Quotations About / On:
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
(Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist. A Sort of Life, ch. 7, sct. 1 (1971).)
I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead.
(Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), French author, filmmaker. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 4 (1947). "Visite," Discours du Grand Sommeil (1920).)
Sad hours seem long.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Romeo, in Romeo and Juliet, act 1, sc. 1, l. 161.
The lovelorn Romeo finds time hangs on his hands.)
The still, sad music of humanity,
(William Wordsworth (1770-1850), British poet. Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey (l. 92). . .
The Poems; Vol. 1 [William Wordsworth]. John O. Hayden, ed. (1977, repr. 1990) Penguin Books.)
The sad companion, dull-eyed melancholy.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Pericles, in Pericles, act 1, sc. 2, l. 2.)
I see her close beside me with silent lips sad and tremulous.
(Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Once I Pass'd through a Populous City (l. 7). . .
The Complete Poems [Walt Whitman]. Francis Murphy, ed. (1975; repr. 1986) Penguin Books.)
In sooth, I know not why I am so sad.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Antonio, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 1, l. 1.
The opening line of this comedy; "sooth" means truth.)
“Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we cant even cry.”
(― Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense)
It is possible to be sad to the brink of despair but still keep 'the joy of the Lord within', the hope to the tunnel of light.
(between the joy and sadness)
Life is very sad at times! ! However, there are brighter days as well.