35 Sad Quotes To Let You Know It’s Ok

35 Sad Quotes To Let You Know It's Ok

Sad is defined as feeling or showing sorrow: unhappy. May these sad quotes inspire you to know that it is ok to be sad at times, embrace your feelings but don’t let them stop you from living your best life. We all have our ups and downs but we must persevere no matter what so that we may live our dreams.

1. “Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel.” J.K. Rowling

2. “You can take something that is incredibly sad and have some form of positivity.” Terri Irwin

3. “Ten years ago, I still feared loss enough to abandon myself in order to keep things stable. I’d smile when I was sad, pretend to like people who appalled me. What I now know is that losses aren’t cataclysmic if they teach the heart and soul their natural cycle of breaking and healing.” Martha Beck

4. “I was sad and in a dark place and I turned to a hobby to sort of take me out of that.” Cole Sprouse

5. “It’s okay to be sad if things don’t go the way you had hoped.” Jessie James Decker

6. “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

7. “I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.” David Rockefeller

8. “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

9. “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

10. “When you’re happy you don’t always have to be laughing, and when you’re sad you don’t have to be crying; sometimes it’s the opposite. You laugh when you’re the most upset.” Freddie Highmore

11. “It’s sad, something coming to an end. It cracks you open, in a way – cracks you open to feeling. When you try to avoid the pain, it creates greater pain.” Jennifer Aniston

12. “The tree I had in the garden as a child, my beech tree, I used to climb up there and spend hours. I took my homework up there, my books, I went up there if I was sad, and it just felt very good to be up there among the green leaves and the birds and the sky.” Jane Goodall

13. “In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and to the young, it comes with bitterest agony because it takes them unawares. I have had experience enough to know what I say.” Abraham Lincoln

14. “Life has to be everything. It can’t be all sad. It can’t be all peaches and cream. Because the lows have you appreciate the highs. And the highs give you perspective on the lows. If it’s not everything, it becomes flat or mundane.” Sterling K. Brown

15. “When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad.” Lynda Resnick

16. “It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.” Willie Nelson

17. “I was a sad kid.” Post Malone

18. “We have but one permanent home: heaven – that’s still the old truth that we always have to re-learn – and it’s only through the impact of sad experiences that we assimilate it.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

19. “I was always spiritual, even as a child. I was taught to pray, show gratitude. We had an attitude of gratitude. Even if life was ugly, bad or sad – we prayed.” Shilpa Shetty

20. “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

21. “It doesn’t matter if you’re sad or lazy or tired – a workout will get your endorphins pumping, and you’ll feel like a new person almost instantly.” Rachel Nichols

22. “I work extremely hard to stay positive and happy. But I get sad and anxious, too, just like everyone.” Rachel Platten

23. “I like to be sad once in a while. You need it for your equilibrium.” Marjane Satrapi

24. “Being sad at times is a good thing, as it shows us that there are areas of our lives we are not happy with.” Anonymous

25. “Sad things happen. they do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.” Mattie Stepanek

26. “Most of the time, we keep looking outside and feeling sad about what others have. Those are mere excuses.” Yami Gautam

27. “Being sad doesn’t mean it’s the end, let it be the beginning of a new way of living.” Anonymous

28. “Let the sad times be a means of awakening your true strength within you.” Asad Meah

29. “Just because you are sad, it doesn’t mean that you are not strong or loved. Know that you are.” Anonymous

30. “There are times I am happy. There are times I am sad. But I always try to separate emotion from the need to reach for something stronger, deeper. And then no matter the emotion, I can reach for a stability that helps me accomplish what is the goal.” Troy Polamalu

31. “It’s cool to be in your feelings, and it’s cool to be sad, and it’s cool to feel all of these things.” Cuco

32. “Poetry is a beautiful way of expressing feelings – happy, sad, angry, caring. It’s also a way that we share with other people, to help them with those feelings.” Mattie Stepanek

33. “You have to really understand that although certain memories or stories make you sad, you are not sad. Pull yourself out from that emotion and remember that.” Rupi Kaur

34. “We can feel sad, hurt, demoralized. But we can’t give up.” Patrisse Cullors

35. “When obsession with an event or object becomes habitual, we can often become incredibly sad and distressed at the seemingly unsolvable puzzle that stands in front of us. In these moments we need to understand that we can’t solve a problem at the same level it was created and therefore to let go of sadness may be necessary to look at things afresh. This motif will remain relevant all throughout our lives, as we deal with breakups, illness, death, change, and other losses. To let go of sadness, when the time is right, is to allow ourselves space to reflect and gain a new perspective. Anonymous 

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