Sad Quotes That Perfectly Describe Your Emotions

Sad Quotes To Cry Out Your Feelings

I am so sure that you are now in this page because you are sad, you have a bad day or not in a good mood. Sad quotes are often used by those people who survive their sadness or grief, which they feel in their heart and soul.

Sadness is a n emotional state that everybody experiences at the very least once in their lifetime. This feeling put you on one corner, has nothing to say, you feel empty, in pain, crying and just want to be alone.

It is not advisable to say to someone not to feel sad. Everyone of us needs to experience that to overcome it and to be a stronger person.

Sadness can be difficult to live with. These sad quotes can lighten your load, reminding you that you aren’t alone in that deep, dark place. Eventually, there will be a rainbow after the rain. The light will shine again.

Here are the sad quotes and sayings about life that you can get inspirations from. Let these sad quotes cheer you up and bring back the life in your smile.


A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.

– Unknown

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.

– Stephen Chbosky

Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.

– David Levithan

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

– Jonathan Safran Foer

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

– Leonardo da Vinci




To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.

– Dorothy Thompson

Tears are words that need to be written.

– Paulo Coelho

We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.

– R.M. Drake

There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.

– Nicholas Sparks

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

– Yoko Ono

People keep telling me that life goes on, but to me that’s the saddest part.

– Unknown

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.

– Henry Rollins

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.

– George Eliot

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As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.

– Tabitha Suzuma

Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.

– Margaret Mitchell

Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.

– Unknown

One thing you can’t hide — is when you’re crippled inside.

– John Lennon

Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.

– Arthur C. Clarke

Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!.

– Dita Von Teese

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.

– Christopher Morley

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Sad Quotes – the saddest thing is when you are feeling real down. You look around and realize that there is no shoulder for you.

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.

– Norman Cousins

The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a great sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire.

– Lemony Snicket

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean de La Fontaine

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

– Kahlil Gibran

Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

– Clive Barker

There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, ‘There now, hang on, you’ll get over it.’ Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.

– Barbara Kingsolver

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.

– Dante Alighieri

Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. . . . It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.

– J.K. Rowling

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

– Oscar Wilde

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Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.

– Mark Haddon

Leaning against my father, the sadness finally broke open inside me, hollowing out my heart and leaving me bleeding. My feet felt rooted in the dirt. There were more than two bodies buried here. Pieces of me that I didn’t even know were under the ground. Pieces of dad, too.

– Laurie Halse Anderson

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

– Jonathan Safran Foer

The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

– Carl Jung

I will wait for you till the day I can forget you or till the day you realize you cannot forget me.

– Unknown

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Sad Quotes – The person who tries to keep everyone happy often ends up feeling the loneliest

It hurts to breathe because every breath I take proves I can’t live without you.

– Unknown

The saddest thing in the world, is loving someone who used to love you.

– Unknown

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

– Unknown

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.

– Jose N Harris

The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.

– Nikolai Gogol

There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.

– C. Joybell

So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.

– E.A. Bucchianeri

The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.

– Alain de Botton

It’s better to be lonely then to be played by wrong people.

– Unknown

Life is short, there is no time to leave important words unsaid.

– Unknown

My two most hated words «I promise». It doesn’t mean something!

– Unknown

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sad quotes – have you ever been so sad that it physically hurts inside?

I don’t depend on people anymore because I’m tired of being disappointed.

– Unknown

The hardest part in life is trying to show the smile you know it’s fake and to hide the tears that won’t stop.

– Unknown

Sadness does not come from bad circumstances. It comes from bad thoughts.

– Unknown

Behind my smile is everything you’ll never understand.

– Unknown

A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.

– Queen Victoria

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

– Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing thicker than a knife’s blade separates happiness from melancholy.

– Virginia Woolf

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.

– Mark Twain

Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.

– Unknown

Tears are words the heart can’t express.

– Unknown

Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.

– Taraji P. Henson

Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.

– Osho

Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.

– Brian Jacques

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sad quotes – If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.

Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.

– Joshua Wisenbaker

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

– Nathaniel Branden

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.

– Unknown

Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.

– Unknown

It’s sad when you realize you aren’t as important to someone as you thought you were.

– Unknown

The heart reeks of sadness and pain, the face exposes the fake happiness that never actually was pride.

– Unknown

Everybody knows that something’s wrong but nobody knows what’s going on.

– Unknown

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Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult.

– Unknown

At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.

– Unknown

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

– Unknown

I close my eyes and dream of a time when I wasn’t all alone.

– Unknown

Sometimes your eyes are not the only place the tears fall from.

– Unknown

Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!

– Dita Von Teese

The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

– Carl Jung

Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse.

– Regina Brett

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.

– Walter Anderson

I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.

– Nana Mouskouri

Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.

– Dionne Warwick

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.

– Alyssa Milano

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

– Carl Jung

Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness.

– H. P. Lovecraft

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean de La Fontaine

Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

– Don Miguel Ruiz

It’s not attractive to be talking down about yourself all the time. All you continue to do to yourself is pull yourself further down into a deeper place of depression and sadness and insecurity and fear and hopelessness, so it’s like, having God in your life is important, accepting who you are is important, regardless of what you look like.

– Lamman Rucker

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

– Jim Rohn

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.

– Bill Blass

I love walking down the street and seeing faces and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness.

– Ric Ocasek

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.

– Pierre Corneille

Even in a world with much sadness, at its essence, life is beautiful.

– Dianne Reeves

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Sad Quotes – The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

– Khalil Gibran

Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.

– Eckhart Tolle

Our lives are full of all the genres. Fear and hope and sadness.

– Nicolas Roeg

Censorship is the tool of those who have the need to hide actualities from themselves and from others. Their fear is only their inability to face what is real, and I can’t vent any anger against them; I only feel this appalling sadness. Somewhere in their upbringing, they were shielded against the total facts of our existence.

– Charles Bukowski

I still have sadness and complicated feelings about my divorce. But how beneficial is it to keep hanging onto those feelings? If someone lives through an accident, his aim is to become better and healthy. My aim is always to progress – to make better decisions and be a better father, a better boyfriend, a better husband if it happens again.

– Ryan Phillippe

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.

– William S. Burroughs

Sadness is also a kind of defence.

– Ivo Andric

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

– Yoko Ono

In my deepest parts of sadness, I’m always making a joke or being sarcastic.

– Lea Thompson

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don’t think that’s only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.

– Kevin Bacon

I look back with a mix of emotions: sadness for the people who are gone, nostalgia for times that have passed, but immense gratitude for the wonderful opportunities that came my way.

– Dick Van Patten

I’m not good at being a picture-perfect pop star, happy all the time. If I’m having a bad day, I can’t pretend. I’m always a bit unhappy, but that’s just me. I like dwelling in my sadness.

– Charli XCX

I think that humans have a huge capacity to carry pain and sadness. There are things that haunt us our entire lives; we are unable to let them go. The good times seem almost effervescent and dreamlike in comparison with the times that didn’t go so well.

– Henry Rollins

I wasn’t prepared for the fact that grief is so unpredictable. It wasn’t just sadness, and it wasn’t linear. Somehow I’d thought that the first days would be the worst and then it would get steadily better – like getting over the flu. That’s not how it was.

– Meghan O’Rourke

I have sadness in me. I have anger in me. I have heartbreak in me.

– Ellen DeGeneres

I’ve cried, and you’d think I’d be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.

– Conor Oberst

The old, sad art colors are gone. Now I paint bright colors. I paint paintings which are happy, where children are laughing and playing with animals. I paint paradise on Earth. I still paint sadness sometimes, but there is sadness in the world, too.

– Margaret Keane

I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.

– Eric Clapton

Behind every crime is a story of sadness.

– Enrique Pena Nieto

Life just doesn’t care about our aspirations, or sadness. It’s often random, and it’s often stupid and it’s often completely unexpected, and the closures and the epiphanies and revelations we end up receiving from life, begrudgingly, rarely turn out to be the ones we thought.

– Khaled Hosseini

I’m happy, I would say that I’m one of the happiest people I know but I’ve certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.

– Richard Marx

I actually think sadness and darkness can be very beautiful and healing.

– Duncan Sheik

My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.

– Rahul Dravid

My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.

– Rahul Dravid

There’s sadness to anyone that dies before their time, and specifically ones that seem to affect people in a positive way. It doesn’t matter if it’s Whitney Houston or a nameless, faceless person on the street. That’s just as big of a tragedy for me.

– Chris Cornell

We may thank God that we can feel pain and know sadness, for these are the human sentiments that constitute our glory as well as our grief.

– Eugene Kennedy

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

– Anita Brookner

I think a certain amount of anger has been a fuel of mine, if you want – but also some sort of sadness, and plain mischief, of course.

– Siouxsie Sioux

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sad quotes – I’ve been having a lot of bad days lately.

The last day of shooting, there were tears. It was this family that’s grown together over the years. Many of us have worked on it since the beginning, so there’s a sadness when we all go our separate ways.

– David Heyman

From my perspective, I absolutely believe in a greater spiritual power, far greater than I am, from which I have derived strength in moments of sadness or fear. That’s what I believe, and it was very, very strong in the forest.

– Jane Goodall

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.

– Pierre Corneille

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

My plan is just to love harder than I’ve ever loved before, hide nothing, and embrace that I’m an imperfect human being. Oh, and sadness – sadness is everything.

– Sam Smith

One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.

– Jackie Kennedy

Part of me is drawn to the nature of sadness because I think life is sad, and sadness is not something that should be avoided or denied. It’s a fact of life, like contradictions are.

– Robert Redford

With about a dozen assorted ongoing conflicts in the news every day, and with the stories becoming more horrific, the level of sadness becomes unbearable. And what becomes of our planet when that sadness becomes apathy? Because we feel helpless. And we turn our heads and turn the page.

– Eddie Vedder

We’re taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they’re of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration.

– Alanis Morissette

I love seeing people smiling, dancing. There’s enough sadness in the world, man.

– Anderson East

I used to write out of angst. My writing was quite miserable, quite angry, even when it was funny. It was based on this sadness and tired emotional disdain for the world.

– David Thewlis

Love is intense, and sadness is intense.

– Kurt Vile

Never let the pain from your past punish your present and paralyze your future.

– Unknown

Everyone wants to be happy. No one wants to be sad and get pain. But you can’t make a rainbow without a little rain.

– Unknown

If you feel like no one cares about you, think again.

– Unknown

Look in the mirror, because the person you see needs you more than anyone else.

– Unknown

Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!

– Dita Von Teese

Sometimes you just have to forget about that person you once liked and move on.

– Unknown

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.

– Unknown

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.

– Christopher Morley

The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.

– Bob Marley

It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.

– Bonnie Blair

 

Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!

– Dita Von Teese

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.

– Paramahansa Yogananda

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

– Leonardo da Vinci

I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times – happy, sad, and otherwise – but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.

– Amruta Khanvilkar

Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love.

– Mario Teguh

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.

– Henry Rollins

The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

– Carl Jung

Grief is never something you get over. You don’t wake up one morning and say, ‘I’ve conquered that; now I’m moving on.’ It’s something that walks beside you every day. And if you can learn how to manage it and honour the person that you miss, you can take something that is incredibly sad and have some form of positivity.

– Terri Irwin

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.

– Washington Irving

Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.

– Dionne Warwick

When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.

– Lynda Resnick

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sad quotes – Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings.

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.

– Alyssa Milano

Everyone can have their heart broken. Even if you know the relationship isn’t working, it’s still sad. Even in a bad relationship, they’re part of your life for a long time, and saying goodbye to that can be difficult.

– James Marsden

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.

– Ernie Harwell

Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.

– Franz Schubert

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

– Khalil Gibran

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean de La Fontaine

Dying is only one thing to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else.

– Morrie Schwartz

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

– Rumi

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.

– Bill Blass

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.

– Arthur Koestler

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

– Leo Buscaglia

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.

– Saadi

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.

– H. G. Wells

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

– Jim Rohn

There’s no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there’s no excuse for boredom, ever.

– Viggo Mortensen

When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world. Everyone has those days when you doubt yourself, and when you feel like everything you do sucks, but then there’s those days when you feel like Superman. It’s just the balance of the world. I just write to feel better.

– Mac Miller

A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.

– Charles R. Swindoll

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.

– Kirsten Dunst

To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.

– Dorothy Thompson

Being sad and being depressed are two different things. Also, people going through depression don’t look so, while someone sad will look sad. The most common reaction is, ‘How can you be depressed? You have everything going for you. You are the supposed number one heroine and have a plush home, car, movies… What else do you want?’

– Deepika Padukone

There are times I am happy. There are times I am sad. But I always try to separate emotion from the need to reach for something stronger, deeper. And then no matter the emotion, I can reach for a stability that helps me accomplish what is the goal.

– Troy Polamalu

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sad quotes – smiling has always been easier than explaining why you’re sad.

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.

– Pierre Corneille

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

– Khalil Gibran

I’m always sad to leave paradise, but I leave behind the hopes of coming again soon.

– Irina Shayk

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives – the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.

– Norman Cousins

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.

– John Greenleaf Whittier

I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.

– David Rockefeller

Sadness is also a kind of defence.

– Ivo Andric

I know what I look like – a weird, sad clown puppet. I’m fine with that.

– Rainn Wilson

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.

– Anne Bronte

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.

– William S. Burroughs

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

– Khalil Gibran

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For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.

– Reba McEntire

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.

– John Steinbeck

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

– Yoko Ono

Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.

– Albert Pike

Everything takes me longer than I expect. It’s the sad truth about life.

– Donna Tartt

I think Paris smells not just sweet but melancholy and curious, sometimes sad but always enticing and seductive. She’s a city for the all senses, for artists and writers and musicians and dreamers, for fantasies, for long walks and wine and lovers and, yes, for mysteries.

– M. J. Rose

You left and I cried tears of blood. My sorrow grows. Its not just that You left. But when You left my eyes went with You. Now, how will I cry?

– Rumi

We’re trying to say that if you, in love, when you’re not true to yourself, the love won’t last. Because love is complex, and we always have the dark sides and the sad sides.

– RM

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don’t think that’s only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.

– Kevin Bacon

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.

– Thomas Carlyle

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don’t realize what messages they are sending.

– Virginia Satir

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.

– Henry David Thoreau

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sad quotes – I smile all the time so that nobody knows how sad and lonely I really am.

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.

– Hannah Arendt

A lot of country music is sad. I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. It applies to music. Three chords and the truth – that’s what a country song is. There is a lot of heartache in the world.

– Willie Nelson

People who have never dealt with depression think it’s just being sad or being in a bad mood. That’s not what depression is for me; it’s falling into a state of grayness and numbness.

– Dan Reynolds

If you look at suicides, most of them are connected to depression. And the mental health system just fails them. It’s so sad. We know what to do. We just don’t do it.

– Rosalynn Carter

Whenever I am feeling happy or sad, I always find comfort in food.

– Rachel Hollis

It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.

– Oscar Wilde

It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

I had no interest in music. But now, music means everything to me. I have no words to explain how beautiful music is. It is where you can create everything, like beautiful songs to sad songs to almost anything.

– Alan Walker

The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.

– Gloria Estefan

I’ve cried, and you’d think I’d be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.

– Conor Oberst

The day I quit, I want people to be sad about it.

– Gianluigi Buffon

If you don’t know about pain and trouble, you’re in sad shape. They make you appreciate life.

– Evel Knievel

I love sad. Sadness makes you feel more than anything.

– Jeff Ament

The true artist is not proud: he unfortunately sees that art has no limits; he feels darkly how far he is from the goal, and though he may be admired by others, he is sad not to have reached that point to which his better genius only appears as a distant, guiding sun.

– Ludwig van Beethoven

If people who cherish freedom, who know the importance of mutual respect and are aware of the imperative necessity to establish a constructive and critical debate, if these people are not ready to speak out, to be more committed and visible, then we can expect sad, painful tomorrows. The choice is ours.

– Tariq Ramadan

The sad and horrible conclusion is that no one cared that Jews were being murdered… This is the Jewish lesson of the Holocaust and this is the lesson which Auschwitz taught us.

– Ariel Sharon




Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

– Joseph Campbell

Our thoughts really do create our lives. They’ve done a lot of research showing if you’re an optimistic, positive person you will be a healthier person than if you’re a sad, depressed, negative person.

– Alana Stewart

It’s sad that people forget sometimes that there is a whole legitimate world of artists and actors out there that work their entire life, every day on perfecting their craft, but yet don’t get any acknowledgement for their extraordinary commitment to their profession.

– Yolanda Hadid

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.

– Helen Keller

I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!

– William Shakespeare

It’s okay to be sad if things don’t go the way you had hoped.

– Jessie James Decker

You’d die very sad if you tried to make everyone in the world happy, you know what I mean? You can’t; no one can.

– G-Eazy

I’m not brave, I’m not fantastic. I’m like any other woman. I’m unhappy. I’m difficult. I’m sad. Am I strong, too? Maybe, but not always. There are days when I don’t want to see anyone. The most important thing you learn? You can live with it.

– Sonia Rykiel

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sad quotes – Deep inside where nothing’s fine, I’ve lost my mind.

And in real life endings aren’t always neat, whether they’re happy endings, or whether they’re sad endings.

– Stephen King

The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.

– Lionel Messi

The value of beauty and inspiration is very much underrated, no question. But I want to be clear: I’m not trying to be anyone’s savior. I’m just trying to think about the future and not be sad.

– Elon Musk

I could really make a song of hurt, because I’ve been hurt by a lot of men. I’m talking about, like, how sad I be when a dude curves me. And I never talk about that because I refuse to let people know that I get sad because when a man don’t answer my calls.

– Cardi B

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.

– Pierre Corneille

Things that I feel really sad about, I talk about. That way, if it’s funny, it doesn’t hurt anymore.

– Pete Davidson

How sad it is that these great gentlemen should believe what anyone tells them and do not choose to judge for themselves! But it is always so.

– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

There are receptors to these molecules in your immune system, in your gut and in your heart. So when you say, ‘I have a gut feeling’ or ‘my heart is sad’ or ‘I am bursting with joy,’ you’re not speaking metaphorically. You’re speaking literally.

– Deepak Chopra

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.

– Maurice Chevalier

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.

– Reinhold Niebuhr

If you’re lucky like me, your relationship with your brother has resolved itself on the peaceful side of the fence and has stayed there. But if you’re someone who’s got a family that’s all fractured and finding it hard to relate, that’s a very sad place to be.

– Tom Hardy

The sad truth is that the civil rights movement cannot be reborn until we identify the causes of black suffering, some of them self-inflicted. Why can’t black leaders organize rallies around responsible sexuality, birth within marriage, parents reading to their children and students staying in school and doing homework?

– Henry Louis Gates

Commerce seems to be covering every aspect of our lives now. Which me, because I’m a romantic, is sad for me to say.

– Jeremy Irons

As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no.

– John Donne

Do I perform sometimes in a manic style? Yes. Am I manic all the time? No. Do I get sad? Oh yeah. Does it hit me hard? Oh yeah.

– Robin Williams

Part of me is drawn to the nature of sadness because I think life is sad, and sadness is not something that should be avoided or denied. It’s a fact of life, like contradictions are.

– Robert Redford

How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.

– Fred Rogers

One of the things psychologists used to say was that if you are depressed, anxious or angry, you couldn’t be happy. Those were at opposite ends of a continuum. I believe that you can be suffering or have a mental illness and be happy – just not in the same moment that you’re sad.

– Martin Seligman

People are sad. People are broke. People are worried about money, people are worried that they’re not enough and not amounting to anything and they don’t feel good about themselves. People have rough times, and everybody’s pretending it’s not true, and we need to break that veneer.

– Eve Ensle

I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day.

– Peter Ustinov

Creation is a sustained period of bliss, even though the subject can still be very sad. Because there’s the triumph of coming through and understanding that you have, and that you did it the way only you could do it. You didn’t do it the way somebody told you to do it.

– Alice Walker

I think the meaning of abortion is what the woman says it is: For a woman who wants a child but can’t have this one, it can be sad; for a woman who doesn’t want a baby, it can feel like a huge relief, like having your whole life given back to you.

– Katha Pollitt

A photograph doesn’t gain weight or lose weight, or change from being happy to being sad. It’s frozen. You can use it, then recycle it.

– Chuck Close

We must learn how to live in the space of inner peace in our everyday lives. This takes consistent, conscious effort because I know so many black women are hurting and sad, and we don’t easily express our heartache or show our wounds.

– Susan L. Taylor

I love sad songs. They say so much. I love country music but even the happy songs sound really sad.

– Beth Ditto

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My favorite emoji is definitely the sad face, like the ‘See, I’m sorry’ sad face, which I use all the time… Or the monkey face, where he’s covering his eyes.

– Jade Thirlwall

I am sure that the sad days and happenings were rare, and that I lived the joyous and careless life of other children; but just because the happy days were so habitual to me they made no impression upon my mind, and I can no longer recall them.

– Pierre Loti

I was raised in an atmosphere of ‘everything’s fine.’ But as I got older, I was like, ‘Well no, everything’s not fine. There is stuff that’s sad.’ I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.

– Ellen DeGeneres

What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren’t supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown – watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?

– Jackie Kennedy

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I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The sad thing is most people have to check with someone before they do the things that make them happy. We’re all passing through; the least we can do is be happy, and the only way to do that is by being selfish.

– Gene Simmons

I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories.

– Dave Barry

Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.

– George Jean Nathan

I was a million percent in love with Edward Scissorhands. I remember looking in the mirror on the last day of shooting… and thinking how sad I was to be saying goodbye to Edward.

– Johnny Depp

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I never meant to write about the experience of losing a good friend to breast cancer when I was going through it. But after it was over, I realized that although something deeply sad had happened, something truly beautiful also had.

– Elizabeth Berg

I’m sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control.

– Margaret J. Wheatley

I was such a sullen, angry, sad kid. I’m sure there are writers who have had happy childhoods, but what are you going to write about? No ghosts, no fear. I’m very happy that I had an unhappy and uncomfortable childhood.

– Isabel Allende

If someone is sad, they put on a song, or if someone wants to rock out, and they want to get into a good mood, they put on music. Just being able to be a part of something like that I feel like was my ultimate push to do music.

– Adam Hicks

I think everything is going to be devastatingly sad – when the phone rings, I know somebody in my family’s been hurt, somebody’s going to die. I’m sure a therapist would go, ‘That’s not a good way to live,’ but every time it’s not that bad thing, I’m so thankful and appreciative.

– Sandra Bullock

I didn’t want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn’t want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs.

– Lionel Blue

Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.

– James Russell Lowell

At that time, I feel sad, and I feel no one knows how hard I work and how many tears. They only know the score. At that time, I feel very lonely because no one understands since they haven’t been world No. 1 before.

– Yani Tseng

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sad quotes – sometimes you just have to forget about that person you once liked and move on.

I’m very hard on myself. Sometimes too hard on myself. When I lost in the Wimbledon finals, I was so sad, I cried. I had the runner-up trophy! It’s still a great accomplishment, but I was so mad.

– Eugenie Bouchard

All my work shares a kind of balance between black comedy and sad and despairing melancholy.

– Martin McDonagh

I believe that tracks speak to me. Some tracks make me write certain music or make me feel sad or inspire me to write a sad love song. Each track has its feeling to me.

– Missy Elliott

I work extremely hard to stay positive and happy. But I get sad and anxious, too, just like everyone.

– Rachel Platten

Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing – where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do.

– Phillips Brooks

I’m sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart.

– Leon Redbone

I’ve always been pretty independent, no matter what situation: good, bad, ugly, happy, sad. I dig deep, and I get over it.

– Mel B

It’s sad, something coming to an end. It cracks you open, in a way – cracks you open to feeling.

– Jennifer Aniston

Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.

– Claude Debussy

I’m a human being. I feel all emotions. I’m not just happy all the time. Sometimes, I’m sad and feel the blues. Sometimes I even want to feel the blues. Sometimes, you want to feel down.

– Tracy Morgan

It’s not nice to say it – I know female musicians, but not so many rappers. I can’t think of one I idolize, which is sad, but I’m hoping that will change.

– Awkwafina

Human curation allows you to have the emotion and feel music, because it is a very emotional thing. It makes you feel happy; it helps you when you are feeling sad, gets you pumped up, calms you down.

– Bozoma Saint John

My beauty secret is to try to keep my heart as open and happy as I can, because it really makes the sad lines on my face look better.

– Lea Thompson

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Sad Quotes – But they all didn’t see the little bit of sadness inside me.

See, there’s this place in me where your fingerprints still rest, your kisses still linger, and your whispers softly echo. It’s the place where a part of you will forever be a part of me.

– Gretchen Kemp

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’

– John Greenleaf Whittier

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they are yours, if they don’t they were.

– Richard Bach

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.

– Anais Nin

At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.

– Anonymous

One of the most difficult tasks in life is removing someone from your heart.

– Anonymous

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

– Jim Rohn

Let no one who loves be unhappy even love unreturned has its rainbow.

– James Matthew Barrie

I cannot eat, I cannot drink; the pleasures of youth and love are fled away: there was a good time once, but now that is gone, and life is no longer living.

– Plato

Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts.

– Anonymous

The saddest part of life is saying goodbye to someone you wish to spend your life with.

– Anonymous

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean De La Fontaine

Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness its poison.

– Lord Chesterfield

Smile, even if it’s a sad smile, because sadder than a sad smile is the sadness of not knowing how to smile.

– Unknown

Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.

– Tom Gates

Anger, tears and sadness are only for those who have given up.

– Katie Gill

The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

– Carl Gustav Jung

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.

– St. Francis

You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair.

– Chinese Proverb

Beauty and sadness always go together. Nature thought beauty too rich to go forth Upon the earth without a meet alloy.

– George MacDonald

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sadness usually results from one of the following causes either when a man does not succeed, or is ashamed of his success.

– Seneca

Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours.

– William Osler

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Sad Quotes – I’m slowly giving up.

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

– Jean Jacques Rousseau

Man could not live if he were entirely impervious to sadness. Many sorrows can be endured only by being embraced, and the pleasure taken in them naturally has a somewhat melancholy character.

– Emile Durkheim

When you love that which is unnatural, a stronger appetite is created for the hurtful thing than the natural desire for what is harmless.

– Joel Benton

When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal.

– Anonymous

You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.

– Anonymous

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

 

– Mignon McLaughlin

Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.

– Anonymous

Life is hard? True – but let’s love it anyhow, though it breaks every bone in our bodies.

– Edward Abbey

If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart’s breaking.

– Thomas Otway

Love is like a puzzle. When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.

– Anonymous

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

– Albert Einstein

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Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.

– Anonymous

And he that shuts out love, in turn, shall be shut out from love, and on her threshold lie howling in outer darkness.

– Alfred Tennyson

All lovely things will have an ending. All lovely things will fade and die; and youth, that’s now so bravely spending, will beg a penny by and by.

– Conrad Aiken

Don’t worry about losing. If it is right, it happens – The Main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.

– John Steinbeck

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

– Kahlil Gibran

Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.

– Alfred De Musset

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.

– William Shakespeare

Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.

– Stefan Kanfer

It is a time when one’s spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death.

– Mark Twain

There are moments when, even to the sober eye of Reason, the world of our sad humanity must assume the aspect of Hell.

– Edgar Allan Poe

Sadness is always the legacy of the past; regrets are pains of the memory.

– Unknown

We gather strength from sadness and from pain Each time we die we learn to live again.

– Unknown

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.

– Eugene Ionesco

I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.

– Jerome K. Jerome

What is the source of sadness, but feebleness of the mind? What giveth it power but the want of reason? Rouse thyself to the combat, and she quitteth the field before thou strikest.

– Akhenaton

A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is an unfortunate personal tragedy. However, when compared to the vast ocean of the collective tragedy faced by my people, my illness is merely a pebble. I am deeply sad that I am crippled by this illness, unable to contribute anything substantial towards the alleviation of the immense suffering and oppression of my people.

– Anton Balasingham

Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a product of our own thought. We create it out of whole cloth.

– Emile Durkheim

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Sad Quotes – Silence is the most powerful scream

Sorrow is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends.

– African Proverb

Tears are words the heart can’t express.

– Unknown

The past is as powerless to darken the present moment as is a shadow to reach up and drag down the form that casts it.

– Guy Finley

Much like the hands of a clock go nowhere fast, anxious thoughts run us round-and-round without taking us anywhere!

– Guy Finley

The only thing worried thoughts have the power to change is what the next thing will be for you to worry over!

– Guy Finley

The only one interested in hearing your sad story is . . . you; and even you wish you didn’t have to relive it again!

– Guy Finley

Laugh and the world laughs with you, Weep, and you weep alone; For this brave old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Smile, even if it’s a sad smile, because sadder than a sad smile is the sadness of not knowing how to smile.

– Unknown

The greatest and the smallest, light and dark, right and wrong – they all come together to form the miracle that is life, and none can exist without the others.

– Silvetris

There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle.

– Robery Alden

Suffering of any kind is a very clear and unmistakable sign that we have abandoned love.

– Dan Brulé

Ask me why I keep on loving you when it’s clear that you don’t feel the same way for me… the problem is that as much as I can’t force you to love me, I can’t force myself to stop loving you.

– Anonymous

 

We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.

– Sigmund Freud

One day you’ll love me as I love you. One day you’ll think of me as I think of you. One day you’ll cry for me as I cry for you. One day you’ll want me, but I won’t want you.

– Anonymous

I can get sad, I can get frustrated, I can get scared, but I never get depressed — because there’s joy in my life.

– Michael J. Fox

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.

– Louis E. Boone

I wanna get lost from my life sometimes, sit on the side and watch the world go by, I wanna get lost and I don’t know why.

– Everclear

The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.

– Bob Marley

A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Those who fear the darkness have no idea what the light can do.

– Katasai Rakshasa

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

– Kahlil Gibran

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

– Washington Irving

Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad.

– Christina Georgina Rossetti

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.

– Charles Caleb Colton

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

– Pearl S. Buck

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

– Psalms

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.

– Jimi Hendrix

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.

– Dante

A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

– Albert Einstein

The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness. The remarkable thing is that the cessation of the inner dialogue marks also the end of our concern with the world around us. It is as if we noted the world and think about it only when we have to report it to ourselves.

– Eric Hoffer

Hating people is like burning down your house to kill a rat.

– Henry Fosdick

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.

– Leonardo da Vinci

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Sad Quotes – No one cares They’re just pretending.

Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is true of men as of dogs.

– Eric Hoffer

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

– Helen Keller

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.

– Dag Hammarskjold

My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.

– Olive Schreiner

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.

– John Greenleaf Whittier

 

Depression is like a heaviness that you can’t ever escape. It crushes down on you, making even the smallest things like tying your shoes or chewing on toast seems like a twenty-mile hike uphill. Depression is a part of you; it’s in your bones and your blood.

– Jasmine Warga

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

– W. M. Lewis

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.

– Lord Byron

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.

– Gabriel Garcia Marquez

For some moments in life, there are no words.

– David Seltzer

Why is my existence so perfect with dark places? And why do I no longer care?

– Lemuel W. H. Ranier

It is impossible for that man to despair who remembers that his Helper is omnipotent.

– Jeremy Taylor

I talk to God but the sky is empty.

– Sylvia Plath

Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.

– Gloria Steinem

The absence of love is the most abject pain.

– Herr Lipp

There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.

– Sylvia Plath

The people in the darker parts of society need God as much as anyone else.

– Anonymous

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

– Sylvia Plath

To die in order to avoid the pains of poverty, love, or anything that is disagreeable, is not the part of a brave man, but of a coward.

Aristotle

Why do we love the solitude and the solitude? My dear, you need only look into your own darkness-enshrouded spirit to find out.

– Anonymous

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When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions.

– William Shakespeare

A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting the neighbor’s.

– Richard Whately

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.

– George Eliot

What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.

– Ovid

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Sad Quotes – The heart reeks of sadness and pain, the face exposes the fake happiness that never actually was pride.

There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.

– Tupper

A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants, and how much more unhappy he might be than he really is.

– Joseph Addison

Dwelling on the past only blinds you to the future.

– Andrew Boyd

It was then, staring into the fear, that my tortured existence was truly born.

– Anonymous

We ignore the ones who adore us, and adore the ones who ignore us.

– Anonymous

We are more unhappy to see people ahead of us than happy to see people behind us.

– Montaigne

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.

– Thomas Carlyle

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.

– Cynthia Nelms

Nothing thicker than a knife’s blade separates happiness from melancholy.

– Virginia Woolf

Tears are words that need to be written.

– Paulo Coelho

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.

– Alfred Austin

The sun kept on with its slipping away, and I thought how many small good things in the world might be resting on the shoulders of something terrible.

– Carol Rifka Brunt

I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad.

– Shakespeare

I found more joy in sorrow than you could find in joy.

– Sara Teasdale

Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue.

– Andre Gide

If you are bitter at heart, sugar in the mouth will not help you.

– Yiddish Proverb

Nothing is miserable unless you think it so.

– Boethius

Since unhappiness excites interest, many, in order to render themselves interesting, feign unhappiness.

– Joseph Roux

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

– Leonardo da Vinci

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean de La Fontaine

Behind my smile is everything you’ll never understand.

– Anonymous

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Sad Quotes – It’s sad when you realize you aren’t as important to someone as you thought you were.

She says that beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s the middle that counts the most.

Sandra Bullock

It’s better to be lonely than to be played by wrong people.

– Anonymous

Smile, even if it’s a sad smile because sadder than a sad smile is a sadness of not knowing how to smile.

– Anonymous

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.

– Dante

Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad.

– Christina G. Rossetti

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.

– William Shakespeare

A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants, and how much more unhappy he might be that he really is.

– Joseph Addison

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.

– Taraji P. Henson

It takes a minute to like someone, an hour to love someone but to forget someone takes a lifetime. You couldn’t erase the past. You couldn’t even change it. But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right. People just get kicks out of making other people sad.

– Maisie Williams

Sometimes pain is so unmanageable that the idea of spending another day with it seems impossible. Other times pain acts as a compass to help you through the messier tunnels of growing up. But pain can only help you find happiness if you remember it.

– Adam Silvera

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

– Haruki Murakami

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

– Wizard of Oz

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

– Carl Jung

Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

– Clive Barker

Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours.

– William Osler

Sadly we do not even know that the end has not yet begun and that we have lost the beloved from the very beginning.

– Anonymous

You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

Desperation has calmed down, turned into a friendly sadness that prevents me from reacting, prevents me from making plans, prevents me from even suffering – it simply numbs me, immobilizes it, is a kind of anesthesia.

– Anonymous

I know so many last words. But I will never know hers.

– John Green

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.

– Cynthia Nelms

You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.

– Fannie Flagg

In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.

– Charlie Brown

I must have loved you a lot.

– Suzanne Collins

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.

– Marcus Aurelius

It is such a secret place, the land of tears.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.

– Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.

– Jonathan Safran Foer

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

– Jim Rohn

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

– Emily Dickinson

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream: it may be so the moment after death.

– Nathaniel Hawthorne

A man dies… only a few circles in the water prove that he was ever there. And even they quickly disappear. And when they’re gone, he’s forgotten, without a trace, as if he’d never even existed. And that’s all.

– Wolfgang Borchert

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.

– Seneca

For we are born in other’s pain, and perish in our own.

– Francis Thompson

The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

– Carl Jung

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Sad Quotes – At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean De La Fontaine

You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes.

– Lauren Oliver

There you go…let it all slide out. Unhappiness can’t stick in a person’s soul when it’s slick with tears.

– Shannon Hale

Be not arrogant when fortune smiles, or dejected when she frowns.

– Decimius Magnus Ausonius

Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence. When you’re unhappy, you get to pay a lot of attention to yourself. You get to take yourself oh so very seriously.

– Tom Robbins

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Sad Quotes – Never let the pain from your past punish your present and paralyze your future.

Unhappiness. There are all kinds of unhappy people in the world. I suppose it would be no exaggeration to say that the world is composed entirely of unhappy people.

– Osamu Dazai

When I do see a picture of myself that has been touched up too much, I do get a bit sad… it makes me look like a hypocrite. It breaks my heart. I would rather shoot a magazine and shoot my flaws, but that’s not up to me.

– Kendra Wilkinson

Of course, you decide which story you want to tell. For me, it’s been very authentic, so sometimes I’m super happy, and I post four pictures one after the other; sometimes I’m busy, and I don’t. Sometimes I’m sad, and I post a sad picture.

– Chiara Ferragni

It’s sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age.

– Amanda Seyfried

I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we’re sad, and being yellow when we’re cowards, and when we’re mad, we’re red.

– Dolly Parton

Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.

– Chief Joseph

If we don’t make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America.

– Louis Farrakhan

I’ve had an amazing life, but I think I was born with a little bit of sadness in me. I’ve always been attracted to those things, whether it’s sad movies, sad music… when you’re sad, you feel everything in a greater way than you do when you’re happy.

– Sam Smith

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

People talk about games and loneliness – it’s a lonely activity. I didn’t understand that. ‘Gears of War’ was the first multiplayer game for me that I enjoyed. But I wasn’t sad. I liked being alone. I liked playing games by myself. I had lots of companionship at the house.

– Tim Schafer

My style is bad white-boy dancing. I can do swing a little bit, but nothing beyond that. My solo dancing is sad. I use my arms, badly.

– Robin Williams

Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.

– Horace

I feel like modern country is deliberately dumbing down the human race. They’re deliberately making people take glory in being uneducated and racist, and it’s just sad. I think it’s absolute mind control.

– Jim James

I’ve had tons of bullies who would call me retarded, even on my Facebook page. It’s sad and it really hurts. I want to tell people not to use the word. Don’t say your friend’s retarded when they do something foolish. If you have a disability, keep working hard. Whatever it takes, do it, and don’t be mean to people.

– Lauren Potter

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Sad Quotes – The walls we build around us keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

I feel like modern country is deliberately dumbing down the human race. They’re deliberately making people take glory in being uneducated and racist, and it’s just sad. I think it’s absolute mind control.

– Jim James

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.

– George Eliot

 

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