100+ sad quotes about life that make you cry

100+ sad quotes about life that make you cry

Life tends to have a unique relationship with sadness. Sadness is a very crucial emotion which is not often talked about and is often times shunned. When you are feeling miserable, it is essential to let yourself feel the emotion, cry if you need to and give yourself space to reflect and gain a new perspective. This article gives you sad quotes about life that will make you cry and provide you with an avenue to get over whatever it is that makes you feel downhearted. Hopefully, the first step to understand your feelings whatever may have caused them.

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In this article, we cover all types of sad quotes, most of them are deep quotes that make you cry, and others will be quotes that will make you think. If you feel downhearted or out of sorts, we will definitely have quotes about sadness which will make you cry and ultimately have you feeling better.

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Sad quotes that make you cry

Most of us face hard times in our lives when we feel as if nothing can make it better. The quotes about life listed below will probably make you cry and help you release all of those emotions that are hidden deep inside and help you conquer life with a fresh feeling of purpose.

  • Maybe these demons do not need silencing, perhaps what they need is something we humans always refuse to give, forgiveness.
  • How I wish your sorry saved our petals from falling.
  • You have no wings until you have courage.
  • Never be afraid to take that big jump if that is the only way to let go.
  • All these struggles make us the miracles that we are now.
  • I beg my heart to play a song of courage every time my demons force me to dance with my fears.
  • No, I did not change, what I did was learn from my past mistakes.
  • We cry because our lips cannot even begin to explain how our heart is feeling.
  • There is no way to protect yourself from the feeling of sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
  • It may be easy to type your feelings into a message box, but it is very hard to click the send button.

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Sad quotes about love

When someone that you love and cherish is not able to be there for you anymore, when you call it quits because of something that happened, and you cannot imagine your life without them, these are the sadness quotes for you. That unhappy, miserable, disdainful feeling in the pit of your stomach can be alleviated by a reminisce using the sad love quotes below.

  • Having loved then lost is better than not ever being in love at all.
  • It is sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
  • Heavy hearts are just like heavy clouds in the sky; they are best relieved by letting go of a little water.
  • The saddest thing in the world is loving someone who used to love you.
  • It is amazing how someone can break your heart, and you can still love them with all the little pieces.
  • I know there will come a time when you think about what we had and you will regret letting it end the way it did.
  • Sometimes I wish that I could have done to you what you did to me, but deep down I know that I cannot hurt the one I love most.
  • I am proud of my heart, it has been played stabbed, cheated, bruised and broken, but somehow it still works.
  • Loving you was the most exquisite form of self-destruction.
  • I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only love.
  • I guess we will never know how good it could have been.
  • I wish I could lose my feelings as fast as I lost you.
  • I loved you yesterday, and I love you still. I always have.
  • Whoever you think about during a sad song, that is the one who is in your heart.
  • Maybe it is not always about trying to fix something that is broken; perhaps it is about starting over and creating something better.

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Hurtful quotes

There are times when people hurt your feelings, either with what they say to you, how they act towards you, and things they may do to cause you some forms of pain. The following sad but true quotes show that its okay to be hurt by the occurrences in your life and you are allowed to feel this way. More so these words hurt quotes show that the things people say can cause some painful feelings for the ones on the receiving end and the saying, 'Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,' may not be accurate. So, indulge yourself in these sayings, and you are guaranteed to feel a lot better.

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  • When the going gets tough, trust in yourself even if everyone else does not understand you.
  • You can close your eyes to things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to things you do not want to feel.
  • A teardrop is insignificant in a pool of water, but it can touch the soul as it runs down someone's face.
  • The hardest things to let go of are the things you never really had.
  • Everyone in life is going to hurt you; you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain.
  • Have you ever been so sad that it physically hurts inside?
  • Isn't it sad when you get hurt so much you can finally say, 'I'm used to it.'
  • Sometimes when the people you love hurt you the most, it is better to keep quiet because if your love was not enough, do you think your words will matter?
  • I broke my own heart loving you.

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Sad death quotes

Many things about life are not guaranteed, but one thing is for sure, and it is something that we cannot escape from, and that is death. We all lose someone special to us at one point in time, and it can feel as if life cannot go on past this point, without our person. Grief is a painful feeling and an even harder one to get over. These sad death quotes that make you cry will help you get over those feelings and allow you to see the light at the end of the tunnel you are in.

  • People keep telling me that life goes on, but to me, that is the saddest part.
  • A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.
  • Grief takes so much away from your soul, it may not be as heavy as guilt but it has its consequences.
  • Saying goodbye is like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you are in the air, there is nothing you can do but let go.
  • Mostly it is a loss which teaches us about the worth of things.
  • I do not want my pain and struggle to make me a victim. I want my battle to make me someone else's hero.
  • Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is grief, there was once great love.
  • Hold on to love, not the loss.
  • Grief is the courage to feel the loss one day at a time even when you think you can no longer handle it.
  • I sat with my anger long enough, until she told me her name was grief.
  • Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.
  • There are some who say that the thought of you is too painful to fathom. I say that you are too amazing to forget.
  • The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained.
  • When you can tell your story, and it does not make you cry, then you know you have healed.
  • The loss of someone is the kind of heartache that you can feel in our bones.
  • Do I choose to wake up and grieve? No. I wake up every day and know a part of me is missing.
  • When I say your name, I hide my tears, but the pain I feel in my heart is still the same. Although I smile and seem carefree, no one misses you more than me.
  • Missing you comes in waves. Tonight I am drowning.
  • The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you.
  • I am no longer who I was. The loss has reshaped me.
  • When I awake in heaven, I will be truly satisfied for I will see you face to face.
  • Grief is the loudest silence I have ever heard.

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Sad relationship quotes

Whether it is him or her, that got away. We have you covered. Relationships end sometimes, and that is okay. How to get over them might be hard to do, and the crying quotes and tears quotes below will help you in your quest to do exactly that. You might be feeling broken and, but that is sure to change with time.

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Sad love quotes for him

  • When it is clear that you do not feel the same about me, the problem is that as much as I cannot force you to love me, I cannot stop myself from loving you.
  • Do not say that you miss me when it is your fault that I am gone.
  • He put me through hell, and I called it love.
  • He forgot about you. Remember that.
  • Just because I let you go does not mean that I wanted to.
  • The story of us looks a lot like a tragedy.
  • The saddest part of missing you is knowing that you still roam the earth loving people who are not me.
  • There is a distinct awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you.

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Sad love quotes for her

  • What I did was love her, and sometimes it felt as if she felt the same way too.
  • We just became strangers who knew each other too well.
  • They will keep on ignoring you until the day they will need you.
  • Your arms around me felt like home. I am homesick.
  • You are strong, so you definitely do not need anyone who does not need you.
  • "That is what happens", she said," You let people in, and they destroy you."
  • It is paramount to be careful when you want to fix someone who is 'broken' because you may just hurt yourself when handling their broken pieces.
  • A part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.

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Depressing quotes

Lately, have you been feeling helpless and hopeless as if life may have no meaning? The feeling sad quotes below were written by people who were where you are now at some point and can relate with you. Reading the sad messages below will show you that you are not alone, that someone somewhere feels how you are feeling and that you can get through this.

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  • As my misery grows more and more, I begin to wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is truly wrong.
  • Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect.
  • One thing you cannot hide is when you are rippled on the inside.
  • The saddest thing about betrayal is that it rarely comes from your enemies.
  • Depression is like a heaviness that you cannot escape. It crushes down on you, making the smallest things like tying your shoes or chewing on toast seem like a twenty-mile hike uphill. Depression is a part of you. It is in our bones and in your blood.
  • You are not a bad person for the ways that you tried to kill your sadness.
  • My biggest worry is that my depression and anxiety will stop me from being the person I dreamed of becoming.
  • Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.
  • Sometimes it is easier to pretend that you do not care than to admit that it is killing you on the inside.
  • Something inside me screams, 'You don't deserve it,' every time I try to find joy and happiness in my life.
  • It is like screaming, and no one can hear.

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You are my world quotes

The unhappy quotes here are meant for that person that you care for but cannot have at the moment. That person that you feel is the missing piece in this jigsaw puzzle we call life. The person that you believe will make everything make sense and give your life a purpose.

  • Moving on is simple; it is what you leave behind that makes it so difficult.
  • It pains me in the stomach to realize that I may not be as relevant to you as I thought I was.
  • My mouth runs dry when I think of anyone else having you but me.
  • Whenever I close my eyes, I find myself somewhere with you.
  • What I am entitled to is someone who never stops trying to express what they feel for me every chance they get.
  • Everywhere I look, I am reminded of you.

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Thinking about you my friend quotes

Our most trusted, loyal friends can leave us for several reasons. Maybe it was an argument, or perhaps you grew apart, or for whatever other reason. These quotes keep the memory of that fantastic friend alive in your brain so that you can remember just how instrumental they were in your life.

  • My memory loves you. It asks about you all the time.
  • I miss the old days.
  • I just hugged you in my thoughts.
  • It is not about what I feel for you; it is what I do not feel for anyone but you.
  • Close together or far apart. You are forever in my heart.
  • I saw you in my dreams again. It felt so real.
  • I still have so many things I need to tell you.
  • Some people can never be replaced.
  • We used to talk for hours, look at us now.
  • Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
  • If there ever comes a day that we cannot be together, keep me in our heart, and I will stay there forever.

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Walking away quotes

When someone does not give you the respect that you deserve or does not love you the way that you expect them to, then maybe it is time to walk away. However, this is a difficult decision to make, and you may need a slight nudge. The not in the mood quotes below show you that you are not in the mood to be disrespected and undervalued, and it is high time you walk away.

100+ sad quotes about life that make you cry
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  • Walk away from people who clearly do not have empathy for your feelings and who are opportunistic.
  • You have the right to walk away from arguments and people who lead you nowhere but to anger.
  • Walk away from thoughts that make you think you are any less than who you are.
  • When things poison your soul, you should walk away from them.
  • True strength is being able to identify and walk away from nonsense.
  • Never forget that walking away from something is brave, and it does not matter if you stumble a little bit on your way out.
  • If a person or a situation threatens your self-worth or your peace of mind, learn to walk away.
  • When people walk away from you, it is a clear sign that they are not meant to be a part of your life. Be happy with those who remain; they are truly meant to be in your world.
  • I'm not sorry for wanting what I deserve, and I am not afraid of walking away to find it.
  • You should not care about what others are doing. It should only matter when you are doing it.

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When trying to move on from a tragic event, it can get hard. These quotes about sadness and generally the quotes about life in this article are just one step in the right direction when trying to deal with the sad emotions you are feeling. It is also important to note that sadness is not only cathartic but it can improve memory, help you make better judgement and increase your motivation. Remember always that time heals everything and that this is not the end of the world.


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