Sad Quotes To Help You When You’re Mood Swept

Sad Quotes

The term “sad” refers to a state of emotional distress, unhappiness, or sorrow. It is a subjective feeling that people experience when they are going through challenging situations, feeling disappointed, lonely, or overwhelmed. Sadness is a natural and common human emotion, and it can be triggered by various factors such as loss, disappointment, frustration, or even certain chemical imbalances in the brain.

People express sadness in different ways, including crying, withdrawing from social interactions, feeling lethargic, or experiencing a general sense of low mood. While sadness is a normal part of the human experience, prolonged or intense sadness may be indicative of more serious emotional issues such as depression. It’s important to acknowledge and address feelings of sadness, and seeking support from friends, family, or mental health professionals can help cope with and overcome such emotions.

Sad Quotes

1. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.”
— Ella Harper

2. “Never feel regret for your own decisions. If, you will not respect your own decisions, who else will?”
— Invajy

3. “I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.”
— Charlie Chaplin

4. “I know how to love you, but not how to stop loving you.”
— Invajy

5. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.”
— Jean de La Fontaine

6. “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”
— Zora Neale Hurston

7. “Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever.”
— Anonymous

8. “I do believe that if you haven’t learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.”
— Nana Mouskouri

9. “Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.”
— Jasmine Warga

10. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
— Dr. Seuss

11. “To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.”
— J.K. Rowling

12. “It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.”
— Miguel de Unamuno

13. “There are two types of people in the world: Those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.”
— Nicole Krauss

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

15. “Relationship is like a glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave it broken instead of hurting yourself while trying to put them back together.”
— Anonymous

16. “Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.”
— Oscar Wilde

17. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.”
— Alyssa Milano

18. “Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you.”
— Lauren Conrad

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

20. “Tears are words that need to be written.”
— Paulo Coelho

21. “Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.”
— Steven Tyler

22. “You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go.”
— C.C Aurel

23. “One thing you can’t hide is when you’re crippled inside.”
— John Lennon

24. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”
— Stephen Chbosky

25. “People keep telling me that life goes on, but to me that’s the saddest part.”
— Anonymous

26. “Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it’s no worse than it is.”
— Margaret Mitchell

27. “Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.”
— Truman Capote

28. “The good life is not one immune to sadness but one in which suffering contributes to our development.”
— Alain de Botton

29. “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

30. “To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.”
— Dorothy Thompson

31. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.”
— Ashleigh Brilliant

32. “With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.”
— Percy Bysshe Shelley

33. “Our dead are never dead to us until we have forgotten them.”
— George Eliot

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

35. “When you’ve suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.”
— Yann Martel

36. “Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.”
— Maya Watson

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

38. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.”
— Stephen R. Covey

39. “There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you.”
— Steve Maraboli

40. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.”
— David Levithan

41. “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

42. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.”
— David Levithan

43. “There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have a feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. So, I take the memories as they come, accepting them all, letting them guide me whenever I can.”
— Nicholas Sparks

44. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”
— Leo Buscaglia

45. “It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
— J.K. Rowling

46. “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 Morrisette

47. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”
— Norman Cousins

48. “Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel.”
— J.K. Rowling

49. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”
— Harriet Beecher Stowe

50. “Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can ever see and feel.”
— Tupac Shakur

51. “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

52. “In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.”
— William S. Burroughs

53. “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”
— Arthur C. Clarke

54. “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.”
— Kahlil Gibran

55. “One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.”
— Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis

56. “Sadness is also a kind of defense.”
— Ivo Andrich

57. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.”
— Jim Rohn

58. “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

59. “We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.”
— Pierre Corneille

60. “Sadness usually results from one of the following causes either when a man does not succeed or is ashamed of his success.”
— Seneca

61. “So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.”
— Rev. Dr. John Sutherland Bonnell

62. “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

63. “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

64. “You see, I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.”
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

65. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.”
— Anonymous

66. “Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad.”
— Christina Rossetti

67. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.”
— Rumi

68. “It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.”
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

69. “Your silence hurt me more than your words.”
— Invajy

70. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.”
— George Eliot

71. “The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.”
— Bob Marley

72. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.”
— Henry Rollins

73. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”
— Leonardo da Vinci

74. “Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you.”
— Veronica Roth

75. “When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world.”
— Mac Miller

76. “It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.”
— Willie Nelson

77. “Melancholy is the happiness of being sad.”
— Victor Hugo

78. “Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.”
— Mattie Stepanek

79. “You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.”
— Fannie Flagg

80. “Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.”
— J.D. Salinger

81. “There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist.”
— Mark Twain

82. “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

83. “Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.”
— Anonymous

84. “Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.”
— Joshua Wisenbaker

85. “Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.”
— Christopher Morley

86. “There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.”
— Alfred de Musset

87. “Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.”
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

88. “For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’”
— John Greenleaf Whittier

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

90. “People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they’ve been strong for too long.”
— Johnny Depp

91. “Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.”
— Eckhart Tolle

92. “He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.”
— Alexandre Dumas

93. “What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to us wind up in parentheses.”
— John Irving

94. “The sky cries for those filled with sadness.”
— Sonya Watson

95. “Sadness is the ambrosia of all art.”
— Frances Fong

96. “Your greatest highs come from overcoming your greatest lows.”
— Matshona Dhliwayo

97. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

98. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
— Jonathan Safran Foer

99. “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.”
— Clive Barker

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