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Quotations About / On: SAD

  • 41.
    Grandfather, you were the pillar of fire in front of the camp and now we are left in the camp alone, in the dark; and we are so cold and so sad.
    (Noa Ben-Artzi Philosof (b. 1978), Israeli student, granddaughter of Yitzak Rabin. (November 7, 1995). Spoken at Rabin's funeral, November 6, 1995, New York Times, p. A11. Rabin, Israel's prime minister, had been assassinated two days earlier.)
  • 42.
    One of the sad realities of being a parent is that the same stuff you know is exciting, educational, and enriching in your child's life is often messy, smelly and exhausting to deal with.
    (Joyce Maynard (20th century), U.S. writer. "The Call of the Wild," Parenting (August 1994).)
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  • 43.
    Women are reputed never to be disgusted. The sad fact is that they often are, but not with men; following the lead of men, they are most often disgusted with themselves.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. The Female Eunuch, "Loathing and Disgust," (1970).)
    More quotations from: Germaine Greer, sad, women
  • 44.
    It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author, and Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948), U.S. writer. First published in Esquire (New York, June 1934). "Show Mr. and Mrs. F to Number—," The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).)
    More quotations from: F. Scott Fitzgerald, forever, memory
  • 45.
    The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
    (Seneca (c. 5-65), Roman writer, philosopher, statesman. Epistulae ad Lucilium, epistle 99.)
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  • 46.
    The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly.
    (James Baldwin (1924-1987), U.S. author. repr. In The Price of the Ticket (1985). "They Can't Turn Back," Mademoiselle (New York, Aug. 1960).)
  • 47.
    A great world leader is gone. Liberty loving people around the globe are sad tonight. We are strengthened in the thought of President Roosevelt's work for little people everywhere.
    (Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. "Statement, Death of FDR," LBJ Library, "Speech Collection," (April 12, 1945). Comments on death of FDR.)
  • 48.
    Poor little men, poor little cocks! As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors.... If they only knew that it's enough to be just a little bit wounded and sad in order to obtain everything without fighting for it.
    (Jean Anouilh (1910-1987), French playwright. Araminthe, in C├ęcile.)
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  • 49.
    The Irish are often nervous about having the appropriate face for the occasion. They have to be happy at weddings, which is a strain, so they get depressed; they have to be sad at funerals, which is easy, so they get happy.
    (Peggy Noonan (b. 1950), U.S. author, presidential speechwriter. What I Saw at the Revolution, ch. 13 (1990).)
    More quotations from: Peggy Noonan, happy, sad
  • 50.
    It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
    (W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907-1973), Anglo-American poet. The Dyer's Hand, foreword (1962). Opening words.)
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