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Quotes: Tear Jerker
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When Littlefoot's mother died in the original 'Land Before Time', did you feel sad?
[_] Yes
[_] No
"... it might almost equally well be called a particular kind of unhappiness or grief. But it is a kind we want."

For never was a story of more woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.

IN MEMORY OF A PATRIOT WHO SAVED THE WORLD
192X-1964
The nameless tombstone of The Boss, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

"When we cry at a book or a film, it is often not because it is genuinely moving, in the sense that it has succeeded in shaking and even altering our previous understanding of life, but because its sentimentality is uncomfortably at odds with our own knowledge of what life is really like, and we are being offered a swift transit back to our sweet dreams. It is wish fulfillment, and also self-pity, that makes us weep."
Ruth Franklin, review of Freedom

Kathy Nightingale: "What did you come here for anyway?"
Sally Sparrow: "I love old things. They make me feel sad."
Kathy Nightingale: "What's good about sad?"
Sally Sparrow: "It's happy for deep people."
Doctor Who, "Blink"


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