Quotes about sadness

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„I miss the comfort in being sad.“

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

Song lyrics, In Utero (1993)

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„What can be considered human emotions? Surely not only lyricism, sadness, tragedy? Doesn't laughter also have a claim to that lofty title? I want to fight for the legitimate right of laughter in "serious" music.“

—  Dmitri Shostakovich Russian composer and pianist 1906 - 1975

From an article in Sovetskoye Iskusstvo, November 5, 1934; translation from Laurel Fay Shostakovich: A Life (2000) p. 77.

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„When I'm happy I am sad, but everything's good
It's not that complicated, I'm just misunderstood.“

—  Pink (singer) American singer-songwriter 1979

Missundaztood, written by Pink and Linda Perry
Song lyrics, Missundaztood (2001)

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„Sadness makes you God's prisoner.“

—  Emil M. Cioran Romanian philosopher and essayist 1911 - 1995

Tears and Saints (1937)

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„Those who gave away their wings are sad not to see them fly.“

—  Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968

Los que dieron sus alas están tristes, de no verlas volar.
Voces (1943)

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