101 Sad Quotes About Life

This collection of sad quotes on love and life will uplift your spirit. Sadness is considered one of the basic human emotions and is a natural response to situations that involve psychological, emotional or physical pain.

Sadness affects everyone at some time, that’s why today we wanted to bring you these beautiful quotes about sadness.

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Famous quotes about sadness

The walls that we build around us to keep out the sadness, also prevent joy from entering. Jim Rohn

We gain strength thanks to pain and sadness. Every time we die, we learn to live again.

There is nothing more depressing than having everything and still feeling sad.

Sadness is one of the vibrations that prove that we are alive. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

It’s sad when you realize you’re not as important to someone as you thought you were.

When you are happy, you enjoy music. But, when you are sad, you understand the letter.

The real pain is that which is suffered without witnesses. Marco Valerio Marcial

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It is the transition that is problematic. Jimi Hendrix

Dying seems less sad than having lived very little. Gloria Steinem

There is no greater sorrow than remembering in misery the moment we were happy. Dante

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

Sadness is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends. African proverb

First, accept the sadness. Realize that without losing, winning is not so good. Alyssa Milano

Do not make someone your everything. Because when they are gone, you have nothing.

Sadness is not inherent in things; it does not come from the world or from its contemplation. It is a product of our own thinking. Emile Durkheim

Living in the past only blinds you to the future. Andrew Boyd

Just as the hands of a clock go nowhere, anxious thoughts make us go round and round without taking us anywhere! Guy Finley

My feeling is that there is nothing better in life than refraining from hurting others and comforting those who are sad. Olive Schreiner

Sadness usually results from one of the following causes: when a man is unsuccessful or when he is ashamed of his success. Seneca

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

Sadness is no more than a wall between two gardens. Kahlil Gibran

There is no worse sadness than remembering happiness in a day of pain. Alfred De Musset

In general, people think that I am a strong and happy person … but behind my smiles they simply do not know how much I am suffering.

What is deservedly suffered must be borne calmly, but when the pain is not deserved, let us resist. Ovid

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Smile because you had the opportunity, cry because you lost it.

Man could not live if he were completely impervious to sadness. Many pains can only be endured when they are embraced, and the pleasure that is experienced in them naturally has a somewhat melancholic character. Emile Durkheim

The sad soul in tastes cries. Mateo Alemán

Those who are closest to you are the ones who hurt you the most.

I smile and that’s not why I’m happy, but sometimes I smile to hide the sadness.

There are times when, even for the sober eye of reason, the world of our sad humanity must assume the aspect of Hell. Edgar Allan Poe

The pains can be explained in a truly lived life, grief and loss accumulate as possessions. Stefan Kanfer

It is a moment in which the spirit of one is tenuous and sad, one does not know why; When the past looks like a desolation swept away by the storm, life is a vanity and a burden, and the future is a road to death. Mark Twain

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

Laugh and the world laughs with you, cries, and cries alone. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

If you are bitter from the heart, the sugar in your mouth will not help. Yiddish proverb

When the penalties arrive, they do not arrive as solitary spies, but in battalions. William Shakespeare

Why is my existence so perfect with dark places? And why do not I care anymore? Lemuel WH Ranier

Sadness is almost never anything other than a form of fatigue. Andre Gide

Courage and joy will not only take you to the difficult places of life, but will allow you to offer comfort and help to the weak in heart and comfort you in the sad hours. William Osler

Crying is cleaning. There is a reason for tears, happiness or sadness. Dionne Warwick

Sadness always occupies the interior of the joys of man. Chateaubriad

It is loneliness that makes the noise louder. This is true for both men and dogs. Eric Hoffer

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The word “happiness” would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. Carl Gustav Jung

We are more discontented to see happy people in front of us than to see the people behind us. Montaigne

The ones you love the most are usually the ones who hurt you the most.

You can not prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent them from making a nest in your hair. Chinese proverb

The heart was made to be broken. Oscar Wilde

Beauty and sadness always go hand in hand. George MacDonald

Tears are words that the heart can not express.

Everyone has a moment to stand with their heads held high, everyone has time to collapse and cry.

My pain turned to sadness and my sadness to anger. My anger turned into hatred and I forgot how to smile.

Every man has his secret sorrows that the world does not know; and many times we call a cold man when he is just sad. Henry Wadsworth

The only one interested in hearing your sad story is you; And you even wish you did not have to relive it! Guy Finley

I found more joy in the pain than you could find in joy. Sara Teasdale

It was then, looking at the fear, that my tortured existence was really born.

I want to paint something that is beautiful, something perfect. So that it is full of sadness. Gary Hume

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can free 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 the other way around. Eugene Ionesco

For me, the opposite of happiness is not sadness but boredom. Sushant Singh Rajput

Hate people is like burning your house to kill a rat. Henry Fosdick

The best and the worst, light and darkness, right and wrong, happiness and sadness: all come together to form the miracle that is life, and none can exist without the other. Silvetris

There is a joy in pain that no one but a mourner can know.

Life is like a video game. Only there is not a reset button.

There comes a time when you feel lonely no matter how much company you have …

Since unhappiness arouses interest, many, to make themselves interesting, pretend unhappiness. Joseph Roux

We all have sadness in our lives and things that we can take advantage of. Sherilyn Fenn

The absence of love is the most abject pain. Herr Lipp

I can see the comic side of things and enjoy the fun when needed; but look where I look, it always seems more sad than joy in life. Jerome K. Jerome

I’m afraid of being forgotten. Because it seems that everyone I approach ends up forgetting me.

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A tragedy does not need to have blood and death; it is enough that everything is full of that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy. Jean Racine

The fact that I let you go does not mean that I want you to leave.

Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It is much easier to get angry with someone than to tell them that you are hurt. Tom Gates

Even in times of great sadness, there are always times when we laugh. Selenis Leyva

I’d rather have a fool to make me happy, than experience it to make me sad. William Shakespeare

Anger, tears and sadness are only for those who gave up. Katie Gill

There is so much sadness in the world that we are all obligated to contribute with as much joy as we can. John Sutherland Bonnel

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

The sun can rise and set. If your sun has set, do not worry. I am your moon I can give you a light in the dark.

Every time I do something right,
nobody seems to remember.
But when I do something wrong,
nobody can forget it.

At some point, you must realize that some people may remain in your heart but not in your life.

I think everyone feels lonely in their sadness, it takes a certain courage to listen to the sad stories of other people. Brandon Stanton

Love does not know its own depth until the time of separation. Kahlil Gibran

Freedom is what I want, pain and hate is what I have.

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

Sometimes I like to be in the rain, because nobody can say I’m crying.

Do not cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

We ignore those who adore us and we adore those who ignore us.

It is easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die. Chuck Palahniuk

Sometimes, a plan is just a list of things that do not happen.

Melancholy and sadness are the beginning of doubt … doubt is the beginning of despair; Despair is the cruel beginning of the different degrees of evil. Comte de Lautreamont

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

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

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

If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours.

Time does not heal wounds, it only makes them grow old enough to get used to pain.

All good things must come to an end, but all bad things can continue forever.

Ignore me I do not care. I’m used to it anyway. I am invisible.

I wanted to understand the pain and the human condition, which is full of pain, regret and sadness, with some happiness, if you are lucky. Kim Cattrall

A mirror shows your exterior image, but never your pain inside.

No one deserves your tears, but whoever deserves it will not make you cry. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nothing is miserable unless you think so. Boethius

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The true sadness of the fifties is not that you change so much, but that you change very little. Max Lerner

… there are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad together with others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. Nicole Krauss

I’m sick of making things worse.
I’m sick of being hurt.
I’m tired of crying to sleep.
I’m tired of hating everything.
I’m tired of faking a smile.
I’m sick of feeling like this.
I’m sick of disappointing people.
I’m sick of being me.

Unhappy is the one to whom memories of childhood only bring fear and sadness. HP Lovecraft

I turned the sadness into a hymn for not letting anything or anyone stop them. Bebe Rexha

In the book of life, the answers are not on the back. Charlie Brown

There is not enough darkness in the whole world to turn off the light, not even a small candle. Robery Alden

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