A lot of me is very up and you have to have light and shade. They are both important and you have to be able to balance them. You have to admit that sadness is part of you and that it enriches you. I use it in my work.
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.
When Whitney Houston died I felt great sadness. My sadness of course was about our collective loss - when you listened to this nightingale sing your body would drop into a chair your head would tilt up a small smile would creep across your face and inside you knew that there was a higher power somewhere: gifted beautiful spiritual.
I think coldness is chic among writers and particularly ironic coldness. What is absolutely not allowable is sadness. People will do anything rather than to acknowledge that they are sad.
Deep down I reckon the sweetest moment will come when it's finally all over. When at last I know that I can stop fighting. Of course it'll also be a little sad. The sweetest moments y'know always come with just a little sadness.
Ladies and gentlemen it is with great sadness that I announce that I will resign as Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs. I am sad because I love this job. I'm totally dedicated to the work that we are doing in Australia's name around the world and I believe that we have achieved many good results for Australia and I'm proud of them.
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.
Everything's complicated even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness.
Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.
Sadness is also a kind of defence.
First accept sadness. Realize that without losing winning isn't so great.
Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves but it's there if you look deep.
They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
I had sadness for breakfast.
You get used to sadness growing up in the mountains I guess.
God is in the sadness and the laughter in the bitter and the sweet.
It's a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me.
My parents' divorce left me with a lot of sadness and pain and acting and especially humour was my way of dealing with all that.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
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.
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes but look where I will there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.
We never taste a perfect joy our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.
One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.