Unhappy People Quotes: Wisdom in Sadness and Struggle
Unhappiness is not about what we don’t have, but it’s about not realising what we do have.
We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent a life we’ve created ourselves? Who’s to blame, who’s to credit, but us? Who can change it, anytime we wish, but us?
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
We’re all damaged in our own way. Nobody’s perfect. I think we’re all somewhat screwy. Every single one of us.
A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
It’s no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn’t even speak to each other if they met at a party.
The greatest cause of unhappiness in the world today is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
To be truly happy, you need a clear sense of direction. You need to know where you?re going. And you need to know where you are going is where you want to go.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
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.
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. – Jonathan Safran Foer.
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. -Christopher Morley.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy. – Jim Rohn.
Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. – Don Herold.
I’d rather be happy and odd than miserable and ordinary. – Michelle Magorian.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time. – Jean de La Fontaine.
Unhappiness is often caused by the attempt to escape from reality. – Carlos Castaneda.
Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention. – Simone Weil.
Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more. – Robert A. Heinlein.
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. -Leo Buscaglia.
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese Proverb.
Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. – Margaret Mitchell.
Unhappiness can be like a virus; it can spread to other parts of your body. -Yoko Ono.
Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself. -Soren Kierkegaard.
The greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. – Martha Washington.
Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. – Leonardo da Vinci.
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. – Mark Twain.
The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel. -Steve Furtick.
The worst kind of sadness is the one you never speak of.
Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.
It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there because it’s not sadness.
Every unhappy person is unhappy in its own way.
The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Don’t let your unhappiness hurt you more than it already has.
Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.
A sad soul can kill you quicker, much quicker, than a germ.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can ever see and feel.
The saddest thing about being hurt so much is being able to say that you are used to it.
Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness.
I hide all my scars with an ‘I’m fine’.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Those who do not weep, do not see.