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Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine
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.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
John Greenleaf Whittier
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
I had sadness for breakfast.
Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.
Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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.
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.
Sad things happen. They do. But we don't need to live sad forever.
They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
It is one of the most saddening things in life that, try as we may, we can never be certain of making people happy, whereas we can almost always be certain of making them unhappy.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.
It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company.
Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.
Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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