Melancholy Quotes

Jourdane Erasquin

I miss you every minute of every day. If I could miss you more than that, I would.

Jourdane Erasquin

If you only knew how to respect my heart, I wouldn't have found a reason to let you go.

Sanhita Baruah

I, sometimes, fear that probably I'll just keep changing cities, and may be someday I'll also
I, sometimes, fear that probably I'll just keep changing cities, and may be someday I'll also travel the world, but never find another soul who thinks exactly the way I do.

Jourdane Erasquin

There are times that the emotions we keep in our hearts, no matter how abundant, are better left unexpressed.

Karen Quan

I'll use the blood from my spilling heart to write the words that were never able to slip out of my mouth, so you can see how much you've broken me into a perpetual state of melancholy.

Simona Panova

My ghost is the only soul who ever comes to cry on my grave... Only the skies cried sincerely on my funeral.

Dan Simmons

The words sounded like a mournful incantation.

A. Lynn

Despite her words about letting go, melancholy washed over her. Because words are easy and often thrown around with trite intentions.

Audrey Niffenegger

I go to sleep alone, and wake up alone. I take walks. I work until I'm tired. I watch the wind play with the trash that's been under the snow all winter. Everything seems simple until you think about it. Why is love intensified by abscence?

Emilie Autumn

I am my heart’s undertaker. Daily I go and retrieve its tattered remains, place them delicately into its little coffin, and bury it in the depths of my memory, only to have to do it all again tomorrow.

Scott Turow

Nobody ever gets what they want when it comes to love.

P.G. Wodehouse

A melancholy-looking man, he had the appearance of one who has searched for the leak in life's gas-pipe with a lighted candle.

Ray Bradbury

The zipper displaces the button and a man lacks just that much time to think while dressing at dawn, a philosophical hour, and thus a melancholy hour.

Horace Walpole

He was persuaded he could know no happiness but in the society of one with whom he could for ever indulge the melancholy that had taken possession of his soul.

Archana Chaurasia Kapoor

listen thoughtfully
sounds of laughter
gaiety and melancholy galore

Edmond Rostand

Cyrano: The leaves-
Roxane: What color-Perfect Venetian red! Look at them fall.
Cyrano: Yes-they know how to die. A little way
From the branch to the earth, a little fear
Of mingling with the common dust-and yet
They go down gracefully-a fall that seems
Like flying!

Timo K. Mukka

Voi rakkaani
sydän on kylmä
ja sammalta käteni kasvaa
Minun reiteni mullassa hajoovat maaksi
Ja haudalla risti jo lahona on.
Olen maa.
Olen maa johon tahdot.

Catherine Spann

Cut my life into pizzas. this is my plastic fork. oven baking, no breathing, dont give a fuck if its carbs that i'm eating' -Catherine Spann

Robert Burton

That which others hear or read of, I felt and practised myself; they get their knowledge by books, I mine by melancholizing.

Sanhita Baruah

Even when it seems that there is no one else, always remember there's one person who never ceased to love you - yourself.

Dan Simmons

Men who read a lot have a more sensitive disposition, added Fowler. [...]

I did not know what to say to this.

Maybe reading is a sort of curse is all I mean, concluded Fowler. Maybe it's better for a man to stay inside his own mind.

Amen, I felt like saying, although I do not know why.

Tim Winton

It’s how I fill the time when nothing’s happening. Thinking too much, flirting with melancholy.

Roger Zelazny

Then you must reconcile yourself to the fact that something is always hurt by any change. If you do this, you will not be hurt yourself.

Robert Hass

So few things we need to know.
And the old wisdoms shudder in us and grow slack.
Like renunciation. Like the melancholy beauty
of giving it all up. Like walking steadfast
in the rhythms, winter light and summer dark.
And the time for cutting furrows and the dance

Roman Payne

Spanish rain,
A maiden’s dress,
Apothecary pills
And ancient thrills;
Melancholy kills
A girl’s caress.

William Shakespeare

There's little of the melancholy element in her, my lord: she is never sad but when she sleeps; and not ever sad then; for I have heard my daughter say, she hath often dreamt of unhappiness, and waked herself with laughing.

Sanhita Baruah

There was this constant urge in me to tear my insides apart,
I didn't know why. By the time I made my mind that it was impossible for me
to do, there alighted the fear, haunting me with the words that rang
constantly in my head, "You're not brave enough".

I didn't feel devastated, I felt the urge to be devastated.

Arthur Golden

At that moment, beauty itself struck me as a kind of painful melancholy.

Charles Baudelaire

I can barely conceive a type of beauty in which there is no melancholy.

Jordi Balaguer

Sé que mañana despertaré, Gryal, y lo haré tan vacía y triste como un río sin lluvia. Dime, amado, ¿quién será mi lluvia? ¿Quién mojará mi cuerpo cuando me faltes? Vuelve, amor, vuelve sano y salvo, porque si no yo no tendré primavera...

Sanhita Baruah

My world is a million shattered pieces put together, glued by my tears, where each piece
My world is a million shattered pieces put together, glued by my tears, where each piece is nothing but a reflection of YOU.

Jourdane Erasquin

What they have been teaching us is wrong. Yes, we do have control over our choices. Why? Because life gave us the freedom to choose. The only downside to this freedom are the insatiable consequences we shall have to face because of the choices we learned to embrace.

Lena Dunham

I thought I would marry my boyfriend and grow old and sick of him. I thought I would keep my friends, and we'd make different, new memories. None of that happened. Better things happened. Then why am I so sad?

Raheel Farooq

Melancholy is an escape not from reality, but unreality of the world.

John Green

Because memories fall apart, too.
And then you're left with nothing, left not even with a ghost but with its shadow. In the beginning she haunted me, haunted my dreams, but even now, just weeks later, she was slipping away, falling apart in my memory and everyone else's, dying again.

Edgar Allan Poe

I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.

Munia Khan

Some pain has no relief,it can only be sealed
You can grasp the wound to feel the scar unhealed.

Munia Khan

Only tears can hear the sound of pain
when warm blood reddens discolored stain

Robert Walser

I'd like to die listening to a piece of music. I imagine this as so easy, so natural, but naturally it's quite impossible. Notes stab too softly. The wounds they leave behind may smart, but they don't fester. Melancholy and pain trickle out instead of blood. When the notes cease, all is peaceful within me again.

Michael Hogan

Nothing you did made sense
and nothing you’ll ever do.

E.A. Bucchianeri

There was something melancholic about that symbol of their nation's promise of freedom, a bell with a chipped mouth and cleft body.

Roger Waters

We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl,
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
What have we found?
The same old fears.
Wish you were here.

Carol Rifka Brunt

If you close your eyes when you sing in Latin, and if you stand right at the back so you can keep one hand against the cold stone wall of the church, you can pretend you're in the Middle Ages. That's why I did it. That's what I was in it for.

Émile Durkheim

Melancholy suicide. - This is connected with a general state of extreme depression and exaggerated sadness, causing the patient no longer to realize sanely the bonds which connect him with people and things about him. Pleasures no longer attract;

John Derbyshire

I preach that odd defiant melancholy that sees the dreadful loneliness of the human soul and the pitiful disaster of human life as ever redeemable and redeemed by compassion, friendship and love.

Jaeda DeWalt

You hung around the tattered edges of my soul, that's where you preferred to be...

Virginia Woolf

The melancholy river bears us on. When the moon comes through the trailing willow boughs, I see your face, I hear your voice and the bird singing as we pass the osier bed. What are you whispering? Sorrow, sorrow. Joy, joy. Woven together, like reeds in moonlight.

Fred Vargas

-Quand vous regardez le plafond de cette chambre, qu'est-ce que vous y voyez?
-L'intérieur de ma tête.
-C'est comment?

Patrick O'Brian

The author says that when an angry impulse is not immediately expressed, it turns to melancholy.

Susan Sontag

Depression is melancholy minus its charms.

Vladimir Odoevsky

The soulless have no need of melancholia

Richelle E. Goodrich

Rain is a lullaby heard through a thick, isolating blanket of clouds. It is the tinkling harp of water droplets; a moist breath whistling through willow reeds; a pattering beat background to the mourner's melody. Rain is a soft song of compassion for the brokenhearted.

Laurie Halse Anderson

Melancholy held me hostage, and the bees built a hive of sadness in my soul.

David Foster Wallace

When people call it that I always get pissed off because I always think depression sounds like you just get like really sad, you get quiet and melancholy and just like sit quietly by the window sighing or just lying around. A state of not caring about anything. A kind of blue kind of peaceful state.

Richelle E. Goodrich

As ofttimes as it rains on my little spot of earth, you'd think I'd grow accustomed to the gloom.

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