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, a 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.

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.

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.

Top 10 Sad Quotes

  1. “Your memories hurt.” – Unknown
  2. “Moving on is not easy.” – Unknown
  3. “I feel like I’m slowly dying inside.” – Unknown

    Short Sad Captions for Instagram
    Short Sad Captions for Instagram
  4. “People love playing with feelings.” – Unknown

    Short Sad status message
    Short Sad status message
  5. “Too sad to cry so she smiled.” – r.h.sin
  6. “I really need someone to talk to.” – Unknown

    Short Sad Quotes
    Short Sad Quotes
  7. “I’m not tired I just don’t wanna be awake.” – Unknown

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    Very Sad Tweets
  8. “Broken crayons still colors.” – Unknown

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    sad crying quotes
  9. “The sadness will last forever.” – Vincent van Gogh

    Quotes About Being Sad
    Quotes About Being Sad
  10. “Broken heart, broken me, No life.” – Unknown

    Sad Quotes
    Sad Quotes
  11. “I just want to feel like I belong.” – Unknown

    Quotes About Sadness
    Quotes About Sadness
  12. “A lot of you cared, just not enough.” – Jay Asher

    Sadness Quotes
    Sadness Quotes
  13. “I wish I could ignore you as you did.” – Unknown

    Sad Quotes Pics
    Sad Quotes Pics
  14. “The funniest people are the saddest one.” – Confucius

    Secretly Sad Quotes
    Secretly Sad Quotes
  15. “Drowned in darkness confined in pain.” – Unknown

    Sad Sayings
    Sad Sayings
  16. “The World is mad and the people are sad.” – Unknown
  17. “A feeling of sadness seemingly without a cause.” – Unknown
  18. “I have a heart full of pain and a head full of stress.” – Unknown

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

    Deep Sad Quotes
    Deep Sad Quotes
  20. “We suffer more in imagination than in reality.” – Seneca

Deep Sad Quotes And Sayings

  1. “You say you care but you leave me alone to cry.” – Unknown
  2. “My silence is just another word for my pain.” – Unknown

    Sad Quotes Images
    Sad Quotes Images
  3. When you lose, do not lose the lesson.” – Dalai Lama
  4. “I wonder if you know what you are doing to me.” – Unknown
  5. “It sucks, doesn’t it? Feeling like you’re not good enough.” –Unknown

    Sad Quotes about Pain
    Sad Quotes about Pain
  6. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  7. “So sick of pretending that everything is alright because it’s not.” – Unknown

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    I’m Sad Quotes
  8. “Memories have to be our most painful blessing.” – Kanye West
  9. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” – Emily Dickinson

    Sad Quote
    Sad Quote
  10. “You can wipe out someone’s tear but not their memory.” – Unknown

    Sad Quotes On Love
    Sad Quotes On Love
  11. “Things get worse that I can’t explain to anyone.” – Unknown
  12. “The feeling of separation is the worst pain I can feel it.” – Unknown
  13. “Sad reality of life is that reality is far from expectation.” – Unknown

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    Sad Quotes Pictures
  14. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  15. “Every heart has its own skeletons.” – Leo Tolstoy                                                                                                                                  sad quotes that make you cry

Sadness Quotes

  1. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – M. Kathleen Casey
  2. “It is sad not to love but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” – Miguel de Unamuno

    Pain Sad Quotes
    Pain Sad Quotes
  3. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” – Jean de La Fontaine
  4. “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
  5. “In the valley of sorrow, spread your wings.” – Susan Sontag
  6. “Nothing teaches better than this trio: Fears, Tears and Years.” – Unknown
  7. “People cry, not because they’re weak. It’s because they’ve been strong for too long.” – Johnny Depp
  8. “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
  9. “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
  10. The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.” – Gloria Estefan
  11. “To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.” – Dorothy Thompson
  12. “One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside.” – John Lennon

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    deep sad quotes
  13. “You don’t need water to feel like you’re drowning, do you?” – Jodi Picoult
  14. “It’s better to leave early rather than to feel the pain all the time.” – Unknown
  15. “I’ve learned more from pain than I could’ve ever learned from pleasure.” – Unknown
  16. “People keep telling me that life goes on, but to me that’s the saddest part.” – Unknown
  17. “Never let to know the reason for your sadness to others, they won’t get it.” – Unknown
  18. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” – Henry Rollins

    Sad Quotes About Love
    Sad Quotes About Love
  19. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.” – Rumi
  20. “The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen
  21. “I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.” – Charlie Chaplin                                                                    really sad quotes
  22. “Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” – Joshua Wisenbaker
  23. “Don’t desire happiness because it creates only unhappiness and nothing else.” – Osho
  24. “Sometimes we aren’t meant to get over someone, and we go on living a little bit emptier.” ― Leo Christopher   


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.” – Unknown
  2. “True hearts are too rare.” – Unknown
  3. “I think about you. But I don’t say it anymore.” – Marguerite Duras
  4. “Sometimes, it is better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.” – Hercules
  5. “I gave you my heart, I just didn’t expect to get it back in pieces.” – Unknown
  6. “Never be sad for what is over, just be glad that it was once yours.” – Unknown
  7. “I have a thousand reasons to die and many millions of tears to cry.” – Draconian
  8. “It’s hard to answer the question of what is wrong when nothing right.” – Unknown
  9. “What brings us to tears, will lead us to grace. Our pain is never wasted.” – Bob Goff
  10. “You still make me smile, even if you’re the reason why I’m sad.” – Zakiya And Majid
  11. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
  12. “Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure.” – Rumi
  13. “Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.” – Cynthia Nelms
  14. “Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  15. “You fall in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time.” – Unknown
  16. “Whenever sorrow comes, be kind to it. For God has placed a pearl in sorrow’s hand.” – Rumi
  17. “It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.” – Bonnie Blair
  18. “I try not to miss you, I try to let you go, but in the end, you’re always on my mind.” – Unknown
  19. “You will never find the right person if you never let go of the wrong one.” – Elizabeth Hollomon
  20. “It’s easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.” – Chuck Palahniuk
  21. “There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.” – Alfred De Musset
  22. “The worst feeling is when you feel like you’re annoying the only person you wanna talk to.” – Unknown
  23. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.” – David Levithan
  24. “When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.” – Frank Ocean
  25. “Pain is the only thing that makes me feel alive. I will never be good enough for you. I got that.” – Unknown
  26. “The pain never really goes away; you just elevate and get used to it by growing stronger.” – Ritu Ghatourey
  27. “The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.” – William Mather Lewis
  28. “Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.” – William Cowper
  29. “In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  30. “Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.” – Unknown
  31. “Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.” – Unknown
  32. “Sometimes it takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.” – Unknown
  33. “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.” – Unknown
  34. “Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.” – Stefan Kanfer
  35. “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
  36. “Tears are far more beautiful than anything that you have with you, because tears come from the overflow of your being.” – Osho
  37. “We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.” – R.M. Drake
  38. “Sadness usually results from one of the following causes either when a man does not succeed, or is ashamed of his success.” – Seneca
  39. “My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.” – Olive Schreiners
  40. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.” – Unknown
  41. “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
  42. “Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.” – Yoko Ono
  43. “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
  44. “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
  45. “The prettiest smiles hide the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears. And the kindest hearts have felt the most pain.” – Unknown
  46. “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
  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

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.

Don’t forget to check our post on sad break-up quotes and forever alone quotes that you can resonate with.

  1. “I’m full of pain but I wake up every morning and I’m smiling.” – Unknown

    Hurt Sad Quotes
    Hurt Sad Quotes
  2. “Pain is temporary but the person who hurt you is permanently never going to change, move on.” – Unknown
  3. “So many people are hanging on by the thinnest of threads. Treat all people well, YOU could be that thread.” – John Pavlovitz                     

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    very sad quotes
  4. “Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.” – Christopher Morley
  5. “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
  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. “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
  8. “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
  9. “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.” – Unknown
  10. “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
  11. “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

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