Top 25 Sad Quotes

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

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

Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you. Jim Rohn

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Sometimes you weren’t supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone. Sarah Addison Allen

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. Helen Keller

Tears are words that need to be written. Paulo Coelho

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living? Bob Marley

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

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

Nothing is miserable unless you think it so. Boethius

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

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss. Thomas Carlyle

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. Jean de La Fontaine

Life consists of sadness too. And sadness is also beautiful; it has its own depth, its own delicacy, its own deliciousness, its own taste. A man is poorer if he has not known sadness; he is impoverished, very much impoverished. His laughter will be shallow, his laughter will not have depth, because depth comes only through sadness. A man who knows sadness, if he laughs, his laughter will have depth. His laughter will have something of his sadness too, his laughter will be more colorful. Rajneesh

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality. William S. Burroughs

Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us. Brian Jacques

Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance. Rajneesh

 Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

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

Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life. Miguel Angel Ruiz

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

Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground. Oscar Wilde

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

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Khalil Gibran