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Saddest Thing Quotes


"The saddest thing in life is wasted talent" - Robert De Niro

"The saddest thing one meets is a nominal Christian." - Amy Carmichael

"Life is the saddest thing there is, next to death." - Edith Wharton

"The saddest thing for a girl to do is to dumb herself down for a guy." - Emma Watson

"The saddest thing about ephemerals was that their little lives rarely held time enough for love." - Robert A Heinlein

"My father always said, 'The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.'" - Chazz Palminteri

"The saddest thing in life is people with sight, but without vision." - Helen Keller

"The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and woman." - Alexander Smith

"The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury." - Charlie Chaplin

"The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman." - Alexander Smith

"It's the most extraordinary and saddest thing, the amount of talent out there not being seen." - Gedde Watanabe

"The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"The saddest thing about any man is that he be ignorant, and the most exciting thing is that he knows." - Alfred the Great

"Take my word for it, the saddest thing under the sky is a soul incapable of sadness." - Madame de Gasparin

"The saddest thing in life is wasted talent, and the choices you make will shape your life forever." - Chazz Palminteri

"The saddest thing that can happen to a person is to find out their memories are lies." - Juan Gabriel

"The saddest thing in life is wasted talent and the choices you make will shape your life forever." - Chazz Palminteri

"The saddest thing in life is to marry a woman who looks like a cook-and isn't." - Evan Esar

"Two people who were once very close can without blame or grand betrayal become strangers. Perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world." - Warsan Shire

"Sometimes this fellow's music was like little colored pieces of crystal candy, and other times it was the softest, saddest thing she had ever imagined about." - Carson Mccullers

"The saddest thing about love, Joe, is that not only the love cannot last forever, but even the heartbreak is soon forgotten." - William Faulkner

"Did you ever see a one eyed woman cry? You know the saddest thing about the woman, the tears don't come out just one eye." - Gary B.B. Coleman

"The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury. [and therefore not appreciate it fully or be grateful for it every moment.]" - Charlie Chaplin

"The saddest thing in life and the hardest to live through, is the knowledge that there is someone you love very much whom you cannot save from suffering." - Agatha Christie

"That is the saddest thing: He [Prince] always thought I would die of a drug overdose, and here it happens he dies of an accidental overdose." - Stevie Nicks

"Talented people are written off once they hit their 50s and 60s, and the saddest thing is, we just get better as we get older." - Kim Cattrall

"I'm saddest when I sing." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"The education of the intellect is a great business; but an unconsecd intellect is the saddest sight on which the sun looks down." - Edwin Chadwick

"Alone. The saddest word in the world." - Beatrice Sparks

"Sweetest smile is made saddest tear-drop!" - Edwin Arnold

"The funniest people are the saddest once" - Confucius

"Sunset is the saddest light there is." - Sue Monk Kidd

"I think of the saddest thing I can and then add a sick dog to that. If I think of a sick dog from the beginning, I just stop there." - Sufjan Stevens

"Perhaps the saddest thing to admit is that those who rejected the Cross have to carry it, while those who welcomed it are so often engaged in crucifying others." - Nikolai Berdyaev

"have you ever seen a genius out there looking for a job? it's the saddest thing in the world. no one will hire him. there is only one place where he is always welcome- at the bottom." - Henry Miller

"The saddest thing one meets is a nominal Christian. I had not seen it in Japan where missions is younger. The church here is a "field full of wheat and tares." - Amy Carmichael

"While she cut the mushrooms, she cried more than she had at the grave, the most so far, because she found the saddest thing of all to be the simple truth of her capacity to move on." - Aimee Bender

"One of the saddest things is that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat ... nor make love for eight hours." - William Faulkner

"My school and my tribe are so poor and sad that we have to study from the same dang books our parents studied from. That is absolutely the saddest thing in the world." - Sherman Alexie

"There were a lot of areas we didn't cover that I'm hoping to cover if we do some specials. One is to see more of Patsy's home and her home life, which is just the saddest thing." - Jennifer Saunders

"The saddest thing is when a guy is paying so much attention to the world and everything going by that he can't take the time for his own mother." - Evel Knievel

"Granting our wish is one of Fate's saddest jokes." - James Russell Lowell

"Too late! The two saddest words in any tongue." - Dagmar Godowsky

"Regret; The saddest word in the English language." - Tonya Hurley

"If only. The saddest two words in any language." - Maggie Osborne

"The girls with prettiest smiles seem to tell saddest stories" - Demi Lovato

"I am happy, thats just the saddest lie" - Kid Cudi

"If only...the saddest words in the English language." - Kristan Higgins

"A mother is only as happy as her saddest child." - Phil Mcgraw

"The world's saddest man will live here in Los Angeles." - Ringo Starr

"This is the saddest story I have ever heard." - Ford Madox Ford

"Gone. The saddest word in the language. In any language." - Mark Slouka

"Sometimes the saddest stories take the fewest words." - Karen Thompson Walker

"Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The saddest songs are written when a person is happy." - Merle Travis

"... the more one needs God the more perfect he is. To need God is nothing to be ashamed of but is perfection itself. It is the saddest thing in the world if a human being goes through life without discovering that he needs God!" - Soren Kierkegaard

"When people don't express themselves, they die one piece at a time. You'd be shocked at how many adults are really dead inside-walking through their days with no idea who they are, just waiting for a heart attack or cancer or a Mack truck to come along and finish the job. It's the saddest thing I know." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Men and boys always want to go fight. They are always looking for a reason to go to war. It is the saddest thing. They have this abiding notion that war is fun. And no history lesson will convince them differently." - Kate Dicamillo

"I saw the horrible way that people could treat each other. That may be the saddest thing of all. I saw greed and anger and murder and a total lack of concern for human life. It was a wicked side of the human soul that I saw... and it saddened me to know that such a dark place existed." - D J Machale

"He told me once The saddest thing that can befall the soul, Is when it loses faith in God and woman, For he had lost them both. Lost I those gems, Though the world's throne stood open in my path, I would go wandering back into my childhood, Searching for them with tears." - Alexander Smith

"In great misfortunes, people want to be alone. They have a right to be. And the misfortunes that occur within one are the greatest. Surely the saddest thing in the world is falling out of love-if once one has ever fallen in." - Willa Cather

"I think the biggest, saddest thing that happens in our lives is that we just don't embrace the things that could make it better because they don't seem to make it better at any given moment or we can't decide how to get across the aisle to that person." - Adam Duritz

"Do they think that they have given us great pleasure by telling us that they hold our soul to be no more than wind or smoke, and saying it moreover in tones of pride and satisfaction? Is this then something to be said gaily? Is it not on the contrary something to be said sadly, as being the saddest thing in the world?" - Blaise Pascal

"Reality's its own thing. And I'm not really into reality that much. I'm into this cinematic stylized reality that can comment on reality. It's like the most beautiful parts of reality and the saddest parts, but it's none of this middle ground." - Zack Snyder

"One of the saddest things is that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat eight hours a day nor drink for eight hours a day nor make love for eight hours." - William Faulkner

"The saddest thing was actually getting fed up with one another. It's like growing up in a family. When you get to a certain age, you want to go off and get your own girl and your own car, split up a bit." - George Harrison

"The saddest thing is that when I sat down to rehearse for the Pixies, I couldn't believe that I had given up something that I loved. Now I hold the drum at night and I want to go to bed with it." - Joey Santiago

"I made a series of wrong decisions about moderately recent books, and I've sold the rights to studios for ridiculous amounts of money and the films have never been made. That's the saddest thing of all, because they're locked up and no one else can make them." - John Le Carre

"The saddest thing in the world was that human beings, for all their ardent striving and desire, could never achieve physical, emotional, or intellectual perfection. The species was doomed to imperfection; it thrashed forever in despair or denial of that fact." - Dean Koontz

"That's the one thing you wake up with every day: How long have I got left? And that's the saddest thing in the world, because you have this absolute realization that everything you love you're going to have to let go of and give up. I look at my daughter and I think, There's going to be a point where I'm not going to be around for her. Even the thought of that breaks my heart." - Moby

"Who in the world has not yearned for a loved one, has never said, If only he or she could come back just once, just one more time...? Despite the fact that it can never happen, never ever. Surely this is the saddest thing about our mortal world, and its sadness will go on shrouding human life like a blanket of fog until its final extinction." - Ismail Kadare

"One of the saddest things is that the only thing that a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat eight hours a day nor drink for eight hours a day nor make love for eight hours -all you can do for eight hours is work. Which is the reason why man makes himself and everybody else so miserable and unhappy." - William Faulkner

"Earth's saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart!" - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"The saddest day of the year is the day baseball season ends." - Tommy Lasorda

"May your happiest days of the past be your saddest days of your future." - Laurence J Peter

"The saddest part about being human is not paying attention. Presence is the gift of life." - Stephen Levine

"I think you're the saddest person I've ever met. It's like you're drowning in it." - Elizabeth Scott

"Sam?" Rachel asked. "Do you know you have the saddest sad face ever?" - Maggie Stiefvater

"As a mother you are only as happy as your saddest child" - Beth Moore

"Her cry was the saddest sound of orgasm that I had ever heard." - Haruki Murakami

"Keep reminding yourself that literature is one of the saddest roads that leads to everything." - Andre Breton

"An artist's saddest secrets are those that have to do with his artistry." - Willa Cather

"If you're sad and you like beer, I'm your lady, ... The Saddest Music in the World." - Isabella Rossellini

"The rainiest nights, like the rainiest lives, are by no means the saddest." - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

"I've been the saddest while I've been the most successful, strangely." - Priyanka Chopra

"This is the saddest, most depressing music I've ever heard. It makes me so happy." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"Of all tales 'tis the saddest - and more sad, Because it makes us smile." - Lord Byron

"I think you're the saddest person I"ve ever met. It's like you're drowning in it." - Elizabeth Scott

"...[P]eople who shout joy from the rooftops are often the saddest of all... (p.24)" - Milan Kundera

"The saddest day in the world will be the one when she stops pretending." - Jodi Picoult

"If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world." - Mercedes Lackey

"The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have." - Louis E Boone

"Your hope is the most beautiful and the saddest in the world." - Naomi Benaron

"Have you ever noticed, the saddest person has the most beautiful smile" - Kid Cudi

"I'm the happiest the saddest guy in the world can be." - Vincent Gallo

"Sin will usher in the greatest and the saddest losses that can be upon our souls." - Thomas Brooks

"Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.'." - P G Wodehouse

"One of the saddest things in the world is to see a cynical young person." - Maya Angelou

"Don't forget: one of the saddest things in life is wasted talent." - Thomas S Monson

"Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, "It might have been." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Bert Williams was the funniest man I ever saw and the saddest man I ever knew." - W C Fields

"One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers." - Agatha Christie

"Cancer Boy probably has the saddest, noblest, sweetest heart of any character I've ever done." - Bruce Mcculloch

"The saddest day of my life was the day I didn't get to play football anymore." - Brian Bosworth

"Of all tales 'tis the saddest-and more sad, Because it makes us smile." - Lord Byron

"I'm coming back in... and it's the saddest moment of my life." - Edward Higgins White

"For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"The saddest country I went to was Romania, years ago, during Ceausescu's rule." - Christopher Lee

"The Control movie is not about suicide, it's not about epilepsy, it's not about everything else, but it's about an individual who was thinking out of the box and took his own passion and created music. His negativity and whatever else, he bottled them up and spilled them out onto his world of music. I think a sense of hope comes from the end of the movie, in my mind. Some people come out of the movie and think, 'That's the saddest thing I've ever seen,' and others come out and think, 'God, there's optimism.'" - Orian Williams

"Oh the saddest of sights in a world of sin Is the little lost pup with his tail tucked in." - Arthur Guiterman

"May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past." - P.B. Kerr

"The saddest day of your life is when you decide to sell out, and nobody wants to buy." - Norman Spinrad

"Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught: Our sweetest songs are those which tell of saddest thought." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The saddest failures in life are those that come from the not putting forth of power and will to succeed." - Edwin Percy Whipple

"I often wonder, if those that smile the most, are the most saddest people in the world." - Anthony Liccione

"The greatest and saddest defect is not credulity, but an habitual forgetfulness that our science is ignorance." - Henry David Thoreau

"Even the saddest things can become, once we have made peace with them, a source of wisdom and strength." - Frederick Buechner

"The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed." - Edwin Percy Whipple

"The saddest fact I've learned is nobody matters less to our society than young black women. Nobody." - Jim DeRogatis

"Strange as it may seem, the most ludicrous lines I ever wrote have been written in the saddest mood." - William Cowper

"A voyage without companionship, that is to say without conversation, is one of the saddest pleasures of life." - Madame De Stael

"The saddest illusion of the revolutionary is that revolution itself will transform the nature of human beings." - Shirley Williams

"To be known for one's saddest story is not the road to notoriety anyone would willingly choose." - Michael Dorris

"The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful." - H L Mencken

"The saddest people I've met in my life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all ." - Nicholas Sparks

"The happiest she'd ever been was with him, and the saddest. Was that the true test of love?" - Stewart O'Nan

"The saddest day in Pixar history was when some guy said 'get Larry the Cable Guy on the phone." - Andy Kindler

"Among our literary scenes, Saddest this sight to me, The graves of little magazines That died to make verse free." - Keith Preston

"I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too." - Pablo Neruda

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom." - Isaac Asimov

"But I will say that most comedians are the saddest people I know. That is the biggest paradox to me." - Jean Reno

"Guessing a thing ain't knowing a thing." - Patrick Ness

"A thing named is a thing tamed." - Joanne Harris

"Always the same thing." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Sure thing, Gumdrop. -Scott" - Becca Fitzpatrick

"The play's the thing." - William Shakespeare

"It's one thing to make a beautiful thing; it's another thing to make a living thing." - John Paul Caponigro

"Communication is my thing." - Naomi Klein

"One of the saddest things about US education is that the wisdom of our most successful teachers is lost to the profession when they retire." - John Dewey

"One of the saddest things about conformity is the ghastly sort of non-conformity it breeds; the noisy protesting, the aggressive rebelliousness, the rigid counter-fetishism." - Louis Kronenberger

"The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods and meadows brown and sear." - William C Bryant

"There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start." - Shel Silverstein

"People are happiest when they are giving, they are saddest when they are just taking. And that is the core message of community." - Kevin Rudd

"Tonight I can write the saddest lines...Though this be the last pain that she makes me suffer and these the last verses that I write for her." - Pablo Neruda

"So sad! This is the saddest part when you lose someone you love- that person keeps changing. And later you wonder, Is this the same person I lost?" - Amy Tan

"The saddest journey in the world is the one that follows a precise itinerary. Then you're not a traveler. You're a f@@king tourist." - Guillermo Del Toro

"One of the saddest aspects for me about filming in South Africa was that the real inequalities are still very much in place - and those are economic inequalities." - Naomie Harris

"It is the saddest of all things that even one human soul should dimly perceive the beauty that is ever around perpetual benediction." - Lydia Maria Child

"But she bloomed on earth, where the most beautiful things have the saddest destiny; And rose, she lived as live the roses, for the space of a morning." - Francois De Malherbe

"The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear." - William Cullen Bryant



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