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Sadness Quotes - page 5

Ambrose Bierce | Sadness Quotes
Slang is the speech of him who robs the literary garbage carts on their way to the dumps.
Michel de Montaigne
Writing does not cause misery. It is born of misery.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression.

William Cowper
Absence of occupation is not rest,
A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
John Adams
Genius is sorrow's child.
William Cowper | Sadness Quotes
Misery still delights to trace
Its semblance in another's case.
Paulo Coelho
Even if loving meant leaving, or solitude, or sorrow, love was worth every penny of its price.
Matthew Arnold
Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he
Who finds himself, loses his misery.
Cesare Pavese
There is only one pleasure—that of being alive. All the rest is misery.
William Shakespeare
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.

Charles Dickens
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Widow Rowens was now in the full bloom of ornamental sorrow.
Oliver Goldsmith
Through torrid tracts with fainting steps they go,
Where wild Altama murmurs to their woe.
Oliver Goldsmith | Sadness Quotes
Remote, unfriended, melancholy, slow,
Or by the lazy Scheldt, or wandering Po.
Oliver Goldsmith
In all the silent manliness of grief.
John Milton
Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly,
Most musical, most melancholy!
Alexander Pope
And bear about the mockery of woe
To midnight dances and the public show.
Alexander Pope
Who ne'er knew joy but friendship might divide,
Or gave his father grief but when he died.

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