Quotes on Being Sad

What's the point of being sad?" he says. "We're here now. Emily Giffin

Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad. Victor Hugo

Why do people spend their time being sad when they could be happy? Andy Warhol

What's really sad is that a lot of very talented people are being forced to do things that are very embarrassing and I don't intend to be one of them. Boy George

It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. George Bernard Shaw

I learned that getting mad was easier than being sad. Emily Giffin

I miss the comfort in being sad, Frances Farmer

The only thing worse than being sad is for others to know you are sad. Jonathan Safran Foer

Melancholy is the happiness of being sad. Victor Hugo

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

Ive never thought of my characters as being sad. On the contrary, they are full of life. They didnt choose tragedy. Tragedy chose them. Juliette Binoche

You're the prettiest when you're happy. Don't use all your energy being sad. Burnell Taylor

Happiness takes work. It doesn't always fall off trees or come easily. You really have to be someone that doesn't fall prey to being sad. I don't want sad, I can't be sad, I don't want to be about sad; I avoid sad. It inherently envelops you, so do everything that you can to escape it all the time. Drew Barrymore

The best thing for being sad ... is to learn something. T. H. White

Fashion is that thing that saved me from being sad. Lady Gaga

People cry, not because they're weak. It's because they've been strong for too long. Johnny Depp

I'm so glad I spent 10 years being sad and lonely. Caitlin Moran

Tory a father isn't supposed to fear his fourteen-year-old daughter. That being sad, you terrify me. Kathy Reichs

It is ridiculous that I have so many shoes I don't wear. I worry that they're sitting there, being sad. Graham Coxon

I could see no reason for being sad. It's just that it makes me unhappy not to feel happy. Simone De Beauvoir

Tory a father is' supposed to fear his fourteen-year-old daughter. That being sad, you terrify me. Kathy Reichs

I have always been a softie, and I fight it with every fiber of my being. Sadly, my being's fibers need to hit the gym. Aisha Tyler

It's, like, you know, if you're sad, it's a way of connecting with other people. And we - a lot of times we sort of feel embarrassed by being sad, and we go off by ourselves to hide and cry by ourselves. But, really, it's a way of re-establishing relationship. Pete Docter

There's a word in Japanese for being sad in the springtime - a whole word for just being sad - about how pretty the flowers are and how soon they're going to die. Sarah Ruhl

I think people feel safer being sad than they do being joyful. Sark

Being mad is activating. Being sad can lead to hopelessness. I'm not hopeless. I'm very hopeful. Jayni Chase

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone. Jean De La Bruyere

I never understood the point of being sad when I could choose to be happy Megan Mccafferty

Does Being Happy simply Create More Time, in the way that Being Sad, as we all know, slows time and thickens it, like cornstarch in a sauce?), Claire Messud

You need to try to master the ability to feel sad without actually being sad. Laurie Anderson

I first foreswore motherhood when I was about eight years old. ... [Children] were annoying. We were loud and sneaky and broke things. As an eight-year-old, maybe I was simply mortified by the prospect of being saddled with myself. Lionel Shriver

What do you know about being sad?' 'I know you don't need a reason. Aryn Kyle

I've had a lot of people online say they're going to kill me at my shows. A lot of people say they're going to punch me in the face - never happened. It's just people being sad because their life sucks. Vince Staples

The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read. Winston Churchill

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose. Albert Schweitzer

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them. Albert Schweitzer

Someone once accused me of being like Eliot Ness. I sad no sir, I'm not E.N., but I can promise you that I'm not Al Capone! Robert Stack

Nostalgia is a way of remembering people and places and things, and wishing things hadn't changed. It has a sweetness to it. Sadness is just-well-being sad. Linda Lael Miller

Sometimes life is about being sad and doing things anyway. Sometimes it's about being hurt and doing things anyway. The point isn't perfection. The point is doing it anyway. Chloe Neill

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one's being, but by integration of the contraries. Carl Jung

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one's being, but by integration of the contraries. Carl Jung

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have. Woody Allen

Hearts are not had as a gift, But hearts are earned... William Butler Yeats

I hate the moment when suddenly my anger turns into tears Timothy Keller

My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad. Olive Schreiner

Since every death diminishes us a little, we grieve - not so much for the death as for ourselves. Lynn Caine

Is That All There Is? Peggy Lee

They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now Edna St Vincent Millay

I think there is something beautiful in reveling in sadness. The proof is how beautiful sad songs can be. So I don't think being sad is to be avoided. It's apathy and boredom you want to avoid. But feeling anything is good, I think. Maybe that's sadistic of me. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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

Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them. Frank Ocean

We all want to do something to mitigate the pain of loss or to turn grief into something positive, to find a silver lining in the clouds. But I believe there is real value in just standing there, being still, being sad. John Green

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. Winston Churchill

What may seem depressing or even tragic to one person may seem like an absolute scream to another person, especially if he has had between four and seven beers. Dave Barry

Even modern English people are imperious, superior, ridden by class. All of the hypocrisy and the difficulties that are endemic in being British also make it an incredibly fertile place culturally. A brilliant place to live. Sad but true. Pete Townshend

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

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. Erica Jong

When I'm feeling sad, or lonely, and I don't know what I'm doing and I don't know where I'm going, I imagine the Cool Awesome Future Version of Myself just telling my present self, "It's okay. You just gotta grab that giraffe by the ears and ride it on out." Jenna Marbles

It is quite gratifying to feel guilty if you haven't done anything wrong: how noble! Whereas it is rather hard and certainly depressing to admit guilt and to repent. Hannah Arendt

Having emotional connections to things that don't really exist, like looking at a green ball and really loving that green ball, and being sad whether it's around or not. Stuff like that. I've never done acting at this level before so it was a huge challenge for me. It was a hurdle to overcome just to survive. Shia Labeouf

For a moment, I thought of the word happy and it was a word that just, well, it felt like it was visiting me. I knew it would' last for very long and I"d be sad again and then it would be worse because it's one thing to be sad and it's another thing to be sad once you"ve been happy. Being sad after you"ve been happy is the worst thing in the world. Benjamin Alire Saenz

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul, and yet no one ever comes to sit by it. Vincent Van Gogh

Brod discovered 613 sadnesses, each perfectly unique, each a singular emotion, no more similar to any other sadness than to anger, ecstasy, guilt, or frustration. Mirror Sadness. Sadness of Domesticated Birds. Sadness of Being Sad in front of One's Parent. Humor Sadness. Sadness of Love Without Release. Jonathan Safran Foer

I always feel sad, to be honest, to see people badly injured. That's important because if someone's life is being changed like that it's extraordinarily important for that person - and you can't forget whether it was ten years ago, twenty or today. So I feel the same each time - I feel sad but I also feel that I should do the best I can to make it the best I can for them. So that's how I cope - by working. Fiona Wood

Americans should know that Iranians are just as decent, human and rational as other human beings. Sadly, the mainstream media in the U.S. regularly fails to recognize and reflect this. Mohammad Marandi

For them [LGBT group], language has to say exactly what it means. "Why aren't you proud of being gay?" they wanted to know. "Why are you so dark? Why are you so morbid? Why are you so sad? Don't you realize, we're all okay? Let's celebrate that fact." But that is not what writers do. We don't celebrate being "okay." If you want to be okay, take an aspirin. Richard Rodriguez

That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful. Elizabeth Wurtzel

But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you. Rumi

I am not sad, he would repeat to himself over and over, I am not sad. As if he might one day convince himself. Or fool himself. Or convince others - The only thing worse than being sad is for others to know that you are sad. Jonathan Safran Foer

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others. Charles Darwin

Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are. Soren Kierkegaard

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. Rabindranath Tagore

The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born. Sergio Aragones

Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude. Pope Benedict Xvi

A photograph doesn't gain weight or lose weight, or change from being happy to being sad. It's frozen. You can use it, then recycle it. Chuck Close

But you see, that's the gilded prison of fashion. We're riding in private jets, and meantime I was so incredibly, painfully sad and lonely. Janice Dickinson

I have learned to cry again and I think perhaps that means I am a human being again. Perhaps that at least. A piece of human being but, yes, a human being. William Styron

It's not a struggle, but sometimes when you're gone for a month or two, you start to miss your friends. I love acting so much that it fills that gap of being sad about not being able to see my friends. Willow Shields

We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them. Carl Jung

Being part of the natural world reminds me that innocence isn't ever lost completely; we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it. Jewel



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