Please find below a curated list of 89 of The Best Being Sad Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Being Sad Quotes that resonate.
As we have said, robust souls are sometimes almost, but not entirely, overthrown by strokes of misfortune….Despair has steps leading upward. From total depression we rise to despondency, from despondency to affliction, from affliction to melancholy. Melancholy is a twilight state in which suffering transmutes into a somber joy….Melancholy is the enjoyment of being sad.
If you’re immortal, you can imagine being sad or grieving if a lover leaves you. But if everyone were immortal, then that leaving isn’t necessarily forever. There’s always a chance that you get them back somewhere down the road – you know, in 5, 10, 20,000 years. So I think that the urgency of the moment gets sapped.
Essentially, if our secrets are secrets because we are told to be ashamed, then we must share them. There is no shame in being sad or struggling or trying to heal. We are all desperate, depraved and sacred. We are all terrible and brillIant. I can list all the things that can make a girl want to escape her own body (re: patriarchy). But I’d rather list all the things that make me want to stay in my body, and adorn it like a home, rub oils into my skin, tell it how sorry I am for trying to leave, for trying to hurt it into submission