Sad Life Quotes

Everyone experiences sadness at some point in life. However, its intensity may differ from person to person. A feeling like sadness can be voiced best with the help of famous quotations. This article is an effort to compile a set of quotations which can lend an expression to the emotion of sadness.
Though a perfect life of happiness is what everyone prays for, our lives are not complete without experiencing sadness. It helps us to accept as well as appreciate things that we may have taken for granted in our life. It is also said that the feeling of sadness brings us closer to God as we tend to remember him when we are going through difficult times. Hence, even though sadness is not a desirable thing, it teaches us values of hope, self-belief, patience, integrity and humility. Trying times also help us to strengthen the bonds of true friendships. Keeping this in mind, here are a set of quotes that will explain this universal feeling of sadness in a better way.

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

► I don't know if I'm getting better or just used to the pain. ~ Anonymous

► Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy. ~ Cynthia Nelms

► Behind my smile is everything you'll never understand. ~ Anonymous

► It sucks to be alone, even when there are people all around you. ~ Scrubs

► I wake up and think dreams are real. I sleep so I don't have to feel. ~ Anonymous

► The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. ~ W. M. Lewis

► For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been'. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

► Words hurt more than anything else can, because they last, sometimes forever. ~ Anonymous

► I wanna get lost from my life sometimes, sit on the side and watch the world go by, I wanna get lost and I don't know why. ~ Everclear

► I've learned it takes years to build up trust, but only seconds to destroy it. ~ Anonymous

► I didn't want to admit it. It was easier to lie. Hide the hurt and emptiness to smile instead of cry. ~ Anonymous

► Not all scars show, not all wounds heal. Sometimes you can't always see the pain someone feels. ~ Anonymous

► She says that beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it's the middle that counts the most. ~ Sandra Bullock, Hope Floats

► Every morning you get up and put on a fake smile...but what if one morning you didn't? Would anyone notice? ~ Anonymous

► Life doesn't hurt until you think about how much things have changed, who you've lost along the way, and how much of it was your fault. ~ Jamila M. Allen

► 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... ~ Anonymous

► Have you ever felt so alone and nothing makes sense? Well that's how I feel right now...I feel like I'm facing everything myself, with nothing but tears and a fake smile... ~ Anonymous

► We enjoy warmth because we have been cold. We appreciate light because we have been in darkness. By the same token, we can experience joy because we have known sadness. ~ David Weatherford

► They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. ~ Psalms

► Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable. ~ Wizard of Oz

► There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. ~ Dante Alighieri

► How sad to see a father with money and no joy. The man studied economics, but never studied happiness. ~ Jim Rohn

► Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ~ Khalil Gibran

► The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. ~ Louis E. Boone

► I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. ~ Helen Keller

► Clowns wear a face that's painted intentionally on them so they appear to be happy or sad. What kind of mask are you wearing today? ~ Anonymous

► It is a time when one's spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death. ~ Mark Twain

► There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. 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. ~ Carl Gustav Jung

These are some of the quotes which explain that sadness is something that each human being has to experience. However, sadness is always short-lived and we must be optimistic in our approach towards life. We should always remember that sadness is an integral part of our life and cherish the fact that it is always followed by happiness.
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