Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come.
His death was the first time that Ed Wynn ever made anyone sad.
When I moved out of my mom's house at 18 I was almost as sad to leave her sewing machine behind as anything else.
Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
I'll always be sad that my marriage ended.
Then, of course, there are those sad occasions when a poet or a writer has not grown, and one has to let them go because they're just not making headway. But we have a very clear personal relationship with the authors.
It's sad and upsetting when you see somebody crying hysterically, but at the same time it's real funny.
You know, I think we Indians are afraid to show and celebrate our happiness, lest things change around. But I feel that it's okay to be sad and okay to show when you are happy.
The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.
It's sad that women characters have lost so much ground in popular movies. Didn't 'Thelma and Louise' prove that women want to see women doing things on film? Thelma and Louise were in a classic car they were being chased by cops they shot up a truck - and women loved it.
Miguel de Unamuno
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
It's really sad looking at people like Lindsay Lohan. She's an amazing actress, but you see what happens when people know too much about your personal life. They start not being able to look at you the same way professionally. I don't want that to happen to me.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
You know, the sad thing of post-9/11, which was of course horrific, was that the city in which I felt completely at home for two decades, suddenly people like us - brown people - were looked at as the 'Others.'
I do believe that if you haven't learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.
You listen to a piece of music and it will remind you of something - it might make you happy, it might make you sad, but it is very emotive. And I think that Duran Duran have always understood that.
Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person.
I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs.
Abigail Van Buren
It is a sad commentary of our times when our young must seek advice and counsel from 'Dear Abby' instead of going to Mom and Dad.
Jonathan Safran Foer
There's never been a culture that wasn't obsessed with food. The sort of sad thing is that our obsession is no longer with food, but with the price of food.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
51st State was one that I loved doing because the character was so out there, and in a way I was sad to leave the character behind. I'm afraid I could never be that cool in real life!
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.