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“Sadness becomes a remedy when you cry it out and lighten your heart while becomes a deep wound when you suppress it inside you not letting it out.”

A person may become sad because of momentarily painful incidents. They gradually lose themselves in their webs of overthinking, leading to short-term sadness or even depression. It may be because they find no one who could understand them. You cannot avoid sadness, but you can use your sadness as a source of motivation and growth. Tears can roll down your cheeks because of many reasons. It could be unfulfilled expectations, past negative experiences, lack of appreciation, criticism, discouraging people, comparison, etc.

To reach happiness, you need to experience sadness. To overcome disappointment, you need to acknowledge it. Through this, you can grow and become happy once again. Sometimes it is crucial to process your emotions in a healthy matter. In life, we need someone to understand them without feeling judged. Unfortunately, today’s era is full of people who pretend to be well-wishers, but their words and actions don’t add up at all. It is where a sad person goes wrong. They must not bother about such people. They should look up to those who help bring them up, not put them down.

“You should strive to satisfy your soul rather than the people in your life.”

It would be best if you made sure positive people constantly surround you. You cannot sue the negative ones but can avoid and set boundaries for them. Positivity brings new confidence in yourself. Two persons might be in the same problem, but their different perspectives bring happiness/sadness and positivity/negativity in their lives.

You deserve to be happy when no one stands by me. Grief is normal! It is okay if today is a sad day. I can grieve for a moment, analyze it, filter it and move on. The path to happiness begins by understanding the root cause of your sadness and suffering. Everyone seeks happiness. It is best to ask yourself, are you spending time doing a task to impress others – to seek their validation and approval? If that is the case, you will not experience true happiness and absolute joy.

It is best to realize life is not just about searching and finding happiness. It is about learning, being true to yourself, and keeping busy doing what satisfies you in every moment. It’s okay not to match stereotypes, to live your life separate from daily norms, and if you don’t know where you will be after five years. We are all constantly growing and learning. Stop living your life with regrets for long that sadden you! Learn how to grow and cherish every moment in your life, small and big! When the energy seems to wobble and upset, it’s an indication you need some rest and time to overcome the things that disappoint you. To help you in disappointing times, I want to share some sad quotes about life.

49 Sad Quotes About Life To Understand And Make You Happy

  1. “The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” –Carl Jung
  2. “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.” –Osho
  3. “The good life is not one immune to sadness but one in which suffering contributes to our development.” –Alain de Botton
  4. “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
  5. “Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.” –Philip Stanhope
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  7. “The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.” –Gloria Estefan
  8. “Life is too short to be angry or sad for long.” –Alphonso Davies
  9. “When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world.” –Mac Miller
  10. “Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.” –Franz Schubert
  11. “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
  12. “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
  13. “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
  14. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” –Henry Rollins
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  16. “The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.” –Alain de Botton
  17. “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
  18. “If you don’t know about pain and trouble, you’re in sad shape. They make you appreciate life.” –Evel Knievel
  19. “A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.” –John Steinbeck
  20. “It’s pretty sad when you have to choose between the lesser of two evils.” –Meg White
  21. “I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad.” –Sylvia Plath
  22. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” –Jim Rohn
  23. “You’re sad because you’re wasting your potential. You know it, your family knows it, everyone knows it. Do something useful.” –Carlos Del Valle
  24. “Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” –Malcolm X
  25. “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” –Percy Bysshe Shelley
  26. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.” –Alyssa Milano
  27. “Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.” –H. G. Wells
  28. “It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” –Miguel de Unamuno
  29. “Sadness is also a kind of defense.” –Ivo Andrich
  30. “Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.” –Yoko Ono
  31. “Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling.” –J. K. Rowling
  32. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” –Leonardo da Vinci
  33. “He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.” –Voltaire
  34. “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
  35. “One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.” –Jackie Kennedy
  36. “We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.” –R.M. Drake
  37. “Dying is only one thing to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else.” –Morrie Schwartz
  38. “In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality” –William S. Burroughs
  39. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” –Leo Buscaglia
  40. “The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.” –Hannah Arendt
  41. “There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.” –Mark Twain
  42. “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
  43. “We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.” –Pierre Corneille
  44. “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
  45. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” –Jean de La Fontaine

Rahul Bansal

Rahul is a freelance author, chemist, a teacher and has a lot of passion for spirituality, humanity & self-development. Being in the writing industry for many years, Rahul has a plethora of knowledge which he loves to share and discuss with his readers. He loves to write about self-improvement and share quotes he finds inspiring.

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