„Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness its poison. “

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britischer Diplomat 1694 - 1773

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„Hunger for vengeance poisoned the soul.“

—  Steven Erikson, buch Gardens of the Moon

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„Fanaticism was poison in the soul, and the first victim in its inexorable, ever-growing list was compassion.“

—  Steven Erikson, buch The Bonehunters

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Kontext: So much had changed inside him. He was no believer in causes, not any more. Certainty was an illusion, a lie. Fanaticism was poison in the soul, and the first victim in its inexorable, ever-growing list was compassion. Who could speak of freedom, when one's soul was bound in chains?

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„Virtue is the health of the soul.“

—  Aristo of Chios ancient greek philosopher -300

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„War and good health are incompatible.“

—  Jimmy Carter American politician, 39th president of the United States (in office from 1977 to 1981) 1924

There's no way we can go [eradicate diseases] into an area that is at war."
In reference to his effort to eradicate Guinea worm disease in Africa.[Jimmy Carter Vs. Guinea Worm: Sudan Is Last Battle, CBS, December 27, 2010, http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/12/25/ap/health/main7183775.shtml, http://web.archive.org/web/20101228060534/http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/12/25/ap/health/main7183775.shtml, December 28, 2010]
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„A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ.“

—  John Steinbeck, buch Travels with Charley: In Search of America

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„Fate gave, what Chance shall not control,
His sad lucidity of soul.“

—  Matthew Arnold English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools 1822 - 1888

l. 197
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„The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when Sad tries to bite its lip and not cry and smile and go, "No, I'm happy for you?"“

—  John Mayer guitarist and singer/songwriter 1977

That's when it's really sad.
Rolling Stone magazine/iTunes podcast (December 2005)
On the "chin-up sad" tone of one of his new songs on his upcoming album "Continuum"

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„Sad stories make good books“

—  Khaled Hosseini, buch Drachenläufer

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