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527 Encouraging Quotes About Sadness and Happiness (2023)

1. “It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health.”


2. “Und dann fragst du, ob du noch traurig sein darfst, und ich sage ja, weil du die Bestimmerin bist, und du darfst traurig sein, auch wenn es immer Sommer ist und wir so viel Geld haben, dass wir uns alles Eis der Welt kaufen können.” 


3. “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.”


4. “Then out of the darkness, clearer and clearer, the sound of sobbing came nearer and nearer. ”


5.  Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.  - Bob Marley


6. “Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever” — Unknown


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8. “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.”


9.  Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty. It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism. It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success.  - Bobbe Sommer


10. “There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. ” — Dante Alighieri


11. “I can't eat and I can't sleep. I'm not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?”


12. “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, Forbidden


13. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” – Washington Irving


14. “I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it?” ― Faraaz Kazi


15. “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


16. “Remember it’s totally normal to have a not-so-great day. It happens to everyone. ” — Vanessa Allen


17. “When you're unhappy, I guess everything in the world - reading, eating, sleeping - has something buried somewhere inside it that just makes you unhappier.” 


18. “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


19.  It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters,.  - Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights And Inspirations


20. “Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy.”


21.  A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your smile, you lose your way in the chaos of life.  - Roy T. Bennett, The Light In The Heart


22. “Every memory becomes a golden treasure to us when we have lived our lives with tragedy and triumphs, sadness and happiness.” 


23. “To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. ” – Bess Myerson


24. “The saddest thing is to be a minute to someone when you’ve made them your eternity. ” — Sanober Kahn


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


26.  Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.  - Hafez


27. “Happiness consists in activity: such is the constitution of our nature; it is a running stream, and not a stagnant pool.”


28. There’s a big difference between a sad goodbye and a goodbye with the hope of a new beginning


29. “The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.” 


30. “I have depression. But I prefer to say “I battle” depression instead of “I suffer” with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.”


31. “What can a baby’s laughter do? It can cleanse your soul and scatter a smile in your sad heart. ”


32. “You are the reason I can be happy even when I am sad and smile even when I cry. Good morning. “


33. Not everybody around us is happy all the time, some know to hold their sadness within themselves


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35. “I guess that’s what saying good-bye is always like–like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go.”


36.  Please believe that things are good with me, and even when they're not, they will be soon enough. And i will always believe the same about you.  - Stephen Chbosky, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower


37. “Don’t ignore the lessons of pain nor walk the same path again, or it may happen again. Strive to preserve your new-found peace.” – Terry Mark


38.  People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat--that's the only moral they know.  - Dany Laferrière, I Am A Japanese Writer


39. “Life is too ironic to fully understand. It takes sadness to know what happiness is. Noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence. ” ― Abhysheq Shukla, KARMA


40. “It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. ” – Sara Teasdale


41. “No one should ever ask themselves that: why am I unhappy? The question carries within it the virus that will destroy everything. If we ask that question, it means we want to find out what makes us happy. If what makes us happy is different from what we have now, then we must either change once and for all or stay as we are, feeling even more unhappy.” 


42. “I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes. ” ~ Jeremy Aldana


43. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”


44. “I feel so alone. It’s like the rest of the world is moving past me and I’m stuck in one place. ”


45. “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. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”


46. “If you can sit with your pain, listen to your pain, and respect your pain—in time you will move through your pain.” – Bryant McGill


47.  Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I'm alive, I must live and be happy.  - Leo Tolstoy, War And Peace


48. “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.”


49.  You have everything you need for complete peace and total happiness right now.  - Wayne Dyer


50. “To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” ~ J.K. Rowling


51. “Sadness does not last forever when we walk in the direction of that which we always desired.”


52. . . The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.


53.  Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.  - Steve Maraboli, Life, The Truth, And Being Free


54. “Your mental health is more important than the test, the interview, the lunch date, the meeting, the family dinner, and the grocery-run. Take care of yourself.”


55.  Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.  - Mahatma Gandhi


56.  Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.  - Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections On Life And The Human Experience


57.  Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts.  - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract And Discourses


58. “Louis himself felt a little like crying. A wild but not unattractive idea suddenly came to him. . . ”


59. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”


60.  I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.  - Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice


61. “It was probably easier in the old days when the bad guys rode into town wearing black capes or whatever bad guys wore and the milk cows were ownded by honest people. Right off the bat, you'd know who you were dealing with. Now everybody dresses alike.” 


62. “Every choice has a consequence, every consequence another choice. Little agonies waiting to be embraced. Only the moment before the choice really weighs anything. Very heavy moments, exploding into nothing.” 


63. “Don’t ignore the lessons of pain nor walk the same path again, or it may happen again. Strive to preserve your new-found peace.” – Terry Mark


64. “But a part of me lies buried in lace and roses on a riverbank in France-a part of me is broken off forever. A part of me will be unflyable, stuck in the climb.”


65. “Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not 'yours,' not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.”


66. “I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.” – Kevin Bacon


67. “Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody. ” ~ J. D. Salinger


68. I try to think about all the happy moments we shared, but all I can remember are the sad ones


69. “When depression takes over and I can’t push through it, I have to close my door and shut the world out. It’s the only way I know how to survive.”


70. “No matter what's happening, choose to be happy. Don't focus on what's wrong. Find something positive in your life. Thank God for the small things.”


71.  The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. - Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters


72. “Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day. ”


73. “I don’t mind the pain you give me. As long as you promise to heal me with your love. ” ― Garima Soni


74. “There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.” ~ George Eliot


75. “Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin. ” — Brian Ruckley


76. “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”


77. “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.”


78. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others. ” – Stephen R. Covey


79. “I did the searching and remembering, She did the disappearing and the forgetting. ” ― Ann Brashares


80. “When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.” – Lynda Resnick


81.  Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day.  - Markus Zusak, The Book Thief


82. “There you go...let it all slide out. Unhappiness can't stick in a person's soul when it's slick with tears.” 


83. “I am both happy and sad at the same time, and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be. ”


84. “Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.”


85. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. ” — Mahatma Gandhi


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87. “I will share all your sadness and all your joy. We share one love between two hearts. ” – Unknown


88. “We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.” ~ Pierre Corneille


89. “Never be afraid of tears. Tear-filled eyes are capable of seeing truth. Tear-filled eyes are capable of seeing the beauty of life. ” — Osho


90. Owning our sadness is courageous and a necessary step in finding our way back to ourselves and each other. We 


91. “He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. ” ~ Alexandre Dumas


92. “Depression isn’t just a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It does not want to be alive anymore. ”


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


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


95. “It is a sad regret to have searched for the truth and settled for an answer. ” – Robert Brault


96. I mean, I'm not sad, but I'm not exactly happy either. I can laugh and joke and smile during the day, but 


97. “There comes a point where you no longer care if there’s a light at the end of the tunnel or not. You’re just sick of the tunnel.”


98.  When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you.  - Stephen Richards


99. “When you’re depressed you don’t control your thoughts, your thoughts control you. I wish people would understand this.”


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


101. “I try to think about all the happy moments we shared, but all I can remember are the sad ones. ”


102.  When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.  - John Lennon


103. “When you think you’re first falling in love, just then you realize you’re falling out of love. ”


104. “I have depression. But I prefer to say, “I battle depression” instead of “I suffer” with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.”


105. “The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a great sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire.” – Lemony Snicket


106. “When you're happy, you enjoy the music but when you're sad, you understand the lyrics. ” — Frank Ocean


107.  Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.  - Guillaume Apollinaire


108. “I miss the time when you just wanted to spend every second of your life with me. ” – Unknown


109.  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, A Walk To Remember


110. “Sometimes you've got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding. ” — Unknown


111. “You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a belljar; starved for love. ” ― Ayushee Ghoshal


112. “The good life is not one immune to sadness but one in which suffering contributes to our development.” ~ Alain de Botton


113. “Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.”


114. “Sadness is a super important thing not to be ashamed about but to include in our lives. One of the bigger problems with sadness or depression is there's so much shame around it. If you have it you're a failure. You are felt as being very unattractive.” – Mike Mills


115. “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


116. “He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.” ~ Alexandre Dumas


117. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great. ” ~ Alyssa Milano


118. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.” – Alyssa Milano


119. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.”


120. “I do believe that if you haven't learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.” – Nana Mouskouri


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


122.  So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed.  - Hunter S. Thompson


123. When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics. - Frank Ocean


124. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer


125. “The unhappy person resents it when you try to cheer him up, because that means he has to stop dwelling on himself and start paying attention to the universe. Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence. When you're unhappy, you get to pay a lot of attention to yourself. You get to take yourself oh so very seriously.” 


126. “Me wondering why they don’t say nothing about a kiss being salty as a tear. ” ― Lindsay Hunter


127. “Envy hurt exponentially more than heartbreak because your soul was torn in two, half soaring with happiness for another person, half mired in a well of selfpity


128. “Everything that happens is either endurable or not. If it’s endurable, then endure it. Stop complaining. If it’s unendurable… then stop complaining. Your destruction will mean its end as well. Just remember: you can endure anything your mind can make endurable, by treating it as in your interest to do so.”


129. “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future.”


130. “How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and there will never be a time when it is not now.”


131.  Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.  - Andy Rooney


132. “The sadness doesn’t matter. What matters is that we can make it through the pain together. ”


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


134. “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 


135. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others. ” ~ Stephen R. Covey


136.  When your back is to the wall and you are facing fear head on, the only way is forward and through it.  - Stephen Richards, Releasing You From Fear


137. “This is the sad bed of chosen chastity because you are miles and mountains away. ” — Erica Jong


138. “When the Little House saw the green grass and the birds singing, she didn’t feel sad anymore. ”


139. “Don’t be deceived when they tell you things are better now. Even if there’s no poverty to be seen because the poverty’s been hidden. Even if you ever got more wages and could afford to buy more of these new and useless goods which industries foist on you and even if it seems to you that you never had so much, that is only the slogan of those who still have much more than you. Don’t be taken in when they paternally pat you on the shoulder and say that there’s no inequality worth speaking of and no more reason to fight because if you believe them they will be completely in charge in their marble homes and granite banks from which they rob the people of the world under the pretence of bringing them culture. Watch out, for as soon as it pleases them they’ll send you out to protect their gold in wars whose weapons, rapidly developed by servile scientists, will become more and more deadly until they can with a flick of the finger tear a million of you to pieces.” 


140. “Depression is like a heaviness that you can't ever escape. It crushes down on you, making even the smallest things like tying your shoes or chewing on toast ...


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


142. “There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow. ” — Alfred De Musset


143. “There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.” – George Eliot


144. “I learned that people leave. Even if they have promised a thousand times that they won’t. ” – Unknown


145. “We find that at present the human race is divided into one wise man, nine knaves, and ninety fools out of every hundred. That is, by an optimistic observer. The nine knaves assemble themselves under the banner of the most knavish among them, and become 'politicians'; the wise man stands out, because he knows himself to be hopelessly outnumbered, and devotes himself to poetry, mathematics, or philosophy; while the ninety fools plod off under the banners of the nine villains, according to fancy, into the labyrinths of chicanery, malice and warfare. It is pleasant to have command, observes Sancho Panza, even over a flock of sheep, and that is why the politicians raise their banners. It is, moreover, the same thing for the sheep whatever the banner. If it is democracy, then the nine knaves will become members of parliament; if fascism, they will become party leaders; if communism, commissars. Nothing will be different, except the name. The fools will be still fools, the knaves still leaders, the results still exploitation. As for the wise man, his lot will be much the same under any ideology. Under democracy he will be encouraged to starve to death in a garret, under fascism he will be put in a concentration camp, under communism he will be liquidated.” 


146. “Maybe you think you’ll be entitled to more happiness later by forgoing all of it now, but it doesn’t work that way. Happiness takes as much practice as unhappiness does. It’s by living that you live more. By waiting you wait more. Every waiting day makes your life a little less. Every lonely day makes you a little smaller. Every day you put off your life makes you less capable of living it.” 


147. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. ” — George Eliot


148. “My body and heart weren’t made for this. I’m tired of being tired and I’m tired of being sad.”


149. “Indeed there has never been any explanation of the ebb and flow in our veins--of happiness and unhappiness.” 


150.  Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.  - Aristotle


151. “To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. ” — William M. Thackeray


152. “If you are eager to find the reason I became the Kvothe they tell stories about, you could look there, I suppose."


153. “For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier


154. “To live in a hallucination of being loved is more painful than rejection. ”― Vinaya Panicker


155. “Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can't rain forever.” – Anonymous


156. “It all starts with not wanting to get out of bed, that’s how you know you’re getting bad again.”


157. “Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy, and rewarding life.”


158.  Sometimes you weren't supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone.  - Sarah Addison Allen, The Sugar Queen


159. “I am not using my depression as an excuse. Trust me, I’d give anything to function “normally” on a day to day basis.”


160. “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break. ”


161. At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life


162.  I've always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments.  - John Barrowman


163. “At the end of the day, I’m a person. I have feelings. I get tired. I get sad. ” — Summer Walker


164.  Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.  - Doris Mortman


165. ’I’m so sad it’s Friday. I wish it was Monday already,’ said no one in history, ever. ” —Unknown


166. “So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”


167. “We’re taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear, and sadness, and to me, they’re of equal value to happiness, excitement, and inspiration. ” — Alanis Morrisette


168. “At any moment, you have a choice that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.”


169. “I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.” ~ Nana Mouskouri


170. “There is nothing so bad as parting with one’s friends. One seems too forlorn without them. ”


171. Stop complaining as it will increase your sadness as no one in this world helps without a reason


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


173. Dying is only one thing to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else. – Morrie Schwartz


174. Tonight I can write the saddest lines I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.” — Pablo Neruda


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


176. “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


177. “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep. ” ― Clive Barker, Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War


178. “Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you. ” — Eckhart Tolle


179. Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. – Rumi


180. “We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.” – Pierre Corneille


181. “It’s a bit like walking down a long, dark corridor, never knowing when the light will go on. ”


182. “Owning a dog always ended with this sadness because dogs just don’t live as long as people do. ”


183. “Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others. ” — Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes


184. “Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” ~ Jasmine Warga


185. “What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to us wind up in parentheses.” ~ John Irving


186. “Hearts are breakable. Even when you heal, you’re never what you were before. ” – Cassandra Clare


187.  The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.  - Stephen Richards


188. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ” – Richard Puz


189. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. ” ― Jonathan Safran Foer


190. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


191. “Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.” – Albert Pike


192. “It’s so sad that some people can lie to your face as if you are not blood-related. ” – Samuel Zulu


193. “Happiness is always there. You just have to choose to see it. There’s no point dwelling in the dark and ignoring the light of the stars.”


194.  There is no loss, if you cannot remember what you have lost.  - Claire North, The First Fifteen Lives Of Harry August


195. “There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.” ~ Alfred de Musset


196. “One day we'll look back we'll smile and we'll laugh,but right now we just cry. Cuz it's so hard to say good-bye.” 


197. “This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like a cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach.”


198.  I am always sad, I think. Perhaps this signifies that I am not sad at all, because sadness is something lower than your normal disposition, and I am always the same thing. Perhaps I am the only person in the world, then, who never becomes sad. Perhaps I am lucky.  - Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated


199.  Perfectionism is the enemy of happiness. Embrace being perfectly imperfect. Learn from your mistakes and forgive yourself, youll be happier. We make mistakes because we are imperfect. Learn from your mistakes, forgive yourself, and keep moving forward.  - Roy T. Bennett, The Light In The Heart


200. The only thing you must remember is how fortunate you are. When you forget this, you become sad. ”


201. Don't be around people who make you feel miserable. Be around the people who take away your sadness


202. “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.”


203. “When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling. ” ― Yann Martel, Life of Pi


204.  Your success and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them. But to be happy it is essential not to be too concerned with others. Consequently, there is no escape. Happy and judged, or absolved and wretched.  - Albert Camus, The Fall


205.  The sadness of the world has different ways of getting to people, but it seems to succeed almost every time.  - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Journey To The End Of The Night


206.  The trick. . . is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary.  - Wendy Wasserstein


207. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant


208. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”


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


210. “Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It’s always there though.”


211. “Don't stay in a bad situation, whether it is a relationship or a job, out of fear of failure. It's not a failure to walk away and choose to be happy. It takes a lot of courage.”


212. “Nothing sadder than seeing a person settle for so much lower than their potential. ” — Ed Latimore


213. Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. – H. G. Wells


214. “I can’t wait for that day when I can finally be at peace and not feel so much pain in me. ”


215. “Long time I been on my own, but now really I’m alone. I survive the killing, the starving, all the hate of the Khmer Rouge, but I think maybe now I will die of this, of broken heart.”


216. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ” – Kahlil Gibran


217. “There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.” – C. Joybell


218. “Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother’s was worth a pocket watch.”


219.  The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.  - Martha Washington


220. One can never deny sadness as it is one of the most important emotions to understand happiness


221.  The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet.  - James Oppenheim


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


223. “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” 


224. “No matter how clear the ending, I will always wonder what would have happened if I had tried. ”


225. “What she mostly wanted, he learned, was the same thing many people want--someone to notice she was there.” 


226. “Being sad with the right people is better than being happy with the wrong ones. ” — Philippos Syrigos


227.  I am not good at noticing when I'm happy, except in retrospect.  - Tana French, In The Woods


228.  Happiness is a risk. If youre not a little scared, then youre not doing it right.  - Sarah Addison Allen, The Peach Keeper


229. “Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars. ” – Violeta Parra


230. “We all go through hard times in life. It’s a part of being alive and it's the reality we all have to deal with. There are times we forget our value as a person because we are so blinded with these thoughts of loneliness, emptiness and ego. Somewhere along the road we become numbed with all the frustrations and dissatisfaction. But life itself isn't always about darkness and sadness, Life is also filled with colors and that makes it beautiful. Along this path of darkness there's always light waiting to be seen by our daunted hearts. Our heart is gifted to see this light. It may be hiding behind those circumstances that we encounter; in a stranger we just met at an unexpected place; a family who has been always there but you just ignored because of your imperfect relationship with them; it might be a long time friend you have or a friend you just met. Open your heart and you will see how blessed you are to have them all in your life. Sometimes they are the light that shines your path in some dark phases of life. Don't lose hope” 


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


232. “With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley


233. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” ~ Ella Harper


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


235. “People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they've been strong for too long. ” ― Johnny Depp


236.  I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what its like to feel absolutely worthless and they dont want anyone else to feel like that.  - Robin Williams


237. “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


238. “Kau tahu, Nak, sepotong intan terbaik dihasilkan dari dua hal, yaitu, suhu dan tekanan yang tinggi di perut bumi. Semakin tinggi suhu yang diterimanya, semakin tinggi tekanan yang diperolehnya, maka jika dia bisa bertahan, tidak hancur, dia justeru berubah menjadi intan yang berkilau tiada tara. Keras. Kokoh. Mahal harganya. 


239. Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a jeep and I ain’t ever seen a sad person in a jeep


240. When you're happy you enjoy the music. When you're sad you understand the lyrics. — Frank Ocean


241. “Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them.”


242.  It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.  - Chuck Palahniuk, Diary


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


244. “And when I have that feeling, that feeling like I need a handout, desperate, I want to pull my skin off and turn into dust.I want to throw myself back to the angels and tell them to start over,start over without me cause you put the screws in loose, you put the hinges in wrong.” 


245. “I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.”


246. “It is far more painful to awake from a beautiful slumber and – in that brief period when the continuity of life is still lost to you – to reach across the bed for a hand that is not there.” 


247. “The real you is not you, the real you is what is within you. What is behind your joy or your melancholy. What gives you the reason to ponder. What moves or stops you. What makes you you is you.” 


248.  The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.  - Stephen Richards, Cosmic Ordering: You Can Be Successful


249.  Sometimes you break your heart in the right way, if you know what I mean.  - Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram


250.  Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both 


251. “The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.” – Thomas Carlyle


252. “Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever” ~ Anonymous


253.  Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. .  - William James


254. It's part of life. · Remember: sadness can be a springboard to a deeper and more meaningful life. · Do not escape sorrow's face 


255. “You have to let it all hang out, let go of the ideas that were more comfortable, and embrace some of the sadness in your life.” – Madeleine Peyroux


256. “Just … isn’t giving up allowed sometimes? Isn’t it okay to say, ‘This really hurts, so I’m going to stop trying’?” 


257. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”


258. “Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression.”


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260. We never taste perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness. – Pierre Corneille


261. “Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.”


262. “There’s a big difference between a sad goodbye and a goodbye with the hope of a new beginning. ”


263. “There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope. ” — George Eliot, Middlemarch


264. “She oftentimes just slept in her room in an involuntarily solitary confinement adding to the explosive aura of enigmatic self- arrest.” 


265. “Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living. ” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery


266. “I wanted to talk about it. Damn it. I wanted to scream. I wanted to yell. I wanted to shout about it. But all I could was whisper “I’m fine.”


267. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”


268. “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


269.  With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.  - William Shakespeare, The Merchant Of Venice


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


271. “There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you.” ~ Steve Maraboli


272. “Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it's no worse than it is. ” ― Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind


273. “Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.” ~ Eckhart Tolle


274. “I am a person who is unhappy with things as they stand. We cannot accept the world as it is. Each day we should wake up foaming at the mouth because of the injustice of things.” 


275. “It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory. ” — F. Scott Fitzgerald


276. “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. ”


277. “Sama halnya dengan kehidupan, seluruh kejadian menyakitkan yang kita alami, semakin dalam dan menyedihkan rasannya, jika kita bisa bertahan, tidak hancur, maka kita akan tumbuh menjadi seseorang berkarakter laksana intan. Keras. Kokoh.” 


278. “...but her eyes had had too much in them and his heart way too little for things to keep going.” 


279. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great. ” — Alyssa Milano


280. “My life is just one constant battle between wanting to be alone, but not wanting to be lonely. ”


281. “A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.” – Jean Racine


282. “I am not angry or sad or happy to see you. I could not give a shit. You don't even ripple. ”


283. “The sad thing about having a backstabber is the fact that you never expect it to be your friend. ”


284. “Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. ”


285. “I wanted to kill someone and I wanted to die and I wanted to run as far and as fast as I could because she was never coming back. She had fallen off the face of the earth and she was never coming back.”


286. “The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.”  


287. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.” ~ George Eliot


288. “Never be afraid of tears. Tear-filled eyes are capable of seeing truth. Tear-filled eyes are capable of seeing the beauty of life.” ~ Osho


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


290.  My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.  - Ayn Rand, Anthem


291. “There’s death all around us. Everywhere we look. 1.8 people kill themselves every second. We just don’t pay attention. Until we do.”


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


293. “Certain emotions just take you to the notes – being furious, heroic, sad, erotic, when rain comes. ”


294. “We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness. ” – Pierre Corneille


295. “One thing you can't hide is when you're crippled inside. ” — John Lennon, “Crippled Inside”


296. “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You must fight for it, strive for it, and insist upon it.”


297. Sometimes you've got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding


298. “The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives – the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.” – Norman Cousins


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300. It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. – George Eliot


301. The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman. — Alexander Smith


302. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”


303. It's so difficult to describe depression to someone who's never been there because it's not sadness


304. “Never feel regret for your own decisions. If, you will not respect your own decisions, who else will?” ~ Invajy


305.  The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.  - George Washington Burnap, The Sphere And Duties Of Woman: A Course Of Lectures


306. “Depression isn’t just being a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It’s not wanting to be alive anymore."


307. “There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have a feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. So, I take the memories as they come, accepting them all, letting them guide me whenever I can.” ~ Nicholas Sparks


308.  The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.  - Marcel Pagnol


309. “Depression isn’t just being a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It’s not wanting to be alive anymore


310. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.” ~ Stephen R. Covey


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


312. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. ” — Nicholas Sparks


313.  My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy.  - Dan Howell


314.  Everybody in the world is seeking happiness—and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.  - Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends And Influence People


315. “Tonight I can write the saddest lines I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too. ” — Pablo Neruda


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


317. “We’re taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear, and sadness, and to me, they’re of equal value to happiness, excitement, and inspiration.” ~ Alanis Morrisette


318. “It is sad when you realize you are not as important to someone as they are to you. ” –Nikhil Andy


319.  If you can't get what you want, you end up doing something else, just to get some relief. Just to keep from going crazy. Because when you're sad enough, you look for ways to fill you up.  - Laura Pritchett, Sky Bridge


320. “We can never know our own depth until we have plunged into the depths of somebody else’s soul. ”


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


322. “He wept because he was afraid now that he could not save Gabriel. He no longer cared about himself”


323. “Leaning against my father, the sadness finally broke open inside me, hollowing out my heart and leaving me bleeding. My feet felt rooted in the dirt. There were more than two bodies buried here. Pieces of me that I didn’t even know were under the ground. Pieces of dad, too.”


324.  You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.  - Sharon Creech, Walk Two Moons


325.  happy quotes The Pioneer Woman. You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.


326. “No matter how bad things are right now. No matter how stuck you feel. No matter how many days you’ve spent crying and wishing things were different. No matter how hopeless and depressed you feel. I promise you that you won’t feel this way forever. Keep going.”


327. “One thing you can't hide is when you're crippled inside. ” — John Lennon, “Crippled Inside”


328. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”


329. “I feel sad things didn’t work out between us. Any chance you want to let me know what happened?”


330. “I don’t know if it’s possible to take hate away from people. Not even people like us, who’ve seen firsthand what hate can do. We’re all hurting. We’re all going to be hurting for a long time. And we, probably more than anyone else out there, will be searching for a new reality every day. A better one.”


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332. It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I've got a lot of great memories. - Bonnie Blair


333. “The worst thing you can do if you missing someone or need them is let it hide from them. ” ― Pooja


334. “Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.”– H. G. Wells


335. “I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It’s all a question of how I view my life.”


336. “Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.” – Henry David Thoreau


337.  To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.  - Gustave Flaubert


338. “So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.” ~ Rev. Dr. John Sutherland Bonnell


339. “It felt like this was never going to end. The world wasn’t going to stop crashing down until there was nothing left of me but dust.”


340. “The sun kept on with its slipping away, and I thought how many small good things in the world might be resting on the shoulders of something terrible.”


341.  Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another's happiness than in your own.  - Honoré De Balzac, Père Goriot


342. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. ” ― Jonathan Safran Foer · 2. “Sadness 


343. “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


344. “Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.” – Christian Nestell Bovee


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


346. “When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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.” – Khalil Gibran


347. “Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”


348.  Happiness is like those palaces in fairytales whose gates are guarded by dragons We must fight in order to conquer it.  - Alexandre Dumas


349. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” – Ella Harper


350. When you are sad, go for a long drive with great music. It works as a therapy; mark my words!


351. “There is a difference between depression and sadness. I am happy to be sad. ”― Amanda Mosher


352. “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


353. “Then indeed the little train was very, very sad, and the dolls and toys were ready to cry. ”


354. “Baby boys have a pocket full of mischief and a saddle, always overflowing with joy and excitement. ”


355.  Even if things don't unfold the way you expected, don't be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.  - Daisaku Ikeda


356. “I am not angry or sad or happy to see you. I could not give a shit. You don’t even ripple. ”


357. “It's not that life has been easy, perfect, or exactly as expected. I just choose to be happy and grateful no matter how it all turns out. If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.”


358. “How Hell could be a worse place than Huangling on that terrible night, she couldn’t imagine. ”


359. “Believing, desiring, deciding, and choosing correctly are the simple actions that define an increase in happiness and an increase in the inner assurance that transcends this life.”


360. “Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. ” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


361. You will recover, you will heal from this sadness, there is always some hope in the hopeless


362. “When you’ve suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.” ~ Yann Martel


363.  Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.  - Jasmine Warga, My Heart And Other Black Holes


364. “When you feel sad, it's okay. It's not the end of the world. Everyone has those days when you doubt yourself, and when you feel like everything you do sucks, but then there's those days when you feel like Superman. It's just the balance of the world. I just write to feel better.” – Mac Miller


365. When she is happy she can't stop talking. When she is sad, she doesn't say a word. — Unknown


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


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368.  The moral of the story is even though that seemed like the end of the world back then, right now I can look back on it and laugh. And if anyone is going through something similar right now just know it will get better.  - Phil Lester


369. “Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”


370. “Why kid ourselves, people have nothing to say to one another, they all talk about their own troubles and nothing else. Each man for himself, the earth for us all. They try to unload their unhappiness on someone else when making love, they do their damnedest, but it doesn't work, they keep it all, and then they start all over again, trying to find a place for it. "Your pretty, Mademoiselle," they say. And life takes hold of them again until the next time, and then they try the same little gimmick. "You're very pretty, Mademoiselle..."


371. “Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy.”


372. I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes” ― Jeremy Aldana


373. “We're taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear, and sadness, and to me, they're of equal value to happiness, excitement, and inspiration.” – Alanis Morissette


374.  I think there is something beautiful in reveling in sadness. The proof is how beautiful sad songs can be. So I dont think being sad is to be avoided. Its apathy and boredom you want to avoid. But feeling anything is good, I think. Maybe thats sadistic of me.  - Joseph Gordon-Levitt


375. “You need to try to master the ability to feel sad without actually being sad. ” — Laurie Anderson


376. “It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.” 


377. “Depression exist without you knowing it, even denying it. It is not an illusion. You don’t even know you’re in it. It takes a while before you realize it.”


378.  I do not believe anyone can be perfectly well, who has a brain and a heart.  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


379. “The good life is not one immune to sadness but one in which suffering contributes to our development. ” — Alain de Botton


380. “There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have a feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. So, I take the memories as they come, accepting them all, letting them guide me whenever I can. ” ― Nicholas Sparks, Dear John


381. “Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever. ” — Nathanael Richmond


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


383. This is the sad bed of chosen chastity because you are miles and mountains away. . — Erica Jong


384. “We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks.” 


385. “You are not alone. Everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about. ” — Priyanshu Singh


386. “Is there anything good about being sad? Yes, of course there is! The sad person has amassed a tremendous amount of energy, like an arrow ready to be fired, to reach happiness! Sadness creates an overwhelming desire to be happy; and ultimately this desire initiates a powerful action towards happiness!” 


387. “When you are happy, you enjoy the music. But, when you are sad you understand the lyrics. ’


388. “My forest is dark, the trees are sad, and all the butterflies have broken wings. ”- Raine Cooper


389. “To overcome the sadness of our hearts, we must remember the joys of our lives. ” ― Imania Margria


390.  One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else.  - K. L. Toth


391.  There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will. .  - Epictetus


392. “Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” – Joseph Campbell


393. Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. ” – Rumi


394. “She wanted to cause him pain for taking a place in her heart she wouldn't have given him if she'd known the truth.” 


395. “The pretty ones are usually unhappy. They expect everyone to be enamored of their beauty. How can a person be content when their happiness lies in someone else's hands, ready to be crushed at any moment? Ordinary-looking people are far superior, because they are forced to actually work hard to achieve their goals, instead of expecting people to fall all over themselves to help them.” 


396.  Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.  - Roy T. Bennett, The Light In The Heart


397. “Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard. ” — David Levithan, Love is the Higher Law


398. “Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.” ~ Oscar Wilde


399. “Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can ever see and feel. ” — Tupac Shakur


400. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins


401.  I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy.  - Neil Gaiman, The Ocean At The End Of The Lane


402. It’s sad, so sad Why can’t we talk it over Oh it seems to me That sorry seems to be the hardest word


403.  Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.  - Mother Teresa


404. “You don’t need closure. You just need to give yourself permission to move on. ” – Steve Harvey


405. 3K Likes, 710 Comments. TikTok video from Pooh (@poohb117): "Jake Gyllenhaal makes me happy #focusonyourself #quotes #fyp #latenightthoughts #jakegyllenhaal #demolitionmovie #sad #edit #inperationalquotes #3amthoughts #vibes #happy #beyourself". pov: you started focusing on yourself original sound - Based mf


406.  You cannot be with someone just because you dont want to hurt him. You have your own happiness to think about.  - Melissa De La Cruz, The Van Alen Legacy


407. “Happiness already exists in your life. All you need to do is tune into it. And you can start doing that right now.”


408. “If you never left again, I would still spend the rest of my life missing you. ” — Tessa Bailey


409. “I think by the time you're grown you're as happy as you're goin to be. You'll have good times and bad times, but in the end you'll be about as happy as you was before. Or as unhappy. I've knowed people that just never did get the hang of it.


410. “I have a little theory that I'd like to air here, if I may. What is it that you think makes you magicians?" More silence. Fogg was well into rhetorical-question territory now anyway. He spoke more softly. "Is it because you are intelligent? Is it because you are brave and good? Is is because you're special? 


411.  Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who dont respect, appreciate, and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved.  - Roy T. Bennett, The Light In The Heart


412. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others. ” — Stephen R. Covey


413.  Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.  - Bertrand Russell, The Conquest Of Happiness


414. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have


415. “When you are happy, you enjoy the music. But, when you are sad you understand the lyrics. ”


416. “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


417. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.”


418. “Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it’s no worse than it is.” ~ Margaret Mitchell


419. “Wanna know what the saddest part was? Calling you my best friend instead of another fake friend. ”


420. “The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, , and the countless other infinitesimal of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.”


421. “Relationship is like a glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave it broken instead of hurting yourself while trying to put them back together.” ~ Anonymous


422. ”You know, when one is that sad, one can get to love the sunset. ” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


423. “Whatever creates or increases happiness or some part of happiness, we ought to do; whatever destroys or hampers happiness, or gives rise to its opposite, we ought not to do.”


424. “No matter how badly your heart is broken, the world does not stop for your grief. ” — Anonymous


425. “He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me. ” ― Shannon A. Thompson


426. “I’ve lost love. I’ve tried to reclaim a lost love and didn’t know how to do it. ” — Sam Worthington


427.  Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there's nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression.  - Jasmine Warga, My Heart And Other Black Holes


428. “That’s how stories happen — with a turning point, an unexpected twist. There’s only one kind of happiness, but misfortune comes in all shapes and sizes. It’s like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.” 


429.  There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.  - C. Joybell C


430. “I tell myself I should be happy, but I know that’s not true. I’m so tired of this obligation. ”


431. “We are sometimes dragged into a pit of unhappiness by someone else’s opinion that we do not look happy.” 


432. “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.”


433.  It's a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.  - Germany Kent


434. “I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness. ” — Nana Mouskouri


435. Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings. — Unknown


436.  There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.  - G. K. Chesterton


437. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe


438. “[F]or just one second, look at your life and see how perfect it is. Stop looking for the next secret door that is going to lead you to your real life. Stop waiting. This is it: there's nothing else. It's here, and you'd better decide to enjoy it or you're going to be miserable wherever you go, for the rest of your life, forever.” 


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


440. “Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living. ” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery


441. “Did I say that?” he asked with a laugh “Sometimes you black out out there I guess. I don’t know. ”


442. “Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.”


443. “Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.” ~ Henry David Thoreau


444. “my beer drunk soul is sadder than all the dead Christmas trees of the world. ” – Charles Bukowski


445. “Depression is like a heaviness that you can’t ever escape. It crushes down on you, making even the smallest things like tying your shoes or chewing on toast seem like a twenty-mile hike uphill. Depression is a part of you; it’s in your bones and your blood.”


446. “Unhappiness. There are all kinds of unhappy people in the world. I suppose it would be no exaggeration to say that the world is composed entirely of unhappy people. But those people can fight their unhappiness with society fairly and squarly, and society for its part easily understands and sympathizes with such struggles. My unhappiness stemmed entirely from my own vices, and I had no way of fighting anybody.” 


447. “A person that truly loves you will never let you go, no matter how hard the situation is. ” – Unknown


448.  I don't know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn't make you happy.  - J. D. Salinger, Franny And Zooey


449. “You see, I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald


450.  It is impossible to build one's own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings.  - Daisaku Ikeda


451. “Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad.” ~ Christina Rossetti


452. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody. ” — Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower


453.  The true measure of a man is how he treats you when others are not looking.  - Alessandra Torre


454. “Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.”


455. “But they need to worry and betray time with urgencies false and otherwise, purely anxious and whiny, their souls really won't be at peace unless they can latch to an established and proven worry and having once found it they assume facial expressions to fit and go with it, which is, you see, unhappiness, and all the time it all flies by them and they know it and that too worries them no end.” 


456. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.” ~ Alyssa Milano


457. “You have to hurt in order to know. Fall in order to grow. Lose in order to gain. Because most of life’s lessons are learned through pain.” – Boonah Mohammed


458. “Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.” – William Gilmore Simms


459.  Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


461. “She had tricked him. She had made him leave his old self behind and come into her world, and then before he was really at home in it but too late to go back, she had left him stranded there–like an astronaut wandering about on the moon. Alone.”


462. “Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can ever see and feel.” ~ Tupac Shakur


463. Guess who's birthday it is today. I hope you guessed yours, because it would be sad if you didn't


464. “Sometimes pain is so unmanageable that the idea of spending another day with it seems impossible. Other times pain acts as a compass to help you through the messier tunnels of growing up. But pain can only help you find happiness if you remember it.”


465. “I can’t really have any friends. It’s sad, really. It’s lonely. But that’s how I am. ” — Randy Moss


466. “You can’t save anyone who wouldn’t save themselves without you. It’s the hardest lesson to learn in life, take it from me.


467. “It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald


468. “Sometimes two people will regard each other over a gulf too wide to ever be bridged, and know immediately what could have happened, and that it never will.” 


469. “I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes” ― Jeremy Aldana


470. “I miss me. The old me, the happy me, the bright me, the smiling me, the laughing me, the gone me.”


471. “I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. ” ―  S. Lewis


472. “People think depression is sadness. People think depression is crying. People think depression is dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is a constant feeling of being numb. Being numb to emotions, being numb to life. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again.”


473. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” ~ Norman Cousins


474. “Some people appear to be happy, but they simply don't give the matter much thought. Others make plans: I'm going to have a husband, a home, two children, a house in the country. As long as they're busy doing that, they're like bulls looking for the bullfighter: they react instinctively, they blunder on, with no idea where the target is. They get their car, sometimes they even get a Ferrari, and they think that's the meaning of life, and they never question it. Yet their eyes betray the sadness that even they don't know they carry in their soul. Are you happy?”


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


476. “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.”


477. “Every day life adds a new page in my life…but the sad part is…every page is Blank…” — Bharat Singh


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


479. It isn't the sadness that's haunting me, it's actually the loneliness that I'm worried about


480. “There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow. ” ~ Alfred de Musset


481. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.”


482. “What we choose to focus on and what we choose to ignore—plays in defining the quality of our life.”


483. One of the saddest things about ending a relationship is losing your best friend. ” – Anonymous


484. “You will feel better than this, maybe not yet, but you will. You just keep living until you are alive again.”


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


486.  Sometimes we get sad about things and we don't like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don't know why we are sad, so we say we aren't sad but we really are.  - Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time


487. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. ”


488.  There you go. . . let it all slide out. Unhappiness can't stick in a person's soul when it's slick with tears.  - Shannon Hale, Princess Academy


489. “You’ve got to make a conscious choice every day to shed the old — whatever “the old” means for you.”


490. “I feel so disconnected from the world, and I feel like no one even notices me or cares about me anymore.”


491. “It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more. ” ~ J. K. Rowling


492.  Once you start down the slippery slope of depression, it's hard to climb off of it. And sometimes you don't want to climb off of it.  - Keary Taylor, What I Didn'T Say


493. When she is happy, she can't stop talking, when she is sad, she doesn't say a word. — Ann Brashares


494. “People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they’ve been strong for too long.” ~ Johnny Depp


495. “If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.”


496. “So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers. ” — Rev. Dr. John Sutherland Bonnell


497. “I am bent, but not broken. I am scarred, but not disfigured. I am sad, but not hopeless. I am tired, but not powerless. I am angry, but not bitter. I am depressed, but not giving up.”


498. “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.


499. “There will always be obstacles and choices. Your job is to choose which choice leads to the best outcome.”


500. “Use the pain in you passed as fuel. The fuel that will drive you to a better future.” – Priyanshu Singh


501. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you. ”


502. “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


503. “My sister will die over and over again for the rest of my life. Grief is forever. It doesn’t go away; it becomes a part of you, step for step, breath for breath. I will never stop grieving Bailey because I will never stop loving her. That’s just how it is. Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other. All I can do is love her, and love the world, emulate her by living with daring and spirit and joy.”


504. “My body and heart weren’t made for this. I’m tired of being tired and I’m tired of being sad. ”


505. “There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go. ” — Tennessee Williams


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


507. “You were merely wishing for the end of pain, the monster said. Your own pain. An end to how it isolated you. It is the most human wish of all.”


508. “Happiness is a garden walled with glass: there's no way in or out. In Paradise there are no stories, because there are no journeys. It's loss and regret and misery and yearning that drive the story forward, along its twisted road.” 


509. “Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad. ” ― Christina Rossetti, Pre-Raphaelite Poetry: An Anthology


510. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer


511. “True self-acceptance shows up at that moment when you realize that peace cannot co-exist with war. The moment you choose to stop being your own enemy and to love yourself instead.”


512. “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


513. “With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. ” — Percy Bysshe Shelley, “To a Skylark”


514. “I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it?” – Faraaz Kazi


515. “It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.” ~ J.K. Rowling


516. “He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. ” — Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo


517. “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!”


518. “It makes me sad to think that we are so happy in love and yet so unhappy when we are not together. ”


519.  You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.  - Elizabeth Gilbert


520.  There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. Its just a waste of perfectly good happiness.  - Katerina Stoykova Klemer


521. “But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness, I want sin.'


522. “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


523. “You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy but you aren’t.”


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


525. “There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow. ” ― Alfred de Musset


526. Life is what happens when you are looking sadly at the past and looking too far into the future


527. “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, The History of Love

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