130 Sad Quotes That Will Get You Through Your Worst Days

Human life has its ups and downs. Sometimes we feel happiness, sometimes we feel so deep sadness. All of this is a natural thing to happen because that is the reality or reality of life that we must live with sincerity and grace.

Sometimes we don’t realize how beautiful life is that God has given us. Sad, disappointed, happy, and failure are spices that seem to make life more meaningful.

Various trials that invite sadness and disappointment, are intended by God to provide lessons for us to always be strong in facing life. These trials or tests, such as a broken heart due to being abandoned by a lover, failing to try something, or betrayal by someone you care about.

You can express all your sadness with Sad Quotes. Through it, you will feel more relieved and lighter. Here are 130 Sad Quotes, expressions of the deepest feelings

130 Sad Quotes

  1. “The sweetest part of being a couple is sharing your life with someone else. But my life, evidently, had not been good enough to share.” – Charlaine Harris
  2. “It still hurts that you’re doing completely okay, without me.” – Unknown
  3. “Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” – Joshua Wisenbaker
  4. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.” – Unknown
  5. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” – Jean de La Fontaine
  6. “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” – Kahlil Gibran
  7. “One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  8. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
  9. “We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.” – Drake
  10. “The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a great sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire.” – Lemony Snicket
  11. “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.” – Nicholas Sparks
  12. “Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.” – Yoko Ono
  13. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!.” – Dita Von Teese
  14. “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  15. “Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.” – Oscar Wilde
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  16. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer
  17. “The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” – Carl Jung

Short Sad Quotes

  1. “In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.” – William S. Burroughs
  2. “The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.” – Alain de Botton
  3. “Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness.” – They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.” – Taraji P. Henson
  4. “We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.” – Pierre Corneille
  5. “We’re taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they’re of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration.” – Alanis Morissette
  6. “They say it’s better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.” – Conor Oberst
  7. “We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.” – Pierre Corneille
  8. “The good life is not one immune to sadness but one in which suffering contributes to our development.” – Alain de Botton
  9. “Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can ever see and feel.” – Tupac Shakur
  10. “Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.” – Eckhart Tolle
  11. “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
  12. “Life is too short to be angry or sad for long.” – Alphonso Davies
  13. “The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.” – Nikolai Gogol
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Sad Quotes For Best Friend

  1. “When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world.” – Mac Miller
  2. “There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.” – Joybell C.
  3. “For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been.” – ’John Greenleaf Whittier
  4. “A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.” – John Steinbeck
  5. “It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.” – Willie Nelson
  6. “Sad things happen. They do.  But we don’t need to live sad forever. Mattie Stepanek
  7. “There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.” – Mark Twain
  8. “Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.” – Horace
  9. “The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.” – Alexander Smith
  10. “He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.” – Voltaire
  11. “The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.” – Logan Pearsall Smith
  12. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” – Henry Rollins
  13. “It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” – Miguel de Unamuno
  14. “Better by far you should forget and smile that you should remember and be sad.” – Christina Rossetti
  15. “It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.” – Brigitte Bardot
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  16. “The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.” – Bob Marley
  17. “Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.” – George Jean Nathan
  18. “How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.” – Fred Rogers

Sad Quotes For Instagram

  1. “It’s pretty sad when you have to choose between the lesser of two evils.” – Meg White
  2. “Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret.  Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.” – Mark Haddon
  3. “It’s sad, something coming to an end. It cracks you open, in a way – cracks you open to feeling.” – Jennifer Anniston
  4. “You’re sad because you’re wasting your potential.” – You know it, your family knows it, everyone knows it.  Do something useful.” – Carlos Del Valle
  5. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.” – Stephen R. Covey
  6. “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.” – Unknown
  7. “It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” – Miguel de Unamuno
  8. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.” – Faraaz Kazi
  9. “If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart’s breaking.” – Thomas Otway
  10. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” – Ella Harper
  11. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.” – Ashleigh Brilliant
  12. “When you think your first falling in love, just then you realize you’re falling out of love.” – David Grayson
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  13. “You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel.” – Johnny Depp
  14. “Since I can’t be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again.” – Susan Polis Schutz
  15. “I cannot eat, I cannot drink; the pleasures of youth and love are fled away: there was a good time once, but now that is gone, and life is no longer life.” – Plato
  16. “Falling in love is like holding a candle. Initially it lightens up the world around you. Then it starts melting and hurt you. Finally it goes off and everything is darker than ever and all you are left with is the.. BURN! ― Syed Arshad
  17. “I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it? ― Faraaz Kazi
  18. “You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a belljar; starved for love.” – Ayushee Ghoshal
  19. “People love each other for many reasons, not all of them good […]. They love each other because it’s easy. Or because they’re used to it. Or because they’ve given up. Or because they’re scared.” – Nathan Hill

Sad Quotes For Whatsapp Status

  1. “He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me.” – Shannon A. Thompson
  2. “Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes you wonder whether things would have been different if you’d clicked ‘Send’. – Faraaz Kazi
  3. “Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable. – Nicholas Sparks
  4. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.” – Anais Nin
  5. “It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.” – Samuel Butler
  6. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
  7. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran
  8. “There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go.” – Tennessee Williams
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  9. “You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.” – Henny Youngman
  10. “””You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go.” – C Aurel
  11. Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart.” – Lykke Li
  12. “27. Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” – Jean de La Fontaine
  13. “Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love.” – Mario Teguh
  14. “It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.” – Bonnie Blair
  15. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is! – Dita Von Teese
  16. “Nothing is worse than when someone who’s supposed to love you just leaves.” – Ava Dellaira
  17. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  18. “I wish I could give you my pain just for one moment so you can understand how much you hurt me.” – Mohsen El-guindy
  19. “A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.” – Queen Victoria
  20. “It hurts to leave a light on for nobody.” – Graham Foust
  21. “As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.― Tabitha Suzuma
  22. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.― David Levithan
  23. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” – Henry Rollins
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  24. “Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.” – Paramahansa Yogananda
  25. “Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.” – Mattie Stepanek

Deep Sad Quotes

  1. “How could an Angel break my heart? Why didn’t he catch my falling star? I wish I didn’t wish so hard. Maybe I wished our love apart.” – Tony Braxton
  2. “You ruin your love because you don’t think you deserve anything good.” – Warsan Shire
  3. “The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” – Carl Jung
  4. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.” – Alyssa Milano
  5. “You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.” – Kirsten Dunst
  6. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky
  7. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer
  8. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.” – George Eliot
  9. “The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.” – Bob Marley
  10. “For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, It might have been.” – John Greenleaf Whittier
  11. “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” – Khalil Gibran
  12. “Sadness is also a kind of defence.” – Ivo Andric
  13. “When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
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  14. “Rather than crying & craving for those who left our path during dark moments of our life, lets spend some time to thank them who stood and helped us to pass those dark paths.” – Nehali Lalwani
  15. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Seuss
  16. “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
  17. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” – José N. Harris
  18. “Tears are words that need to be written.” – Paulo Coelho
  19. “Percy let me go, she croaked. You can’t pull me up. Never “ – Rick Riordan

Sad Quotes About Love

  1. “Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb?.” – Faraaz Kazi
  2. “And in the end, I said you would love me. We’re in the end and there’s only one of us here.” – Dominic Riccitello
  3. “Me wondering why they don’t say nothing about a kiss being salty as a tear.” – Lindsay Hunter
  4. “Sometimes you don’t realize how much you care for someone until they stop caring for you.” – Anonymous
  5. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
  6. “There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.” – La Rochefoucauld
  7. “Hearts are not had as a gift, But hearts are earned…” – William Butler Yeats
  8. “Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.” – Charlie Brown
  9. “The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve done everything you can to show someone you love them, and yet they still choose someone else over you.” – Bernajoy Vaal
  10. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” – Bucchianeri
  11. “Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t.” – Stephen King
  12. “The worst feeling is not being lonely. It’s when someone makes you feel special, then suddenly leaves you and you have to pretend you don’t mind at all.” – Nishan Panwar
  13. “Hearts are breakable. Even when you heal, you’re never what you were before.” – Cassandra Clare
  14. “You are supposed to dry my tears, not cause them….” – Unknown
  15. “I felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone.” – James Dashner
  16. “Missing someone special to you bring tears to your eyes, but remembering all the good times you had brings a smile to your face.” – Nishan Panwar
  17. “I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It’s okay if you have to leave us. It’s okay if you want to stop fighting.” – Gayle Forman
  18. “I wore your promise on my finger for one year. I’ll wear your name on my heart till I die. Because you were my boy, you were my only boy forever.” – Coco J. Ginger
  19. “Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.” – Mark Haddon

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