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There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
Miguel de Unamuno
There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Well the country songs themselves are three-chord stories, ballads which are mostly sad. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself when you listen to them they will take you to an even sadder place.
Is there anything sadder than the foods of the 1950s? Canned, frozen, packaged concoctions, served up by the plateful, three meals per day, in an era in which the supermarket was king, the farmer's market was, well, for farmers, and the word 'locavore' sounded vaguely like a mythical beast.
No feature of the Obama presidency has been sadder than its constant efforts to divide us, to curry favor with some Americans by castigating others.
I'm more prone to his '70s material, which is what I was around for and watched a lot. I listen to a lot of that stuff. It probably influenced me quite a bit. I'm more drawn to the darker, sadder songs.
Lisa Marie Presley
Somehow, it seems that the sadder a song is, the happier I feel. The release of emotions that many would label as 'negative' is actually a liberating process for me.
There's never been a particular band that I've followed religiously. But I do tend to listen to sadder music.
My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today, perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy. But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary, no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
If I make a song where I'm happy, I sound completely mad - I think my voice is better-suited for sadder songs.
Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.
Van Wyck Brooks
I think there's nothing sadder than a pro athlete who plays past his prime.
Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.
Christina G. Rossetti
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