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Sorrow Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sorrow

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Parting is such sweet sorrow.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Not in sorrow freely is never to open the bosom to the sweets of the sunshine.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


The source of one's joy is also often the source of one's sorrow.
~By Jessamyn West ~


Patience is sorrow's salve.
~By Charles Churchill ~


Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
~By Jean Paul ~


Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow.
~By Alexandre Vinet ~


Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.
~By David Hume ~


This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief, and constructed at the brink of despair, contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph over the powers of darkness.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.
~By Frank Luntz ~


There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.
~By Alfred de Musset ~


We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


As this world was not intended to be a state of any great satisfaction or high enjoyment, so neither was it intended to be a mere scene of unhappiness and sorrow.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Remember, the burden of sorrow is doubled when it is borne alone.
~By Goran Persson ~


The cure for sorrow is to learn something.
~By Barbara Sher ~


But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish desire to voice all the joys and sorrows, the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro, in classic musical form.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


If we wait until our lives are free from sorrow or difficulty, then we wait forever. And miss the entire point.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
~By Voltaire ~


'Tis now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them.
~By Edward Moore ~


What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
~By Saint Augustine ~


All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.
~By Isak Dinesen ~


We have listened here to the delegates who have recalled the terrible human suffering, and the great material destruction of the late war in the Pacific. It is with feelings of sorrow that we recall the part played in that catastrophic human experience by the old Japan.
~By Shigeru Yoshida ~


Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.
~By Stefan Kanfer ~


The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.
~By Holbrook Jackson ~


There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
~By Dante Alighieri ~


Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
~By Thomas More ~


However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
~By Joseph Butler ~


There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
~By George Eliot ~


How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.
~By Clarissa Pinkola Estes ~


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.
~By Mark Twain ~


Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
~By Steven Tyler ~


Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.
~By Chris Christie ~


The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
~By Saadi ~


Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


Does the world have nothing inside but sorrow?
~By Andrei Platonov ~


Our days and nights have sorrows woven with delights.
~By Francois de Malherbe ~


Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.
~By Greta Garbo ~


I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow.
~By Fanny Burney ~


For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
~By Aeschylus ~


Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
~By Emily Bronte ~


Unending was the stream, unending the misery, unending the sorrow.
~By Karl Amadeus Hartmann ~


Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
~By Lord Byron ~


It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist, or that this active, restless spirit, equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
~By Agatha Christie ~


The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
~By Eudora Welty ~


When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I found more joy in sorrow than you could find in joy.
~By Sara Teasdale ~


It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


My parents wanted me to solace them for sorrows they denied having had.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Partying is such sweet sorrow.
~By Robert Byrne ~


Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.
~By Albert Pike ~


Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.
~By Greta Garbo ~


Drink today, and drown all sorrow; you shall perhaps not do tomorrow.
~By John Fletcher ~


Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused.
~By Jack Abramoff ~


The tortures of present death disturb him not, but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow.
~By John Strachan ~


Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed.
~By Peter S. Beagle ~


There's so much more to life than that, though I think that acting is fascinating because you can forget your own sorrow as you act and become somebody else.
~By Beatrice Wood ~


I want to be as honest as I can about the things I've been through - the sorrows and joys, victories and defeats - and to use those experiences as a well to draw from. Hopefully, the songs that result from that kind of writing will be songs that mean something to others.
~By Jim Cole ~


There is no corner too quiet, or too far away, for a woman to make sorrow in it.
~By Amelia Barr ~


Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us.
~By Freya Stark ~


Heaven is high, Earth Wide. Bitter between them flies my sorrow.
~By Li Po ~


Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
~By William Blake ~


If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Sorrow is held the eldest child of sin.
~By John Webster ~


There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry - the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested - for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.
~By Emma Goldman ~


Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
~By Hesiod ~


Love's boat has been shattered against the life of everyday. You and I are quits, and it's useless to draw up a list of mutual hurts, sorrows, and pains.
~By Vladimir Mayakovsky ~


Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!
~By John Dryden ~


Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.
~By Josh Billings ~


He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
~By Chanakya ~


The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
~By A. C. Benson ~


The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
~By Washington Irving ~


But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows. She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children who may all be torn from her the next morning; and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them.
~By Thomas Hooker ~


There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.
~By Jean Paul ~


When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.
~By Robert Greene ~


Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age.
~By Giacomo Leopardi ~


Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic if it is pulled out I shall die.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.
~By Amelia Barr ~


He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
~By Robert Frost ~


And almost every one, when age, Disease, or sorrows strike him, Inclines to think there is a God, Or something very like him.
~By Arthur Hugh Clough ~

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