44 Sad Quotes

Sad Quotes

Sad Quotes

 


 

“Sadness flies away on the wings of time.”

-Jean de La Fontaine

 


 

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

-Joshua Wisenbaker

 


 

“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

 


 

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

-Nikolai Gogol

 


 

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”

-Leonardo da Vinci

 


 

“Life is made of so many partings welded together.”

-Charles Dickens

 


 

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

-Jonathan Safran Foer

 


 

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

-Henry Rollins

 


 

“Your sadness is a gift. Don’t reject it. Don’t rush it. Live it fully and use it as fuel to change and grow.”

-Maxime Lagacé

 


 

“Tears are words the heart can’t express.”

-Gerard Way

 


 

“Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.”

-Percy Bysshe Shelley

 


 

“The sadness will last forever.”

-Vincent van Gogh

 


 

“When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.”

-Frank Ocean

 


 

“When you lose, do not lose the lesson.”

-Dalai Lama

 


 

“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

 


 

“Trifles make the sum of life.”

-Charles Dickens

 


 

“Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah.”

-Leonard Cohen

 


 

“The opposite of love is indifference.”

-Shane Parrish

 


 

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

-Dante Alighieri

 


 

“I am just another dot in the world.”

-Yayoi Kusama

 


 

“For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you.”

-Kahlil Gibran

 


 

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

-E.A. Bucchianeri

 


 

“Every heart has its own skeletons.”

-Leo Tolstoy

 


 

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

-R.M. Drake

 


 

“Sometimes you laugh because you’ve got no more room for crying.”

-Terry Pratchett

 


 

“Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.”

-Emily Brontë

 


 

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.”

-Jane Austen

 


 

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

-Carl Jung

 


 

“Chasing happiness is guaranteed to make to you unhappy.”

-Ed Latimore

 


 

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

-Rumi

 


 

“Ninety-nine percent of your problems are created by you because you take life seriously.”

-Osho

 


 

“Never be afraid of tears. Tear-filled eyes are capable of seeing truth. Tear-filled eyes are capable of seeing the beauty of life.”

-Osho

 


 

“The more secrets you have, the less happy you’re going to be.”

-Naval Ravikant

 


 

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

-Yoko Ono

 


 

“The trouble is, you think you have time.”

-Jack Kornfield

 


 

“I am nobody! Who are you? Are you a nobody, too?”

-Emily Dickinson

 


 

“A long life makes acquaintance with a thousand ills.”

-Publius Syrus

 


 

“What brings us to tears, will lead us to grace. Our pain is never wasted.”

-Bob Goff

 


 

“In the valley of sorrow, spread your wings.”

-Susan Sontag

 


 

“We forge the chains we wear in life.”

-Charles Dickens

 


 

“Nothing changes if nothing changes.”

-Mel Robbins

 


 

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

-Oprah Winfrey

 


 

“There are two medicines for all ills: time and silence.”

-Alexander Dumas

 


 

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.”

-Kahlil Gibran