Are you looking for some good collection of quotes about sadness and depression? Sadness is such unbearable feeling that can make or break us. For some, it can be a source of strength to move forward. For some, it is something that will engulf their whole self which can lead to depression and self-destruction. Don’t ever let yourself be drowned with total sadness. Be that happy person people want to be and be around. Surround yourself with things that make you happy and inspired. Show that infectious smile that’s brighter than the sun. Change your outlook and change your life. Here are some inspirational quotes about sadness that will inspire or make you cry.


The word “Happiness” would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
— Carl Jung


It’s sad when someone you know became someone you knew.
— Henry Rollins


Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
— Dr. Seuss


Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
— Dionne Warwick


Every man has its secret sorrows which the world knows not; and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad.
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
— Khalil Gibran


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


Every life has a measure of sorrow and sometimes that is what awakens us.
— Steven Tyler


God is in the sadness and in the laughter, in the bitter and in the sweet.
— Neale Donald Walsch


The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness, are linked together.
— Saadi


The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
— Sophocles


Our sweetest songs are those that tell of sadness thought.
— Percy Byashe Shelley


You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
— Jonathan Safran Foer


The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.
— Nikolai Gogol


Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of stuff that makes us weep.
— Clive Barker

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
— W. M. Lewis

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
— Marcus Aurelius

Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’
— John Greenleaf Whittier

A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go.
— Author Unknown

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
— Jean de La Bruyère

Dwelling on the past only blinds you to the future.
— Andrew Boyd

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
— Wizard of Oz

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
— Psalms 126:5

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
— Harriet Beecher Stowe

Life doesn’t hurt until you think about how much things have changed, who you’ve lost along the way, and how much of it was your fault.
— Jamila M. Allen

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.”
— Marquis de Sade

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
— Pierre Corneille

Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a product of our own thought. We create it out of whole cloth.
— Emile Durkheim

Clowns wear a face that’s painted intentionally on them so they appear to be happy or sad. What kind of mask are you wearing today?
— Author Unknown

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