Quotations that match 'melancholy'.

Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind, and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.
[ Detestable Devolved End Mankind Melancholy Might Much Triumph Upon Will]
My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today, perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy. But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary, no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
[ Am Because Confusion Contrary Earlier Enjoys Laughing Melancholy More Perhaps Person Poems Quite Sadder Than Them Today Unhappy Were Wrote]
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. Change
[ Another Before Behind Changes Die Enter Even Leave Life Longed Melancholy Most Must Ourselves Part Their Us]
In applying this subject to the melancholy event, which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop, we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle, of whom we have been speaking.
[ Apostle Applying Been Bishop Blessed Compare Deprived Diocese Event Him Melancholy Presume Speaking Subject Venerable Which Whom]
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged.
[ Aged Children Inhuman Melancholy Often Thought Without World Would]
A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
[ Associated Autumn Because Cousins Day Easter Energy Even Hemisphere Melancholy More Northern Our Reflective Spirit Spring Strangely Subdued Unlike Vitality]
There was a darkness, a melancholy, that people had trouble accepting. Maybe now, it would work better.
[ Accepting Better Darkness Had Maybe Melancholy Now Trouble Work Would]
Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.
[ Always Bear Best Friends Half Heavily Loaded Make Melancholy Must Sad Soul]
It's a brooding melancholy that haunts me.
[ Brooding Haunts Melancholy]
Well, the musicals give emphasis to love, longing, melancholy, sadness. All of that is always there.
[ Always Emphasis Give Longing Love Melancholy Musicals Sadness Well]
I pray God I may never be brought to the melancholy trial; but, if ever I should, it will then be known how far I can reduce to practice principles which I know to be founded in truth.
[ Brought Ever Far Founded God How Know Known May Melancholy Never Practice Pray Principles Reduce Should Then Trial Truth Which Will]
One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent, e.g., music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf.
[ Bad Deaf Good Indifferent Melancholy Mourn Music Neither Nor Same Thing Those Time]
If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
[ Absolute Age Busy Busyness Coincide Come Conflict Consciousness Dawn Leisure Melancholy Perpetually Principle Soon Then Utopia Utopian Will Without Work]
A lot of people say I wouldn't have a down day, but you look at the music and there's real melancholy.
[ Day Down Look Lot Melancholy Music Real Say]
Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable passions.
[ Agreeable Knees Melancholy Men Much Oftener Passions Than Their Thrown]
A commencement is a time of joy. It is also a time of melancholy. But then again, so is life.
[ Again Also Commencement Joy Life Melancholy Then Time]
Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
[ Become Cause Ceased Class Exception Finds Governed Individual Life Mass Melancholy Mind Phenomenon Privilege Production Quotas State Wage Wherever]
What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don't feel required to grasp all the time.
[ Brooding Feel Grasp Interpret Melancholy Required Serenity Some Time]
The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
[ Aspects Bears Cheerful Creation Different Eyes Fixed Man Melancholy Same Them Upon Very Which]
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. Age
[ Age Better Bringing Comfortable Decay Eternal Give Hopes Instead Melancholy Old Prospects Reward Sad Us Well-Spent World Would Youth]
I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.
[ Attached Bright Except Fear Feeling Future Happiness Know Melancholy Nothing Past Remembrance Such Why]
The cello is such a melancholy instrument, such an isolated, miserable instrument.
[ Cello Instrument Isolated Melancholy Miserable Such]
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
[ Another Before Behind Changes Die Enter Even Into Leave Life Longed Melancholy Most Must Ourselves Part Their]
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
[ Always Company End Feel First Fools Make May Melancholy Smile Us]
Depression is melancholy minus its charms - the animation, the fits.
[ Animation Charms Depression Fits Melancholy Minus]
A lot of the time there is a lot of melancholy in the lyrics.
[ Lot Lyrics Melancholy Time]
Diabetes is caused by melancholy.
[ Caused Diabetes Melancholy]
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
[ Even Great Melancholy Men Poor Relations Their Truth]
The more melancholy side of my literary personality is much in tune with BS Johnson's.
[ Bs Johnson Literary Melancholy More Much Personality Side Tune]
Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy.
[ Dainty Lovely Melancholy Nothing Sweet]
We have the melancholy dilemma of not being in a state to make peace or to prosecute war.
[ Being Dilemma Make Melancholy Peace Prosecute State War]
All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.
[ Behind Changes Leaving Less Melancholy More Ourselves Part Tinged]
This melancholy London - I sometimes imagine that the souls of the lost are compelled to walk through its streets perpetually. One feels them passing like a whiff of air.
[ Air Compelled Feels Imagine London Lost Melancholy Passing Perpetually Sometimes Souls Streets Them Through Walk]
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.
[ Beginning Cruel Degrees Despair Differing Doubt Melancholy Sadness Start Wickedness]
I'm not writing just about melancholy stuff anymore, I made a point to cover a wide range of emotions.
[ Anymore Cover Emotions Just Made Melancholy Point Range Stuff Wide Writing]
In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy.
[ Disposed Diversity Impossible Melancholy Should Such]
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
[ Barely Beauty Conceive Melancholy Type Which]
Cities produce in me melancholy or a tension I don't need.
[ Cities Melancholy Need Produce Tension]
Eco sees the intellectual as an organizer of culture, someone who can run a magazine or a museum. An administrator, in fact. I think this is a melancholy situation for an intellectual.
[ Administrator Culture Fact Intellectual Magazine Melancholy Museum Organizer Run Sees Situation Someone Think]
I'm so involved in melancholy.
[ Involved Melancholy]
Melancholy is no bad thing.
[ Bad Melancholy Thing]
When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
[ Art Away Betray Charm Finds Folly Guilt Her Late Lovely Melancholy Men Soothe Too Wash Woman]
The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings.
[ Because Cheerful Comes Curious Double Mandolin Melancholy Same Shadow Sound String Strings Think Time Very]
That's one thing about fashion that you really shouldn't be-you can't be melancholy in fashion because people don't respond to it.
[ Because Fashion Melancholy Really Respond Thing]
Youth, however, can afford to enjoy even its melancholy; for the ultimate fact of which that melancholy is a prophecy is a long way off.
[ Afford Enjoy Even Fact However Long Melancholy Off Prophecy Ultimate Way Which Youth]
I think every human being has a level of melancholy in life and in general.
[ Being Every General Human Level Life Melancholy Think]
It is better, however, for his own reputation that the story-teller should risk a few actions for libel on account of these unfortunate coincidences than that he should adopt the melancholy device of using blanks or asterisks.
[ Account Actions Adopt Asterisks Better Blanks Coincidences Device Few His However Libel Melancholy Own Reputation Risk Should Than These Unfortunate Using]
The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
[ Dull Fleet Man Melancholy Must Rare Recipe Street]
When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time, it's just wonderful.
[ Alternate Funny Humor Just Made Melancholy Same Success Things Time Wonderful]
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
[ Battle Except Half Lost Melancholy Nothing Won]
We may smile at these matters, but they are melancholy illustrations.
[ Illustrations Matters May Melancholy Smile These]
There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.
[ Greatness Melancholy Stems]
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
[ Give Habit Melancholy Never Resist Steadily Way Will]
Saturn seems to have impressed the seal of melancholy on me from the beginning.
[ Beginning Impressed Melancholy Saturn Seal Seems]
To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy; Better than the pain of thinking, Is to steep the sense in drinking.
[ Better Bowed Drinking Folly Gained Grief Melancholy Naught Pain Sense Steep Than Thinking]
But the eighteenth century, on the whole, loathed melancholy.
[ Century Eighteenth Loathed Melancholy Whole]