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88 Melancholy Quotes

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.

Henry Fielding Quotes

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The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.

John Vance Cheney Quotes

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There is no coming to consciousness without pain.

Carl Jung Quotes

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Seek peace, and pursue it. [Prove!4:14].

Bible Quotes

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

The Lion Quotes

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The trouble you can get into, just cause you want 5, 000 bucks.

Duck Daffy Quotes

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Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.

Susan Sontag Quotes

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Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

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

John Lyly Quotes

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Right human relations is the only true peace.

Alice A. Bailey Quotes

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Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.

E. M. Cioran 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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One often calms one's grief by recounting it.

Pierre Corneille Quotes

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When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.

Sufi Epigram Quotes

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You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.

Doug Floyd Quotes

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Unexplained joy is always so keen that... it seems to hold enough to reconcile one to the inevitable.

Jessie B. Fremont Quotes

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Even Pain pricks to livelier living.

Amy Lowell Quotes

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In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. Such is the teaching of the Sages.

Swami Brahmanada Quotes

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It's the things I might have said that fester.

Clemence Dane Quotes

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What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.

Robin G. Collingwood Quotes

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I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it. I think it shows a lot of good character.

Stefan Edberg Quotes

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Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.

Pierre Coneille Quotes

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Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty.

John Bunyan Quotes

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Man could not live if he were entirely impervious to sadness. Many sorrows can be endured only by being embraced, and the pleasure taken in them naturally has a somewhat melancholy character. So, melancholy is morbid only when it occupies too much place in life; but it is equally morbid for it to be wholly excluded from life.

Emile Durkheim Quotes

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