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Sad Things In Life Quotes


"With any group of people in life, sad things happen, and crazy things, and happy things. When you're in the public eye, it's just amplified, that's all." - Margot Kidder

"When you're sad, you're not sad. You are merely oblivious to the good things in your life. There is always a crack of light in the darkness. Find it." - Dianna Agron

"The sad vicissitude of things." - Laurence Sterne

"Thats beautiful! Sad and beautiful," murmured Meggie. Why were sad stories often so beautiful? It was different in real life." - Cornelia Funke

"This was the way the night had cashed in. Choices had been made and things happened, and here we were. It was sad, and funny. My life was made of this. Stuff like this." - James Franco

"There are things you're supposed to learn in life. My biggest regret was terminating a pregnancy when I was about 18. Every day, I think about who that baby would be now; it still makes me sad." - Suzi Quatro

"It makes me a bit sad that, if anything, that people seem to want to go back to an old model of normality, and sitcoms seem to want to be about ordinary families and things that aren't very interesting. I just think it's a bit sad. It's a shame that life is still depicted in a very straight way." - Jennifer Saunders

"Life is sad enough without people writing sad books." - James T Farrell

"There is a sad forgetfulness of Christian modesty, especially in the life and dress of women." - Alice von Hildebrand

"I grew up in a sad, depressed place. I got out. Poetry saved my life." - Mary Oliver

"Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life." - Vaclav Havel

"Sad is his lot, who, once at least in his life, has not been a poet." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"I had never felt so lonely and so sad in my entire life." - Susan Smith

"Death isn't sad. There's nothing sad about it. Living a shitty life, that's sad." - Mac Danzig

"Have all beautiful things sad destinies?" - Jean Rhys

"What I do with everything is take things out of real life. You encounter all sorts of stories. It's a lot of your friends and family, sometimes there's quite sad episodes in their life and everything. So just little things I've picked up along the years always find a way into all of my stories." - Mark Millar

"Are all ends of life so sad?" - Marie of Romania

"Best things in life aren't things." - Mike Ness

"The best things in life aren't things." - Art Buchwald

"You know, I guess I just don't like to talk a lot about sad things. Now you know my flaw. What good does it do to talk about sad things in the past?" - James Patterson

"Sometimes you have to do things when sad things happen." - Mitch Albom

"There's music for when you're sad or happy or in love; there's music for every moment in life." - Haley Pullos

"The lack of women directors is a sad fact of life. Kathryn Bigelows thrilling Best Director win may help turn things around." - Lynda Obst

"The lack of women directors is a sad fact of life. Kathryn Bigelow's thrilling Best Director win may help turn things around." - Lynda Obst

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

"In our sad condition our only consolation is the expectancy of another life. Here below all is incomprehensible." - Martin Luther

"I think women should be seductive, not triste. Theres enough sadness in life now without making women look sad, too." - Azzedine Alaia

"Life is sometimes sad and often dull, but there are currants in the cake, and here is one of them." - Nancy Mitford

"In our sad condition our only consolation is the expectancy of another life. Here below all is incomprehensible." - Martin Luther

"You do' have to be sad to miss someone and wish they were still in your life." - Megan Hart

"You don't have to be sad to miss someone and wish they were still in your life." - Megan Hart

"I'm a hopeful romantic who adores novels with happy endings, because there are enough sad endings in real life." - Tammara Webber

"I think women should be seductive, not triste. There's enough sadness in life now without making women look sad, too." - Azzedine Alaia

"I don't know how the poor farmers deal with such situations in real life. It's really sad." - Sanjay Dutt

"If you don't know about pain and trouble, you're in sad shape. They make you appreciate life." - Evel Knievel

"If I have brightened up one single sad childhood, then I have at least accomplished something in my life." - Astrid Lindgren

"And in real life endings aren't always neat, whether they're happy endings, or whether they're sad endings." - Stephen King

"I never was a great Thatcher fan, and it wasn't a sad day in my life when she resigned." - Jim Broadbent

"Sad things happen. They do. But we don't need to live sad forever." - Mattie Stepanek

"The small things of life were often so much bigger than the great things . . . the trivial pleasure like cooking, one's home, little poems especially sad ones, solitary walks, funny things seen and overheard." - Barbara Pym

"But I believe good things happen everyday. I believe good things happen even when bad things happen. And I believe on a happy day like today, we can still feel a little sad. And that's life, isn't it?" - Gabrielle Zevin

"That's how people make sense of a meeting: they eat something. If they were in a sad moment it would be the same thing, they'd be eating something. It's what makes life fun. We don't need it to be delicious or great or all these things if we're just to survive. But it's one of those things that makes life fun, livable. And the more I submerge myself in it, the more fun I seem to have." - Rene Redzepi

"Even if my songs are a bit low-spirited, they make me happy. I become happy when I hear sad songs. When you sing about sad things in a beautiful way, the atmosphere turns upside down" - John Frusciante

"It's the idea that we just have to go along, we can't change it, things won't change. I think that's the sad part, the sad reality traditional parties have bred in parts of Atlantic Canada." - Stephen Harper

"There isn't one thing in particular; rather, a lot of different things give me inspiration. I tend to come up with tunes when I do things that are not part of my daily routine, like traveling. But even during my everyday life, I come up with tunes when I'm emotionally moved. By looking at a beautiful picture, scenery, tasting something delicious, scents that bring back memories, happy and sad things... Anything that moves my emotion gives me inspiration." - Yoko Shimomura

"I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part." - Roy Haynes

"If you think of beautiful things, you're not sad." - Eva Zeisel

"If you think of beautiful things, you're not sad." - Eva Zeisel

"I feel like artists that are always quite sad in real life always make really happy music, and artists who are really bouncy and bubbly always make really sad music." - Marina And The Diamonds

"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

"Usually, I'm only sad when something sad happens. I am not a melancholic person. I like to live very much in the present. If I was an animal, I'd be a little cat. They like to live life." - Monica Bellucci

"We don't live in the Garden. We live far from Eden. Every life is full of heartaches. Every life, frankly, is unspeakably sad." - John Eldredge

"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

"I miss the comfort in being sad," - Frances Farmer

"In film, you can have sad endings." - Anna Torv

"The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be." - Alain De Botton

"We sat like that for a long while, and when we stood up, all my sad things were in boxes, and Beck was my father." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Genius inspires resentment. A sad fact of life." - Eoin Colfer

"Life possesses an amazing array of profoundly sad faces." - Aberjhani

"Life isn't all that sad. I'm a happy person." - Dan Fogelberg

"Life is painful sometimes. It touches everyone, so you may as well try to look for other answers and find peace. So, it is difficult to write those types of things because nobody wants to tell sad stories. I think that I'll always tell stories about human hope. I would love to be able to tell somebody, "It's okay. It's all right. Be a good person." That's what my job is, in life." - J.H. Wyman

"Everything in life has some good in it. And when something awful happens, the goodness stands out even more-it's sad, but that's the truth." - Banana Yoshimoto

"There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I'm not in that state now and that makes me sad." - Jack Nicholson

"The best things in life are censored." - Woody Allen

"The best things in life are free" - Luther Vandross

"The best thing in life aren't things." - John Ruskin

"Very few things in life matter." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"The best things in life are crazy." - Emme

"The Best Things in Life Are Free." - Howard E. Johnson

"The best things in life are silly." - Scott Adams

"The best things in life are . . . Annoying." - Grumpy Cat

"The most important things in life aren't things." - Anthony J. D'Angelo

"The greatest things in life are not things." - Rick Warren

"The things that matter most in life....Aren't things." - Marie Avgeropoulos

"The most important things in life aren't things." - Anthony J Dangelo

"I can get sad, I can get frustrated, I can get scared, but I never get depressed - because there's joy in my life." - Michael J Fox

"Dartmouth is the place I've devoted my life to, so it's very sad to see this kind of decline in the intellectual strength of the institution." - Jon Appleton

"There's nothing in the world so sad as talking to a man who never knew his life was his for making." - Ray Lamontagne

"In the moonlight which is always sad, as the light of the sun itself is-as the light called human life is-at its coming and its going." - Charles Dickens

"We live in a vale of tears...We can have all the dreams we like, but life is hard, implacable, sad." - Paulo Coelho

"If you go through life and you don't find the beauty in an unexpected place, then you really have a sad existence." - Octavia Spencer

"It is a sad weakness in us, after all, that the thought of a man's death hallows him anew to us; as if life were not sacred too." - George Eliot

"Jen[nifer Lawrence]'s main goal in life is to get me to laugh while we're filming sad scenes. And it's the HUNGER GAMES." - Willow Shields

"A lady who sets her heart upon a lad in uniform must prepare to change lovers pretty quickly, or her life will be but a sad one." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"When you are sad or in pain or sick or you witness any cremation then you actually learn the many truths of life." - Neem Karoli Baba

"I'm really happy with my life now, but there's a lot of stuff I feel very sad about in ways I can't even control." - Liz Phair

"The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled." - Henry Adams

"If you win all the time, you lose the drama in life. To make the happy moments happy, you need the sad moments too." - Doug Davidson

"If you have experienced an evening more exciting than any in your life, you're sad to see it end; and yet you still feel grateful that it happened." - Arthur Golden

"To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life." - Albert Finney

"I must have something to engross my thoughts, some object in life which will fill this vacuum, and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart." - Elizabeth Blackwell

"How sad it is when a luxurious imagination is obliged in self defense to deaden its delicacy in vulgarity, and riot in things attainable that it may not have leisure to go mad after things that are not." - John Keats

"If you're raised in a household where questions are encouraged, you're the minority. It's sad. One of the things that has resonated the most for me is that, in the '50s, if your sex life was unfulfilling, it was your fault, as a woman. It was never the man's fault. Millions of women thought they were working with faulty equipment. If they couldn't have orgasms from having sex with their husbands, then they were broken. That's insane, and everybody believed it." - Lizzy Caplan

"I had a thought, on the way home from the rock field, that the things we don't know about a person are the things that make them human, and it made me feel sad to think that, but sad in that reassuring way that some sadness has, a sadness that says welcome home in twelve different languages." - Miriam Toews

"I've got a great support group, real and true friends and I'm moving forward with my life. I was sad and wanted to make things work but I'm completely fine now. I'm moving on." - Camille Grammer

"I'm kind of sad and happy all the time. Just kind of like feeling, you know, full of life and confident, and at the same time terrified. I'm all of those things at once." - Billy Bob Thornton

"Ester asked why people are sad. "That's simple," says the old man. "They are the prisoners of their personal history. Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan. They never ask if that plan is theirs or if it was created by another person. They accumulate experiences, memories, things, other people's ideas, and it is more than they can possibly cope with. And that is why they forget their dreams." - Paulo Coelho

"There has been lots of things said about me over the years. I am happy to comment on people's opinion in football I respect, but Tony Cascarino is a man I certainly do not respect, for a lot of reasons, and if I told you, you would be shocked. So the day I worry about Tony Cascarino will be a very sad day of my life." - Roy Keane

"In placid hours well-pleased we dream Of many a brave unbodied scheme. But form to lend, pulsed life create, What unlike things must meet and mate: A flame to melt-a wind to freeze; Sad patience-joyous energies; Humility-yet pride and scorn; Instinct and study; love and hate; Audacity-reverence. These must mate, And fuse with Jacob's mystic heart, To wrestle with the angel-Art." - Herman Melville

"Ester asked why people are sad. "That's simple," says the old man. "They are the prisoners of their personal history. Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan. They never ask if that plan is theirs or if it was created by another person. They accumulate experiences, memories, things, other people's ideas, and it is more than they can possibly cope with. And that is why they forget their dreams." - Paulo Coelho

"It is sad to see how the most of men neglect their precious souls, turning their backs upon the glorious gospel, and little minding a crucified Jesus, when, in the meanwhile, their bodies are well provided for, their estates much regarded, and the things of this present life are highly prized, as if the darling was of less value than a clod of earth; an immortal soul, than a perishing body; a precious Saviour, than unsatisfying creatures." - John Bunyan

"It's a really common trap to want your life to live up to some standard that you believe in, and then you start to really examine those standards and realize they come not from experiences you've had, but things you've seen in movies, or feelings you've felt listening to pop songs, or ideas you've received from reading books. And not just happy things, but a lot of the time, sad things. It gets kind of depressing, when you see how movies and songs make these promises to us." - Will Sheff

"I think that the tendency for most people is to fall back on a comic interpretation of things because things are so sad, so terrible. If you didn't laugh you'd kill yourself. But the truth of the matter is that existence in general is very very tragic, very very sad, very brutal and very unhappy." - Woody Allen

"I think my music is a reflection of what I think life is. Which is beautiful and sad, you know. I'm a bit of a sad-sack, in a way. I try not to be a mope. But life is hard, you know, and life is weird. Not to get too depressing. But it's also beautiful and gorgeous, and I'm glad I'm here." - Gary Louris

"If you keep telling the same sad small story. You will keep living the same sad small life." - Jean Houston

"Discomfort and awkwardness are places where you feel things. I'm a big advocate for being happy. We can choose to live in a happy bubble. But part of being happy is understanding how sad things can be." - Laurel Nakadate

"I'm a comedian, and I definitely see the humor in a lot of things. I am also sad a lot. I cry often and easily. I think you're supposed to feel all kinds of things." - Ellen Degeneres

"What do you want out of life?" I asked, and I used to ask that all the time of girls. I don't know," she said. "Just wait on tables and try to get along." She yawned. I put my hand over her mouth and told her not to yawn. I tried to tell her how excited I was about life and the things we could do together; saying that, and planning to leave Denver in two days. She turned away wearily. We lay on our backs, looking at the ceiling and wondering what God had wrought when He made life so sad." - Jack Kerouac

"The wonderful things in life are the things you do, not the things you have." - Reinhold Messner

"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

"Life is sad, life is a bust, all you can do is do what you must." - Bob Dylan

"It's hard to watch your life unfold, and sad. Life changes." - Cilla Black

"Believe me there is no such thing as great suffering, great regret, great memory....everything is forgotten, even a great love. That's what's sad about life, and also what's wonderful about it. There is only a way of looking at things, a way that comes to you every once in a while. That's why it's good to have had love in your life after all, to have had an unhappy passion- it gives you an alibi for the vague despairs we all suffer from." - Albert Camus

"And just then he realized in a flash that men have only this sad knowledge with which to heal themselves: when you lose life, you grow wise. But that is better than maiming life to hold it." - John Holmes

"There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it." - Charles Mackay

"But how to do feelings? All very well to write "She felt sad", or describe what a sad person might do, but what of sadness itself, how was that put across so it could be felt in all its lowering immediacy? Even harder was the threat, or the confusion of feeling contradictory things." - Ian Mcewan

"The best things in life don't come in adult sizes." - Matt Bird

"In art as in life, some things need no translation." - Paula Vogel

"I didn't feel sad or happy. I didn't feel proud or ashamed. I only felt that in spite of all the things I'd done wrong, in getting myself here, I'd done right." - Cheryl Strayed

"'T is impious in a good man to be sad." - Edward Young

"They who are sad find somehow sweetness in tears." - Euripides

"Tis impious in a good man to be sad" - Edward Young

"Timidity keeps me safe and sad in a narrow room." - Mason Cooley

"You have to keep hobbies in L.A. Otherwise, it's sad." - Lake Bell

"I'm sad I'm not in 'The Purge 2.'" - Lena Headey

"You will find a blissfulness which contains in it sadness also, because that sadness gives it depth. Watch Buddha's statue - blissful, but still sad. The very word sad gives you wrong connotations - that something is wrong. This is your interpretation. To me, life in its totality is good." - Rajneesh

"Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life." - Tecumseh

"Look around in the world, and you may see some in every place who are objects of pity, bereaved by sad accidents of all the comforts of life, while in the meantime Providence has tenderly preserved you." - John Flavel

"You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you're in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don't fall in love with people because they're fun. It just happens." - Kirsten Dunst

"Experience, that chill touchstone whose sad proof reduces all things from their hue." - Lord Byron

"I still catch myself feeling sad about things that do' matter anymore." - Kurt Vonnegut

"It seems to me that very sad things always contain an element of the comical" - Haruki Murakami

"I still catch myself feeling sad about things that don't matter anymore." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Some things are just so sad that only your soul can do the crying for you.." - Gregory David Roberts

"Scientology is probably one of the most misunderstood things, and it's sad that it's so misunderstood." - Stanley Clarke

"When I need to cry, I think of very sad things, mostly about animals." - Quvenzhane Wallis

"To complain now would be kind of sad. I like the way things are going." - Josh Brolin

"You see all these things that make you feel desperate or sad, but you realize changes can be made, and it doesn't take a lot of money on our part to make a change in people's lives." - John Legend

"If grief or anger arises, Let there be grief or anger. This is the Buddha in all forms,Sun Buddha, Moon Buddha, Happy Buddha, Sad Buddha. It is the universe offering all things to awaken and open our heart." - Jack Kornfield

"At the snowy summit of all these things, however, is the fact that you simply cannot go about locking your siblings in towers when they misbehave. It is unseemly and betrays a sad lack of creativity." - Catherynne M Valente

"All good things vanish in less than a day, Peace, plenty, pleasure, suddenly decay Go not yet away, bright soul of the sad year, The earth is hell when you leav'st to appear." - Thomas Nash

"You can do weird things on TV - there are happy stories, sad stories, dark stories. But with a movie, it always has to end satisfying. Unless you're the Coen brothers, and it ends with somebody getting shot in the head." - Judd Apatow

"It's not that women don't feel things, we do. We fall in love, we get our hearts broken, we're disappointed and sad, but we've also been taught that you must always have your pride. Above all." - Liz Tuccillo

"I can't say I'm happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight, this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened." - Mary Hart

"But it's a journey and the sad thing is you only learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn." - Emma Watson

"All the things that happen to people in the industry today, the actors, what they have to put up with, all the people wanting to know every single moment of their lives - I think it's really sad." - Tab Hunter

"Even a happy life has a sad day. We fail to provide a context which says it's okay to cry, it's okay to be sad. So I think making the space for suffering is so important and making space for this expression of feelings in community." - Marianne Williamson

"Superficial people are those who simply go along without a question in the world-asking nothing, troubled by nothing, examining nothing. Whatever people around them do, they do, too. That's a sad and plastic life-routine and comfortable, maybe, but still sad." - Joan D. Chittister

"When I was nine, my life was devoted to seeing a tit. I was Captain Ahab, and it was my big white whale. I'd go down to Sears on a Sunday in hopes they'd remove a clothing from a mannequin. Sad but true, sad but fuckin' true." - Lewis Black

"It's the pool where we all go down to drink, to swim, to catch a little fish from the edge of the shore; it's also the pool where some hardy souls go out in their flimsy wooden boats after the big ones. It is the pool of life, the cup of imagination, and she has an idea that different people see different versions of it, but with two things ever in common: it's always about a mile deep in the Fairy Forest, and it's always sad. Because imagination isn't the only thing this place is about." - Stephen King



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