Best Quotes About Poignant

He wants to live on through something-and in his case, his masterpiece is his son. all of us want that, and it gets more poignant as we get more anonymous in this world. -Arthur Miller

There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail. -Logan Pearsall Smith

To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable. -Erich Fromm

A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed. -Eric Hoffer

From Kelsey, I have learned among many other things the value of turning on a dime and how you can have an extremely funny and extremely poignant moment with absolutely no separation in between… and sometimes in the same moment. -David Hyde Pierce

It was, when I read it, I thought, such a beautiful script. I loved the story. I thought it was well handled. I thought it was even more moving because it was a true story and that made it even more poignant. -Jennifer Connelly

We sat down and told stories that happened to us in our childhood, to our children. They were all basically based on the truth. These stories were funny and poignant to us. They just took off. These are all stories from my life. -Howie Mandel

Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply. -Zane Grey

There would be no supporting life were we to feel quite as poignantly for others as we do for ourselves. -Samuel Richardson

Coming back in that AFC Championship Game against the Steelers, that was a poignant moment for me for a lot of reasons – the magnitude of the game and having not been able to play for quite a while and to be able to get on the field for that game. That one stands out. -Drew Bledsoe

That to me was the most poignant part of Diana's wedding; as she was walking up the aisle and her eyes were going left to right, looking at people and smiling in the way that Diana did – and that diamond tiara glittering like mad. It was great. -Bruce Oldfield

What I really like is an intelligent review. It doesn't have to be positive. A review that has some kind of insight, and sometimes people say something that's startling or is so poignant. -Patti Smith

I find it amusing on one level, poignant on another, when people try to get recognition from an outside source. It's sad. -Grace Slick

It's fun singing with other people who are really good singers. There's something kind of poignant about braiding a couple vocals. -Eddie Vedder

As a pastor, you get invited into the most poignant moments of people's lives. Whether it's a wedding or a funeral or a hospital visit, you get invited into the center of the event, whether or not you know the people. -Rob Bell

I think one of the most poignant things is unrequited love and loneliness. -Wilbur Smith

Medicine may be the lens through which I see the world, but since I think of medicine as 'life +', a place where life is exaggerated and seen at its most vital and poignant, I'll be writing about life more than I will be writing about medicine. -Abraham Verghese

Poetry, I think, intensifies the reader's experience. If it's a humorous facet of the story, poetry makes it more exuberant. If it's a sad facet, poetry can make it more poignant. -Vikram Seth

It was a bizarre existence I led in my early twenties – that cliche of the comedian who goes out and entertains a roomful of people and then goes home to a lonely bedsit was unbelievably poignant for me because that was exactly what I was doing. I had periods of real loneliness. -Paul Merton

From inside where I live, I feel like I just perceive events in a certain rational way. I often find it sad or poignant, and it may not make me laugh a bit. But I don't mind inventing a portrait that allows others to laugh if that's what they want to do. -Madeline Kahn

My songs are all about celebrating poignant music. While some of them focus on fun and revelry, they are fortunately backed by powerful lyrics. Put together, the lyrics, tune and my voice strive to take the songs to the next level. -Kailash Kher

If you think about people's lives, you think about what's significant. And the things I find significant in my life are not the moments when people are yelling at each other. They're the moments when someone says something that is very poignant, but oftentimes not loud. -Patrick Wang

The love you have for your kids is so overwhelmingly powerful that it alters your perspective. The dark things going on in the world become very poignant and vivid. -James Mercer

Everything about 'Hugo' to me is poignant, from the broken orphan to the old man losing his past to the fragility of film itself. -John Logan

Songs are great. I love songs. I sing them in the shower sometimes. They can be poignant or cheery or angry, and they can have catchy and satisfying melodies. There's nothing wrong with songs. -Russell Smith

People should go see 'Premium' because it's a great story about love and the person who shaped us as the people we eventually become. There are a bunch of laughs as well as poignant thinking moments. It's a story about the human experience, and so many people can relate to it. Plus we need the money! -Dorian Missick

The song 'Some Other Time…' is full of emotion. In wartime, it had a tremendously poignant feeling. -Betty Comden

Barack Obama's official nomination as the Democratic Party's standard-bearer was a very poignant moment for millions of Americans. As the first non-white major party nominee, Obama is carrying a big load on his shoulders. He's holding the hopes and dreams of a lot of folks who thought the presidency was only reserved for white men. -Chuck Todd

The disasters of war can be infinitely eerie and poignant. -Michael Leunig

I just love the days when you come out of the archives with half a dozen excellent descriptions or poignant accounts of personal experiences. -Antony Beevor

I think the most important thing journalism taught me is to mine for details. The details are key. You can't try to be funny or strange or poignant; you have to let the details be funny or strange or poignant for you. -Karen Abbott

Nobody wants to be depressed – everybody's trying to feel better; when they strive and fail, it's all the more poignant. -Joel Kinnaman

I only photograph myself at poignant moments in my life as a check of where I am and how large my thighs are. -Sam Taylor-Johnson

Only the artists interest me whose hearts beat in unison with the poignant misery of the world. If you have not felt that, you have not lived. Pity is essential. -Elizabeth Bibesco

In entertainment, I adore Ricky Gervais in 'Derek.' His performance is unbelievably charming, funny and poignant. In life, I adore my girlfriend. She is the most adorable person I have ever met – from her silly jokes to her cute teeth to her little drawings. -Josh Zuckerman

The events of the Civil War are so odd, ferocious, and poignant that fictional characters do well simply to inhabit them. -Donald McCaig

In college, when a girlfriend asks you to watch a film in black and white, you do it. That's when I discovered a lot of films. I was really obsessed with Bergman, the whole world he creates. One that I always quote a lot is 'Autumn Sonata.' When you see women go through issues with their mom, you realize how right and poignant Bergman was. -Jonás Cuarón

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center serves as a poignant reminder of our past and a trusted source of education for schoolchildren, community members, and visitors from across the country. -J. B. Pritzker

I think it's poignant and powerful, this idea that if someone knows your name, they have the ability to kind of hail you and make demands upon you. -Katie Kitamura

Anything written in the French Revolution, that kind of era, is so poignant. -Katherine Langford

When I hear somebody like Hayes Carll write a song that's touching and poignant and sad and funny all at the same time, it motivates me to step my game up and try to figure out a way to get more different emotions into one line or one song. -Jason Isbell

Astonishingly powerful and poignant, 'Gravity' is the rarest of rares: a space survival film informed by a genuine reverence for the awe-inspiring cosmos we inhabit. -Nick Sagan

Would I have watched another season of 'Breaking Bad'? Of course. Would I have watched another two seasons of 'Breaking Bad'? Of course. The fact that I would easily have watched much, much more than I got made the ending so much more poignant and stronger and better for me. -D. B. Weiss

Of all the memories I have of my father and of our relationship, none is warmer and more poignant than what happened a year before he died, when he came to visit me while I was teaching at West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver. -Justin Trudeau

I want music to move me, and I don't think it can do that without at least a link to tonality. It's the tug between atonal and tonal which makes music poignant. -Stephen Hough

'Baskets' is incredible – 'Baskets' is so funny and poignant and sad and dark. -Thomas Middleditch

I'm at an age where crying is easier for me now. I like it. I can cry at a poignant commercial; I can cry at a – this is a running joke in my house, but… a good 'Star-Spangled Banner' can make me cry. I'm not kidding. -Ray Romano

'Callister' is feature-length, and it's one of the coolest things I've ever been asked to be a part of. It's poignant and moving and thrilling. If this was one movie, it would be an accomplishment, and they make six of them. -Cristin Milioti

I love Stephen Fry. His tweets are witty, poignant, and intelligent. -Annabelle Wallis

A lot of people produce podcasts in which they simply ramble on for hours about themselves and their lives. There is something very poignant about the volume of human desire to be heard out there in the Wild West of podcasts. -Michelle Dean

Jacqueline Woodson's books are such a gift to parents and children for their poignant subtlety and lyricism and their willingness to let a reader dwell in the pangs of realization that we sometimes try to protect our children from. -Tracy K. Smith

Memoir is a difficult literary form to pull off when dealing with discrete and poignant moments in a life, even harder when seeking to narrate over 80 years of existence. -Uzodinma Iweala

The social scene at the Harvard I knew was outside the rules of literature. It was less poignant. -Lisa Brennan-Jobs

There are many styles of standup, but the comedians I like are people like Dick Gregory and Richard Pryor. Because Richard Pryor told the truth. Chris Rock. I love Chris Rock. He's funny, but he's also poignant. He's not there just to make people laugh; he's there to make people wake up, too. -Charlie Murphy

'Sairat' is such a consuming movie, so I was stuck into its story. It has such a poignant end that I was quite moved by it. -Ishaan Khatter

Adrian Neville, who's my best friend, I rode with him on the road. He was the most crisp, athletic, poignant guy – never missed a step. It was insane. I had never seen anybody who could move in a wrestling ring like him; it was like second-nature to him. Flips – name it – agile jumping in and out of the ring effortlessly to the top rope like crazy. -Enzo Amore

Any work that is born out of natural serendipity or reverts to simpler times is poignant for people – in any era. -Cai Guo-Qiang

For me, music is about expressing the inexpressible, and as I get older, man, what I feel the need to express becomes less and less poignant to others. -Devin Townsend

There is a natural rhythm to parent-child interactions, including the fact that some parental insights prove poignant and veridical decades after they were first shared with us. -Gad Saad

You constantly have to take inventory, not get on someone else's agenda. You want to write something that's poignant and moves people. -Dion DiMucci

Christopher Hitchens's autobiography, 'Hitch 22', is a poignant read and very interesting because I have a very poor knowledge of recent political history – or, for that matter, distant political history. -Tim Minchin

Iggy Pop is legendary – he is awesome – and I am a massive Bruce Springsteen fan. His song 'Cautious Man' is my favourite song. It's really poignant, dark, and moody, like myself. -Jimmy Barnes

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