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Letter "S" » sadness
«Anger, tears and sadness are only for those who have given up»
«Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.»
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
, Among the Living
, Quiet Life
«Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It's a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you're hurt.»
«Beauty and sadness always go together. Nature thought beauty too rich to go forth Upon the earth without a meet alloy.»
«Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.»
«A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.»
«Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.»
«Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness its poison»
«As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness!»
Author: Albert Camus
, as usual
, no end
, swell up
, this evening
«Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.»