quote by Nikolai Gogol

The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.

— Nikolai Gogol

Powerful Sad Story quotations

Sad story quote Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide

Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.

Well the country songs themselves are three-chord stories, ballads which are mostly sad. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself when you listen to them they will take you to an even sadder place.

If you keep telling the same sad small story. You will keep living the same sad small life.

Sad story quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

The life's story of great geniuses is a sad one, without much tangible reward, which does not inspire future generations to face a similar fate. Alas also, it stands to reason why so many talent will not come to sparkle on the artistic firmanent.

I was sad to see some of them go. Like a magic lantern that would project images on walls and people would travel the countryside with these magic lanterns and tell stories. And there was this cabinet that you would walk up to and it had a little peephole and inside the whole thing was covered in thousands of little mirrors.

I felt so much when I was fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, I felt everything.

I didn't understand [myself], I was so happy yet so angry and sad. That was the point when I realized that I needed to tell stories and make characters come alive and I needed to make people cry, and make people angry, and make people happy, and make them laugh.

Sad story quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

Because having your story told as a woman, as a person of color, as a lesbian, as a trans person, or as any member of any disenfranchised community, is sadly often still a radical idea. There is so much power in storytelling, and there is enormous power in inclusive storytelling, in inclusive representations.

Without the incarnation, Christianity isn’t even a very good story, and most sadly, it means nothing. "Be nice to one another" is not a message that can give my life meaning, assure me of love beyond brokenness, and break open the dark doors of death with the key of hope.

Yeah, I do all the stuff I can. Let’s be frank, if you are in an action film, you are not in it for the characters, you are in it for the action – the stunts. If they take that away from you, it’s a sad story. Ha ha! I have damaged everything: knees, elbows, ribs. But I’m an old gymnast. I know how to survive.

Sad story quote Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.

Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.

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Every morning our newspapers could read, 'More than 20,000 people perished yesterday of extreme poverty.' How? The poor die in hospital wards that lack drugs, in villages that lack antimalarial bed nets, in houses that lack safe drinking water. They die namelessly, without public comment. Sadly, sad stories rarely get written.

As a Vietnamese refugee who became an American writer, I can tell you that you matter, that your sadness matters, the story of how you survived and triumphed matters. For every story that belongs to you, in time, belongs to America.

Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.

Sad story quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad

Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

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Poetry, I think, intensifies the reader's experience.

If it's a humorous facet of the story, poetry makes it more exuberant. If it's a sad facet, poetry can make it more poignant.

Even sad stories are company. And perhaps that's why you might read such a chronicle, to look into a companionable darkness that isn't yours.

Some people are going to leave, but that's not the end of your story.

That's the end of their part in your story.

Sad story quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

It's an indication of how cynical our society has become that any kind of love story with a sad theme is automatically ridiculed as sentimental junk.

I can hope that this long sad story, this progression of priests and ministers and rabbis and ulamas and imams and bonzes and bodhisattvas, will come to an end. I hope this is something to which science can contribute ... it may be the most important contribution that we can make.

Perhaps this is what the stories meant when they called somebody heartsick.

Your heart and your stomach and your whole insides felt empty and hollow and aching.

Sad story quote Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.

Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.

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One thing that I believe is that every time I write something, I am taking the time to celebrate. Even if I am writing a sad story or an angry poem, I am still giving those stories my time and attention.

We all like stories that make us cry.

It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to feel sad about.

I think the thing's that perhaps sad really is that younger people haven't come in and I think it must have been absolutely fantastic to have worked in the 50's when you had all of the great Broadway composers and when West Side Story didn't win the Tony Award.

Sad story quote You Can, end of story !

You Can, end of story !

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The psychiatrist's office: the only place I can be sure my story will be treated as sad, but interesting.

The only one interested in hearing your sad story is .

. . you; and even you wish you didn't have to relive it again!

And nothing can we call our own but death And that small model of the barren earth Which serves as paste and cover to our bones. For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings.

Sad story quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and

Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

There are many ways of breaking a heart.

Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream -- whatever that dream might be.

I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories.

Badfinger was pretty good. It was a very sad story, though, because the guy, he ended up killing himself, Pete Ham, who was a lovely fellow, he was a good guitar player and a great singer, he wrote, the most famous tune I would imagine is "Without You", you know the Harry Nilsson record.

Sad story quote Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.

Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.

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Istanbul is certainly in the process of transforming itself into an attractive cultural, tourist and financial center. But there are also millions of sad stories in this giant sea of immigration, poverty, misery and contradictions. So much anger, frustration and fury.

Judas is a reflection of anyone who ends up rejecting Jesus.

It's a tragic story?not something to shake your finger at, but something to be sad about.

Sunset Boulevard' - the story of Hollywood movies draped on a depressing sex affair - is an uncompromising study of American decadence displaying a sad, worn, methodical beauty few films have had since the late twenties.

Sad story quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

Sad stories make good books

I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You’re alive. And you stand up and see the lights and the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song in that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment I swear… we are infinite.

funny how a beautiful song could tell such a sad story

And it is a very important thing to be and do, if not the most important 'cause how you interpret a story can then make the difference. So it is a very powerful thing to be. And when misused, it's very sad.

I have been asked whether it is strange when a big story and big business for you is tragedy or ill fortune for someone else; but the fact is that is how many things in life work sadly.

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