80+ Sad Quotes That Will Leave You Crying A River

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These sad quotes will leave you so emotional that you could cry. At one point we will or, we have experienced immense amounts of sadness.

It hurts so bad but we owe it to ourselves to get rid of the sadness in the most healthy ways and places we know. Easy to look into places that could bring us more harm when trying to deal with sadness.

This list of sad quotes will help you relate to some of them. You will be encouraged as you know other people have experienced sadness and they are dealing or they have dealt with it.

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I pray you will be happy again and soon. If you have tried getting rid of your sadness for a long time without success. It is healthy for you to seek the help of a therapist.

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Editor’s Pick

  1. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” Jonathan Safran Foer
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Secretly Sad Quotes.

2. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

3. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.” John Green

4. “Trying to show that you have a mental illness to somebody who’s never had it is like trying to describe a new color to the colorblind.” Simmy Kors

5. “Maybe we all have sadness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” Jasmine Warga

6. “Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” Joshua Wisenbaker

7. “Those storms that you carry in your mind were meant to be conquered” Anamika Mishra

8. “Your brain hears all your pain but only your heart feels the pain.” Unknown

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

10. “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

11. “There are stars inside the universe nobody ever wrote about.” Laura Chouette

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Sad About Love Quotes.

12. “Tonight I can write the saddest lines I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.” Pablo Neruda

13. “So it’s true when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” E.A. Bucchianeri

14. “The saddest thing is to be a minute to someone when you’ve made them your eternity.” Sanober Khan

15. “I had someone once who made every day mean something.
And now, I am lost And nothing means anything anymore.” Ranata Suzuki

16. “It’s difficult for me to imagine the rest of my life without you. But I suppose I don’t have to imagine it. I just have to live it.” Ranata Suzuki

17. “The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.” Faraaz Kazi

18. “She had loved him for such a long time, she thought. How was it that she did not know him at all?” Cassandra Clare

19. “Loving you was like jumping into the dark side of a pool, and drowning.” Lori Jenessa Nelson

20. “No one can love you more than yourself, don’t be like a fool enticed with sweet wine and words. He was left burned into aches.” Daniel Oluwaseun

21. “Sometimes you walk away from some people only because you know in your heart they won’t be happy with you.” Garima Soni

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Deep Sad Quotes

22. “Don’t be sad when joy disappears from your life. Be sure It will come back in another form.” Rumi

22. “When you’ve suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.” Yann Martel

23. “You can’t keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.” Sharon Creech

24. “It’s okay to be sad. Pity yourself. Cry it out. But don’t get too comfortable with these emotions. Because the next step is: LET IT GO.” Charles F Glassman

25. “I just wonder if they’ve had that feeling too. The one where you realize it’s your fault that something beautiful is dead. And you know you weren’t worth the trouble.” Daniel Nayeri

26. “I was lost yesterday, I am found today and I will be forgotten tomorrow.” Santosh Kalwar

27. “We may trust someone again. But the fear of betrayal will always be there.” Garima Soni

28. “If you allow them to hurt you. Then they will continue hurting you.” Garima Soni

29. “I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes” Jeremy Aldana

30. “We try to hide our feelings, but we forget that our eyes speak.” Unknown

31. “I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human you know!” Unknown

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Short Sad Quotes

32. “Tears are words that need to be written.” Paulo Coelho

33. “Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you.” Lauren Conrad

34. “You fell in love with a storm. Did you really think you would get out unscathed?” Nikita Gill

35. “I hope you find someone who knows how to love you when you are sad.” Nikita Gill

36. “People aren’t born sad; we make them that way.” Nikita Gill

37. “I love death because life hates me.” Luffing Lourduraj

38. “We often confuse what we wish for with what is.” Neil Gaiman

39. “The sadness will last forever.” Vincent van Gogh

40. “Always the pawn and never the queen.” Katee Robert

41. “Everyone should be required to take a smiling class” Bert McCoy

Painful Sad Quotes

42. “Crying is how your heart speaks, when your lips can’t explain the pain you feel.” Unknown

43. “Don’t believe the things you tell yourself when you are sad.” Unknown

44. “All I want to do right now is cry and scream and let it all out because it’s killing me inside.” Unknown

45. “Everything dies once, only love dies twice.” Laura Chouette

46. “I kept our memories in me while I watched you lose your grasp of ours.” Verliza Gajeles

47. “The heart is the only muscle that gets stronger over time. And sadly, the only one we need not to.” Karl Kristian Flores

48 .”You can always count on tears to tell you what’s true.” Karl Kristian Flores

49. “Sorrow spares no one, and scars respect no person.” Sherrilyn Kenyon

50. “I am heartbroken, but I have been heartbroken before, and this might be the best for which I can hope.” Lemony Snicket

51. “I think how the world is still somehow beautiful even when I feel no joy at being alive within it.” Loung Ung

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Sad About Life Quotes.

52. “Some people are just not meant to be in this world. It’s just too much for them.” Phoebe Stone

53. “I am in that temper that if I were underwater I would scarcely kick to come to the top.” John Keats

54. “If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.” Criss Jami

55. “I wanted to cry but I didn’t, I probably should have cried, I should have drowned us there in the room ending our suffering.” Jonathan Safran Foer

56. “I wish I could hug my younger self. because I did not deserve that.” Unknown

57. “No one needs you in your bad time everyone wants you at a good time.” Jawad amir

58. “Pretended I was in control of my life. When that was so far from the truth. I’d never felt so lost.” Danielle Lori

59. “I think perhaps I will always hold a candle for you even until it burns my hand. And when the light has long since gone, I will be there in the darkness holding what remains, quite simply because I cannot let go.” Ranata Suzuki

60. “life for her was pure survival. A struggle. A test. There was hardly space in her life left for joy & peace.” Lala Agni

61. “One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else.” K.L. Toth

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Depressing Sad Quotes

62. “If someone has decided to walk away from you. Then accept it and start walking away from them too.” Garima Soni

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

64. “There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness.” Katerina Stoykova Klemer

65. “Sometimes I just want to go far, far away from where I can just scream my heart out to the wide-open ocean where no one can ever hear my loudest cry.” Syed Qassim Acabo

66. “There’s nothing good about goodnight when it means goodbye.” Jeff Thomas

67. “I am bent, but not broken. I am scarred but not disfigured. I am sad but not hopeless. I am tired but not lifeless. I am afraid but not powerless. I am angry, but not bitter. I am depressed but not giving up.” Healthy place

68. “But she hadn’t been able to take root. She’d remembered the wrong things, and forgotten too much. She’d remembered how to kill and how to hate, and she’d forgotten how to grow.” Naomi Novik

69. “Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut.” Sanhita Baruah

70. “It’s so difficult to explain depression to someone who’s never been there because it’s not just sadness.” J.K Rowling

71. “I love walking in the rain because no one can see me crying” Rowan Atkinson

Funny Sad Quotes.

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72. “Whenever I’m sad, you are there. Whenever I have problems, you’re there. Whenever I lose control, you are there. Let’s face it. You are bad luck.” Unknown

73. “If you think nobody cares if you are alive, try missing a couple of car payments.”

74. “I gotta stop saying “how stupid could you be?” I’m beginning to feel like people are taking it as a challenge.” Kevin Hart

75. “Honestly, I don’t even play an active role in my life anymore … Things just happen & I’m like ‘Oh, is this what we’re doing now? OK.'” Unknown

76. “Some things are better left unsaid. Which I generally realize right after I have said them.” Unknown

77. ” Me: I am finally happy. Life: Wait a second!” Unknown

78. “Relationship status, sleeping in my bed diagonally.” Unknown

79. “This too shall pass. It might pass like a kidney stone, but it will pass.” Unknown

80. “When I’m in the car and a sad song comes on the radio, I stare out the window and act like I’m in a movie.” Unknown

81. “Adulthood is like looking both ways before crossing the street and then getting hit by an airplane.” Unknown

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