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  • #1
    Nicholas Sparks
    “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.”
    Nicholas Sparks

  • #2
    Stephen Chbosky
    “She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time. ”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • #3
    Neil Gaiman
    “She says nothing at all, but simply stares upward into the dark sky and watches, with sad eyes, the slow dance of the infinite stars.”
    Neil Gaiman, Stardust

  • #4
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “We laugh and laugh, and nothing can ever be sad, no one can be lost, or dead, or far away: right now we are here, and nothing can mar our perfection, or steal the joy of this perfect moment.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #5
    Betty  Smith
    “Dear God," she prayed, "let me be something every minute of every hour of my life. Let me be gay; let me be sad. Let me be cold; let me be warm. Let me be hungry...have too much to eat. Let me be ragged or well dressed. Let me be sincere - be deceitful. Let me be truthful; let me be a liar. Let me be honorable and let me sin. Only let me be something every blessed minute. And when I sleep, let me dream all the time so that not one little piece of living is ever lost.”
    Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  • #6
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated

  • #7
    Nicholas Sparks
    “There are moments when i wish i could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but i have a feeling that if i did, the joy would be gone as well. So i take the memories as they come, accepting them all, letting them guide me whenever i can.”
    Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

  • #8
    Douglas Coupland
    “And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can't ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young and it never fails to surprise you as you grow older as you see the people in your life break one by one. You wonder when your turn is going to be, or if it's already happened.”
    Douglas Coupland, Life After God

  • #9
    Ray Bradbury
    “Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer and, as I say, get sadder younger than anyone else in the world. I know, for I'm one of them.”
    Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine

  • #10
    Paulo Coelho
    “Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.”
    Paulo Coelho, The Zahir

  • #11
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “Songs are as sad as the listener.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #12
    Lady Gaga
    “I remember watching the mascara tears flood the ivories and I thought, "It's OK to be sad." I've been trained to love my darkness.”
    Lady Gaga

  • #13
    Paulo Coelho
    “Tears are words that need to be written.”
    Paulo Coelho

  • #14
    Barbara Kingsolver
    “There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, 'There now, hang on, you'll get over it.' Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.”
    Barbara Kingsolver, The Bean Trees

  • #15
    Robert Goolrick
    “There is an ache in my heart for the imagined beauty of a life I haven't had, from which I had been locked out, and it never goes away.”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #16
    Robert Goolrick
    “If you don't receive love from the ones who are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #17
    Robert Goolrick
    “I would give anything, anything, to be the man to whom this has not happened. I can not accommodate myself to it. In a lifetime of trying, I can not accommodate myself to it.

    And now I will have to be that person forever.”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #18
    Robert Goolrick
    “I tell these stories because I have lied about my life to people who have been kind to me and I am tired of lying. I tell it because I don't want people to think that I have fucked up my life over and over just because I was in a bad mood.”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #19
    Robert Goolrick
    “Somewhere in the pain there is pleasure, and that is the most awful part, perhaps. (170)”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #20
    Robert Goolrick
    “How life goes in bad directions when your heart is asleep.”
    Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

  • #21
    Cornelia Funke
    “Sometimes, when you're so sad you don't know what to do, it helps to be angry.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

  • #22
    J.D. Salinger
    “Almost every time somebody gives me a present, it ends up making me sad.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #23
    Ann Brashares
    “When she is happy, she can't stop talking, when she is sad she doesn't say a word.”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
    tags: life

  • #24
    Ann Brashares
    “Why does he have to be my boyfriend? Are you inferior if you don't have a boyfriend? Why does everybody have to be in love with somebody?”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #25
    Ann Brashares
    “You couldn't erase the past. You couldn't even change it. But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right.”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #26
    Ann Brashares
    “She was still waiting for him to come back to her, even though he wasn't going to. She was still holding out for something that wasn't going to happen. She was good at waiting. That seemed like a sad thing to be good at.”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #27
    Ann Brashares
    “I sometimes think the stronger you feel about someone, the harder it is to picture their face when you are away from them.”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #28
    Ann Brashares
    “Don't ask me any questions right now. I'm grumpy and I'll probablly make fun of you.
    -Effie Kaligaris”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #29
    Ann Brashares
    “Sometimes when she thought of Eric, and now more powerfully when she saw him, she felt some achy nostalgia for her old self. For the dauntless, daring soul she used to be. There were certain qualities you possessed carelessly. And you couldn't retrieve them when they were gone.”
    Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

  • #30
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “I'm living under water. Everything seems slow and far away. I know there's a world up there, a sunlit quick world where time runs like dry sand through an hourglass, but down here, where I am, air and sound and time and feeling are thick and dense.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife
    tags: sad



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