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Don’t Be Sad – 10 Sadness Quotes

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1. Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

– Jean de La Fontaine

2. Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

– Kahlil Gibran

3. The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

– Jim Rohn

4. We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.

– R.M. Drake

5. Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

– Yoko Ono

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

– Carl Jung

7. 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

8. Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.

– Eckhart Tolle

9. There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.

– Nicholas Sparks

10. Life is too short to be angry or sad for long.

– Alphonso Davies