writers - and I do a lot of writing, too - is that when I do stand-up, nothing I talk about is funny. Everything is really sad and tragic and then I make it funny." - Chris Rock

"The most important thing is sensitivity. Many people have sex and don't feel anything, and that seems kind of sad to me. The answer is not necessarily the avoidance of sex, but learning to be sensitive and to love and to care." - Frederick Lenz

"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

"And, like a fool, she kissed him back. Kissed him a way that would leave no doubt about the way she felt about him. Kissed him because she knew the chances were slim she'd have very many kisses like that in her lifetime. Which is a sad thing when you're only seventeen." - Cinda Williams Chima

"We must build our faith not on fading lights but on the Light that never fails. When 'important' individuals go away we are sad, until we see that they are meant to go, so that only one thing is left for us to do-to look into the face of God for ourselves." - Oswald Chambers

"You know, it's a sad and unfortunate state of affairs that you have to live in a world where eight-year-olds refuse to believe in anything that they cannot touch or measure, and anyone who happens to see a thing that is invisible to most people is immediately branded a lunatic." - Caitlin R. Kiernan

"How melancholy a thing is success. Whilst failure inspirits a man, attainment reads the sad prosy lesson that all our glories "Are shadows, not substantial things." Truly said the sayer, "disappointment is the salt of life" a salutary bitter which strengthens the mind for fresh exertion, and gives a double value to the prize." - Richard Francis Burton

"You may believe whatever you want; but the most important thing is to update you belief with the truth, with the science! Your dearest belief might be the biggest buncombe ever! Don't be sad! Continue your road with the new truth! Everything changes!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Art is the most beautiful deception of all! And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory... Let us not disillusion anyone by bringing too much reality into the dream." - Claude Debussy

"I have known sorrow-therefore I May laugh with you, O friend, more merrily Than those who never sorrowed upon earth And know not laughter's worth. I have known laughter-therefore I May sorrow with you far more tenderly Than those who never guess how sad a thing Seems merriment to one heart's suffering." - Theodosia Garrison

"Sometimes I see players that think, and you can tell they're thinking of the next phrase to play or the next thing to do, the next little cute trick, and that's sad, man, you know. That's not makin' music; that's puttin' together puzzles, you know. Music should flow from you and it should be a force; it should be feeling, all feeling, man." - Sonny Sharrock

"People are really trying their best. Just like being happy and sad, you will find yourself on both sides of the equation many times over your lifetime, either saying or hearing the wrong thing. Let's all give each other a pass, shall we?" - David Rakoff

"The sad truth is that certain types of things can't go backward. Once they start going forward, no matter what you do, they can't go back the way they were. If even one little thing goes awry, then that's how it will stay forever." - Haruki Murakami

"Why do we smile? Why do we laugh? Why do we feel alone? Why are we sad and confused? Why do we read poetry? Why do we cry when we see a painting? Why is there a riot in the heart when we love? Why do we feel shame? What is that thing in the pit of your stomach called desire?" - Benjamin Alire Saenz

"She was still waiting for him to come back to her, even though he wasn't going to. She was still holding out for something that wasn't going to happen. She was good at waiting. That seemed like a sad thing to be good at." - Ann Brashares

"The sad thing is that, even though we know our lives aren't working in certain areas, we are still afraid to change. We are locked into our comfort zone, no matter how self-destructive it may be. Yet, the only way to get out of our comfort zone and to be free of our problems and limitations is to get uncomfortable." - Robert Anthony

"If you summon your courage to challenge something, you"ll never be left with regret. How sad it is to spend your life wishing, "If only I"d had a little more courage." Whatever the outcome may be, the important thing is to step forward on the path that you believe is right." - Daisaku Ikeda

"The point is not that this world is too sad to love or too glad not to love; the point is that when you do love a thing, its gladness is a reason for loving it, and its sadness a reason for loving it more." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"It is important to look at death because it is a part of life. It is a sad thing, melancholy but romantic at the same time. It is the end of a cycle - everything has to end. The cycle of life is positive because it gives room for new things." - Alexander Mcqueen

"It is sad To see the light of beauty wane away, Know eyes are dimming, bosoms shrivelling, feet Losing their springs, and limbs their lily roundness; But it is worse to feel the heart-spring gone, To lose hope, care not for the coming thing, And feel all things go to decay within us." - Philip James Bailey

"I have known sorrow - therefore I May laugh with you, O friend, more merrily Than those who never sorrowed upon earth And know not laughter's worth. I have known laughter - therefore I May sorrow with you far more tenderly Than those who never guess how sad a thing Seems merriment to one heart's suffering." - Theodosia Garrison

"A thing may be too sad to be believed or too wicked to be believed or too good to be believed; but it cannot be too absurd to be believed in this planet of frogs and elephants, of crocodiles and cuttle-fish." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"But what is memory if not the language of feeling, a dictionary of faces and days and smells which repeat themselves like the verbs and adjectives in a speech, sneaking in behind the thing itself,into the pure present, making us sad or teaching us vicariously..." - Julio Cortazar

"Writing isn't just a job that stops at six thirty... It's a mad, sexy, sad, scary, ruthless, joyful, and utterly, utterly personal thing. There's not the writer and then me; there's just me. All of my life connects to the writing. All of it." - Russell T Davies

"I think the whole thing is kind of sad, honestly, in the same way that our civilization - particularly the consumers of pop culture - has grown so used to an emasculated, bare-chested leading man that something like simply growing a mustache can impress people." - Nick Offerman

"I never thought I was doing anyone a favour by bringing children into the world. With people as cruel to each other as they are, it's a terrible proposition. The best of lives are sad and tragic. The best of them. My general conclusion is that it's not a nice thing to do. The world doesn't need it. The kid doesn't need it." - Woody Allen

"Every green thing loves to die in bright colors. The vegetable cohorts march glowing out of the year in flaming dresses, as if to leave this earth were a triumph and not a sadness. It is never nature that is sad, but only we, that dare not look back on the past, and that have not its prophecy of the future in our bosoms." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Some people are so special, so beautiful and have so much to offer this world. Sad thing is they just don't see it. They need positive reinforcement. Tell them, 'If you could see only half of what I see in you, then one day you'd realize how truly amazing you really are." - Marc Mero

"It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things. Names are everything. I never quarrel with actions. My one quarrel is with words. The man who could call a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing he is fit for." - Oscar Wilde

"I wanted the world to sit back, listen up, and let me explain to it that when someone is sad and hopeless, the last thing they need to feel is that they are the only ones in the world with that feeling. So, if you feel sorry for someone, don't pretend to be happy. Don't pretend to care only about their problems." - John Corey Whaley

"The hardest thing in the world is to assume the mood of a warrior. It is of no use to be sad and complain and feel justified in doing so,believing that someone is always doing something to us. Nobody is doing anything to anybody, much less to a warrior." - Carlos Castaneda

"The sad thing is, I was discovering that you almost have to make a joke of being good to strangers. Up and down the country, these people doing their good deeds were doubtless being seen as slightly eccentric, when in reality and in an ideal world they should be deemed the most normal people of all." - Danny Wallace

"It is a sad thing to begin life with low conceptions of it. It may not be possible for a young man to measure life; but it is possible to say, I am resolved to put life to its noblest and best use." - Thornton T. Munger

"Wolf in White Van is beautiful, enigmatic, and sad, and like every other brilliant thing John Darnielle has ever done, it seems to come from some fully imagined universe, of which we only get to see this haunting, enticing sliver. I utterly love it." - J. Robert Lennon

"It's a strange thing, you have said it thousands of times I am sure...you will never know what you can do until you try. However the sad truth is, that most people never try anything until they know they can do it." - Bob Proctor

"It is sad To see the light of beauty wane away, Know eyes are dimming, bosoms shrivelling, feet Losing their springs, and limbs their lily roundness; But it is worse to feel the heart-spring gone, To lose hope, care not for the coming thing, And feel all things go to decay within us." - Philip James Bailey

"One thing that I believe is that every time I write something, I am taking the time to celebrate. Even if I am writing a sad story or an angry poem, I am still giving those stories my time and attention." - Sarah Kay

"I was very sad for many days when I discovered that in the world there were poor people and rich people; and the strange thing is that the existence of the poor did not cause me as much pain as the knowledge that at the same time there were people who were rich." - Evita Peron

"the sad end he met in Afghanistan was more accurately a function of his stubborn idealism-his insistence on trying to do the right thing. In which case it wasn't a tragic flaw that brought Tillman down, but a tragic virtue." - Jon Krakauer

"I talked to ex-wives of musicians of the '70s for research. They're the funniest people in the world, yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you" - Kate Hudson

"It's too sad to live eating theories. The best thing is to transmute wisdom into love." - Samael Aun Weor

"If you can imagine missing feeling sad, it's the only thing worse than pain." - Paul Dalio

"If he believes time has run its course, A man is a sad thing too." - Primo Levi



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