Melancholy Quotes

Most popular melancholy quotes

Melancholy is as seductive as Ecstasy.
Employment, sir, and hardships, prevent melancholy.
There's not a string attuned to mirth
But has its chord in melancholy.
To win one's joy through struggle is better than to yield to melancholy.

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If there be a hell upon earth it is to be found in a melancholy man's heart.
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.
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.