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Pierre de Ronsard | Sadness Quotes
Sorrow is always a companion of pleasure.
Robert Burns
Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure
Thrill the deepest notes of woe.
Erica Jong
Unhappiness is our element. We come to believe we can't function without it.




Herman Melville
In armies, navies, cities, or families, in nature herself, nothing more relaxes good order than misery.
Eleanor Roosevelt
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
Percy Bysshe Shelley | Sadness Quotes
Ah, woe is me! Winter is come and gone,
But grief returns with the revolving year.
Thomas Hood
There's not a string attuned to mirth
But has its chord in melancholy.
Thomas Tusser
Who goeth a borrowing
Goeth a sorrowing.
Alexander Pope
And bear about the mockery of woe
To midnight dances and the public show.
John Hay
He never funked and he never lied
I reckon he never knowed how.
Theodore Dreiser | Sadness Quotes
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.




John Updike
[Harry, to Nelson] "Don't forget, there's a Depression coming."
Henry Miller
Writing is Crude hieroglyphs chiseled in pain & sorrow to commemorate an event which is intransmissible.
Thomas Gray
What sorrow was, thou bad'st her know,
And from her own she learned to melt at others' woe.
David Harvey (geographer)
The accumulation of capital and misery go hand in hand, concentrated in space.
Emil Cioran | Sadness Quotes
Philosophy offers an antidote to melancholy. And many still believe in the depth of philosophy!
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Those eyes the greenest of things blue
The bluest of things grey.
Susie Bright
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
John Dryden
An hour will come, with pleasure to relate
Your sorrows past, as benefits of Fate.
Erica Jong
Friends love misery... our misery is what endears us to our friends.


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