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Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious. - Horace [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]

Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow's dark array, Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away. - William Shakespeare

There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it. - Charles Mackay

See the wild Waste of all-devouring years! How Rome her own sad Sepulchre appears, With nodding arches, broken temples spread! The very Tombs now vanish'd like their dead! - Alexander Pope

He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise. - Voltaire

Sixty-three years ago the unemployment figure was 29 percent. Last November (it) was 28 percent. A rather sad end to one's life. - Harold Macmillan

Come, let's have one other gaudy night. Call to me. All my sad captains. Fill our bowls once more. Let's mock the midnight bell. - William Shakespeare

In vain would I seek to discover Why sad and mournful am I, My thoughts without ceasing brood over A tale of the time gone by. [De., Ich weiss nicht was soll es bedeuten, Dass ich so traurig bin: Ein marchen aus alten Zeiten Das kommt mir nicht aus dem Sinn] - Heinrich Heine

In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind. - William Wordsworth