Romantic Quotes - Love Quotes
Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a product of our own thought. We create it out of whole cloth.
- By Emile Durkheim , on Sadness
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
- By Eugene Ionesco , on Sadness
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.
- By Jerome K Jerome , on Sadness
What is the source of sadness, but feebleness of the mind? What giveth it power but the want of reason? Rouse thyself to the combat, and she quitteth the field before thou strikest.
- By Akhenaton , on Sadness
There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm.
- By John Heyl Vincent , on Sadness
We gather strength from sadness and from pain Each time we die we learn to live again.
- By Source Unknown , on Sadness
The human mind can bear plenty of reality but not too much intermittent gloom.
- By Margaret Drabble , on Sadness
'Tis impious in a good man to be sad.
- By Edward Young , on Sadness
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
- By Mark Twain , on Sadness
We look before and after, And pine for what is not, Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught: Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
- By Percy Bysshe Shelley , on Sadness