Sad Quotes

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.-Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

 

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

 

 

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.-Arthur Koestler

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.-Steven Tyler

 

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.-John Steinbeck

 

 

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

 

 

Depression is the inability to construct a future.-Rollo May

 

 

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

 

 

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.-Willie Nelson

 

 

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.-Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

 

 

Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison. – Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.-Leonardo da Vinci

 

 

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

 

 

Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.-Franz Schubert

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Delicious tears! The heart’s own dew.-Letitia Elizabeth Landon

 

 

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

 

 

It’s a sad man my friend who’s livin’ in his own skin and can’t stand the company.-Bruce Springsteen

 

 

 

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

 

 

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.-Jean de La Fontaine

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

I had sadness for breakfast.-Andy Milonakis

 

 

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

 

 

Sadness is also a kind of defence.-Ivo Andric

 

 

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.-H. G. Wells

 

 

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 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 Ensler

 

 

They say it’s better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.-Conor Oberst

 

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.-William Cowper

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.-Sophocles

 

 

Tears are nature’s lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.-Christian Nestell Bovee

 

 

If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

A tragedy need not have blood and death; it’s enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.-Jean Racine

 

 

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

 

 

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.-Bill Blass

 

You have to let it all hang out, let go of the ideas that were more comfortable and embrace some of the sadness in your life.-Madeleine Peyroux

 

 

Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either.-Golda Meir

 

 

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

 

 

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy. – Helen Hunt Jackson

 

 

In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.-Henry Ward Beecher

 

A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.-Charles R. Swindoll

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