1. “If you could read my mind, you would be in tears!” ~ Anonymous

“If you could read my mind, you would be in tears!” ~ Anonymous

2. “I will be okay, just not today!” ~ Anonymous

“I will be okay, just not today!” ~ Anonymous

3. “Stop checking on people that are not checking on you.” ~ Anonymous

“Stop checking on people that are not checking on you.” ~ Anonymous

4. “I stopped talking about how I felt because I knew no one cared anyway.” ~ QuotesnHumor.com

“I stopped talking about how I felt because I knew no one cared anyway.” ~ QuotesnHumor

5. “You don’t know pain until you’re staring at yourself in the mirror, with tears streaming down your face and you are begging yourself to just hold on and be strong. That is pain.” ~ TheThingsWeSay.com

“You don’t know pain until you’re staring at yourself in the mirror, with tears streaming down your face and you are begging yourself to just hold on and be strong. That is pain.” ~ TheThingsWeSay

6. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss

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

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

8. “I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.” ~ Ned Vizzini

“I didn't want to wake up I was having a much better time asleep Ned Vizzini

9. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.” ~ John Green

“What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.” ~ John Green

10. “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.” ~ Clive Barker

“Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.” ~ Clive Barker

11. “Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day.” ~ Markus Zusak

“Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day.” ~ Markus Zusak

12.“Tears are words that need to be written.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Tears are words that need to be written.” ~ Paulo Coelho

13. “Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you.” ~ Lauren Conrad

“Don't cry over someone who wouldn't cry over you.” ~ Lauren Conrad

14.“There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.” ~ Nicole Krauss

“There are two types of people in the world those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone” Nicole Krauss

15.“She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer

.“She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands...” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer

16. “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

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

17. “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

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

18. “Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.” ~ Osho

The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That's its balance.” ~ Osho

19. “The sadness will last forever.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

“The sadness will last forever.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

20. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” ~ John Lennon

“When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” ~ John Lennon

21.“I will be stronger than my sadness.” ~ Jasmine Warga

“I will be stronger than my sadness.” ~ Jasmine Warga

22. “You really didn’t see the sadness or the longing unless you already knew it was there. But that was the trick, wasn’t it? Everyone had their disappointment and their baggage; only, some people carried it in their inside pockets and not on their backs.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

Everyone had their disappointment and their baggage; only, some people carried it in their inside pockets and not on their backs.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

23. “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

24. “I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.” ~ Robin Williams

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.” ~ Robin Williams

25.“I just let the pain take over, allowing it to numb the pain of being left behind.” ~ Jessica Sorensen

.“I just let the pain take over, allowing it to numb the pain of being left behind.” ~ Jessica Sorensen

26. “I don’t think all writers are sad, she said. I think it’s the other way around—all sad people write.” ~ Lang Leav

“I don't think all writers are sad, she said. I think it's the other way around—all sad people write.” ~ Lang Leav

27. “When you are sad—like really sad—you only want to be with other people who are sad.” ~ Nick Hornby

“When you are sad—like really sad—you only want to be with other people who are sad.” ~ Nick Hornby

28. “I love walking in the rain because no one can see me crying.” ~ Rowan Atkinson

“I love walking in the rain because no one can see me crying.” ~ Rowan Atkinson

29.“He gave everything to everybody. Except to me.” ~ J.K. Rowling

“He gave everything to everybody. Except to me.” ~ J.K. Rowling

30. “Sadness is a vice.” ~ Gustave Flaubert

“Sadness is a vice.” ~ Gustave Flaubert

31. “The tears stream down my cheeks from my unblinking eyes. What makes me weep so? There is nothing saddening here. Perhaps it is liquefied brain.” ~ Samuel Beckett

“The tears stream down my cheeks from my unblinking eyes. What makes me weep so There is nothing saddening here. Perhaps it is liquefied brain.” ~ Samuel Beckett

32. “The trouble with a great sadness is that it doesn’t fit inside your body.” ~ Manuel Rivas

“The trouble with a great sadness is that it doesn't fit inside your body.” ~ Manuel Rivas

33. “I loved you at your worst, and you were always at your worst. Nothing could stop me. Not even you.” ~ Denice Envall

“I loved you at your worst, and you were always at your worst. Nothing could stop me. Not even you.” ~ Denice Envall

34. “There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.” ~ Ranata Suzuki

“There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.” ~ Ranata Suzuki

35. “Think I’ll miss you forever, like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky.” ~ Lana Del Rey

“Think I'll miss you forever, like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky.” ~ Lana Del Rey

36. “People who shout joy from the rooftops are often the saddest of all.” ~ Milan Kundera

“People who shout joy from the rooftops are often the saddest of all.” ~ Milan Kundera

37. “I try to smile at her, but I can’t extend my flexibility training to my mouth, it just won’t move.” ~ Steph Campbell

“I try to smile at her, but I can't extend my flexibility training to my mouth, it just won't move.” ~ Steph Campbell

38. “Because pieces of your heart clearly weigh more when they’re sitting shattered at the bottom of your stomach.” ~ Heather Brewer

“Because pieces of your heart clearly weigh more when they're sitting shattered at the bottom of your stomach.” ~ Heather Brewer

39. “Sometimes I wish life was written in pencil so we could erase it and write it all over again.” ~ Thisuri Wanniarachchi

“Sometimes I wish life was written in pencil so we could erase it and write it all over again.” ~ Thisuri Wanniarachchi

40. “If you choose to be sad then you will be sad but there are times you don’t know why you’re sad. Tears start flowing from your eyes.” ~ Ann Marie Aguilar

“If you choose to be sad then you will be sad but there are times you don't know why you're sad. Tears start flowing from your eyes.” ~ Ann Marie Aguilar

41. “It is okay to be sad, it is not the end of the world!” ~ Anonymous

“It is okay to be sad, it is not the end of the world!” ~ Anonymous

41 Quotes That Will Show You That It's OK To Be Sad Sometimes