Life Sucks Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old life sucks quotes, life sucks sayings, and life sucks proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Bad things happen to good people all the time. It sucks. It's not fair but then much of life isn't fair. It's how you live that matters. It's how you deal with the bumps in the road.     

Maya Banks

Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.     

Woody Allen

The life of man is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.     

Thomas Hobbes

Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.     

Stephen Vincent Benet

Life sucks, but you have the option to sit there and cry about it or you can simply move on and become stronger.     

Leah Iacono

I make a new discovery that totally blows; dying is the easy part. It's coming back to life that sucks.     

Karen Marie Moning

My life sucks when I'm only half-aware of it. If I quit drinking and saw what it's really like, I'd probably jump off a bridge.     

Becca Fitzpatrick

It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.     

Chuck Palahniuk

Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way.     

Axl Rose

When life sucks, throw yourself into art.     

Monica Drake

Not everything happens for a reason. Sometimes life just sucks.     

Alexa Chung

I believe pain is nature's way of saying, you're still alive, and life sucks.     

Bill Engvall

Things happen in life and you can't control them. It sucks and you have to move on.     

Abbi Glines

Life isn't a book. There's no guarantee of a happy ending.     

P C Cast

Mondays are fine. It's your life that sucks.     

Ricky Gervais

Life is an incurable disease.     

Abraham Cowley

You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.     

Quentin Crisp

Life is like an onion: you peel off layer after layer and then you find there is nothing in it.     

James Huneker

Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.     

Walter Kerr

If you think your life sucks, it probably does. Do something about it.     

Chris Crutcher

Let's play a game of whose life sucks worse. I'll win, I always win.     

Meredith Grey

Life is amazing. Even when it sucks, it is amazing, and we should be grateful for every moment.     

Hal Elrod

Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful that it happens in that order.     

David Gerrold

The world is a grindstone and life is your nose.     

Fred Allen

Life is little more than a loan shark: It exacts a very high rate of interest for the few pleasures it concedes     

Luigi Pirandello

Whenever life sucks, remember you're going to die someday.     

Oscar Wilde

Life Sucks, get a helmet.     

Denis Leary

Life may have no meaning. Or even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove.     

Ashleigh Brilliant

Life sucks, then you die. Then it sucks again.     

Tonya Hurley

When life sucks, read. They can't yell at you for that. And if they do, then you can ignore them.     

Laurie Halse Anderson