47 Quotes About Sadness and Loneliness


There are many simple ways you can combat feelings of loneliness. Seeking increasing happiness, fulfillment, and a deep connection with another takes time. These quotes about sadness and loneliness will remind you of the valuable relationships you should aim to achieve.

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

“Behind all my fake smiles, is a lonely heart waiting for someone to cheer me up.”

“Being alone is scary but if no one can inflict pain on you, maybe it is much better that way.”

“Being lonely is inevitable; it is a stage in life that almost all people go through so does not be afraid of it.”

“Being lonely is not being alone, you can be in a big crowd of people and still feel lonely despite it.”

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

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

“Hang on to the pain, for someday, you will see that these pain that you are going through is the very same one that will help you become a stronger person.”

“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.”

“I guess it is still better to be lonely than be hurt by people whom you trust the most.”

“I hate to let go of the people that are important to me but they always seem to be one step ahead and leave me without notice.”

“I just want someone to reach out their hand to me and tell me that everything is going to be fine.”

“I keep my smile on all the time so that no one will figure out just how sad and lonely I really am in the inside.”

“I listen to sad songs whenever I am sad and then it just makes me sadder than ever.”

“I will never forget going through my depression stage where it seems that anxiety is my only friend and loneliness is the only one I can rely on.”

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

“Is it too much to ask to be happy without expecting a moment of sadness to follow it?”

“It feels so lonely to not know myself anymore.”

“It feels so lonely to realize that no one in this world will ever care about me the way you used to.”

“It hurts so much that you want to cry but since you do not want anyone else to see, you keep it all inside and cry without tears.”

“It is so hard to stay alone but it is better than be blamed, envied, hated and hurt.”

“It may sound crazy but laughing just heals the mind.”

“Loneliness is scary but it is the only company that I have.”

“Loneliness is so cruel, it makes a person feel like he or she is all by himself or herself.”

“Maybe cutting is not the solution but crying is not either so I keep on doing the two until my body becomes numb enough to the pain that I keep on feeling here in my heart.”

“Maybe the worst part of holding on to the memories that you have is not the pain that comes with it but rather the loneliness within it, this is because memories need to be told, to be shared with someone else.”

“Most of the rich tend to be lonely for it is true that money cannot buy everything, especially happiness.”

“Sleep is an escape from the reality that seems to kill me from the inside.”

“Someday, I want to be comfortable in being alone so that I do not get all that lonely anymore.”

“Sometimes tears are not because you are weak but because it you have just been far too strong for far too long and you need an escape.”

“Sometimes, I just want to know that I am at least important to someone.”

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

“The fact that the very people who were once so close to me are now the ones that keeps on acting like complete strangers.”

“The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.”

“The worst part about being lonely is when I feel like I do even like myself anymore.”

“The worst part in being lonely is when people figures it out and then you get a pity party.”

“There are times when it just seems so much easier to keep on pretending that everything is alright rather than admit to yourself that it is killing you.”

“There is nothing good in pleasing other people because in the end, you would not get to do it anymore.”

“They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don’t think it’s possible for you to miss me as much as I’m missing you right now.”

“True enough, it seems that being lonely is one of the hardest thing a person can go through in life.”

“We are all the same inside, we all share the same loneliness and dying because of it so why not be with someone?”

“We used to be so close we almost treated each other as siblings so why did I wake up one day to find that we went from there to being strangers?”

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

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.”

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

“You need to understand that being lonely and being alone are two different things that are so far fetched from each other.”

“Your heart is one of the most important part of yourself so never give it to someone who does not know how to take care of it.”

Conquering your fear of being alone will help you deal with the effects of loneliness.

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