September 22, 2016

Sad Quotes

“This is the seashore. Neither land nor sea. It’s a place that does not exist.” – Alessandro Baricco
“I don’t know, Alexander, sometimes it gets so bad you can’t think of nothing better to do than make it worse.” – Alexander Masters
“America I’ve given you all and now I’m nothing.” – Allen Ginsberg
“I’m not using you. I’m losing me.” – Andrea Kane
“It is such a secret place, the land of tears.” – Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
“I had breezed home on the wings of five gins.” – Cees Nooteboom
“My tears are only triggered by kitsch.” – Cees Nooteboom
“I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old.” – Charles Pierre Baudelaire
“And yet, I wake up every day to a sensation of pervading disgust and annoyance. I probably ought to carry around some kind of thermometer or other instrument, to keep checking that I am not falling prey to premature curmudgeonhood.” – Christopher Hitchens
“One has children in the expectation of dying before them. In fact, you want to make damn sure you die before them, just as you plant a tree or build a house knowing, hoping that it will outlive you. That’s how the human species has done as well as it has.” – Christopher Hitchens
“When I go to the clinic next and sit with a tube in my arm and watch the poison go in, I’m in an attitude of abject passivity. It doesn’t feel like fighting at all; it just feels like submitting.” – Christopher Hitchens
“I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That’s the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about.” – Chuck Palahniuk
“I’m a great dog fanatic. My own dog died a little while ago and I take it very personally when things die – it’s a major offence.” – Clive Barker
“I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.” – Colette
“After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.” – Ed Hooper
“I’m hurt, hurt and humiliated beyond endurance, seeing the wheat ripening, the fountains never ceasing to give water, the sheep bearing hundreds of lambs, the she-dogs, until it seems the whole country rises to show me its tender sleeping young while I feel two hammer-blows here instead of the mouth of my child.” – Federico García Lorca
“It’s in an inland sea that the river of my life ended.” – Fernando Pessoa
“I am a sick man… I am a spiteful man. I am an unpleasant man. I think my liver is diseased.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky
“No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.” – Gabriel García Márquez
“The Sarajevans have a very particular world view – a mordant wit coupled with this unbearable sadness and… truckloads of guts, you know.” – Geraldine Brooks
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