30 Sad Quotes on Sorrow and Living Through It

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No one goes unscathed in this world. At some point, we experience life in all its colors and that includes the blues. Some days are tolerable, others are a lot harder to deal with. But with the help of our loved ones and our resolve to keep going, we start feeling better.

There’s no way around sorrow. There’s only getting through it – and we will get through it, in due course. Whether you’re reeling from a devastating loss, getting over a heartbreak or just having difficult days, your feelings of sadness are conveyed in these 30 sad quotes.

Sad Quotes

At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.

Sometimes you have to smile and act like everything is okay, hold back the tears and walk away.

The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy. – David Grayson

sad walls quotes

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

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

sad breathing quotes

It’s really sad how one day I’ll seem to have everything going right then the next day I’ll lose everything so fast.

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. – Leonardo da Vinci

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

sad change quotes

Why do people have to be this lonely? What’s the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness? – Haruki Murakami

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. – Jonathan Safran Foer

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

sad sorrows quotes

It’s hard to hold on to something that you know would never be yours in any way you think of, you just have to learn to let go and face the fact that while good things never last…some don’t even start.

Whenever I do something right, nobody seems to remember. But when I do something wrong, no one can ever seem to forget.

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. – Henry Rollins

sad knew quotes

I’ve cried, and you’d think I’d be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life. – Conor Oberst

Sooner or later everyone will cause you pain…You just have to figure out which ones are worth it.

People keep telling me that life goes on, but to me that’s the saddest part.

sad life quotes

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

Behind my smile is a hurting heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart. Look closely at me and you will see, the girl I am, it isn’t me.

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

sad crippled quotes

Sometimes I just want to give up, go crawl under my covers and cry myself to sleep. But I never tell anyone this because I know they won’t understand.

I do believe that if you haven’t learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness. – Nana Mouskouri

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

sad death quotes

Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression. – Jasmine Warga

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

I did not know how to reach him, how to catch up with him… The land of tears is so mysterious. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

sad tears quotes

Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. – Margaret Mitchell

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

sad feeling quotes

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

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

Sadness is always temporary. Share these 30 sad quotes to remind your loved ones that.

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