Flavor of Life by Utada Hikaru.
This, along with “Planetarium” by Otsuka Ai, never fails to invoke a lot feelings in me. It’s one of the most beautiful ballads I have ever heard and also one of the saddest.
Love, life, and all the wonderful things that makes life beautiful, are always bittersweet. The most beautiful ones are among the most painful. You cannot love someone so much, and be truly happy, without experiencing as much pain. It’s always a part of it, and you have to learn to deal with it if you want to hold on to that bit of happiness.
Life is sad and beautiful. It’s ironic, but that’s what makes it wonderful.
That’s why, misery need never be a reason to stop living. A life without sadness is meaningless, and the life with too much of it has the most beautiful story.
That doesn’t mean you have to wallow in the pain. You just have to feel it, experience it, try to do something about it and work on it to become so much better.