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16 of the best book quotes about sadness
  1. #1
    “But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?”
  2. #2
    “How funny it’ll seem to come out among the people that walk with their heads downwards! The antipathies, I think—”
  3. #3
    “One day, I watched the sun setting forty-four times......You know...when one is so terribly sad, one loves sunsets.”
  4. #4
    “There is nothing so bad as parting with one’s friends. One seems too forlorn without them.”
  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
    “Oftentimes. when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too. But it never helps.”
  7. #7
    “Red hair is my life long sorrow.”
  8. #8
    “You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.”
  9. #9
    “And when your sorrow is comforted (time soothes all sorrows) you will be content that you have known me.
  10. #10
    “To forget a friend is sad. Not everyone has had a friend.”
  11. #11
    “It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears.”
  12. #12
    “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.”
  13. #13
    “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. ”
  14. #14
    “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.”
  15. #15
    “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.”
  16. #16
    “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.”
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