It is sad not to be loved, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
We are no longer the same, you wiser but not sadder, and I sadder but not wiser, for wiser I could hardly become without grave personal inconvenience, whereas sorrow is a thing you can keep adding to all your life long, is it not, like a stamp or an egg collection, without feeling very much the worse for it, is it not.Samuel Beckett
The funeral and the marriage, now, alas! We know not which is sadder to recall.Emma Lazarus
Every single empire in its official discourse has said that it is not like all the others, that its circumstances are special, that it has a mission to enlighten, civilize, bring order and democracy, and that it uses force only as a last resort. And, sadder still, there always is a chorus of willing intellectuals to say calming words about benign or altruistic empires, as if one shouldn't trust the evidence of one's eyes watching the destruction and the misery and death brought by the latest mission civilizatrice .edward said
A sadder and a wiser man, He rose the morrow morn.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.thomas carlyle
There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
The trick...is to find the balance between the bright colors of humour and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary.”
sadder than the beggar is the man who eats alone in public.jean baudrillard
Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, sadder than owl-songs or the midnight blast; Is that portentous phrase, "I told you so."lord byron
He went like one that hath been stunned, And is of sense forlorn: A sadder and wiser man, He rose the morrow morn.Samuel Taylor Coleridge