Sorrow Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sorrow

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.
~By George William Curtis ~


When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


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 ~


I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
~By David Hume ~


Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
~By Victor Hugo ~


If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Genius is sorrow's child.
~By John Adams ~


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


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 ~


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


Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


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


We turned the switch, saw the flashes, watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home. That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow.
~By Leo Szilard ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
~By Sophocles ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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


Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, no winter in thy year.
~By John A. Logan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


What is the life of man! Is it not to shift from side to side? From sorrow to sorrow? To button up one cause of vexation! And unbutton another!
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow but its own.
~By Thomas Campbell ~


The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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


'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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~

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September 27 ,2022
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