“The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.”

Carl Jung

“Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.”

Paramahansa Yogananda

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”

Leonardo da Vinci

Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!

Dita Von Teese

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

Alyssa Milano

“Depression is the inability to construct a future.”

Rollo May

“I do believe that if you haven’t learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.”

Nana Mouskouri

“The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.”


“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“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

“The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort – the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing – the opening a wonderfully joyous moment.”

Andy Rooney

“When sparrows build and the leaves break forth, My old sorrow wakes and cries.”

Jean Ingelow

“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

“I’m proud of my invention, but I’m sad that it is used by terrorists.”

Mikhail Kalashnikov



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