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65 Sad Emo Quotes About Life, Pain, And Death

List Of 65 Sad Emo Quotes About Life, Pain, And Death:

#1 Nathaniel Branden

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.”

#2 Khalil Gibran

”Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”

#3 Alyssa Milano

”First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.”

#4 Nana Mouskouri

”I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.”

#5 Osho

“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.”

#6 Alain de Botton

“The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.”

#7 Nikolai Gogol

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

#8 Jose N Harris

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

#9 Cassandra Clare

”I keep thinking about blood, I dream about it. Wake up thinking about it. Pretty soon I’ll be writing morbid emo poetry about it.”

#10 Dr. Seuss

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

#11 Mark Gatiss

”They are called ‘Emos’ now, and before that, they were ‘Goths.’ They didn’t have a name for it when I was one, but I was that black-wearing teenager and yes, I wore a little eyeliner.”

#12 Andy Greenwald

”Emo means different things to different people. Actually, that’s a massive understatement. Emo seems solely to mean different things to different people—Like pig latin or books by Thomas Pynchon, confusion is one of its hallmark traits.”

#13 Mark Haddon

“Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.”

#14 Justin Vernon

”No matter how much you care about a person, you have to be able to know that you can sit down at night and be happy with who you are without that person. That’s really hard when you’re a lonely emo kid.”

#15 Jonathan Safran Foer

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

#16 Washington Irving

”There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.”

#17 Brendon Urie

”Emo is bullshit! If people want to take it for the literal sense of the word, then yes, we’re an emotional band, we put a lot of thought into what we do. People always try to stereotype us, but we don’t fit the emo stereotype.”

#18 Yoko Ono

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

#19 Frank Lero

”Emo always meant emotional. Any kind of art or music should be emotional. If its not, then it’s pretty much just a jingle selling bleach or pizza.”

#20 Carl Jung

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

#21 John Green

”Poetry is just so emo.” he said. “Oh, the pain. The pain. It always rains. In my soul.”

#22 Mikey Way

”Unicorns are real and emo is imaginary.”

#23 Nicholas Sparks

“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.”

#24 Corey Taylor

”Emo is pathetic. It’s a tired attempt at making bad music cool, all while rocking dumb haircuts and unisexual belts. Furthermore, adding the suffix ‘-core’ to a description doesn’t make it innovative. It makes you look like a tool with no imagination.”

#25 Leonardo da Vinci

”Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”

#26 Dita Von Teese

”Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!”

#27 Gerard Way

”I Just Got So Emo That I Just Fell Apart!!”

#28 Emo Philips

”People come up to me and say, ‘Emo, do people really come up to you?’”

#29 Ashleigh Brilliant

”There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.”

#30 Carrie Fisher

”My inner world seems largely to consist of three rotating emotions: embarrassment, rage, and tension. Sometimes I feel excited, but I think that’s just positive tension.”

#31 Nina Jean Slack

“Always write exactly what you’re feeling at the exact moment when writing something like poetry or an emotional novel. Put yourself, pour all emotions into your work…make yourself cry, feel joy if you are writing joyful things, feel lovey if it calls for it…just put your heart and soul into all that you do…then you will be a good writer when you can make whoever reads your work, feel.”

#32 Emo Philips

“Some mornings it’s just not worth it to chew through the leather straps.”

#33 Laure Eve

“I fell over twice. It was loud. The garden was black outside our circle of light. The endless night stretched all around us, so we told each other that we had to be close together, together in the dark.”

#34 Solange Nicole

“What do you do when the alienating silence deafens your ‘bootless cries’?”

#35 Oscar Wilde

”There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.”

#36 Maya Angelou

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”

#37 Zoey-Rose Hawthorne

“Those times when someone you thought was your friend talks about you behind your back really hurt. Even if you act like you don’t care, deep inside, you care.”

#38 Patrick Ness

”Anxiety is a feeling grown too large. A feeling grown aggressive and dangerous. You’re responsible for its consequences, you’re responsible for treating it. But Michael, you’re not responsible for causing it. You’re not morally at fault for it. No more than you would be for a tumor.”

#39 Darynda Jones

“I stopped fighting my inner demons. We are on the same side now.”

#40 Lady GaGa

”Until it happens to you, you won’t know how it feels.”

#41 Unknown

”You know it’s love when you want to keep holding hands even after you’re sweaty.”

#42 A.G. Howard

“Between the suit and the pinkish hair, he looks like an emo gangster.”

#43 Dylan Thomas

“Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.”

#44 Gerard Way

“So how was Christmas for you guys? Did you all get lots of nice black t-shirts?”

#45 Ernest Hemingway

”I felt very tired and vague in the head.”

#46 E. Lockhart

”Love is giving someone the power to destroy you but trusting them not to.”

#47 Amy Efaw

“She can paint a pretty picture but this story has a twist. The paintbrush is a razor and the canvas is her wrist.”

#48 Michelle Hammersley

“The best feelings are those that have no words to describe them.”

#49 Brianna Wiest

”Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is.”

#50 Bob Marley

”The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.”

#51 Virginia Woolf

”It is a thousand pities never to say what one feels.”

#52 Unknown

“Forget the risk. Take the fall. If it’s meant to be, it’s worth it all.”

#53 John Green

“Poetry is just so emo.” he said. “Oh, the pain. The pain. It always rains. In my soul.”

#54 Gerard Way

“Life is but a dream for the dead.”

#55 Kiera Cass

”Sorry if I’m slow. Opening up to people is not a skill of mine.”

#56 H. G. Wells

”Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.”

#57 Franz Schubert

”Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy.”

#58 Kirsten Dunst

”You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.”

#59 Morrie Schwartz

”Dying is only one thing to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else.”

#60 C. JoyBell C.

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.”

#61 Ned Vizzini

“I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?”

#62 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.”

#63 Nikolai V. Gogol

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

#64 Markus Zusak

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

#65 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.”

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