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Quotes And Sayings About Sorrow

Sorrow Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sorrow

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In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Cast away care, he that loves sorrow Lengthens not a day, nor can buy tomorrow; Money is trash, and he that will spend it, Let him drink merrily, fortune will send it.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


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 ~


Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


You can try to take sorrow and make it into something enduring, meaningful and beautiful. I always feel guilty that this is my job, that I get to do this.
~By Alice Hoffman ~


With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
~By Simone Weil ~


Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


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 ~


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 ~


Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


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


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


Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Go, forget me - why should sorrow, O'er that brow a shadow fling? Go, forget me - and tomorrow, brightly smile and sweetly sing. Smile - though I shall not be near thee; Sing - though I shall never hear thee.
~By Charles Wolfe ~


Death remains about the one certain fact in the lives of each one of us, and there will be suffering, sorrow, and sadness next week as there was last week.
~By Basil C. Hume ~


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


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 ~


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


Great passions may give us a quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms of enthusiastic activity, disinterested or otherwise, which comes naturally to many of us.
~By Walter Pater ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes laughter for his enemies.
~By Sophocles ~


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


There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.
~By Abu Bakr ~


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


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


The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind.
~By Washington Irving ~


If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Since knowledge is but sorrow's spy, It is not safe to know.
~By William Davenant ~


I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
~By Frida Kahlo ~


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


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


My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
~By Rene Descartes ~


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


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


Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
~By Charles Reade ~


The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
~By Francis J. Braceland ~


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


Partying is such sweet sorrow.
~By Robert Byrne ~


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


Everywhere across whatever sorrows of which our life is woven, some radiant joy will gaily flash past.
~By Nikolai Gogol ~


'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 ~


He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
~By Jean Paul ~


Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
~By Mark Twain ~


Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


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


We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


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 ~


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 ~


There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
~By Fay Weldon ~


He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need: if thou sorrow, he will weep; if you wake, he cannot sleep; thus of every grief in heart he with thee doth bear a part.
~By Richard Barnfield ~


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


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


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


When I wished to sing of love, it turned to sorrow. And when I wished to sing of sorrow, it was transformed for me into love.
~By Franz Schubert ~


Nobody understands another's sorrow, and nobody another's joy.
~By Franz Schubert ~


Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
~By Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~


There is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness, either, no more than sorrow is.
~By Herman Melville ~


Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
~By William Blake ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Let us remember that sorrow alone is the creator of great things.
~By Ernest Renan ~


Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny.
~By Franz Liszt ~


An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


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 ~


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 ~


It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A lost but happy dream may shed its light upon our waking hours, and the whole day may be infected with the gloom of a dreary or sorrowful one; yet of neither may we be able to recover a trace.
~By Walter de La Mare ~


The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.
~By Billy Sunday ~


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 ~

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