Sad Quotes, Sayings about sadness
I feel bad when you miss me, I feel sad when you don’t.
Sadness is the result of unhappy thoughts.
A wound heals but the scar remains.
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes just be an illusion.
Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had.
- Sara Teasdale
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad.
- Christina G. Rossetti
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield
For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, It might have been.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Never frown even when you’re sad ’cause you never know when someone’s falling in love with your smile.
A man’s sorrow runs uphill; true it is difficult for him to bear, but it is also difficult for him to keep.
- Djuna Barnes
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants, and how much more unhappy he might be than he really is.
- Joseph Addison
Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness.
- Italo Calvino
My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.
- Olive Schreiner
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
- Thomas Fuller
Smile, even if it’s a sad smile, because sadder than a sad smile is the sadness of not knowing how to smile.
Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.
- Tom Gates
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
- Marcus Aurelius
As I’ve gotten older, I find I am able to be nourished more by sorrow and to distinguish it from depression.
- Robert Bly
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.