Best Quotes About Gloomy

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. -Jean Paul

The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures; pictures gay and pictures gloomy, all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them a richer and braver way to live. -Sean O'Casey

You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy. -Lydia M. Child

If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief. -Benjamin Disraeli

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind. -Thomas Jefferson

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look. -Francis of Assisi

A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast. -Friedrich Schiller

Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world. -Grace Paley

Our gloomy Presbyterian ideas encourage fear of God, not love for him. -Daniel H. Hill

I find it hard to take rock groups very seriously or treat them with respect. There is something absurd about these gloomy young men getting together and banging away. -Robert Wyatt

One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought. -Daniel Boone

People ask me to smile for the camera, but somehow it always comes out gloomy. -Stephen Rea

I have always been fascinated by dark and mysterious stuff. I guess I have a pretty dark and gloomy side. Writing songs saves me from going completely gonzo. -Gavin Rossdale

I don't think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed to be a gloomy or tragic figure. -Kenneth Branagh

In the streets through which we passed, I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy, and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic. -Karl Philipp Moritz

On a very gloomy dismal day, just such a one as it ought to be, I went to see Westminster Abbey. -Karl Philipp Moritz

Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes. -Jean Racine

Incumbent White House parties have won 10 of the last 18 presidential elections; the odds are tight, but they favor Obama in 2012. And so gloomy Democrats, check your despair; gleeful Republicans, watch the hubris. -Jon Meacham

People expect me to be dark and gloomy, then write that I'm a jolly chap, and after all, that is what I am. I think it's a case of an absolute romantic naivety that there should be a parallel between the work and the artist. -Michael Haneke

There's so much light in Broughty Ferry. I think the humour in Glasgow is darker, because it's much more gloomy, there's a perpetual misery there. -Brian Cox

Unless you're living on the street and surviving on a diet of discarded turkey drumsticks, there's no point in being gloomy. We've spent too long trying to cheer ourselves up by spending money on brightly coloured things we don't really need. We've stopped using our imaginations. -Jarvis Cocker

In '74 it was really a very gloomy atmosphere, I would say, to put it mildly. -Mikhail Baryshnikov

Mention the gothic, and many readers will probably picture gloomy castles and an assortment of sinister Victoriana. However, the truth is that the gothic genre has continued to flourish and evolve since the days of Bram Stoker, producing some of its most interesting and accomplished examples in the 20th century – in literature, film and beyond. -Carlos Ruiz Zafon

I've been accused countless times of writing gloomy futures. But to me, the texture of my sci-fi just feels like an extrapolation of current trends. -Richard K. Morgan

New Yorkers are stuck in a gloomy mucilage of mutual commiseration. -Herb Caen

The man who is gloomy, taciturn and lives in a world of doubt seldom achieves more than a bare living. There have been a few who have groaned their way through to a competence, but in proportion to that overwhelming number of souls who carry cheer through life, they are as nothing – mere drops in the bucket. -Douglas Fairbanks

I don't know about you, but I've saved cards that old high school flames wrote me as well as those that employees have written me over the years. The power of genuine, customized appreciation will never lose its value, even in a gloomy economy… in fact, it's probably what we're all thirsty for in this desert of a depression. -Chip Conley

I get a bit gloomy when it's gloomy. -Catherine Zeta-Jones

London has the advantage of one of the most gloomy atmospheres in the world. -Bayard Taylor

I've had this terrible stomach problem for years, and that has made touring difficult. People would see me sitting in the corner by myself looking sick and gloomy. The reason is that I was trying to fight against the stomach pain, trying to hold my food down. People looked me and assumed I was some kind of addict. -Kurt Cobain

May God protect me from gloomy saints. -Saint Teresa of Avila

The most gloomy prognosis about Jewish life is that it will disappear between the two extremes of ultra-Orthodoxy on the one hand and total assimilation on the other. But those are very exaggerated scenarios. -Simon Schama

A true nature is a gloomy monolith, sort of like that old black rotary phone that I had to sing 'Happy Birthday' to Grandpa on. But novelists, damn us, still need true natures – so we can give them to our protagonists. And so readers can vaguely predict how they'll behave when we trap them in 'situations' that they can't IM their way out of. -Walter Kirn

I had a pretty hilariously gloomy few years in the '70s. -Peter O'Toole

Do you feel gloomy? Lift your eyes. Stand on your feet. Say a few words of appreciation and love to the Lord. Be positive. -Gordon B. Hinckley

Sometimes a game comes at just the right moment in your life. 'Flower' is beautiful, serene, and a bit of sunshine in a gloomy world. I remember going through a rough spot in my life and turning on 'Flower' for a little break in the day. You fly through luscious landscapes collecting petals and painting the world with life. -Rob Manuel

All the world loves a young emerging artist, and sometimes it seems that all the world wants to be one – on a bad, gloomy planet, to be colourful and creative seems so promising. -Michael Leunig

I don't know; I think I'd be gloomy without some faith that there is a purpose and there is a kind of witness to my life. -John Updike

I think I'm less gloomy than I used to be – I've got a very supportive other half. -Martin Freeman

Chicago always hit me as such a gloomy place – I just remember all the snow getting dirty as soon as it would fall, all the decaying brown brick buildings around where we lived, all this soot all over the place. -Terry Zwigoff

I interned for the Knicks for one year doing community relations, but I absolutely hated it. It was a desk job, and the team was not good at all, and I didn't realize how much that correlated to the office. It was just gray, gloomy days. -Ramon Rodriguez

I've been in a lot of castles, and they are pretty damp, cold and gloomy. However, I love Windsor Castle in England. -Tracie Peterson

For a lot of the time I was in Berkeley, I was single. I was living in a kind of collegiate apartment by myself – it was like a protracted summer vacation. So at least in hindsight, I have gloomy emotions attached to Berkeley, whereas I started coming to New York because I was dating someone, and it was very exciting and romantic. -Adrian Tomine

Nature study will show you how full of beautiful and wonderful things God has made the world for you to enjoy. Be contented with what you have got and make the best of it. Look on the bright side of things instead of the gloomy one. -Robert Baden-Powell

Numerous have been the manifestations of God's providence in sustaining us. In the gloomy period of adversity, we have had 'our cloud by day and pillar of fire by night.' We have been reduced to distress, and the arm of Omnipotence has raised us up. -Samuel Adams

My wife loves to get all dressed up and go out, and I'm this gloomy Virgo. It works because of the mutual recognition that we are two democratic narcissists. She does what she has to do, and I do what I have to do. We respect that. -Peter Falk

Being in smoggy Delhi was a gloomy feeling. -Mohit Chauhan

I think it's important not to get carried away when you are successful – and not to let yourself feel gloomy when times are bad. -Zhou Qunfei

I'm quite gloomy. I just am one of those people, vaguely lugubrious. -Nick Hornby

For me, novel-writing, by its nature, contains months of feeling lost, gloomy, fatally misguided. The challenge has always been in assuring myself that by setting one foot in front of the other, I will eventually make my way out of the desert. -Ben Dolnick

I may find myself changing my notions about what I want to do right in the middle of a film. And on days when I'm feeling merry, I shoot merry scenes, and on gloomy days, I shoot gloomy ones. -Francois Truffaut

The rainy season in Vermont is not long, but it definitely gets gloomy. -Grace Potter

Spending time with negative people can be the fastest way to ruin a good mood. Their pessimistic outlooks and gloomy attitude can decrease our motivation and change the way we feel. But allowing a negative person to dictate your emotions gives them too much power in your life. Make a conscious effort to choose your attitude. -Amy Morin

Some people think a boxer is a gloomy guy with this heavy brow who always has to be serious. But why can't you laugh a bit, make a joke? -Oleksandr Usyk

People think we're always dark and gloomy, and we're not. -Matt Skiba

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