170 Being Sad Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Being Sad Quotes (Best in 2024)

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One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often. — Erich Fromm

The best thing for being sad ... is to learn something. — T. H. White

When the body is sad, the heart languishes. — Albert Camus

I'm the type of person who listens to like sad music when I'm sad to feel sadder, and to feel sorry for myself. — Troye Sivan

You see, one loves the sunset when one is so sad. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

They who are sad find somehow sweetness in tears. — Euripides

Perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone important changes while you were sad. — Rainer Maria Rilke

Sadness is also a kind of defence. — Ivo Andric

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. — Reba McEntire

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

Short Being Sad Quotes

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  • The day I am not able to fly will be a sad day for me. — Ratan Tata
  • Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. — A. A. Milne
  • Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth
  • The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. — Hannah Arendt
  • When you're happy you enjoy the music, but when you're sad you understand the lyrics. — Frank Ocean
  • The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. — Mother Teresa
  • Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. — Helen Keller
  • The best protection any woman can have... is courage. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Things must be felt with the heart. — Helen Keller
  • I may not be perfect, but i'm always me — Selena Gomez

Top 10 Being Sad Quotes

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If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you. — Paramahansa Yogananda

The day I am not able to fly will be a sad day for me. — Ratan Tata

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

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Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. — A. A. Milne

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Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it's like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that. — Robin Williams

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. — Hannah Arendt

Unhappiness does not come from the way things are, but from the difference between how things are and how we think they should be — Creflo A. Dollar

When you're happy you enjoy the music, but when you're sad you understand the lyrics. — Frank Ocean

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. — Mother Teresa

Being Sad Image Quotes

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Being sad quote by A. A. Milne

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. — A. A. Milne

Being sad quote by William Wordsworth

Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth

Being sad quote by Lauren Myracle

You should eat a waffle! You can't be sad if you eat a waffle! — Lauren Myracle

Being sad quote by Duncan Sheik

I actually think sadness and darkness can be very beautiful and healing. — Duncan Sheik

Being sad quote by Osamu Dazai

Now even if I die, no one will be so grieved as to do himself bodily harm. — Osamu Dazai

Being sad quote by Dorothea Dix

Be of good cheer, for sadness cannot heal the national wounds. — Dorothea Dix

Being sad quote Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.

Stop Being Sad Quotes

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Don’t be sad by what you see It’s true life has it’s miseries But one thing’s always worked for me Worry ends when faith begins. — Sami Yusuf

Being Doctor Who, I used to look at the clock and know at half past four we were going to stop rehearsing - and that was a sad moment for me because I wanted to stay in this beautiful, unreal world. — Tom Baker

When she is happy, she can't stop talking, when she is sad she doesn't say a word. — Ann Brashares

Being sad quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

Deep down, I reckon the sweetest moment will come when it's finally all over. When, at last, I know that I can stop fighting. Of course it'll also be a little sad. The sweetest moments, y'know, always come with just a little sadness. — Evander Holyfield

I think it's sad when people stop dreaming, or start losing hope. Because holding onto the bonkers dream might just turn out to be the most marvellous thing you ever did. — Miranda Hart

Yes, your family history has some sad chapters. But your history doesn't have to be your future. The generational garbage can stop here and now. — Max Lucado

It's funny how the world works, how we win and lose, how we can never really know what's ahead though we never stop planning. How we survive and move on. There's a sadness that comes with survival, but also more joy to be had. — Anna McPartlin

I tried to find a rhythm, and I stopped comparing myself to anybody else. One of the great phrases for me is "Compare and despair." If I compare myself to Kate Middleton or Dame Judi Dench, I'm going to come out at the bottom and be sad. — Jamie Lee Curtis

Come aboard if your destination is oblivion- it should be our next stop. We can sit together. You can have the window seat if you want. But it's a sad view. — Yann Martel

I enjoy being recognized. I'll be very sad if people stop recognizing me. I'll be very sad if I'm not interviewed, because that's a very amazing process. — Anupam Kher

I Hate Being Sad Quotes

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Now even if I die, no one will be so grieved as to do himself bodily harm. — Osamu Dazai

I hate the moment when suddenly my anger turns into tears — Timothy Keller

I'd hate to be a writer forever and never perform, and I'd hate to perform and not write. I get sad if time has passed and I haven't written or made anything. I'm an artist. — Kristen Schaal

Throughout the ordeal, I learned that getting mad was easier than being sad. Anger was something I could control. I could settle into an easy rhythm of blame and hate. Focus my energy on something than the ache in my heart. — Emily Giffin

Normally I hate people who whine all the time, but in your case, it would be okay to complain. Be selfish, say what you want once in a while. It's okay to let yourself be sad." -Kyo talking to Tohru — Natsuki Takaya

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What is to be done? We who are still half alive, living in the often fibrillating heartland of a senescent capitalism -- can we do more than reflect the decay around and within us? Can we do more than sing our sad and bitter songs of disillusion and defeat? — R. D. Laing

Why don't you have a room done up in every color green? This will take months, years, to collect, but it will be delightful-a melange of plants, green glass, green porcelains, and furniture covered in sad greens, gay greens, clear, faded, and poison greens? — Diana Vreeland

It is quite gratifying to feel guilty if you haven't done anything wrong: how noble! Whereas it is rather hard and certainly depressing to admit guilt and to repent. — Hannah Arendt

Change only one thing, change from misery to bliss. from sadness to celebration. And it can be done very easily because misery is an unnatural thing. — Osho

I got away from comedy because it wasn't being done in the way that I loved and the way that I could do it. It made me sad because I felt like it wasn't appreciated and no one was writing it so, 'I'll abandon it. — Sandra Bullock

The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and are painful and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil. — Donald Trump

While it is important to trash the governor, it should be done in the context of regret, sadness and balance. — Frank Luntz

I love what movies and television and all that kind of stuff has done to me through the years. I love that it can bring up all these different emotions in me - whether it's anger or happiness or sadness...whatever it may be. — Kevin Sorbo

What is sad is not to be able to do today what you have done in your youth. But what is good is to remember that - when you were able - you did it to the best of your ability. — Placido Domingo

Our thoughts really do create our lives. They've done a lot of research showing if you're an optimistic, positive person you will be a healthier person than if you're a sad, depressed, negative person. — Alana Stewart

Feeling Sad Quotes

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Write your Sad times in Sand, Write your Good times in Stone. — George Bernard Shaw

You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel. — Johnny Depp

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. — Laurell K. Hamilton

But what is memory if not the language of feeling, a dictionary of faces and days and smells which repeat themselves like the verbs and adjectives in a speech, sneaking in behind the thing itself,into the pure present, making us sad or teaching us vicariously. — Julio Cortazar

All good things must come to an end. — Geoffrey Chaucer

You lose yourself trying to hold on to someone who doesn't care about losing you — Tablo

Sometimes I get a little sad, and I feel like being alone. Then I talk to my cat about it, and he reminds me I’m James Franco. Then we dance. — James Franco

To all the broken-hearted and anyone feeling sad, may your hearts heal and may you feel happy in your lives.Flutter as the butterflies do. — Krystal

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Because you speak to me in words, and I look at you with feelings. — Anna Karina

Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore. — J. K. Rowling

Being Depressed Quotes

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Music is a science, it heals depression, it awakens, most people don't know, they just take music for an entertainment, something to dance to, and enjoy yourself and you go to bed and forget it tomorrow, music must never be forgotten, it's like a fountain that keeps on flowing — Peter Tosh

Every time there are losses, there are choices to be made. You choose to live your losses as passages to anger, blame, hatred, depression and resentment, or you choose to let these losses be passages to something new, something wider, and deeper. — Henri Nouwen

If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God you'll be at rest. — Corrie Ten Boom

If the praise of others elates me and their blame depresses me; if I cannot rest under misunderstandin g without defending myself; if I love to be loved more than to love, to be served more than to serve, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

You can be healed of depression if every day you begin the first thing in the morning to consider how you will bring a real joy to someone else. — Alfred Adler

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. — William Gibson

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There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality. — Anton Chekhov

Being Negative and Lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be pro active, and give a damn to achieve success! — Phil Heath

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Each moment is just what it is. It might be the only moment of our life; it might be the only strawberry we'll ever eat. We could get depressed about it, or we could finally appreciate it and delight in the preciousness of every single moment of our life. — Pema Chodron

Sad Depressed Quotes

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People cry, not because they're weak. It's because they've been strong for too long. — Johnny Depp

It's much easier to write when you're sad. But you can end up isolated and depressed because you almost need to put yourself in that situation to have that angst to write from. — Natalie Imbruglia

I didn't want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that's really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you're so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare. — Ned Vizzini

Black is not sad. Bright colours are what depress me. They're so... empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not. — Ann Demeulemeester

Depressed, anxious, sad, frightened? Yes. But I've never been bored. — Dustin Hoffman

Melancholy suicide. - This is connected with a general state of extreme depression and exaggerated sadness, causing the patient no longer to realize sanely the bonds which connect him with people and things about him. Pleasures no longer attract. — Emile Durkheim

because wherever I sat—on the deck of a ship or at a street café in Paris or Bangkok—I would be sitting under the same glass bell jar, stewing in my own sour air. — Sylvia Plath

Happiness in a tablet. This is our world. Prozac. Daxil. Xanax. Billions are spent to advertise such drugs. And billions are spent purchasing them. You don't even need a specific trauma, just 'general depression' is enough, or anxiety, as if sadness is as treatable as the common cold. — Mitch Albom

Yellow is a very favorable vibration for mental or intellectual activity, as it promotes a clear state of mind. Yellow heightens your awareness and alleviates depression, sadness, or any kind of despondency. Yellow vibration foods are: pineapples, bananas, grapefruit, lemons and corn. — Tae Yun Kim

This is my depressed stance. When you're depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you'll start to feel better. If you're going to get any joy out of being depressed, you've got to stand like this. — Charles M. Schulz

Sad Love Quotes

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beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living. — Bob Marley

How sad, a heart that does not know how to love, that does not know what it is to be drunk with love. If you are not in love, how can you enjoy the blinding light of the sun, the soft light of the moon? — Omar Khayyam

On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna). She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case. . . . — Mother Teresa

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Tears are words the heart can't express — Gerard Way

Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart. — Jim Henson

Love is also like a coconut which is good while it is fresh, but you have to spit it out when the juice is gone, what's left tastes bitter. — Bertolt Brecht

You have to hurt in order to know. Fall in order to grow. Lose in order to gain. Because most of life's lessons are learned through pain — Boonaa Mohammed

The greatest of men, they don't get too big to cry. They just loose faith in love and life. — Hank Williams, Jr.

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Those who are heartless, once cared too much. — Frank Ocean

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. — Anais Nin

Sad Face Quotes

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Do not let your heart become troubled by the sad spectacle of human injustice. Even this has its value in the face of all else. And it is from this that one day you will see the justice of God rising with unfailing triumph. — Pio of Pietrelcina

Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others are plain, honest and upright, like the broad faced sunflower and the hollyhock. — Henry Ward Beecher

I love walking down the street and seeing faces and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness. — Ric Ocasek

It would be wrong to refuse to face the fact that everything is fundamentally sick and sad. — Thomas Bernhard

Dare to wear the foolish clown face. — Frank Sinatra

Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day. — Markus Zusak

Isn’t it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully? — Esther Earl

I sometimes look into the face of my dog Stan and see a wistful sadness and existential angst, when all he is actually doing is slowly scanning the ceiling for flies. — Merrill Markoe

I have a congenital desire to contradict; my whole life is merely a chain of sad and unsuccessful contradictions to heart and mind. When faced with enthusiasm, I am seized by a midwinter freeze, and I suppose that frequent dealings with sluggish phlegmatics would have made a passionate dreamer. — Mikhail Lermontov

The life's story of great geniuses is a sad one, without much tangible reward, which does not inspire future generations to face a similar fate. Alas also, it stands to reason why so many talent will not come to sparkle on the artistic firmanent. — Joseph Haydn

Being Upset Quotes

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I'm not upset when a person wants to move around, because I want everybody to be happy and I don't want nobody to feel like I'm holding them in a situation they shouldn't be in. — Pimp C

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To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. — Ken Keyes Jr.

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. — Saint Francis de Sales

I wish children could grow according to their natural pace: sleep when sleepy, wake up when rested, eat when hungry, cry when upset, play and explore without being unnecessarily interrupted; in other words, be allowed to grow and blossom as each was meant to. — Magda Gerber

Make the decision and say, "I'm not letting that worry in. I'm done being upset when my plans don't work out. I'm not letting that stress in." Negative thoughts will still come to your mind, but you don't have to let them into your spirit. — Joel Osteen

Every time you examine your thoughts you’ll notice that whatever you’re upset about is rooted in a past you cannot change or a future that may turn out to be completely different from what you expect. — Mo Gawdat

Life happens. There is no point in being upset or down about things we can't control or change. — Amy Winehouse

Quite Franc-ly, I think I am an asset to this world we live in. I know that if I didn’t exist, there would be some truly upset people just waiting for me. A life without Franco is like a kitten without fur. That’s what my reflection told me. — James Franco

I have always been a Laugher, disturbing people who are not laughers, upsetting whole audiences at theatres... I laugh, that's all. I love to laugh. Laugher to me is being alive. I have had rotten times, and I have laughed through them. Even in the midst of the very worst times I have laughed. — William Saroyan

It sounds funny, but my biggest fear is that I'm not perfect. I'm a perfectionist, and I get upset when things go wrong or when I don't do well. I used to be very uptight, but I've learned to loosen up. — Nick Jonas

Sad Day Quotes

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The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear. — Percy Bysshe Shelley

Football is one of the world's best means of communication. It is impartial, apolitical and universal. Football unites people around the world every day. Young or old, players or fans, rich or poor, the game makes everyone equal, stirs the imagination, makes people happy and makes them sad — Franz Beckenbauer

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? — Dorothy Parker

I was very sad for many days when I discovered that in the world there were poor people and rich people; and the strange thing is that the existence of the poor did not cause me as much pain as the knowledge that at the same time there were people who were rich. — Evita Peron

Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins. — Gustave Flaubert

They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now — Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Better to have loved and lost than to live with regret. — Big Pun

Its good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. — Rumi

Someday, someday, this crazy world will have to end, And our God will take things back that He to us did lend. And if, on that sad day, you want to scold our God, Why just go ahead and scold Him. He'll just smile and nod. — Kurt Vonnegut

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More Being Sad Quotes

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Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love, Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek To be consoled as to console, To be understood as to understand, To be loved, as to love. — Francis of Assisi

Sad will be the day when the American people forget their traditions and their history, and so longer remember that the country they love, the institutions they cherish, and the freedom they hope to preserve, were born from the throes of armed resistance to tyranny, and nursed in the rugged arms of fearless men. — Roger Sherman

Nothing fills me with deeper sadness than to see a Southern man apologizing for the defense we made of our inheritance. Our cause was so just, so sacred, that had I known all that has come to pass, had I known what was to be inflicted upon me, all that my country was to suffer, all that our posterity was to endure, I would do it all over again. — Jefferson Davis

Even if death were to fall upon you today like lightning, you must be ready to die without sadness and regret, without any residue of clinging for what is left behind. Remaining in the recognition of the absolute view, you should leave this life like an eagle soaring up into the blue sky. — Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Food is one of life's greatest joys yet we've reached this really sad point where we're turning food into the enemy, and something to be afraid of — Jamie Oliver

The end for which we are created invites us to walk a road that is surely sown with a lot of thorns, but it is not sad; through even the sorrow, it is illuminated by joy. — Pier Giorgio Frassati

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 take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. — Carl Jung

The person who will give you unexplained happiness, will also be the reason for your unexplained sadness. — Zayn Malik

Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them. — Frank Ocean

I find I have to be the sad clown: laughing on the outside, crying on the inside. — James Gandolfini

You can always say sorry but the real apology is when you hear the sadness in their voice and see the look in their eyes. And you realize that they have hurt themselves just as much. — Kid Cudi

The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled. — Henry Adams

It’s impossible to experience joy without being sad, so are you really willing to give up joy so that you can avoid feeling sad? — Alex Hormozi

It would be my greatest sadness to see Zionists (Jews) do to Palestinian Arabs much of what Nazis did to Jews. — Albert Einstein

See your weakness as a reason to pray the more, it should not be the reason for sadness or to abandon your post. — T. B. Joshua

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

I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between. — Sylvia Plath

Being tired of all illusions and of everything about illusions – the loss of illusions, the uselessness of having them, the prefatigue of having to have them in order to lose them, the sadness of having had them, the intellectual shame of having had them knowing that they would have to end this way. — Fernando Pessoa

You ask me whether I am in good spirits. How could I not be so? As long as Faith gives me strength I will always be joyful. Sadness ought to be banished from Catholic souls... the purpose for which we have been created shows us the path; even if strewn with many thorns, it is not a sad path. It is joyful even in the face of sorrow. — Pier Giorgio Frassati

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. — Friedrich Koenig

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee. — Isaiah

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