Sadness Quotes

Laugh and the world laughs with you, Weep, and you weep alone; For this brave old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

There are moments when, even to the sober eye of Reason, the world of our sad humanity must assume the aspect of Hell

Edgar Allan Poe

The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy.

Jim Rohn

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

Jean de La Fontaine

Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It's a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you're hurt.

Tom Gates

You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair

Chinese Proverbs

The essential sadness is to go through life without loving. But it would be almost equally sad to leave this world without ever telling those you loved that you love them.

Unknown

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

Kahlil Gibran

One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.

Erich Fromm

So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.

John Sutherland Bonnell

Oh the gladness of their gladness when they're glad, And the sadness of their sadness when they're sad; But the gladness of their gladness, and the sadness of their sadness, Are as nothing to their badness when they're bad

James Matthew Barrie

Sadness and gladness succeed each other

Proverb

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

Emile Durkheim

A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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