Comforting Quotes on Sadness

Helen Keller Quote "...full of the overcoming of it."

Helen Keller Quote "...full of the overcoming of it."

Everyone experiences sadness at some time in their lives. Usually it is due to the loss of something or someone. But there are good things about being sad so here are some quotes to remind you.

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

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
– Carl W. Buechner

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

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

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
– Helen Keller

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

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

There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year’s course. 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.
– Carl Jung

Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

You can choose to be happy or sad and whichever you choose that is what you get. No one is really responsible to make someone else happy, no matter what most people have been taught and accept as true.
– Sidney Madwed

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.
– Nicholas Sparks

Sadness is also a kind of defense.
– Ivo Andric

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.
– José N. Harris

She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
– Brian Andreas

Part of me is drawn to the nature of sadness because I think life is sad, and sadness is not something that should be avoided or denied. It’s a fact of life, like contradictions are.
– Robert Redford

I’m happy, I would say that I’m one of the happiest people I know but I’ve certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.
– Richard Marx

I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.
– C.S. Lewis