Sadness Quotes (48) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Sadness. Sadness is emotional pain associated with, or characterized by feelings of disadvantage, loss, despair, helplessness and sorrow. An individual experiencing sadness may become quiet or lethargic, and withdraw themselves from others.
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"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. It is far
better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."
~ Carl Jung

"Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express
what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid
misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can
completely transform your life."
~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."
~ Khalil Gibran

"The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by
~ Carl Jung

"Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness
gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is
like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and
the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the
tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion.
That's its balance."
~ Osho, Everyday Osho: 365 Daily Meditations for the Here and Now

"Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's
grief, and not seek for kind relief?"        
~ William Blake  

"Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion."
~ Buddha              

"The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, and becomes
nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and
feel and change and grow and love and live."              
~ Leo Buscaglia  

"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy."
~ Leo Buscaglia  

"Grief should be the instructor of the wise. Sorrow is knowledge: they who
know the most must mourn the deepest."  
~ Lord Byron        

"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die."  
~ Thomas Campbell          

"If you're going through hell, keep going."            
~ Winston Churchill          

"All art, whether it pleases us or not, helps to add color, excitement, joy,
or sadness and, most often, a sense of awe to our life's experience."
~ Henry O. Dorman          

"Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in
sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us."            
~ Meister Eckhart              

"There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments
of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have
suffered and to be healed, to have despaired and recovered hope."
~ George Elliot    

"Remember sadness is always temporary. This, too, shall pass."  
~ Chuck T. Falcon

"Sadness flies away on the wings of time."            
~ Jean De La Fontaine      

"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        

"We plan our joys and sorrows long before we experience them."            
~ Kahlil Gibran    

" and sorrow are inseparable...together they come and when one sits
alone with you...remember that the other is asleep upon your bed. "
~ Kahlil Gibran    

"The deeper the sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.
Is not the cup that hold your wine the very cup that was burned in the
potter's oven?"        
~ Kahlil Gibran    

"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in
truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."    
~ Kahlil Gibran    

"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that
is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they might
have been."      
~ William Hazlitt  

"I tried to drown my sorrow, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I
am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling."
~ Frida Kahlo        

"Let sorrowful longing dwell in your heart. Never give up, never lose hope.
Allah says, The broken ones are my beloved. Crush your heart. Be broken."
~ Shaikh Abu Saeed Abil Kheir    

"Most people live dejectedly in worldly joys or sorrows. They sit on the
sidelines and do not join the dance."      
~ Søren Kierkegaard        

"Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can;
and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys."
~ Alphonse de Lamartine

"Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone, his own burden, his own
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh            

"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each
person's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility."
~ Henry W. Longfellow    

"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each
man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility."      
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  

"No one is exempt from grief.  
~ Gregory Magiure          

"When you're happy you enjoy the music, but when you're sad you understand
the lyrics."          
~ Frank Ocean    

"May your happiest days of the past be your saddest days of your future."
~ Laurence Peter

"Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and
has lost something."  
~ Proverb              

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you
can prevent them from building nests in your hair."    
~ Chinese Proverb            

"Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among
the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also
have much sadness and difficulty that remains far beyond yours. Were it
otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words."          
~ Rainer Maria Rilke

"The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out joy."  
~ Jim Rohn            

"Lord, make me an instrument of your peace, where there is hatred, let me sow
love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is despair, hope; where
there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy."
~ Saint Francis of Assisi    

"When sorrows come, they come not as single spies, but in battalions!"  
~ William Shakespeare    

"The cure for sorrow is to learn something."        
~ Barbara Sher    

"I live by this credo: Have a little laugh and look around you for happiness
instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy
situations. Even in your darkest moment, you usually can find something to
laugh about if you try hard enough."            
~ Red Skelton      

"A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ."        
~ John Steinbeck

"Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will
be sorry."              
~ Mark Twain      

"Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. No path is wholly
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox      

"Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground."    
~ Oscar Wilde      

"Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in
the flower; We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind;
In the primal sympathy which having been must ever be; In the soothing
thoughts that spring out of human suffering; In the faith that looks through
death, in years that bring the philosophic mind."  
~ William Wordsworth    

"Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price
of happiness, will not be happy."             
~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko


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