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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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
~By Ann Landers ~


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


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


What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?
~By Thomas Kempis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy.
~By George William Russell ~


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 ~


Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
~By Confucius ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
~By Ovid ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage - though it has caused me at times a life of great humiliation and sorrow.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love'. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


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


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 ~

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