101 Sad Quotes in English

Collection of poignant Sad Quotes in English that resonate with your deepest emotions. Explore heartrending words that capture the essence of sorrow, grief, and melancholy. Whether you’re seeking solace in shared sentiments or want to express your own sadness, these quotes offer a source of comfort and understanding.

From timeless classics to modern musings, our curated selection provides a diverse range of melancholic expressions. Dive into a world of beautifully crafted phrases that reflect the complexities of human emotions. Whether you’re navigating a difficult period or simply appreciating the beauty of sorrowful prose, these Sad Quotes in English offer solace and connection. Let the power of words help you embrace your emotions and remind you that you’re never alone in your feelings. Explore our collection today and find solace in the shared experience of sadness.

Sad Quotes in English To Express Feelings

Sad Quotes in English

“Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.”

Jose N. Harris

“There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.” – Dante Alighieri

“Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.” – Emily Dickinson

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.” – Robert Frost

“There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.” – Harry Crews

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

“There are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands.” – Oscar Wilde

“Tears are words that need to be written.” – Paulo Coelho

“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.” – J.K. Rowling

“There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, ‘There now, hang on, you’ll get over it.’ Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.” – Barbara Kingsolver

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

“Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive.” – Niki Simonds

“Can I see another’s woe, and not be in sorrow too?” – William Blake

“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men.” – Saint Augustine

“There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Grief makes one hour ten.” – William Shakespeare

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” – Kahlil Gibran

Sad thoughts in english

“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” – John Green

“Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.” – Sarah Dessen

“Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” – Leo Tolstoy

“While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.” – Samuel Johnson

“Grief makes depression look like happiness.” – Steven Tyler

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” – John Green

“There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“Sorrow is my own yard where the new grass flames as it has flamed often before and must flame again.” – Sylvia Plath

“But grief makes a monster out of us sometimes . . . and sometimes you say and do things to the people you love that you can’t forgive yourself for.” ― Melina Marchetta

“Grief is so full of anger and hate. Could we but know the whole, we should forgive.” – Madeline L’Engle

“As long as we are able to love, we remain alive.” – Anna Gavalda

“A new wound makes all the old ones ache again.” – Anne Bradstreet

“Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Grief never ends…but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith…It is the price of love.” – Unknown

Sad lines in English

Sad lines in English

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens

“There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.” – Aeschylus

“Grief changes shape but it never ends.” – Keanu Reeves

“Grief is like the ocean; it’s deep and dark and bigger than all of us. And pain is like a thief in the night. Quiet. Persistent. Unfair. Diminished by time and faith and love.” – Charnaie Gordon

“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot.” – Jasinda Wilder

“Everything I ever let go of has claw marks on it.” ― David Foster Wallace

“We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.” – Anne L. de Stael

“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

“Perhaps grief, which destroys all patterns, destroys even more: the belief that any pattern exists. But we cannot, I think, survive without such belief.” – Julian Barnes

“Man performs and engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear. That’s how he finds that he can bear anything.” – William Faulkner

“Unable are the loved to die for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.” – Mark Twain

“There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften.” – Cicero

“Grief is like a guest that will not leave you until it has taught you what you need to know.” – Pamela Friedman

“The sorrow which has no vent in tears make other organs weep.” – Henry Maudsley

“Grief is love that has nowhere to go.” – Jeffrey R. Anderson

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” – John Green

“The deeper the grief the less tongue it hath.” – William Shakespeare

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

“Those who do not weep, do not see.” – Victor Hugo

“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” – E.A. Bucchianeri

“Unable are the loved to die for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.” – Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Sad status in english

Sad status in english

“The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.” – C.S. Lewis

“The purpose of suffering is to burn out all that is temporal, all that is imperfect…The blows of life are necessary to forge character in us.” – Swami Sivananda

“Whoever has not found what he sought, should see what he missed.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Grief lives where love lived.” – Austin Dobson

“The darker the night, the brighter the stars.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.” – William Shakespeare

“The grief is slow. But if you survive it, you can become a bridge for somebody else.” – Sylvia Plath

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” – John Green

“The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” – Pierre Auguste Renoir

“Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.” – Jean Giraudoux

“Love hurts worse than getting slammed by a 250-pound linebacker.” – Miranda Kenneally

“Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable hemophilia: You bleed and bleed and bleed.” – David Mitchell

“Sometimes you have to accept the fact that certain things will never go back to how they used to be.” – Unknown

“Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.” – Mark Twain

“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

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

“Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it.” – Joan Didion

“There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Well this seems to be the end.” – William Styron

“How could an angel break my heart? Why didn’t he catch my falling star? I wish I didn’t wish so hard. Maybe I wished our love apart.” – Unknown

Two line quotes in English

Two line quotes in English

“The song is ended but the melody lingers on…” – Irving Berlin

“Unable are the loved to die for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens

“The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it.” – Helen Keller

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison

“Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.” – Anonymous

“Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.” – Jamie Anderson

“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

“The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.” – C.S. Lewis

“We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.” – Madame de Stael

“There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.” – Leo Buscaglia

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

“Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

“Sorrow is my own yard where the new grass flames as it has flamed often before and must flame again.” – Sylvia Plath

“Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” – Thomas Moore

“Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can, and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.” – Alphonse de Lamartine

“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” – John Green

“Unable are the loved to die for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

You May Like Also: 151 Abraham Lincoln Quotes & Thoughts

Similar Posts