Quotations About / On: SAD
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
(Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Nelly, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 7 (1847).)
What a sad business, being funny.
(Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. Terry (Claire Bloom), Limelight, to Calvero (Charles Chaplin) after he tells her of his downfall in show business (1952).)
Imagination at wit's end spreads its sad wings.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. The narrator, in Ill Seen Ill Said, p. 17, Grove Press (1981).)
Sad; so sad, those smoky-rose, smoky-mauve evenings of late Autumn, sad enough to pierce the heart.
(Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Black Venus, Chatto & Windus (1985). "Black Venus," p. 9, "Next Editions" (1980).)
Destructions from war is like, a sad dam without water.
(Effects from war.)
By Edward Kofi Louis.
The saddest people are the ones
(Tameeka Smith (2014))
who validate trying to destroy a
person by blaming the person who
they are trying to destroy.
Most of the times the bad and sad mood creates a poet in a person.
(at that time, the emotions flow itself by pen on paper.)
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
(Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Scottish essayist, historian. On Heroes and Hero-Worship, "The Hero as Divinity," (1841).)
Looking backward at what has been lost, I feel sad, then indifferent, and at last relieved.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.
(D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Originally published by T. Seltzer (1922). Fantasia of the Unconscious, ch. 10, Viking Compass (1960).)