Quotations on Sorrow

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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.
- Jack Abramoff
(Keywords: Harm, Mistakes, Regret, Sorrow, Will, Words)

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Sleep, Sorrow, Wine)

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.
- Abu Bakr
(Keywords: Death, God, Harm, Patience, Profit, Sorrow, Will)

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.
- Richard Barnfield
(Keywords: Heart, Friend, Grief, Help, Sleep, Sorrow, Will)

There is no corner too quiet, or too far away, for a woman to make sorrow in it.
- Amelia Barr
(Keywords: Quiet, Sorrow, Woman)

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.
- Amelia Barr
(Keywords: Joy, Sorrow, Weather)

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Keywords: Strength, Sorrow, Today, Tomorrow, Worry)

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
- Francis J. Braceland
(Keywords: May, Sorrow, Tears)

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia
(Keywords: Joy, Sorrow, Today, Tomorrow, Worry)

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.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: Enjoyment, Satisfaction, Sorrow, State, Unhappiness, World)

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.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: People, Sorrow, World, Years)

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.
- Thomas Dekker
(Keywords: Money, Care, Day, Fortune, Sorrow, Tomorrow, Will)

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
- Rene Descartes
(Keywords: Joy, Sorrow, Worth)

Drink today, and drown all sorrow; you shall perhaps not do tomorrow.
- John Fletcher
(Keywords: Sorrow, Today, Tomorrow)

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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.
- Khalil Gibran
(Keywords: Truth, Heart, Deep, Delight, Giving, Joy, Sorrow, Weeping)

Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.
- Robert Greene
(Keywords: Despair, Sorrow, Waste)

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.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Poetry, Destiny, Misfortune, Old, Sorrow, Woman)

It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war.
- Herbert Hoover
(Keywords: War, Sorrow, Youth)

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.
- Basil C. Hume
(Keywords: Death, Fact, Sadness, Sorrow, Suffering, Will)

When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries.
- Jean Ingelow
(Keywords: Old, Sorrow, Sparrows)

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Keywords: Joy, Sorrow, Words)

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.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Keywords: Life, Dawn, Shadows, Sin, Slavery, Sorrow, Years)

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.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Keywords: Technology, Gratitude, Future, Generations, Miracles, Sorrow, World)

Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, no winter in thy year.
- John A. Logan
(Keywords: Song, Sorrow, Winter)

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.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: History, Life, Enemies, Man, Sorrow, Suffering)

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.
- Frank Luntz
(Keywords: Anger, People, American, Communication, Disappointment, Pain, Party, Practice, Regret, Republican, Sorrow, Suffering, Want)

There is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness, either, no more than sorrow is.
- Herman Melville
(Keywords: Goodness, Sorrow, World)

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.
- H. L. Mencken
(Keywords: Republican, Sin, Sorrow, World)

'Tis now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them.
- Edward Moore
(Keywords: Time, Now, Roses, Sorrow, Summer)

Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
- Ovid
(Keywords: Day, Sorrow, Will)

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.
- Albert Pike
(Keywords: Brotherhood, Forget, Mankind, Sorrow, Suffering)

Does the world have nothing inside but sorrow?
- Andrei Platonov
(Keywords: Nothing, Sorrow, World)

Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow.
- Leon Redbone
(Keywords: Dreams, Day, Joy, Sorrow, Tomorrow)

Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.
- Samuel Richardson
(Keywords: Sorrow, Ugly)

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.
- George William Russell
(Keywords: Joy, Mystery, Sorrow, Spirit, Tears)

It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength.
- Charles Spurgeon
(Keywords: Strength, Anxiety, Sorrow, Today, Tomorrow)

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.
- Leo Szilard
(Keywords: Home, Night, Sorrow, World)

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.
- Voltaire
(Keywords: Life, Flies, Man, Nothing, Sorrow, Spiders, Years)

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.
- Charles Wolfe
(Keywords: Forget, Shadow, Smile, Sorrow, Tomorrow)

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.
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Keywords: Joy, Sorrow, Spirit)

Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?... I don't know the answer, I know only that I can't.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Keywords: Hypocrisy, Rest, Sorrow, World)

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(Keywords: Happiness, Hardship, Hell, Sorrow, Will)

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.
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Keywords: Experience, War, Feelings, Destruction, Old, Sorrow, Suffering)









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