Phrases about nostalgia

Phrases about nostalgia

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Phrases about nostalgia, to say when this feeling becomes so strong that you are unable to remain silent and keep everything inside. "There is no more painful nostalgia than that of things that never were!" suggests us Fernando Pessoa and he's not all wrong. But let's hear what other poets, artists and thinkers also think.

Phrases about nostalgia for a person

A person who is no longer there, because he is dead, or who is far from us and we can no longer see how we once did. So yes, you feel a strong nostalgia for this person and a sentence is dedicated to her.

Nostalgia is realizing that things weren't as unbearable as they seemed back then. (Arthur Bloch)
Things are no longer what they used to be and they probably never were. (Will Rogers)
It always seemed to me that there is a part of treachery in nostalgia, like when after something happened, someone says "I told you so" or "I knew", and it's never true and hadn't said and didn't know anything before it happened. (Andrea De Carlo)

Phrases on nostalgia for love

A finished love leaves a lot of sadness, sometimes anger, sometimes pain. When many years go by, all this subsides and nostalgia emerges.

Nostalgia for what we've lost is more bearable than nostalgia for what we've never had.(Mignon McLaughlin)
Memory is a traitor who hurts in the back. (Sören Aabye Kierkegaard)
Dark in the face we let go without enjoying it, endless pleasant and serene hours; but when the bad ones arrive, we look back with vain nostalgia at the first ones. (Arthur Schopenhauer)
How could she feel homesick when he was right in front of her? How can one suffer the lack of a person who is present? You can suffer from nostalgia, in the presence of your loved one, if you glimpse a future in which the loved one is no longer there. (Milan Kundera)

Phrases about homesickness

Now, in the era of brain drain, it is essential to have phrases about homesickness to show off. And many feel about it even if they are often not a reason to return home.

Nostalgia is the suffering caused by the unfulfilled desire to return. (Milan Kundera)
Who wants to live with one foot in hell just for the sake of nostalgia? Our time is always now! (Alice Childress)
Nostalgia for life resurfaces in me and makes the grave that honors me sad (Epitaph on the tomb of Sandro Penna)
It is nostalgia that feeds our soul, not satisfaction; and the meaning of our life is the path, not the goal. Because every answer is fallacious, every satisfaction slips through our fingers, and the goal is no longer such as soon as it has been reached. (Arthur Schnitzler)

Phrases on the nostalgia of childhood

When I was a child… we often find ourselves saying it or thinking silently about what happened when we were little. They remember lighthearted and funny moments, usually, often distorting what was.

No more pain
than remembering the happy time
nor misery
(Dante Alighieri)

I'd like to trade all my tomorrows for just one yesterday.
(Kris Kristofferson)

Famous nostalgia phrases

There are short phrases about nostalgia and notes that truly capture the strength of this feeling. These are my favorites.

Nostalgia, more than anything else, gives us the thrill of our imperfection. (EM Cioran)
All nostalgia is a kind of old age. (João Guimarães Rosa)
Nostalgia is a poison. (Gao Xingjian)
For those who want to learn more, the theme of nostalgia, declined in the novel, here is one that is entitled exactly "Nostalgia", purchasable in pocket version at 8 euros also on Amazon, he wrote Eshkol Nevo and translated it Elena Loewenthal

Phrases about nostalgia for a friend

Longing for a person is not always the same intensity as longing for a friend. The latter is special, enough to inspire the poet Giorgio Caproni who leaves us these lines.

We all receive a gift.
Then, we don't remember anymore
neither by whom nor who it is.
We only keep them
- pungent and without amnesty -
there thorn of nostalgia.

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