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88 Melancholy Quotes

Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness

Italo Calvino Quotes

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In private grief with careless scorn. In public seem to triumph and not to mourn.

Grannville Quotes

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I have no regrets because I know I did my best -- all I could do.

Midori Ito Quotes

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Smile, damn it !! Smile.

Dame Sybil Hathaway Quotes

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You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself.

Ethel Barrymore Quotes

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Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.

William C. Bryant Quotes

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Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.

Karl Barth Quotes

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People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.

Bob Dylan Quotes

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There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness, revelry, high life.

Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

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I am inhabited by a cry. Nightly it flaps out Looking, with its hooks, for something to love. I am terrified by this dark thing That sleeps in me; All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity.

Sylvia Plath Quotes

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From childhood's hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone; And all I loved, I loved alone.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad

Victor Hugo Quotes

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There is no such thing as happiness, only lesser shades of melancholy.

Robert Burton Quotes

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Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy!

John Milton Quotes

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to be nobody-but-myself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make me everybody else means, to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

Ee Cummings Quotes

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Punishment is justice for the unjust.

St. Augustine Quotes

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If you want an open society, you have to put up with the chaos.

Bowyer Bell Quotes

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I've never thought of my characters as being sad. On the contrary, they are full of life. They didn't choose tragedy. Tragedy chose them.

Juliette Binoche Quotes

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Happiness is a positive cash flow.

Fred Adler Quotes

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To banish cares, scare away sorrow and soothe pain is the business of the poet and singer.

Bodenstedt Quotes

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Nostalgia: When you find the present tense and past perfect.

The Lion Quotes

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Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.

John Lyly Quotes

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There is no coming to consciousness without pain.

Carl Jung Quotes

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Take this kiss upon the brow! And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow-- You are not wrong who deem That my days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown away In a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less gone? All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes

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