Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad
(February 26, 1802 - May 22, 1885)
Many men are melancholy by hearing music, but it is a pleasing melancholy that it causeth; and therefore to such as are discontent, in woe, fear, sorrow, or dejected, it is a most present remedy
(February 08, 1577 - January 25, 1640)
Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness
(October 15, 1923 - September 19, 1985)
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(October 21, 1772 - July 25, 1834)
The person lives most beautifully who does not reflect upon existence
(October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900)
It's not the money. It's not the fame. It's the influence.
(November 30, 1978 - )
Writing eases my suffering... writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence.