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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