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Sadness Quotes

44 of the best book quotes about sadness
  1. #1
    “How funny it’ll seem to come out among the people that walk with their heads downwards! The antipathies, I think—”
  2. #2
    “One day, I watched the sun setting forty-four times......You know...when one is so terribly sad, one loves sunsets.”
  3. #3
    “But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?”
  4. #4
    “He wept because he was afraid now that he could not save Gabriel. He no longer cared about himself”
  5. #5
    “The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last for ever. Even on the most beautiful days in the whole year - the days when summer is changing into autumn - the crickets spread the rumour of sadness and change.”
  6. #6
    “Sorrow never stays punishment. But remember, Bagheera, he is very little.”
  7. #7
    “There is nothing so bad as parting with one’s friends. One seems too forlorn without them.”
  8. #8
    “I’m telling you. People come and go in this Forest, and they say, ‘It’s only Eeyore, so it doesn’t count.’”
  9. #9
    ″‘He’s not a human being,’ she retorted; ‘and he has no claim on my charity. I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death, and flung it back to me. People feel with their hearts, Ellen: and since he has destroyed mine, I have not power to feel for him.‘”
  10. #10
    “I have been one acquainted with the night.”
  11. #11
    “She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation.”
  12. #12
    “I see the eight of us in the Annex as if we were a patch of blue sky surrounded by menacing black clouds.”
  13. #13
    “And when your sorrow is comforted (time soothes all sorrows) you will be content that you have known me.
  14. #14
    “You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.”
  15. #15
    “Oftentimes. when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too. But it never helps.”
  16. #16
    “It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears.”
  17. #17
    “To forget a friend is sad. Not everyone has had a friend.”
  18. #18
    He who does not weep does not see.
  19. #19
    “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.”
  20. #20
    “I have not broken your heart—you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine. So much the worse for me that I am strong.”
  21. #21
    “I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge.”
  22. #22
    “For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”
  23. #23
    “Just imagine what would happen if all eight of us were to feel sorry for ourselves or walk around with the discontent clearly visible on our faces. Where would that get us?”
  24. #24
    “Then, he started crying. Then, he started talking about Brad.
    And I just let him. Because that’s what friends are for.”
  25. #25
    “When sorrows come, they come not single spies. But in battalions!”
    author
    Shakespeare
    book
    Hamlet
    concept
    Sadness
  26. #26
    “Red hair is my life long sorrow.”
  27. #27
    “An experience of collective pain does not deliver us from grief or sadness; it is a ministry of presence. These moments remind us that we are not alone in our darkness and that our broken heart is connected to every heart that has known pain since the beginning of time.”
  28. #28
    “For with eyes made clear by many tears, and a heart softened by the tenderest sorrow, she recognized the beauty of her sister’s life--uneventful, unambitious, yet full of the genuine virtues which ‘smell sweet, and blossom in the dust’, the self-forgetfulness that makes the humblest on earth remembered soonest in heaven, the true success which is possible to all. ”
  29. #29
    “In sorrow we must go, but not in despair. Behold! we are not bound for ever to the circles of the world, and beyond them is more than memory.”
  30. #30
    “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”
  31. #31
    “I wished I could have made her feel better, but sometimes, I guess you just can’t.”
  32. #32
    “What came to her then was the dustiness of the floor, the feeling that her clothes were more next to her than on her, and the sudden realization that this would all be for nothing—that her mother would never write back and she would never see her again. The reality of this gave her a second Watschen. It stung her, and it did not stop for many minutes.”
  33. #33
    “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.”
  34. #34
    “You teach me now how cruel you’ve been—cruel and false. Why did you despise me? Why did you betray your own heart, Cathy? I have not one word of comfort.”
  35. #35
    “Much of my life had been devoted to trying not to cry in front of people who loved me, so I knew what Augustus was doing. You clench your teeth. You look up. You tell yourself that if they see you cry, it will hurt them, and you will be nothing but a Sadness in their lives, and you must not become a mere sadness, so you will not cry, and you say all of this to yourself while looking up at the ceiling, and then you swallow even though your throat does not want to close and you look at the person who loves you and smile.”
  36. #36
    “Slaves sing most when they are most unhappy. The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of his heart; and he is relieved by them, only as an aching heart is relieved by its tears.”
  37. #37
    “A glooming peace this morning with it brings;
    The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head:
    Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things;
    Some shall be pardon’d, and some punished:
    For never was a story of more woe
    Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”
  38. #38
    “Beauty, youth, good fortune, even love itself, cannot keep care and pain, loss and sorrow, from the most blessed for...into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and sad and dreary.”
  39. #39
    “The noble killed him then, with no warning; a flash of the nobleman’s sword and Domingo’s heart was torn to pieces.”
  40. #40
    “My heart is heavy with the things that I do not understand.”
  41. #41
    “What is it? What is it? . . . Am I dying, Bagheera?”
    “No, Little Brother. Those are only tears such as men use.”
  42. #42
    “How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?”
  43. #43
    “You seem so sad, Eeyore.”
    “Sad? Why should I be sad? It’s my birthday. The happiest day of the year.”
  44. #44
    “It was you who did it, Lily. You didn’t mean it, but it was you.”
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