Quotations About / On:
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).)
How sad you are when your view freedom is jailed by life earnings.
(When someone lives on Teachings.)
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.)
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
(Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Nelly, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 7 (1847).)
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).)
The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.
(Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929), French semiologist. Cool Memories, ch. 4 (1987, trans. 1990).)
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).)
The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.
(Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. "Last Words," All Trivia (1933).)
A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
(Victoria (1819-1901), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. letter, 9 Jan. 1879, to her daughter, Crown Princess Frederick William of Prussia. Quoted in Elizabeth Longford, Victoria R.I., ch. 28 (1964).)
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).)