In an episode of south park, stan found his friend butters, who just had his heart broken sitting on a curb soaked in tears.
Butters: uh well yeah,i’m sad, but at the same time i’m really happy that s0mething c0uld make me feel this sad. Its like, it makes me feel alive, y0u kn0w? It makes me feel human. The only way i can feel this sad n0w is maybe cuz i felt something really g0od bef0re. So i have t0 take the bad with the g0od. So i guess what i’m feeling is like a beautiful sadness.