Most popular melancholy quotes
As a confirmed melancholic, I can testify that the best and maybe the only antidote for melancholia is action. However, like most melancholics, I suffer also from sloth.
Employment, sir, and hardships, prevent melancholy.
To win one's joy through struggle is better than to yield to melancholy.
Melancholy sees the worst of things—things as they may be, and not as they are. It looks upon a beautiful face, and sees but a grinning skull.
If there be a hell upon earth it is to be found in a melancholy man's heart.
Melancholy is as seductive as Ecstasy.
There's not a string attuned to mirth But has its chord in melancholy.