Thoughts of Sad Quotes in English Life Love Feeling

Thought of the day on Sad

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

- Robert Alden Thoughts

I don’t know if it’s possible to take hate away from people. Not even people like us, who’ve seen firsthand what hate can do. We’re all hurting. We’re all going to be hurting for a long time. And we, probably more than anyone else out there, will be searching for a new reality every day. A better one.

- Jennifer Brown

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

How to be unhappy: stay inside all day, move as little as possible, spend more than you earn, take yourself (and life) too seriously, look for reasons why things won’t work, always consume, never contribute, resent the lucky and successful, never say hello first, be unreliable.

- James Clear

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before – more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.

- Charles Dickens (Great Expectations)

When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.

- John Lennon

People love each other for many reasons, not all of them good […]. They love each other because it’s easy. Or because they’re used to it. Or because they’ve given up. Or because they’re scared.

-  Nathan Hill

You say: “I did not think it would happen”. Do you think there is anything that will not happen, when you know that it is possible to happen, when you see that it has already happened to many?

- Seneca

Clouds release their sadness by crying until they can cry no more. When they have no tears left, they feel a great weight has been lifted, as heavy as the tears they’ve shed. We can release our sadness into the sky within us. When we feel sad, it’s okay to cry like the clouds.

- Haemin Sunim

Most people think that if they move somewhere else and change their environment, everything will change. Usually they end up re-creating the same results they had elsewhere. If you want to change your world, change your beliefs.

- Neil Strauss

Sad Love Quotes List

The more you love, the greater the risk. The less you love, the greater the regrets.

The more you love, the greater the risk. The less you love, the greater the regrets.

- Sad Love Quotes by Maxime Lagace

The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness. 

- Sad Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t let your heart be colonized by fear. 

- Jack Kornfield

Don’t let your heart be colonized by fear.

- Jack Kornfield Quotation

Tears are words that need to be written. 

- Paulo Coelho

Tears are words that need to be written.

- A Quotation From Paulo Coelho

The heart is the only broken instrument that works.

- T.E. Kalem

The heart is the only broken instrument that works.

- T.E. Kalem

It hurts to leave a light on for nobody. 

- Graham Foust

It hurts to leave a light on for nobody.

-  Graham Foust

In every parting there is an image of death.

- George Eliot

In every parting there is an image of death.

- George Eliot

I am just another dot in the world. 

- Yayoi Kusama

I am just another dot in the world.

- Yayoi Kusama

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

- Jean de La Fontaine

Suffering is a gift; in its hidden mercy.

- Rumi

Saying nothing sometimes says the most.

- Emily Dickinson

The trouble is, you think you have time.

- Jack Kornfield

In the valley of sorrow, spread your wings.

- Susan Sontag

You’re sad because you’re afraid of reality.

- Maxime Lagace

It’s much easier not to know things sometimes.

- Stephen Chbosky

This moment will just be another story someday.

- Stephen Chbosky

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

- Leonardo da Vinci

The funniest people are the saddest ones.

- Confucius

The sadness will last forever.

- Vincent van Gogh

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

- Oprah Winfrey

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

-  Dr. Seuss

Those who do not weep, do not see.

- Victor Hugo

Nothing changes if nothing changes.

- Mel Robbins

Sadness is also a kind of defence.

-  Ivo Andric

Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it’s dark.

- Zen proverb

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

-  Carl Jung

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

- José N. Harris

Percy let me go, she croaked. You can’t pull me up. Never

-  Rick

Having depression is being in an abusive relationship with yourself.

- Emily Dotterer

Sad Thoughts in English

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

Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.

- Herman Hesse

The clouds wept when my heart sang a song of sorrow.

-  Sonya Watson

Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.

-  Mattie Stepanek

Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.

- Rosa Parks

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.

- Nicholas Sparks

I have not broken your heart - you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.

- Emily Bronte

Me wondering why they don’t say nothing about a kiss being salty as a tear.

-  Lindsay Hunter

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

- David Levithan

How odd I can have all this inside me and to you it’s just words.

- David Foster Wallace (The Pale King)

Sometimes you don’t realize how much you care for someone until they stop caring for you.

-  Anonymous

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

-  Henry Rollins

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

-  Jim Rohn

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

-  Leonardo da Vinci

Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

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

- Queen Victoria

At the heart of every frustration lies a basic structure: the collision of a wish with an unyielding reality.

- Alain de Botton

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

- Naval Ravikant

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

-  Bonnie Blair

Don’t worry about me. Go and enjoy yourself. I’ll stay here and be miserable.

- Eeyore

Bad things happen and you can’t do anything about it.

- Timon (The Lion King)

The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why.

- Unknown

The more you consume, the sadder you get. The sadder you get, the more you consume.

- Maxime Lagace

Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart.

-  Lykke Li

It’s nice to have things to look forward to!

- Stephen Chbosky

Keep busy at something: a busy person never has time to be unhappy.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go.

-  Tennessee Williams

The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.

- Isak Dinesen

I was weeping again, drunk on the impossible past.

- Vladimir Nabokov

Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow.

- Louisa May Alcott

In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

-  Jim Rohn

Whenever sorrow comes, be kind to it. For God has placed a pearl in sorrow’s hand.

- Rumi

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

- Rumi

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

- Emily Dickinson

There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.

- Charles Dickens

No one is really going to help you or give you direction. In fact, the odds are against you.

- Robert Greene

Don’t desire happiness because it creates only unhappiness and nothing else.

- Osho

Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart.

-  Christina

I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind.

- George Eliot

And in the end, I said you would love me. We’re in the end and there’s only one of us here.

-  Dominic Riccitello

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

-  La Rochefoucauld

Nothing is worse than when someone who’s supposed to love you just leaves.

-  Ava Dellaira

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

-  Mario Teguh

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

-  Henny Youngman

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

- Kahlil Gibran

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

-  Richard Puz

I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it?

-  Faraaz Kazi

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

- Leonard Cohen

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

-  Miguel de Unamuno

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

- Kahlil Gibran (The Prophet)

It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.

-  Ella Harper

When you think your first falling in love, just then you realize your falling out of love.

-  David Grayson

Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.

- A.A. Milne

One day you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you… then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.

-  Aubrey Drake Graham

You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a belljar; starved for love.

-  Ayushee Ghoshal

Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares.

-  Aman Jassal

Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes you wonder whether things would have been different if you’d clicked ‘Send’.

- Faraaz Kazi

Let there be sunshine, let there be rain, let the broken hearted love again.

- Bruce Springsteen

Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb?

-  Faraaz Kazi

He taught me how to love, but not how to stop.

-  Anonymous

You ruin your love because you don’t think you deserve anything good.

-  Warsan Shire

The opposite of love is indifference.

- Shane Parrish

How could an Angel break my heart? Why didn’t he catch my falling star? I wish I didn’t wish so hard. Maybe I wished our love apart.

-  Tony Braxton

Love is never supposed to hurt. Love is supposed to heal, to be your haven from misery, to make living worthwhile.

-  Mia Asher

Losing someone hurts but if you truly love them you should let them go, one day you’ll be reunited.

-  Unknown

I’d rather love a million times and have my heart broken every time, than hold a permanently empty heart forever.

-  H.C. Paye

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

-  Charlie Brown

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

-  E.A. Bucchianeri

You know, I’ll be loving you still. The nights are lonely, the days are so sad and I just keep thinking about the love that we had. And I’m missing you and nobody knows it but me.

-  Shayne Ward

But grief makes a monster out of us sometimes . . . and sometimes you say and do things to the people you love that you can’t forgive yourself for.

- Melina Marchetta

Falling in love is like holding a candle. Initially it lightens up the world around you. Then it starts melting and hurt you. Finally it goes off and everything is darker than ever and all you are left with is the.. BURN!

- Syed Arshad

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

Sad Quotes About Life

Most of the trouble in life comes from misunderstanding. 

-  About Life Lucy Maud Montgomery

Most of the trouble in life comes from misunderstanding.

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.

- Charlotte Bronte

That’s what happens to dreams, life gets in the way.

- Jodi Picoult

Life is made of so many partings welded together.

- Charles Dickens

Trifles make the sum of life.

- Charles Dickens

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

- Norman Cousins Quotation

Life is a series of distractions from existential dread.

- Sahil Lavingia

You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go.

-  C.C Aurel

The good life is not one immune to sadness but one in which suffering contributes to our development.

- Alain de Botton

The sweetest part of being a couple is sharing your life with someone else. But my life, evidently, had not been good enough to share.

-  Charlaine Harris

The perfected future never arrives. Life is full of seemingly endless trouble, and then life ends. Find peace in the imperfect present.

- The Stoic Emperor

I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.

- Robin Williams

Life is lost waiting for the happiest moments and only realizing you’ve lived them once they become memories.

- Leo Christopher

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

-  Stephen Chbosky

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

Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother’s was worth a pocket watch.

- Ruta Sepetys

That is my work, to transform your life from a sad affair into a celebration.

- Osho

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

- Osho

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 life.

-  Plato 

The most difficult battles that you will fight in your life is that between your mind who knows the truth and your heart that refuse to accept it.

- Paulo Coelho

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

My sister will die over and over again for the rest of my life. Grief is forever. It doesn’t go away; it becomes a part of you, step for step, breath for breath. I will never stop grieving Bailey because I will never stop loving her. That’s just how it is. Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other. All I can do is love her, and love the world, emulate her by living with daring and spirit and joy.

- Jandy Nelson

Most of our life is a battle, a strain, the anxiety, the guilt, the despair, the immense sense of loneliness and sorrow, that is our life. That is actually what is and we are unwilling to face it.

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Happiness is one pole, sadness is another. Blissfulness is one pole, misery is another. Life consists of both, and life is richer because of both. A life only of blissfulness will have extension, but will not have depth. A life of only sadness will have depth, but will not have extension.

- Osho

Living with courage is facing reality. Facing reality is accepting that life is not only about happiness. On the contrary, it’s monstly about challenges, fears and sadness.

- Maxime Lagace

Rather than crying & craving for those who left our path during dark moments of our life, lets spend some time to thank them who stood and helped us to pass those dark paths.

-  Nehali Lalwani

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 to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

- Carl Jung

Sadness is silent, it is yours. It is coming because you are alone. It is giving you a chance to go deeper into your aloneness. Rather than jumping from one shallow happiness to another shallow happiness and wasting your life, it is better to use sadness as a means for meditation. Witness it. It is a friend! It opens the door of your eternal aloneness.

- Osho

Life needs both: thorns and roses, days and nights, happiness/unhappiness, birth/death. Be a witness to it all and you will know something that is beyond birth, beyond death; something that is beyond darkness and beyond light; something that is beyond happiness, beyond unhappiness.

- Osho

Feeling Sad Quotes

Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason.

- Feeling  by Alain de Botton

Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason.

- Feeling Sad Quotes by Alain de Botton

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

- Dorothy Thompson

The worst feeling is not being lonely. It’s when someone makes you feel special, then suddenly leaves you and you have to pretend you don’t mind at all.

- Nishan Panwar

The worst feeling is to be ignored once, then twice, then again and again by someone you consider precious.

- Betsy Kenton

The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve done everything you can to show someone you love them, and yet they still choose someone else over you.

-  Sad Quotation Bernajoy Vaal

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

People have said, “Don’t cry” to other people for years and years, and all it has ever meant is, “I’m too uncomfortable when you show your feelings. Don’t cry”. I’d rather have them say, “Go ahead and cry. I’m here to be with you.

- Fred Rogers

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

Feeling down, lost, confused, angry, jealous are all parts of the human condition. Don’t fight them. Understand them. Accept them. Love them and go beyond them.

- Maxime Lagace

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

Sad Quotes about Pain

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

- M. Kathleen Casey

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

- Joseph Campbell

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

- Kenji Miyazawa

Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure.

- Rumi

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

- Bob Goff

I’ve learned more from pain than I could’ve ever learned from pleasure.

- Unknown

There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.

-  Ashleigh Brilliant

Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.

- Sad Relationship Quotes by  Stephen R. Covey

You were merely wishing for the end of pain, the monster said. Your own pain. An end to how it isolated you. It is the most human wish of all.

- Patrick Ness

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

- Yoko Ono

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

Envy hurt exponentially more than heartbreak because your soul was torn in two, half soaring with happiness for another person, half mired in a well of selfpity and pain.

- Diana Peterfreund

If you’re sad, it’s okay to acknowledge your sadness. If you have pain that leaves you at a loss, it’s okay to talk about it. The reason we have difficulties is that we’re unable to accept the things that can’t be changed. Let them be and see what happens.

- Haemin Sunim

A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.

-  J.S.B. Morse

Sad Sayings in English

Every heart has its own skeletons.

Leo Tolstoy

The heart was made to be broken.

- Sad Quotes About Life by Oscar Wilde

It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.


It’s the love that goes through the hardest trials and survives that’s worth having.

-  Katie Ashley Download or Share

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

Frank Ocean

Hearts are breakable. Even when you heal, you’re never what you were before.

Cassandra Clare

We forge the chains we wear in life.

Charles Dickens

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

Jane Austen

Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t.

-  Sad Relationship Quotes by Stephen King

A long life makes acquaintance with a thousand ills.

- Sad Quotes About Life by Publius Syrus

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

Terry Pratchett Download or Share

I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It’s okay if you have to leave us. It’s okay if you want to stop fighting.

Gayle Forman

The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.

Carroll Bryant

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.

Sara Teasdale Download or Share

Just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean I don’t love you.

- Cecily von Ziegesar Download or Share

If any person is unhappy, it’s because he wished for happiness.

- Thibaut Download or Share

Constantly chasing happiness is the best way to stay unhappy.

Kunal Download or Share

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

- Jonathan Safran Foer

We can never “have it all” because “having it all” is a moving target.

- Paul Portesi

Breakup Status Quotes

I felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone.

-  James

It’s raining in my heart
like it’s raining in the city.
What is this sadness
that pierces my heart?

- Sonya Sones

Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you.

- Veronica Roth

Tears are far more beautiful than anything that you have with you, because tears come from the overflow of your being.

- Osho

Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.

-  Faraaz Kazi

I wore your promise on my finger for one year. I’ll wear your name on my heart till I die. Because you were my boy, you were my only boy forever.

-  Coco J. Ginger

But a part of me lies buried in lace and roses on a riverbank in France-a part of me is broken off forever. A part of me will be unflyable, stuck in the climb.

- Elizabeth Wein

Sometimes it takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.

- Unknown

If you didn’t remember something happening, was it because it never had happened? Or because you wished it hadn’t?

- Jodi Picoult

It was a fine cry – loud and long – but it had no bottom and it had no top, just circles and circles of sorrow.

- Toni Morrison (Sula)

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

Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.

- C.S. Lewis (The Silver Chair)

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

It still hurts that you’re doing completely okay, without me.

- Unknown

Perhaps, somewhere, some day, at a less miserable time, we may see each other again.

- Vladimir Nabokov

Blaming other people for things that are going wrong guarantees your continued misery.

- Justin Kan

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

- Henry Rollins

Sad Status in English

Missing someone special to you bring tears to your eyes, but remembering all the good times you had brings a smile to your face.

-  Nishan Panwar

I learned how to be happy because I know what unhappiness felt like.

- Lilly Singh

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

Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.

- William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)

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

-  Unknown

You are supposed to dry my tears, not cause them….

-  Unknown

A lot of you cared, just not enough.

- Jay Asher

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

- David Levithan

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

- Alexander Dumas

Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.

-  Violeta Parra

You’re sad because you’re wasting your potential. You know it, your family knows it, everyone knows it. Do something useful.

- Carlos Del Valle

Nothing sadder than seeing a person settle for so much lower than their potential.

- Ed Latimore

Your sadness is a gift. Don’t reject it. Don’t rush it. Live it fully and use it as fuel for change and progress.

- Maxime Lagace

The human condition is a good one in that no one is unhappy except by his own fault.

- Seneca

He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me.

-  Shannon A. Thompson

This genuine heart of sadness can teach us great compassion. It can humble us when we’re arrogant and soften us when we are unkind.

- Pema Chodron

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.

- Malcolm X

Man performs and engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear. That’s how he finds that he can bear anything.

- William Faulkner

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

- Robert Alden *

Chasing happiness is guaranteed to make to you unhappy.

- Ed Latimore

Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.

-  Nicholas Sparks

Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming.

- Rumi

Tears are words the heart can’t express.

- Gerard Way

I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.

- Charlie Chaplin

All man’s miseries stem from his inability to sit quietly in a room and do nothing.

- Blaise Pascal

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

- Joshua Wisenbaker

Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.

- Emily Bronte

Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can ever see and feel.

- Tupac

When you feel like you’ve had it up to here, and you’re mad enough to scream, but you’re sad enough to tear, that’s rock bottom.

- Eminem

Never say goodbye, because saying goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.

- Peter Pan (Peter Pan, Disney)

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

– Unknown

It’s just that I’m not sure I fit in here. There’s no one I can really talk to.

- Belle

The colder the winter, the warmer the spring. The deeper the sorrow, the more our hearts sing.

- Bambi

You said you’d always be there for me, but you’re not.

- Simba

People cry, not because they’re weak. It’s because they’ve been strong for too long.

- Johnny Depp

You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel.

-  Johnny Depp

Since I can’t be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again.

-  Susan Polis Schutz

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

- Jean de La Fontaine

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.

- Rumi

Sad Quotes in English

The fundamental delusion – there is something out there that will make me happy and fulfilled forever.

- Naval Ravikant

With self-knowledge and self-awareness, you become comfortable with the uncomfortable parts of yourself. With meditation, you learn about yourself.

- Maxime Lagace

Hearts are not had as a gift, But hearts are earned…

-  William Butler

Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place.

- Rumi

Do not be sad about what you do not have. Instead, be happy about what you do have. If you will be sad about what you don’t have, you will not be happy about what you do have.

- Leo Tolstoy

Be grateful to everyone means that all situations teach you, and often it’s the tough ones that teach you best.

- Pema Chodron

It is easier to be miserable because the whole crowd is miserable. It feels more comfortable to be with the crowd than to be alone.

- Osho

Modern society tends to emphasize buoyancy and cheerfulness but we have to admit that reality is, for the most part, about grief and loss.

- Alain de Botton

We are at war with ourselves, unhappy, dissatisfied, seeking something which we don’t know, violent, aggressive, corrupt, astonishingly miserable and lonely and suffering a great deal. Somehow we don’t seem to be able to get out of this, to be free of these conditionings.

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

But now the joy is gone and the sadness is back, the sadness feels like something deserved, the price of some not-quite-forgotten betrayal.

- Stephen King

Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don’t believe in the good old words because we don’t believe in good old values anymore. And that’s why the world is sick.

- Lin Yutang

I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active – not more happy – nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.

- Edgar Allan Poe

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty.

- Mother Theresa

Everybody wants to destroy misery, but everybody goes on desiring, and by desiring one goes on creating more and more misery.

- Osho

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

He soon felt that the fulfillment of his desires gave him only one grain of the mountain of happiness he had expected. This fulfillment showed him the eternal error men make in imagining that their happiness depends on the realization of their desires.

- Leo Tolstoy

We never actually live, but hope to live, and since we are always planning how to be happy, it is inevitable that we should never be so.

- Blaise Pascal

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

If you get more excited by the ways in which you entertain yourself than what you actually do or produce, you’ll never really be happy – you’ll just be constantly escaping.

- Tanner Guzy

Sad Friendship Quotes in English

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

Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle Everything I do is stitched with its color.

-  W.S. Merwin

Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.

- Mandy Hale

The way to my heart was shattered when you left me, but I was glad because your memories were invulnerable, locked inside my heart.

-  Anmol Rawat

We’re afraid that this anger or sorrow or loneliness is going to last forever. Instead, acting it out is what makes it last.

- Pema Chodron

When we are present and awake, emotions have a short lifespan, but when we’re unconscious, they can last for years.

- Pema Chodron

Seeking happiness is seeking sadness too. They are two sides of the same coin. Being wise is letting go of the coin.

- Maxime Lagace

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.

-  Alexander Graham Bell

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

-  Khalil Gibran

Sad Relationship Quotes

There is pleasure in feeding one’s melancholy…some shadow of daintiness and luxury that flatters us.

- Michel de Montaigne

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

-  John Greenleaf Whittier

I understand that if you have never suffered a broken heart, then you have never really known what it is to truly be alive.

-  Patti Roberts

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

- H.P. Lovecraft

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

-  Bob Marley

The sad ones are those who waste their energy in trying to hold it back, for they can only feel bitterness in loss and no joy in gain.

- John Steinbeck

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

-  George Eliot

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

- Alyssa Milano

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

-  Jonathan Safran Foer

The moments I most want to forget will be the lessons that stick with me forever.

- Leo Christopher

There’s death all around us. Everywhere we look. 1.8 people kill themselves every second. We just don’t pay attention. Until we do.

- Sad Quotes by Cynthia Hand

Don’t let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.

- Kid Cudi

Maybe it’s sad that these are now memories. And maybe it’s not sad.

- Stephen Chbosky

Sad Quotation in English

I know my heart will never be the same but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay.

-  Sara Evans

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

I guess that’s what saying good-bye is always like–like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go.

- Sad Quotes by Lauren Oliver

I wanted to kill someone and I wanted to die and I wanted to run as far and as fast as I could because she was never coming back. She had fallen off the face of the earth and she was never coming back.

Melissa Kantor

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 seem like a twenty-mile hike uphill. Depression is a part of you; it’s in your bones and your blood.

- Jasmine Warga

This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like a cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach.

- Wendy Wunder

She had tricked him. She had made him leave his old self behind and come into her world, and then before he was really at home in it but too late to go back, she had left him stranded there–like an astronaut wandering about on the moon. Alone.

- Katherine Paterson

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

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

Long time I been on my own, but now really I’m alone. I survive the killing, the starving, all the hate of the Khmer Rouge, but I think maybe now I will die of this, of broken heart.

- Patricia McCormick