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'American Graffiti' stayed in my mind, but I don't think to this day I've done a film that captured that same level of melancholy. It was so well done. Talking about it has given me the idea I might try harder to make that melancholy film!
The more melancholy side of my literary personality is much in tune with BS Johnson's.
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today, perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy. But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary, no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
I'm not writing just about melancholy stuff anymore, I made a point to cover a wide range of emotions.
I have a taste for a kind of melancholy and for being an absolute victim of love.
Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
To me, the blues is an infection. I don't think it's necessarily a melancholy thing; the blues can be really positive and I think I think anyone and everyone can have a place for the blues. It need not always a woeful, sorrowful thing. It's more reflective; it reminds you to feel.
I'm always drawn to melancholy personalities.
But the eighteenth century, on the whole, loathed melancholy.
We may smile at these matters, but they are melancholy illustrations.
There's a lot of melancholy in my tracks.
Richard D. James
Well, the musicals give emphasis to love, longing, melancholy, sadness. All of that is always there.
There was a darkness, a melancholy, that people had trouble accepting. Maybe now, it would work better.
Saturn seems to have impressed the seal of melancholy on me from the beginning.
Diabetes is caused by melancholy.
Am I melancholy? I certainly have moments. I like to think there's a capacity for joy as well.
We have the melancholy dilemma of not being in a state to make peace or to prosecute war.
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