47 Sad Quotes
We all experience the feeling of sadness. Be inspired and motivated by these sad quotes.
Our collection includes
short sad quotes and famous sad quotes, plus quotes for when you are feeling
unhappy and miserable.
We all face unhappy times, but let these
quotes give you food for thought when you are going through these dark times.
We hope they give you encouragement and change your outlook, turning
the feeling of being sad into one where things don't look so bad.
Sad Quotes To Encourage You
When you make any decision in life: You can choose what feels good.
You can choose what makes you look good. You can choose to do
what is good or right.
David J.Lieberman, Never Get Angry Again
The number one saddest thing is when people do not make a
decision. And the second saddest thing is when the decision is not good
or right. Don't make bad decisions, if it doesn't feel good then maybe it is the
Life will put you through many battles and competitions that you
will have to indulge in. If you do not have the right self esteem,
you will end up losing the battle before you have begun.
Stephanie Beyer, Self Esteem
Self Esteem Quotes
Your self esteem is critical to happiness. With no self
esteem you do not see yourself as worthy, you don't have confidence
in your abilities, you may tend to see the world from a pessimistic point of
view which can then lead to bitter feelings. There are many resources available to help build your
If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being,
then I warn you you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
How sad it is when people are not doing what they are capable of.
In order to live without regret, you must work consciously,
developing courage, hope, gratitude, faith, honesty, compassion,
positive thought, healthy action,
trust, presence, acceptance of change, self-love and self-respect,
and a heart-honoring attitude."
Bronnie Ware, Your Year for Change
"The main reason people are not happy with their lives is because
they aren't living a life of service to others that are truly in need,
or they are even aware that they exist!"
If you are feeling sad, get out and help someone else. You will find
your sadness diminishing.
Success is like a mountain that keeps growing ahead of you as
you hike it… and there’s the very real danger that "succeeding' will take up your whole life, while the big questions go untended.
". . . happy people usually didn't just sit around thinking themselves
happy! Instead, both their level of happiness, and to an extent their mindset,
came as a result of their behavior and actions."
Martin Kaye, Self Esteem Mastery
"Everyone can think of the one thing that would make life better for them.
But people are not so quick to answer the second question: 'What are
you doing to make that change come true'."
How sad to hear people complaining or dreaming yet they take
no action to make things better, they just keep complaining and dreaming.
Beauty and love pass, I know... Oh, there's sadness, too. I suppose all great
happiness is a little sad. Beauty means the scent of roses and then the
death of roses-
F Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
Life is a storm that will test you unceasingly. Don't wait for calm waters
that may not arrive. Derive purpose from resilience. Learn to sail the raging sea.
We will always have seasons of struggles and testing. There are times
when everything we attempt to do will seem to go wrong.
T. D. Jakes, Hope for Every Moment
There are depressing days when everything we touch
seems to go wrong. You think if one more thing goes wrong, and then
it does! Don't let it get you down, don't give up hope, keep moving forward, remember the
saying, "This too shall pass." Don't stay sad and down, stay positive and
Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.
The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions:
could have, might have, and should have.
Louis E. Boone
As the quote states, it truly is a sad thing when someone looks back
and wonders what might have been. Taking a risk, trying something new
will keep you motivated. Every time we walk out our front door we take a risk. If you
have a dream or a goal take the action to make it a reality. If if you fail you will
learn something that didn't work!
The way you deal with life's situations changes when you start to
think more positively.
Alex Uwajeh, The Power of Positive Affirmations
Positive Thinking Quotes
Hope comes when you stop fooling yourself into thinking that the
struggles are completely negative.
Jessa Nowak, The Attitude Antidote
Short Sad Quotes
"To each of us some rain must fall because life is not always
cast in a play that has the script you expect or want."
Quotes about Strength and Courage
We all face disappointments and sadness, however our expectations
and wants can sometimes be unrealistic.
Never let the salt of your tears be tasteless in grief.
You can live your whole life not realizing that what you're looking
for is right in front of you.
David Nicholls, One Day
Words of Encouragement
"Self-pity" is just sadness, I think, in the pejorative.
Renata Adler, Speedboat
It is pitiful and pathetic when they only focus is on the individual. When
feeling miserable and depressed one of the best things to do is to get
out and help someone else who is experiencing more difficulties. And when
we are depressed it is hard to get moving, but we have to move, do something
otherwise we choose to stay in a bad place.
We all have to strive to improve our life and quit blaming
others because we aren't getting what we want.
Deanna Jewel, Unleash Your Inner Strength!
Only strong people can find happiness from the sadness surrounding them.
The ending of a love relationship is the beginning of a healing process.
Howard Parsons, Moving On Through Divorce
Sad Friendship Quotes
We can be heart broken over an ending, we can be bitter, but when a relationship
ends there is an opportunity for a new beginning.
Don't bury the treasure of your life under the opinions and
expectations of strangers.
Quote of The Day
If you fall, don't cry, rather try…. Try to rise above what pushed you
down and you'll be out of its reach next time.
Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion
"Holding onto the past is a recipe for an unhappy life."
Pearl Little; Julie Schoen, Christian Yoga
Some people get so stuck in the past it is sad to watch. No matter
what happens - move on. Don't stop because of one failure, or one bad
experience. Learn from it and keep living!
Feeling Sad Quotes
Not until we are faced with a crisis or sadness do we begin to remember
that if we only laughed a bit more, loved a lot more, and felt the simplicity
of loving ourselves-just a little more…this day would be the greatest day ever!
Good Day Quotes
There are certain levels of sadness that introduce you to parts of yourself
you never knew existed, and it's always a much purer version of you that
couldn't be any you-er than you. You fall in love with it and forget to move on.
Ibraheem Hamdi, The Cashmere Scarf
There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock
and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did,
the joy would be gone as well.
There are beautiful things in the world and there are sad things and when
they come together they make a star. The light is far away and the
strangest part is that the light is inside you.
Victor Lodato, Mathilda Savitch
Have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness
instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
Sorrow on another's face often looks like coldness, bitterness, resentment,
unfriendliness, apathy, disdain, or disinterest when it is in truth purely sadness.
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes
Almost all sadness comes from thinking about the past, and all worry from
thinking about the future - present-mindedness is your only safe haven.
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders
We all have our past, but none of us knows what the future holds. So
today is what matters. You can't change the past, you can't predict the future,
but you do have today - make the most of it!
I'm strong because I know my weaknesses. I'm wise because I've been
foolish. I laugh because I've known sadness.
Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare
Words of Encouragement for Men
We need so often in this life this balancing set of scales,
Thus seeing how much in us wins and how much in us fails
Helen Welshimer , Take A Walk
We all face failures, we all have setbacks, we all have days where
we feel sorry for ourselves. Anyone who tells you
that they don't is not telling you the truth. Focus on your wins, not on
Figure out what makes you laugh, and do more of it.
Figure out what makes you cry, and do less of it.
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman
Words of Encouragement for Women
Wise words - why be sad. Figure out what makes you happy and
stay focused on that!
Women think that they can make sad things go away by knowing
the reason that they happened.
Johanna Skibsrud, The Sentimentalists
Strong Women Quotes
Think of the things that make you happy,
Not the things that make you sad.
Robert E Farley, Thinking Happiness
Poems about Happiness
Inspiring words for when you are feeling sad.
"You need to let go of the resentment inside of you and don't let it shape
the way your life will be in the future."
Heather Rose, Depression Help
Holding on to resentment can make you a feel sad and
unhappy. Let it go, move on.
Famous Sad Quotes
The word "happy" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
While none of like the feeling of being sad, this quote reminds
me of the saying
"to appreciate the good days you have to experience the bad days."
Every one of us has something
even right now to be happy about: our health, our jobs, our families,
or an opportunity.
Joel Osteen, Daily Readings from Every Day a Friday
You can be negative or positive. You can be happy or sad. It is
all up to you. We may not be able to control a lot of things but we do have
control over our thoughts and our attitude. It's your choice!
Life will propel you into situations where the things that once worked,
no longer work. Time passing, carrying things or people out of our lives
as it brings new things and people into our lives, makes us sad.
Iyanla Vanzant, Yesterday, I Cried: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving
You only pass through this life once, you don't come back for an encore.
Words are tears that have been written down.
Tears are words that need to be shed.
Without them, joy loses all its brilliance and sadness has no end.
In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all and it often comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible except with time. You cannot now believe that you will ever feel better. But this is not true. You are sure to be happy again. Knowing this, truly believing it will make you less miserable now. I have had enough experience to make this statement.
A man who knew what is was like to be sad, Abraham Lincoln. He had many
hardships he had to endure. Take his words of wisdom to heart.
"One of the major reasons why people are not doing well is because
they keep trying to get through the day. A more worthy challenge
is to try to get from the day."
New Day Quotes
Jim Rohn's quotes truly defines what makes a sad day and what makes a good day.
There are two types of people in your life.
Those who nourish you, and those who drain you.
Those who help you grow, and those who are toxic to your growth.
Feeling sad and discouraged, look what and who surrounds your -
do they make you laugh, do they support you?
The people who are happy for your happiness and sad for your sadness...
keep them around.
Wise words for your happiness.
Our sadness and sorrows, joys and triumphs bind us in the common
thread of humanity.
Oprah Winfrey, The Wisdom of Sundays
Sad Friendship Quotes
Sad Love Quotes
Poems about Happiness
Share these sad quotes with someone who is feeling a bit down or experiencing dark days. Remind them
being sad is a feeling that we all go through. Sadness will turn to happiness, just
give it time. The feelings of being unhappy or feeling bad can lead to depressing thoughts. But we all
have the choice on what we focus on - focus on the positive!
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