Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
— Aristotle

Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.
Francois FeNelon melancholy quote

Depression is melancholy minus its charms -- the animation, the fits.
— Susan Sontag

Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
— Aristotle

Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.
— melancholy quotation by Virginia Woolf