100+ Sad Quotes

In moments of sadness and emotional turmoil, find solace in our collection of poignant sad quotes. These words of empathy and understanding capture the depths of human emotions, reminding us that sadness is an integral part of life’s journey. Reflect on the transient nature of sorrow, the power of healing, and the strength that arises from vulnerability. These quotes offer comfort, validation, and a sense of shared experience during difficult times. Let these sad quotes be a reminder that you are not alone, and that embracing and processing sadness can lead to personal growth, resilience, and ultimately, a renewed appreciation for the joys that life has to offer.

Sad Quotes

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.

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

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.

Depression is the inability to construct a future.

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.

Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.

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.

Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what’s in a name?

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

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.

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

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

Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.

For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.

‘Spring Day’ – I wrote main lyrics based on my personal experience with old friends. It is about my sad memories with him, and it makes me sentimental whenever I listen to the song.

Apart from the fact that your physical ability starts to decline, I also think someone in their fifties being childlike becomes a little sad. You’ve got to be careful.

Was there ever such stuff as great as part of Shakespeare? Only one must not say so! But what think you? – What? – Is there not sad stuff? What? – What?

I’m a comedian, and I definitely see the humor in a lot of things. I am also sad a lot. I cry often and easily. I think you’re supposed to feel all kinds of things.

We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common – which is – we all want to be happy.

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.

Disappointment is inevitable. But to become discouraged, there’s a choice I make. God would never discourage me. He would always point me to himself to trust him. Therefore, my discouragement is from Satan. As you go through the emotions that we have, hostility is not from God, bitterness, unforgiveness, all of these are attacks from Satan.

God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually. He will give you what you need when it is needed.

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.

God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.

Every day brings new choices.

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.

You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.

Heaven means to be one with God.

Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.

Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.

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

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.

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.

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.

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

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.

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.

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

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.

Sadness is also a kind of defence.

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

For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.

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

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

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

I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don’t think my fans need to be bothered with if I’m mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I’m making them happy with my show.

Can I see another’s woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another’s grief, and not seek for kind relief?

Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.

I believe in aliens. I think it would be way too selfish of us as mankind to believe we are the only lifeforms in the universe.

I never thought that I’d be a role model. Everyone kind of just made me a role model, and I hated that.

My stepdad provided me with an amazing childhood. I played outside like a normal kid, I rode my bike, I walked to school, but the happiest times were when I was acting.

If I’m able to use my voice to do good in the world then I definitely want to do that.

I think I’ve definitely had my rock bottom and I think that was probably right before I went into treatment where I said, ‘I definitely need help.’

My sisters and my mom, those people help me get through every single day.

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

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.

Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.

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.

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

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.

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.

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

Women get the attention when we get into the men’s arena, and that’s sad.

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

I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don’t think my fans need to be bothered with if I’m mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I’m making them happy with my show.

Can I see another’s woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another’s grief, and not seek for kind relief?

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

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

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.

Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.

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.

Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.

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.

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

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.

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

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.

When sparrows build and the leaves break forth, My old sorrow wakes and cries.

He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.

We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

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.

Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.

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.

Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?… I don’t know the answer, I know only that I can’t.

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.

When I seemed to be irritable or sad, my father would quote the learned Dr. Knight, and then say, ‘Just go to sleep.’ Like all smart aleck kids, I thought the advice was silly. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realized just how smart Knight was.

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.

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

The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.

It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.

The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt… doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.

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

Delicious tears! The heart’s own dew.

My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.

You left and I cried tears of blood. My sorrow grows. Its not just that You left. But when You left my eyes went with You. Now, how will I cry?

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

Everything’s complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness.

I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.

Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?… I don’t know the answer, I know only that I can’t.

I had sadness for breakfast.

The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains, I guess.

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.

When sparrows build and the leaves break forth, My old sorrow wakes and cries.

He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.

Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?… I don’t know the answer, I know only that I can’t.

I had sadness for breakfast.

The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.

When I seemed to be irritable or sad, my father would quote the learned Dr. Knight, and then say, ‘Just go to sleep.’ Like all smart aleck kids, I thought the advice was silly. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realized just how smart Knight was.

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.

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

The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.

It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt… doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.

Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.

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.

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

Delicious tears! The heart’s own dew.

My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.

My parents’ divorce left me with a lot of sadness and pain and acting, and especially humour, was my way of dealing with all that.

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.

You left and I cried tears of blood. My sorrow grows. Its not just that You left. But when You left my eyes went with You. Now, how will I cry?

Everything’s complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness.

I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.

Let us remember that sorrow alone is the creator of great things.

Sadness is a super important thing not to be ashamed about but to include in our lives. One of the bigger problems with sadness or depression is there’s so much shame around it. If you have it you’re a failure. You are felt as being very unattractive.

It’s a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me.

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.

Isn’t it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?

I was raised in an atmosphere of ‘everything’s fine.’ But as I got older, I was like, ‘Well no, everything’s not fine. There is stuff that’s sad.’ I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.

I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.

Let us remember that sorrow alone is the creator of great things.

Sadness is a super important thing not to be ashamed about but to include in our lives. One of the bigger problems with sadness or depression is there’s so much shame around it. If you have it you’re a failure. You are felt as being very unattractive.

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.

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

For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.

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

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.

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.

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.

Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.

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.

I was raised in an atmosphere of ‘everything’s fine.’ But as I got older, I was like, ‘Well no, everything’s not fine. There is stuff that’s sad.’ I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.

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.

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.

The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.

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

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.

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