„Life is sometimes sad and often dull, but there are currants in the cake, and here is one of them.“

—  Nancy Mitford, livro The Pursuit of Love

Fonte: The Pursuit of Love

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„In my first year of marriage I have often wept and the tears fall often as they did in my childhood - in large drops. They occur when I hear music and when I see beautiful things which move me. In the last analysis, I live alone just as much as I did in my childhood. This aloneness makes me sometimes sad and sometimes happy. I believe it deepens one's life. One lives less according to outward appearances... One lives inwardly.“

—  Paula Modersohn-Becker German artist 1876 - 1907

note from her Journal, March 1902; as quoted by Susan P. Bachrach, in 'Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) Woman and Artist as Revealed Through Her Depiction of Children', (text on: Fembio - Notable Woman International: Biographies http://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography_extra/paula-modersohn-becker/)
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„It is sad that often, to be a good patriot, one must be the enemy of the rest of mankind.“

—  Voltaire French writer, historian, and philosopher 1694 - 1778

Il est triste que souvent, pour être bon patriote, on soit l'ennemi du reste des hommes.
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„We seem to be trapped in an episode of One Life to Waste. It's all very dull.“

—  Cassandra Clare, livro City of Ashes

Magnus to Alec, pg. 144
Variante: What’s going on?”
“We seem to be trapped in an episode of,” Magnus observed. “Its all very dull.”
-Alec & Magnus, pg.144-
Fonte: The Mortal Instruments, City of Ashes (2008)

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„Life's no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe's my own to fool with.“

—  Haruki Murakami, livro Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

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„Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.“

—  Alfred Hitchcock British filmmaker 1899 - 1980

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„The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.“

—  Pearl S. Buck American writer 1892 - 1973

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„Sometimes you have to do things when sad things happen.“

—  Mitch Albom, livro As Cinco Pessoas Que Encontramos no Céu

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„Because sometimes you just feel sad and you can't explain it.“

—  Jenny Han, livro To All the Boys I've Loved Before

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