Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 185
Radio Lot

I like to write sad songs. They're much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don't want to hear them as much. And radio definitely doesn't; they want that positive, uptempo thing.

- Alan Jackson

Sadness Ashamed

We're taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they're of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration.

- Alanis Morissette

Other Sympathize

Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.

- Albert Pike

About Sad Things

When I talk about sad things, I talk about sad things.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Happy Alive

For me, fashion is something that makes you feel alive, that expresses something of you: if you are sad, if you are happy.

- Alessandro Michele

Want Never

I never want to go out wearing something sad.

- Alessandro Michele

Impression Capote

My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.

- Alvin Ailey

Winning Sadness

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.

- Alyssa Milano

Children Bit

It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children.

- Ama Ata Aidoo

Feel Powerless

When we're sad, we slouch. We also slouch when we feel scared or powerless.

- Amy Cuddy

Want Gut

I just want real reactions. I want people to laugh from the gut, be sad from the gut - or get angry from the gut.

- Andy Kaufman

Sadness Had

I had sadness for breakfast.

- Andy Milonakis

Woman Soul

The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.

- Alexander Smith

Tears Showers

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.

- Alfred Austin

Me Anything

I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off.

- Angelina Jolie

Well Too

Well, you know, too much democracy is a sort of sad thing.

- Ann Richards

Film Endings

In film, you can have sad endings.

- Anna Torv

Tears Very

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.

- Anne Bronte

Dream Old

Sad old blokes, I'm told, now dream of me with a whip in hand.

- Anne Robinson

Death More

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.

- Arthur Koestler

Grow Pretty

I can't grow a mustache. It's pretty sad if I attempt to.

- Ashton Kutcher

King Earth

A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.

- Charles R. Swindoll

Think Part

As a writer, or as a filmmaker, you have to present yourself, and part of what yourself is is what you're interested in, or what you think is funny, or what you think is sad, or what you think is horrible.

- Charlie Kaufman

Song Sucker

I'm a sucker for a sad song.

- Chris Young

Happy Eat

I eat my feelings - when I'm happy, when I'm sad.

- Chrissy Metz

Better See

Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.

- Christian Nestell Bovee

Culture Commodity

I'm sad to say that stardom is a commodity in our culture.

- Christine Baranski

Sky Like

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.

- Christopher Morley

Changes Watch

It's hard to watch your life unfold, and sad. Life changes.

- Cilla Black

Book Always

I always feel sad when I come to the end of a book.

- Claire Tomalin

Childhood Would

My childhood, I would say, was a bit sad.

- Columba Bush

Beginning Wickedness

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt... doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.

- Comte de Lautreamont

My Life Think

I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.

- Conor Oberst

Green Waits

They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.

- Conor Oberst

Tell Very

It's very simple, I just tell my sad story, and people weep.

- Corazon Aquino

Blame Souls

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.

- Dante Alighieri

Films Incredible

It's incredible that they censor films. It's sad.

- Dario Argento

Forward Desperation

It is sad when people can't connect, and the sense of desperation that you feel when there is nothing to look forward to.

- David Frankel

Stupid Proclaim

It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.

- David Harris

Build Walls

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

- Jim Rohn

Poem Wants

The poem is sad because it wants to be yours, and cannot be.

- John Ashbery

Themselves Very

Nobody destroys people - people destroy themselves, and it's very, very sad.

- John Catsimatidis

Metal Limited

Metal isn't necessarily aggressive. There's metal that's contemplative, there's metal that's sad, and there's metal that's exuberant. No genre is limited in what it can express.

- John Darnielle

Tongue Been

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.

- John Greenleaf Whittier

Soul Quicker

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.

- John Steinbeck

Thank God Terribly

I grew up in Chillum Heights in the Washington, D.C. area., and it was never a garden spot. When guys go, 'Hey, when I grew up, my neighborhood was tough, and it was this and that'... the reality is that it was just a terribly sad place. And thank God, I was able to escape it.

- Jonathan Banks

World Participate

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

- Joseph Campbell

Actually Parties

Wrap parties can be really sad, actually, disorienting.

- Josh Lucas

Want Often

Women often don't want to be typecast as the girl that's sad.

- Julia Michaels

Hours Depressed

Well, you can't be depressed and sad 24 hours a day.

- Julia Sweeney

Lucky Been

If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.

- Audrey Hepburn

Me Fortune

Fortune has played me a sad trick by letting me live on and on.

- Belle Boyd

Wise Sorry

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.

- H. G. Wells

Done Make Up

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.

- Hannah Arendt

Money Wise

Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.

- Bertolt Brecht

Red Ultimate

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.

- Bill Blass

Means Actually

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.

- Bill Toomey

Men Get

Women get the attention when we get into the men's arena, and that's sad.

- Billie Jean King

Joy Than

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

- Helen Hunt Jackson

Sympathy Someone

It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.

- Henry Rollins

Sad Songs Songs

I don't wanta do any Blues or any sad songs.

- Bob Livingston

Every Man Which

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Could Read

If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Balance Silly

The trick of 'Up' was to balance the sad stuff with the silly stuff.

- Bob Peterson

Almost Lot

This Olympics is almost a little sad. It is my final Olympics. There are a lot of good memories.

- Bonnie Blair

Careless Quick

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.

- Horace

Nothing Informed

Informed by our sad experience of history, we require nothing short of a foundation for lasting democracy.

- Ibrahim Babangida

Skin Own

It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company.

- Bruce Springsteen

Kind Defence

Sadness is also a kind of defence.

- Ivo Andric

Glad Spent

I'm so glad I spent 10 years being sad and lonely.

- Caitlin Moran

Meaning Would

The word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

- Carl Jung

Overwhelmed Must

One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.

- Jackie Kennedy

See Real People

It's sad that you don't see drivers being real people.

- Jacques Villeneuve

Entertainment Always

It's the sad thing about entertainment, it's not always about who is the best.

- Jake Roberts

Happy Concerned

I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don't think my fans need to be bothered with if I'm mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I'm making them happy with my show.

- Demi Lovato

Started Embraced

I started balding at age 17 and after first being sad, I really embraced it.

- Jason Alexander

Tears Reason

Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.

- Dionne Warwick

Bad Some

Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!

- Dita Von Teese

Artificial About

The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.

- Jean Baudrillard

Wit Sad Thing

It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.

- Jean de la Bruyere

Away Flies

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

- Jean de La Fontaine

Leaves Cries

When sparrows build and the leaves break forth, My old sorrow wakes and cries.

- Jean Ingelow

Gray Over

Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.

- Jean Paul


People are so codified - it's sad.

- Jean Paul Gaultier

Death Tragedy

A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.

- Jean Racine

Nothing Too

To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.

- Dorothy Thompson

Always Side

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.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Negative Works

Sad to say, negative advertising really works.

- Jerry Della Femina

Your Later

It can make you sad to look at pictures from your youth. So there's a trick to it. The trick is not to look at the later pictures.

- Jerry Stiller

Reason Modern Age

The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.

- Edmond de Goncourt

Tell Sole

We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.

- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Woman Being Funny

It's a sad day when a woman being funny and interested in science is considered newsworthy.

- Elise Andrew

Always Even

It's just sad that one's attitude is always speculated, even if you've not done something.

- Karan Patel

Lot Stories

A lot of sad stories in a row - that wears on you.

- Elizabeth Edwards

Rest Need

Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?... I don't know the answer, I know only that I can't.

- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Proud Themselves

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.

- Emily Bronte

Powerful Write

It can be really powerful to write something when you're sad.

- Kathryn Stockett

Alone Remember

Let us remember that sorrow alone is the creator of great things.

- Ernest Renan

Deal Human Condition

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.

- Kevin Bacon

Joy Same

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

- Eudora Welty