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My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out, but is hard to define.
Some people say my work is often depressing and pessimistic, with the emphasis on death, blood, overcrowding, strange beings and so on, but I don't really think it is.
H. R. Giger
My motto: 'No good movie is depressing. All bad movies are depressing.'
Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening.
It's really funny - when I'm depressed or I'm having a hard time, I'll write really fun stuff. And then when I'm really happy, I write really depressing stuff.
All too much of the man-made is ugly, inefficient, depressing chaos.
God, I am afraid he won't give me his answer today. If only somebody would help me - it is all so terribly depressing.
If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a moody folk singer, sitting on stools and being very depressing.
As you get older you realise that nothing lasts forever. It's not depressing, but it does make moments more intense.
To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it's just depressing to me. The poor little kids.
Passion is very important to me. If you stop enjoying things, you've got to look at it, because it can lead to all kinds of depressing scenarios.
What may seem depressing or even tragic to one person may seem like an absolute scream to another person, especially if he has had between four and seven beers.
Let your minds be filled with the goal of being like the Lord, and you will crowd out depressing thoughts as you anxiously seek to know Him and do His will.
Ezra Taft Benson
A lot of people work out to be skinny. That's so boring, and it seems like a depressing goal for a modern woman.
When you say 'failure,' that seems really dramatic, but a lot of failure is just really depressing and mundane. I remember the first time I ever played a concert in Italy. I played a venue that held 900 people, and I think five people showed up. It wasn't a big, 'John Carter of Mars' type failure. It wasn't dramatic; it was just depressing.
We don't make glamorous movies today. Everything now is very realistic, artistic - and depressing. When is the last time you you saw a wonderful musical or a fabulous fantasy?
'Comfy,' that's one of the worst words! I just picture a woman feeling bad, with a big bottle of alcohol, really puffy. It's really depressing, but she likes her life because she has comfortable clogs.
I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing.
The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time.
Oh God, to think that you only fall in love once in your entire life is such a depressing thought.
If I do something that depresses, it's not because I'm depressed, but because political life and history is depressing.
I feel like people have more in common than the news reports. People getting along doesn't sell very well in the news. I find that to be deeply depressing.
I'm just trying to say that it should reassure us that the inevitable traumas of being human do end up producing some good. Otherwise, the human condition is overwhelmingly depressing.
To me there is no more depressing sight than a five-year-old staring at a screen, unsmiling, mouse in hand. Besides whatever dreadful things this prolonged exposure to screens is doing to their brains, computer games tend to be solitary affairs, and produce little laughter.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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