130 Sad Quotes And Sayings To Cry Out The Pain

Looking for quotes about sadness? We have rounded up the best collection of deep sad quotes, sayings, messages, texts, status, captions, tweets, and phrases (with images, and pictures) to express your emptiness and pain in love, life, relationship, friendship, and more.

Sadness may stem from many causes, it may be due to your breakup, the death of a loved one, financial loss, loneliness, depression, disloyalty, disappointment with friends, or any other reason.

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We feel sad when we don’t get what we want, be it a person, career, friendships, or more. The feeling of being ignored or taken for granted is painful. You can suffer from constant sadness which may at times leaves you in depression.

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If you constantly feel the need to cry and feel alone in all the battles of life, then talk to someone who understands you. With time the feeling of sadness will fade away, so don’t drown in the dark ocean and feel worthless.

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Life is very beautiful and though it challenges us at times, we all have the power to cope and stand tall after all the struggles.

These emotional sadness quotes are a mix of sad quotes about love, life, success, friendship, grief, and other aspects of life to which you might relate to.

In short, sadness is a universal human experience, and turning to the words of others who have experienced similar emotions can provide comfort and inspiration.

Some of these inspirational sad quotes will give you the hope to be positive and move on.

Don’t forget to check out our collection of sad friendship quotes and feeling down quotes that you can relate to.

Deep Sad Quotes And Sayings

  1. “Moving on is not easy.”

  2. “Your memories hurt.”

  3. “I feel like I’m slowly dying inside.”                                                                                                                     
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    Short Sad Captions for Instagram

  4. “People love playing with feelings.”                                                                                                                     
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    Short Sad status message

  5. “Too sad to cry so she smiled.” – r.h.sin

  6. “I really need someone to talk to.”                                                                                                                                 
    Short Sad Quotes
    Short Sad Quotes

  7. “I’m not tired I just don’t wanna be awake.”                                                                                                               
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    Very Sad Tweets

  8. “Broken crayons still colors.”                                                                                                                                                   
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    sad crying quotes

  9. “The sadness will last forever.”                                                                                                                                   
    Quotes About Being Sad
    Quotes About Being Sad

  10. “Broken heart, broken me, No life.”                                                                                                                                 
    Sad Quotes
    Sad Quotes

  11. “I just want to feel like I belong.”                                                                                                                             
    Quotes About Sadness
    Quotes About Sadness

  12. “A lot of you cared, just not enough.”                                                                                                                     
    Sadness Quotes
    Sadness Quotes

  13. “I wish I could ignore you as you did.”                                                                                                 
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    Sad Quotes Pics

  14. “The funniest people are the saddest one.”                                                                                                     
    Secretly Sad Quotes
    Secretly Sad Quotes

  15. “Drowned in darkness confined in pain.”                                                                                                             
    Sad Sayings
    Sad Sayings

  16. “A feeling of sadness seemingly without a cause.”

  17. “The World is mad and the people are sad.”

  18. “I have a heart full of pain and a head full of stress.”                                                                                 
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    Deep Sad Love Quotes

  19. “You don’t die from a broken heart. You only wish you did.”                                                           
    Deep Sad Quotes
    Deep Sad Quotes

  20. “You say you care but you leave me alone to cry.”

  21. “We suffer more in imagination than in reality.”

  22. “My silence is just another word for my pain.”                                                                                         
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    Sad Quotes Images

  23. When you lose, do not lose the lesson.” – Dalai Lama

  24. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”                                                                       
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    sad aesthetic quotes

  25. “I wonder if you know what you are doing to me.”

  26. “It sucks, doesn’t it? Feeling like you’re not good enough.”                                                                   
    Sad Quotes about Pain
    Sad Quotes about Pain

  27. “So sick of pretending that everything is alright because it’s not.”                                                     
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    I’m Sad Quotes

  28. “Memories have to be our most painful blessing.” – Kanye West

  29. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” – Emily Dickinson                                                               
    Sad Quote
    Sad Quote

  30. “You can wipe out someone’s tear but not their memory.”                                                                 
    Sad Quotes On Love
    Sad Quotes On Love

  31. “The feeling of separation is the worst pain I can feel it.”

  32. Things get worse that I can’t explain to anyone.”

  33. “Sad reality of life is that reality is far from expectation.”                                                                         
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    Sad Quotes Pictures

  34. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

  35. “Every heart has its own skeletons.” – Leo Tolstoy                                                                                                                                  sad quotes that make you cry

  36. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – M. Kathleen Casey

  37. “It is sad not to love but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” -Miguel de Unamuno                                                                                                                                                                 
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    Pain Sad Quotes

  38. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” – Jean de La Fontaine

  39. “I cried because I had no shoes then I met a man who had no feet.” – Hellen Keller                                                                                                                                                                     
    Sad Quotes About Life
    Sad Quotes About Life

  40. “Nothing teaches better than this trio: Fears, Tears and Years.”

  41. “In the valley of sorrow, spread your wings.” – Susan Sontag

  42. “People cry, not because they’re weak. It’s because they’ve been strong for too long.”- Johnny Depp

  43. “I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it.” – Nina Lacour                                                                                                                                                                                     
    Really Sad Quotes
    Really Sad Quotes

  44. “The most difficult battles that you will fight in your life is that between your mind who knows the truth and your heart that refuse to accept it.” – Paulo Coelho                                                                                                                                                                     
    Quotes For Sad People
    Quotes For Sad People

  45. “I’ve learned more from pain than I could’ve ever learned from pleasure.”

  46. The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.” – Gloria Estefan

  47. “To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.” – Dorothy Thompson

  48. “People keep telling me that life goes on, but to me that’s the saddest part.”

  49. “One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside.” – John Lennon                                                                         
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    deep sad quotes

  50. “You don’t need water to feel like you’re drowning, do you?” – Jodi Picoult

  51. “Never let to know the reason for your sadness to others, they won’t get it.”

  52. “It’s better to leave early rather than to feel the pain all the time.”

  53. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.”                                                   
    Sad Quotes About Love
    Sad Quotes About Love

  54. “The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

  55. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.” – Rumi

  56. “I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.” – Charlie Chaplin                                                                    really sad quotes

  57. “Don’t desire happiness because it creates only unhappiness and nothing else.” – Osho

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

Pain Sad Quotes About Love And Life

You can feel sad and emotionally low for a number of reasons. It is really painful and heartbreaking when you lose loved ones or go through heartbreak.

The feeling of emptiness can make you sad. A constant state of sadness can make you depressed.

Being hurt, feeling the pain of heartbreak, or loss or feeling lonely, are some of the underlying causes of sadness. Sharing your feelings with friends or family will help you cope up with the sadness.

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So even if these sad quotes make you cry, know they’re also helping you to put out your emotions and reset and feel better to be happy again. So don’t feel sad and snap out of your sad thoughts.

  1. “My soul feels black.”

  2. “True hearts are too rare.”

  3. “I think about you. But I don’t say it anymore.”

  4. “I gave you my heart, I just didn’t expect to get it back in pieces.”

  5. “Sometimes, it is better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.” – Hercules

  6. “It’s hard to answer the question of what is wrong when nothing right.”

  7. “I have a thousand reasons to die and many millions of tears to cry.” – Draconian

  8. “The pain never really goes away; you just elevate and get used to it by growing stronger.” – Ritu Ghatourey

  9. “The prettiest smiles hide the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears. And the kindest hearts have felt the most pain.”

  10. Your sadness is a gift. Don’t reject it. Don’t rush it. Live it fully and use it as fuel to change and grow.” – Maxime Lagacé

  11. “In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  12. “Tears are far more beautiful than anything that you have with you, because tears come from the overflow of your being.” – Osho

  13. “Whenever sorrow comes, be kind to it. For God has placed a pearl in sorrow’s hand.” – Rumi

  14. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn

  15. “Never be sad for what is over, just be glad that it was once yours.”

  16. “Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.” – Cynthia Nelms

  17. “Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.”

  18. “You fall in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time.”

  19. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.” – David Levithan

  20. Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.”

  21. There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.” – Alfred De Musset

  22. “It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.” – Bonnie Blair

  23. Pain is the only thing that makes me feel alive. I will never be good enough for you. I got that.”

  24. “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.”

  25. “Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.” – William Cowper

  26. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.” – David Levithan

  27. “Sometimes it takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.”

  28. “My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.” – Olive Schreiners

  29. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.”

  30. “When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.” – Frank Ocean

  31. “We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.” – R.M. Drake

  32. “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

  33. “Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.” – Yoko Ono

  34. “You still make me smile, even if you’re the reason why I’m sad.” – Zakiya And Majid

  35. “I try not to miss you, I try to let you go, but in the end, you’re always on my mind.”

  36. “Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure.” – Rumi

  37. “The worst feeling is when you feel like you’re annoying the only person you wanna talk to.”

  38. “It’s easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.” – Chuck Palahniuk

  39. “What brings us to tears, will lead us to grace. Our pain is never wasted.” – Bob Goff

  40. Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  41. “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

  42. “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

  43. “You will never find the right person if you never let go of the wrong one.” – Elizabeth Hollomon

  44. “Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.” – Stefan Kanfer

  45. “Sadness usually results from one of the following causes either when a man does not succeed, or is ashamed of his success.” – Seneca

  46. “There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.” – Nicole Krauss

  47. “Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place.” – Rumi

  48. “The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.” – William Mather Lewis

Very Sad Quotes That Will Make You Cry

These sad words are by famous writers, authors, and celebrities who have expressed their sad feelings in words. A lot of us will relate to these quotes as we might have gone through such a sad and low phase in life that has completely shattered us.

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  1. “I’m full of pain but I wake up every morning and I’m smiling.”                                                                      
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    Hurt Sad Quotes

  2. “Pain is temporary but the person who hurt you is permanently never going to change, move on.”

  3. “Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.” – Christopher Morley

  4. “When you feel like you’ve had it up to here, and you’re mad enough to scream, but you’re sad enough to tear, that’s rock bottom.” – Eminem

  5. “Do not be sad about what you do not have. Instead, be happy about what you do have. If you will be sad about what you don’t have, you will not be happy about what you do have.” – Leo Tolstoy

  6. “A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  7. I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.” – Robin Williams

  8. My sadness has become an addiction when I’m not sad. I feel lost. I start to panic trying to find my way back which leads me back to my original state : sadness.”

  9. “Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.” – Brian Jacques

  10. “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

  11. “Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.” – J.K. Rowling

  12. “This genuine heart of sadness can teach us great compassion. It can humble us when we’re arrogant and soften us when we are unkind.” – Pema Chödrön

  13. “Life needs both: thorns and roses, days and nights, happiness/unhappiness, birth/death. Be a witness to it all and you will know something that is beyond birth, beyond death; something that is beyond darkness and beyond light; something that is beyond happiness, beyond unhappiness.” – Osho

  14. “Sadness is silent, it is yours. It is coming because you are alone. It is giving you a chance to go deeper into your aloneness. Rather than jumping from one shallow happiness to another shallow happiness and wasting your life, it is better to use sadness as a means for meditation. Witness it. It is a friend! It opens the door of your eternal aloneness.” – Osho

  15. “Clouds release their sadness by crying until they can cry no more. When they have no tears left, they feel a great weight has been lifted, as heavy as the tears they’ve shed. We can release our sadness into the sky within us. When we feel sad, it’s okay to cry like the clouds.” – Haemin Sunim

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