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

"There's many a good bit o' work done with a sad heart." - George Eliot

"That is my work, to transform your life from a sad affair into a celebration." - Rajneesh

"When people aren't having any fun, they seldom produce good work. Kill the grimness with laughter. Encourage exuberance. Get rid of sad dogs that spread gloom." - David Ogilvy

"If you don't find a way to do something as work that is fulfilling and enjoyable, then your life is going to be really sad." - Rudy Giuliani

"With an ear open to your musical dialectic, one can be young and become old, can work and rest, be content and sad: in short, one can live." - Karl Barth

"loveliness is infernally sad." - Virginia Woolf

"I find that through the sad times, work is what made my continuing, not breaking down, possible. In work, I was always someone else and I subconsciously reveled in that." - Lauren Bacall

"It's sad. Marxism didn't work. Communism didn't work. Capitalism doesn't work. Nothing works. Even democracy doesn't work. Democracy-the greatest form of government and we have two choices for who's our leader. In fascism you only have one choice. That's great. We have one more choice than the worst form of government." - Colin Quinn

"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

"But then Froi looked back to where his work lay unfinished and it made him sad because there had been something about the touch of earth in his hands that made him feel worthwhile." - Melina Marchetta

"The best advice I've ever heard about anything is this: Don't exaggerate! When you work hard, when you sleep long, when you love much, when you are very sad, always remember this advice: Don't exaggerate!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"When merciless ambition, or mad zeal, has led two hosts of dupes to battlefield, That, blind, they there may dig each other's graves, And call the sad work glory..." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"O, if there be any kind of life most sad, and deepest in the scale of pity, it is the dry, cold impotence of one, who has honestly set to the work of his own self-redemption." - Horace Bushnell

"I suppose you have work tomorrow? That's quite sad, really." - Steven Morrissey

"When you hear that my body has ceased to exist, please do not feel sad. Just look deeply and see that my life and work continue in so many friends, so many young people, in their own ways and through their work. I will continue in everyone and everything I have ever touched. I have nothinng to fear and nothing to regret." - Chan Khong

"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

"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

"When an old man and a young man work together, it can make an ugly sight or a pretty one, depending on who's in charge. If the young man's in charge or won't let the old man take over, the young man's brute strength becomes destructive and inefficient, and the old man's intelligence, out of frustration, grows cruel and inefficient. Sometimes the old man forgets that he is old and tries to compete with the young man's strength, and then it's a sad sight. Or the young man forgets that he is young and argues with the old man about how to do the work, and that's a sad sight, too." - Russell Banks

"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

"If a woman chooses to work, people say, "Oh it's so sad that you're not at home with your children." But no one ever says that to a man because it's assumed that the man is going to be the provider. There's this double standard that exists and it really frustrates me." - Diablo Cody

"I think my work is optimistic - as much as it is pathetic and funny and sad and ridiculous, at the end of the day it's about the hope that something will go right, and the constant wishing for a world where things might start to make sense." - Laurel Nakadate

"The work of Liszt I most admire is the music he wrote toward the end of his life. This is often music of tremendous inventiveness. The music seems to be seeking something. It tends to be restless, unpredictable, often very sad." - Michael Hersch

"There's an old saying: that which does' kill you makes you stronger. I do' believe that. I think the things that try to kill you make you angry and sad. Strength comes from the good things - your family, your friends, the satisfaction of hard work. Those are the things that keep you whole. Those are the things to hold on to when you're broken." - J-Ax

"Most people say, "Show, don't tell," but I stand by Show and Tell, because when writers put their work out into the world, they're like kids bringing their broken unicorns and chewed-up teddy bears into class in the sad hope that someone else will love them as much as they do." - Colson Whitehead

"It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil." - George Sand

"I see no difference between my pictures that people consider amusing and the rest. To me, it's all serious work - they're just a reaction to what I see. I don't leave this apartment in the morning and say to myself 'Today I'm going to be funny and tomorrow I'm going to be sad.'" - Elliott Erwitt

"You really come to life on stage but outside - this is a bit of a sad clown cliche - there is that element of loneliness you get from travelling and being on the road. Stand-ups can bring a lot of that to a dramatic role and make it work for them." - Doc Brown

"All my work shares a kind of balance between black comedy and sad and despairing melancholy." - Martin Mcdonagh

"I don't know if my work is a concerted effort to make kids sad!" - Patricia Polacco

"Nobody's about saving anymore. No one cares about a rainy day anymore. Nobody saves up enough for even an umbrella for a rainy day. It's sad. It really is a new form of slavery. We used to work to be able to afford material things. Now we work for these things. They're the boss. That house you can't afford, that car that's out of your price range, that cellphone that drains your bank account - that's your boss." - Chris Rock

"Happiness takes work. It doesn't always fall off trees or come easily. You really have to be someone that doesn't fall prey to being sad. I don't want sad, I can't be sad, I don't want to be about sad; I avoid sad. It inherently envelops you, so do everything that you can to escape it all the time." - Drew Barrymore

"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

"We may know that the work we continue to put off doing will be bad. Worse, however, is the work we never do. A work that's finished is at least finished. It may be poor, but it exists, like the miserable plant in the lone flowerpot of my neighbour who's crippled. That plant is her happiness, and sometimes it's even mine. What I write, bad as it is, may provide some hurt or sad soul a few moments of distraction from something worse. That's enough for me, or it is' enough, but it serves some purpose, and so it is with all of life." - Fernando Pessoa

"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

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

"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

"Man is a sad mammal that combs its hair." - Cees Nooteboom

"Let me be to my sad self hereafter kind." - Peter Pouncey

"nothing is so sad as the injustices of old age." - Beryl Bainbridge

"You know... when you are sad you love the sunsets." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

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

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

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

"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

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

"Thats beautiful! Sad and beautiful," murmured Meggie. Why were sad stories often so beautiful? It was different in real life." - Cornelia Funke

"If you keep telling the same sad small story. You will keep living the same sad small life." - Jean Houston

"Love is pointless. It's the same sad sad story of with the same inevitable ending of miserable deterioration." - Arnold Arre

"Sometimes, when we are sad, we have to do the opposite of sad. Sometimes we have to sing." - Daisy Whitney

"Politicians, real-estate agents, used-car salesmen, and advertising copy-writers are expected to stretch facts in self-serving directions, but scientists who falsify their results are regarded by their peers as committing an inexcusable crime. Yet the sad fact is that the history of science swarms with cases of outright fakery and instances of scientists who unconsciously distorted their work by seeing it through lenses of passionately held beliefs." - Martin Gardner

"I have talked to more people who are in politics who have said to me, "[House of Cards] is closer than you can imagine. It's the most accurate description of how politics actually works that we've ever seen." I mean, West Wing - beautiful, wonderful idea of how democracy should work. But I've had more people in politics say they think House of Cards is closer. I - don't know whether to take that as a compliment or a sad state of affairs." - Kevin Spacey

"I'm not criticizing Hollywood because I work there, I partly live there. But I'm saying this is the way it is, commerce is taking over art. Commerce has become the most important thing in the film industry. Hollywood is an industry, it's not an art form, therefore they have to address the bottom line. But in a way it's sad when you get a remake, isn't it?" - Ridley Scott

"I am sorry that the distinguished leader of the Republican Party in the House states that he is not versed in botany and publicly admits that he does not know anything of these terms or what it is all about; but, Mr. Chairman, it is indeed a sad day for the people of this country when we must close the doors of the laboratories doing research work for the people of the United States." - Fiorello H. La Guardia

"Aging happy and well, instead of sad and sick, is at least under some personal control. We have considerable control over our weight, our exercise, our education, and our abuse of cigarettes and alcohol. With hard work and/or therapy, our relationships with our spouses and our coping styles can be changed for the better. A successful old age may lie not so much in our stars and genes as in ourselves." - George Vaillant

"Lord, let me make this rule To think of life as school, And try my best To stand each test, And do my work, And nothing shirk. Should someone else outshine This dullard head of mine, Should I be sad? I will be glad. To do my best Is Thy behest. Some day the bell will sound, Some day my heart will bound, As with a shout That school is out And lessons done, I homeward run." - Maltbie Davenport Babcock

"Startups are not the best choice for work-life balance, and that's sort of just the sad reality." - Sam Altman

"It would be sad if my best work had been 20 years ago and now I only had memories." - Demian Bichir

"I fear that I won't work in the theatre again. I'm sad about that. But I won't retire." - Maggie Smith

"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

"I was wishing I was invisible. Outside, the leaves were falling to the ground, and I was infinitely sad, sad down to my bones. I was sad for Phoebe and her parents and Prudence and Mike, sad for the leaves that were dying, and sad for myself, for something I had lost." - Sharon Creech

"The secret to missionary work is work. Work, work, work!" - Ezra Taft Benson

"My closet is full of sad little scripts that didn't get made that have sad endings. It's very hard to get a movie made that has a sad ending." - Nora Ephron

"I feel sad for him. Sad for the boy bound to the killer. I am sad for the youth betrayed by their leaders for symbols and flags and war and power." - Susan Abulhawa

"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

"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

"I want to write songs that are so sad, the kind of sad where you take someone's little finger and break it in three places." - Nick Cave

"note the similarities with buddhism a buddhist who has achieved nirvana is not sad primarily because it does not know the concept of sad [...]" - Tao Lin

"I found a sad little fairy Beneath the shade of a paper tree. I know a sad little fairy Who was blown away by the wind one night." - Khaled Hosseini

"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

"We all like stories that make us cry. It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to feel sad about." - Anne Sullivan Macy

"Delicacy - a sad, sad false delicacy - robs literature of the two best things among its belongings: Family-circle narratives & obscene stories." - Mark Twain

"Don't be sad cause your sun is down, the night doesn't need your sorrow. Don't be sad cause the light is gone, just keep your mind on tomorrow." - James Taylor



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