Best Lines In Sad Songs


The Top Ten

1 Your voice still echoes in my heart - Lovers - Jackie Evancho

Stunningly beautiful voice for any age, let alone one so young.

Stunning a-cappella finish to an amazing song.

It's the theme from "House Of Flying Daggers".

None better than Jackie.

That line says it all.

2 What have I become, my sweetest friend, everyone I know goes away, in the end. – Nine Inch Nails, Hurt
3 Without my home, with no reflection, I cease to exist, and my children are dying now, inside me. – J. Ralph and Antony, Manta Ray
4 I had some regrets, but if I had to do it all again, well, it's something I'd like to do. - Eels, Things the Grandchildren Should Know
5 If I could start again, a million miles away, I would keep myself, I would find a way. - Nine Inch Nails, Hurt
6 Waking up is harder when you want to die. – Eels, Elizabeth on the Bathroom Floor
7 As your guardian, I was instructed well to make sense of God's love in these fires of hell. - Sleeping at Last, Uneven Odds
8 She looks like the real thing. She tastes like the real thing. My fake plastic love. - Radiohead, Fake Plastic Trees
9 The chair fell down as she took her final breath it's all over all gone now she's greeting death - Her Last Words - Courtney Parker
10 All stars could be brighter. All hearts could be warmer. - Louder Than Thunder - The Devil Wears Prada

The Contenders

11 One of us is crying one of us is lying it's a lonely day - One Of Us - ABBA
12 Landmine has taken my sight, taken my speech, taken my hearing, taken my arms, taken my legs, taken my soul, left me with life in hell. – Metallica, One
13 I must confess I feel like a monster - Monster - Skillet
14 I never really understood what it must have been like for him, living inside his head. I feel like he's here with me now, even though he's dead. - The Eels, Things the Grandchildren Should Know
15 I wish I knew then what I know now wouldn't dive in wouldn't bow down - Wide Awake - Katy Perry
16 Gravity hurts you made it so sweet till I woke up on on the concrete - Wide Awake - Katy Perry
17 There's nothing left to lose there are no more hearts to bruise - Power of Goodbye - Madonna
18 Just an average girl she always wore a smile she was cheerful and happy for a short while - Her Last Words - Courtney Parker
19 Yeah, you still kiss me sometimes, but it's just on the cheek. You pull away so easily. - Bright Eyes, It's Okay, We Can Still Be Friends
20 She says that long ago she knew someone, but now he's gone; she doesn't need him. - For No One (The Beatles)

What a powerfully emotionally line. I can't even describe what I'm feeling right now. - Britgirl

Possibly the Beatles' saddest song.
"There will be times when all the things she said will fill your head; you won't forget her." - PetSounds

21 Once I used to think that the world belonged to me, now it belongs to someone else - Back On The Street Again - The Sunshine Company
22 If I'm too rough, tell me; I'm so scared your little head will come off in my hands - Billion Dollar Babies - Alice Cooper

Killing babies, yes I guess that's pretty sad.

23 I gave you HAIRRR!!! But the burning in your heart, I did not put there - The Message From Dr. Light - The Megas
24 I felt brave and filled with pride as I let go of bitterness that wouldn't leave or let me grow - Am I Supposed to Apologize - Maria Mena
25 Pinch me pinch me I'm still asleep please God tell me I'm still asleep - Pinch Me - Barenaked Ladies
26 Yesterday, All My Troubles Seemed So Far Away; Now It Looks As Though They're Here to Stay - Yesterday - The Beatles
27 Will Tomorrow Ever Come? Will I Make It Through the Night? Will There Ever Be a Place for the Broken In the Light? - Bad Apple
28 All the drugs in this world won't save her from herself - Coma White - Marilyn Manson
29 I hurt myself today, to see if I still feel - Hurt - Nine Inch Nails
30 Extreme ways that help me, they help me out late at night, extreme places I had gone, that never seen any light, dirty basements, dirty noise, dirty places coming home, extreme worlds alone, did you ever like it then? - Extreme Ways - Moby

Any lyrics from this song are incredibly thought-provoking. - PositronWildhawk

31 Everybody's seeking comfort someone to be a friend a hand to hold on to in times of pain I need some love I need to heal the ache of no reason has taken its toll - I Surrender - Armin van Buuren
32 In the year 6565, I'm kind of wonderin' if man is gonna be alive, he's taken everything this old earth can give, and he ain't put back nothin' - In the Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
33 This Is the End, Beautiful Friend, the End - The End - The Doors
34 "i didn't know just what I'd done... I don't remember anymore what I used to be... Where is the quiet piece of home where I could breathe? Just like a razor to my soul when I'm alone..." - I Had This Thing - Röyksopp

Sends shivers down my spine every single time. - PositronWildhawk

35 This Is Crazy, I Can't Believe I'm Finally Found, If You Need Some Soul-Searching, the Time Is Now - One Mic - Nas
36 If I look hard enough into the setting sun, my love will laugh with me before the morning comes - Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
37 Could We Pretend That Airplanes In the Night Sky Are Like Shooting Stars? I Could Really Use a Wish Right Now - B.o.B.
38 I'll see you in another life in heaven where we never say goodbye - Lucy - Skillet
39 The dreams in which I'm dying are the best I've ever had - Mad World - Gary Jules
40 Do you think about everything you've been through? You never thought you'd be so depressed - One-X - Three Days Grace
41 This world will never be what I expected. And if I don't belong, who would've guessed it? - Never Too Late - Three Days Grace
42 In this time are we loving, or do we sit here wondering why this world isn't turning around it's now or never - Now or Never - Three Days Grace
43 I tried so hard, and got so far; but in the end, it doesn't even matter. I had to fall to lose it all; but in the end, it doesn't even matter! - In the End - Linkin Park
44 This ain't no place for a hero! This ain't no place for a better man! This ain't no place for a hero! Go home! - Short Change Hero - The Heavy
45 Lights will guide you home, and ignite your bones, and I will try to fix you. - Fix You - Coldplay
46 If you still care don't ever let me know - Snuff (Slipknot)
47 Let this train wreck burn more slowly; kids are victims in this story. Drown our youth with useless warnings; teenage rules they're f****d and boring - Anthem Part Two - Blink-182
48 Can the Lonely Take the Place of You? - The Lonely - Christina Perri
49 For the times they are a-changin' - The Times They Are A-Changin' - Bob Dylan
50 I believe that lovers should be tied together, and thrown into the ocean in the worst of weather, and left there to drown, left there to drown in their innocence. - Bright Eyes, A Perfect Sonnet
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