The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
When I seemed to be irritable or sad, my father would quote the learned Dr. Knight, and then say, ‘Just go to sleep.’ Like all smart alack kids, I thought the advice was silly. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realized just how smart Knight was.
I had sadness for breakfast.
Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
You have to let it all hang out, let go of the ideas that were more comfortable and embrace some of the sadness in your life.
The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
Sadness is also a kind of defense.
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.
Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.
Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.