Short Sad Quotes in English: 20 + Deep Feeling Blue Quotes


On different occasions, we feel like saying or hearing different deep quotes. When feeling blue, you find yourself in want of some sad deep quotes or phrases. What are some sad quotes? What are some depressing short quotes?

In this post, you’ll find some short sad quotes and phrases that will enable you to offer words instead of tears to console a friend who is feeling blue or even console yourself.

Short sad quotes / Feeling blue quotes

Below is a list of sad deep quotes and depressing short quotes.

“Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” Joshua Wisenbaker

“It’s a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies.” Ernesto Che Guevara

“It is sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” Henry Rollins

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” Leonardo da Vinci

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Sad deep quotes

“Truly great men must, I think, experience great sorrow on the earth.Fyodor Dostoevsky

“The darker the night, the brighter the stars. The deeper the grief, the closer is God!” Fyodor Dostoevsky

Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.” William Shakespeare 

“It is the mind that makes good or ill. That which makes us happy or sad; rich or poor.” Edmund Spencer

“Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.” Brian Jacques

“The funniest people are the saddest ones.” Confucius

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” Norman Cousins

“The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.” Charlie Chaplin

“One thing you can’t hide — is when you’re crippled inside.” John Lennon

“There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.” Dante Alighieri

“When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.” William Shakespeare 

“Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” Jean de La Fontaine

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” Jonathan Safran Foer

“Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” Jose N. Harris

 “Wipeout your own tears, because if people come to you they will come for a deal.” unknown

“It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.”

Feeling Sad Quotes About Life/Depressing Quotes

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Feeling Sad Quotes/Depressing short quotes

You can wipe out someone’s tears but not their memory.

Tears are words that can’t be explained.

“Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.” Taraji P. Henson

 Moving on is not easy.

“First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.” Alyssa Milano

If you are sad, think about the poorest person.

“People keep telling me that life goes on, but, to me, that’s the saddest part.” Unknown

“Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it. Nature, that great tragic dramatist, knits us together by bone and muscle, and divides us by the subtler web of our brains; blends yearning and repulsion; and ties us by our heartstrings to the beings that jar us at every movement.” George Eliot

“A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that Fortune’s inequality exhibits under this sun.” Thomas Carlyle

“After thirty a man wakes up sad every morning excepting perhaps five or six until the day of his death.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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