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"The sad truth is, they should never trust me." - Julie Anne Peters

"The sad truth is that truth is almost irrelevant in a court of law." - Joy Fielding

"The truth is, I feel beyond sad. I feel empty. Numb." - Elizabeth Scott

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

"Everything takes me longer than I expect. It's the sad truth about life" - Donna Tartt

"The sad truth is the truth is sad." - Daniel Handler

"The sad discovery of the adult world was the permanent truth: you don't always do what you want to do; you do what you must." - Helen Clark MacInnes

"In sad truth, half our forebodings of our neighbors are but our own wishes, which we are ashamed to utter in any other form." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be or do either evil or good." - Hannah Arendt

"Isn't it sad how some people's grip on their lives is so precarious that they'll embrace any preposterous delusion rather than face an occasional bleak truth?" - Bill Watterson

"Everything in life has some good in it. And when something awful happens, the goodness stands out even more-it's sad, but that's the truth." - Banana Yoshimoto

"People think the blues is sad. They hear people moaning and such. That's not the blues. That's just somebody singing slow...The blues is about truth-telling." - Alberta Hunter

"The sad truth about bigotry is that most bigots either don't realize that they are bigots, or they convince themselves that their bigotry is perfectly justified." - Wayne Gerard Trotman

"And meanwhile the sad truth was that not everyone could be extraordinary, not everyone could be extremely cool; because whom would this leave to be ordinary?" - Jonathan Franzen

"loveliness is infernally sad." - Virginia Woolf

"Is discord going to show itself while we are still fighting, is the Jew once again worth less than another? Oh, it is sad, very sad, that once more, for the umpteenth time, the old truth is confirmed: What one Christian does is his own responsibility, what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews." - Anne Frank

"The other sad truth about golf spectatorship is that for today's pros it all comes down to the putting, and that the difference between a putt that drops and one that rims the cup, though teleologically enormous, is intellectually negligeable." - John Updike

"Think of all the human suffering caused by the sad truth that beautiful sexy women or handsome Porsche-owning men often prove to have miserable genes for other traits" - Jared Diamond

"it is a sad truth in life that when someone has lost a loved one, friends sometimes avoid the person, just when the presence of friends is most needed." - Daniel Handler

"But I knew the truth and that's why I was so sad. Every moment before this one depends on this one. Everything in the history of the world can be proven wrong in one moment." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"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

"Now, my sere fancy falls into the yellow Leaf, and imagination droops her pinion; And the sad truth, which hovers o'er my desk, Turns what was once romantic to burlesque." - Lord Byron

"To sense when a teenager needs understanding and when misunderstanding is a difficult and delicate task. The sad truth is that no matter how wise we are, we cannot be right for any length of time in our teenagers' eyes." - Haim Ginott

"Another sad comestive truth is that the best foods are the products of infinite and wearying trouble. The trouble need not be taken by the consumer, but someone, ever since the Fall, has had to take it." - Rose Macaulay

"The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous." - Shana Alexander

"The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice." - Gloria Estefan

"I've learned from her [ Oprah Winfrey] really how to stand in one's truth, how if you just simply are who you are, you know, you're heavy, you're thin, you're happy, you're sad - if you just speak your truth as it comes into your mind, then that's what people relate to." - Suze Orman

"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

"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

"When you put biblical truth to the songs used in churches, you'll have the congregation leave singing the sermon. You'll have God's thoughts, things that are God-breathed, stuck in their heads. It's sad to think about a really catchy tune paired up with bad theology because that could, honestly, do a lot of damage in church." - Laura Story

"On that night I was left with only the truth that nothing of our personality survives after death, that in the end all that was Misha Vainberg would evaporate along with the styles and delusions of his epoch, leaving behind not one flutter of his sad heavy brilliance, not one damp spot around which his successors could congregate to appreciate his life and times." - Gary Shteyngart

"The sad fact is that if you love education, revere the life of the mind, care about the pursuit of truth, think young people need to receive wisdom from their elders, and value moral clarity, the university is the last place you would want to send your 18-year-old." - Dennis Prager

"And as the years have passed, the time has grown longer. The sad truth is that what I could recall in five seconds all too needed ten, then thirty, then a full minute - like shadows lengthening at dusk. Someday, I suppose, the shadows will be swallowed up in darkness." - Haruki Murakami

"I'M SAD, because another young life was lost from his family, the racial divide has widened, a community is in shambles, accusations, insensitivity hurt and hatred are boiling over, and we may never know the truth about what happened that day." - Benjamin Watson

"How truly does this journal contain my real and undisguised thoughts-I always write it according to the humour I am in, and if astranger was to think it worth reading, how capricious-insolent & whimsical I must appear!-one moment flighty and half mad,-the next sad and melancholy. No matter! Its truth and simplicity are its sole recommendations." - Fanny Burney

"The sad truth is that it is precisely those who disagree most with the hypothesis of efficient market pricing of stocks, those who pooh-pooh beta analysis and all that, who are least able to understand the analysis needed to test that hypothesis." - Paul Samuelson

"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

"My fear represented the failure of the human system. It is a sad truth of our creation: Something is amiss in our design, there are loose ends of our psychology that are simply not wrapped up. My fears were the dirty secrets of evolution. They were not provided for, and I was forced to construct elaborate temples to house them." - Steve Martin

"There's one sad truth in life I've found While journeying east and west - The only folks we really wound Are those we love the best. We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Is it not true that no two human beings understand anything whatsoever about each other, that those who consider themselves bosom friends may be utterly mistaken about their fellow and, failing to realize this sad truth throughout a lifetime, weep when they read in the newspapers about his death?" - Osamu Dazai

"There was a lot of rebelliousness, without focus, in my younger years. And even when people ask me, "Oh you went to prison and you went to college for a couple years?" I'm like "Yeah, I learned more in prison than I think I ever learned in college." That's the sad truth." - Immortal Technique

"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

"One of the pitfalls about writing about illness is that it is very easy to imagine people with cancer as either these wise-beyond-their-years creatures or these sad-eyed tragic people. And the truth is, people living with cancer are very much like people who are not living with cancer. They're every bit as funny and complex and diverse as anyone else." - John Green

"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

"The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice. You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. Where will you be a few years down the line. Will it be everything you dreamed of. We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take." - Gloria Estefan

"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

"...and like a fool who will never see the truth I keep thinking something's gonna change There's a danger in loving somebody too much And it's sad when you know it's your heart they can't touch There's a reason why people don't stay who they are Baby sometimes love's just ain't enough" - Patty Smyth

"When we think about millions of hungry children, we don't think about America. We relate the problem to other nations, like Ethiopia, India or Somalia. The sad truth is that one is five American kids is at risk due to poor nutrition." - Kristin Davis

"One of the most common questions writers are asked is "Where do you get your ideas?" But the sad truth is, we don't know. Ideas can come at any time and from any direction: in the shower, waiting for an elevator, or while bouncing across Wikipedia pages." - Scott Westerfeld

"A lot of country music is sad. I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. It applies to music. Three chords and the truth - that's what a country song is. There is a lot of heartache in the world." - Willie Nelson

"The sad truth is that the opposite of 'war' is not 'peace'." - Thomas Frey

"I'm just a guy who wears TOMS. It's the sad truth." - Ryan Eggold

"Everything takes me longer than I expect. It's the sad truth about life." - Donna Tartt

"The sad truth is that most of my husbands turned out to be convincing liars." - Joan Collins

"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

"Beauty is truth, truth beauty" - John Keats

"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

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

"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

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

"That the discovery of this great truth, which lies so near and obvious to the mind, should be attained to by the reason of so veryfew, is a sad instance of the stupidity and inattention of men, who, though they are surrounded with such clear manifestations of the Deity, are yet so little affected by them, that they seem as it were blinded with excess of light." - George Berkeley

"The sad truth is that man's real life consists of a complex of inexorable opposites - day and night, birth and death, happiness and misery, good and evil. We are not even sure that one will prevail against the other, that good will overcome evil, or joy defeat pain. Life is a battleground. It always has been and always will be; and if it were not so, existence would come to an end." - Carl Jung

"In the time since the Baudelaire parents' death, most of the Baudelaire orphans' friends had fallen by the wayside, an expression wich here means "they stopped calling, writing, and stopping by to see any of the Baudelaires, making them lonely". You and I, of course, would never do this to any of our grieving acquaintances, but it is a sad truth that when someone has lost a loved one, friends sometimes avoid the person, just when the presence of friends is most needed." - Daniel Handler

"Where are now the warriors of the world of the spirit? Where are those who raise their voices for truth, who lead us to goodness, beauty, strength and health? Where are those who utter heartwarming words, who will lead us out of the wilderness? Our homes are gone and the nation is destroyed, yet we have no Jeremiah crying out his last sad song to the world and to posterity." - Lu Xun

"Evil is nothing but a word, an objectification where no objectification is necessary. Cast aside this notion of some external agency as the source of inconceivable inhumanity - the sad truth is our possession of an innate proclivity towards indifference, towards deliberate denial of mercy, towards disengaging all that is moral within us. But if that is too dire , let's call it evil. And paint it with fire and venom." - Steven Erikson

"The sad truth is, if you push hard enough, and if you're so stubborn that you must have things your way, God will sometimes allow you to undertake a project without His blessing or at the wrong time. The problem with that, of course, is when you start something in your own strength and in your own timing, you're going to have to finish it and maintain it in your own strength." - Joel Osteen

"Man is capable of greatness, love, nobility, compassion. Yet never forget that his capacity for evil is infinite. It is a sad truth, boy, that if you sit now and think of the worst tortures that could ever be inflicted on another human being, they will already have been practiced somewhere. If there is one sound that follows the march of humanity, it is the scream." - David Gemmell

"I was used to being disliked as a kid. Not that I didn't deserve it: I was a pretty sad and unappealing creature, and still am, I guess. It's sort of simplistic to think that one tries to make stuff that accounts for one's repulsiveness as a person, but there's some truth to it. So, when I read something unfavorable, I always take it deeply personally. It's as if my efforts have been in vain, and I should just quit." - Chris Ware

"A sad truth of human nature is that it is hard to care for people when they are abstractions, hard to care when it is not you or somebody close to you. Unless the world community can stop finding ways to dither in the face of this monstrous threat to humanity those words Never Again will persist in being one of the most abused phrases in the English language and one of the greatest lies of our time." - Paul Rusesabagina

"We think we have to be a certain way because we have been taught to be a certain way. Actually the only truth is to keep quiet and see what happens from there. When I feel ill-tempered, when I feel sad, when I feel distant, it's just something that is happening. When I don't compare it to the past and project it into the future, then it's just something that is happening now. It's a way of dying now." - H. W. L. Poonja

"Sad, indeed, would the whole matter be if the Bible had told us everything God meant us to believe. But herein is the Bible greatly wronged. It nowhere lays claim to be regarded as the Word, the Way, the Truth. The Bible leads us to Jesus, the inexhaustible, the ever-unfolding Revelation of God. It is Christ "in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge," not the Bible, save as leading to Him." - George Macdonald

"It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things." - Oscar Wilde

"I feel sad when I realize how much truth is being changed or obscured in the American media." - Sharon Stone

"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

"Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad." - George Bernard Shaw

"Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe." - Orison Swett Marden

"Sad memories often contain an element of nostalgia." - Robert R. Blake

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

"A sad, wise valor is the brave complexion." - George Herbert

"Don't be sad; tomorrow and forever, we'll be together" - Onew

"Imagination at wit's end spreads its sad wings." - Samuel Beckett

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

"Genius inspires resentment. A sad fact of life." - Eoin Colfer

"If you're sad, add more lipstick and attack." - Coco Chanel

"I learned that getting mad was easier than being sad." - Emily Giffin

"I'm allergic to sad memories. It's the worst." - Gabrielle Zevin

"It's sad, y'know, what money does to people." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Dying seems less sad than having lived too little." - Gloria Steinem

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

"Life possesses an amazing array of profoundly sad faces." - Aberjhani

"The sky was the colour of sad weddings." - Scarlett Thomas

"Umbrellas are so small and sad and easy to forget." - Stephanie Perkins

"Its sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues." - Ten Bears

"Sinks my sad soul with sorrow to the grave." - Homer

"If you think of beautiful things, you're not sad." - Eva Zeisel

"When everything is finished, the mornings are sad." - Antonio Porchia

"Is it sad to fancy David Tennant when you're dead?" - Audrey Niffenegger

"Sometimes you have to do things when sad things happen." - Mitch Albom

"'T is impious in a good man to be sad." - Edward Young

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

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

"I have no relationships and I'm, like, sad sometimes." - Farrah Abraham

"Everything makes me angry, unless it makes me sad." - Deborah Eisenberg

"You're a sad little hermit, and it creeps me out." - Rainbow Rowell

"I don't like plain nails. I get sad." - Zooey Deschanel

"I feel sad that he's just a voice now." - Yoko Ono

"So you"ve made a friend. How sad for them." - Alyson Noel

"It's sad, y"know, what money does to people." - Ozzy Osbourne

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

"Dead women tell no tales. Sad men write them down." - Daniel Handler

"How sad the world is, so beautiful yet so absurd..." - Irene Nemirovsky

"I'd rather sing a sad song than eat," - George Jones

"They who are sad find somehow sweetness in tears." - Euripides

"Oh, demon alcohol, sad memories I can't recall." - Ray Davies

"What's my greatest weakness? Sad stories, people with problems" - Muhammad Ali

"Smile, it's easier than explaning why you're sad" - Frank Ocean

"When the body is sad, the heart languishes." - Albert Camus



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