Quotes: sorrow

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  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    One can endure sorrow alone, but it takes two to be glad.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
  • George Holbrook Jackson
    George Holbrook Jackson
    British journalist, writer and publisher 1874-1948
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    Only one-fourth of the sorrow in each man's life is caused by outside uncontrollable elements, the rest is self-imposed by failing to analyze and act with calmness.
  • Freya Stark
    Freya Stark
    British travel story writer 1893-1993
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    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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Parting is such sweet sorrow.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
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    Shame on those breasts of stone that cannot melt in soft adoption of another's sorrow.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    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.
  • C. Fitzhugh
    C. Fitzhugh
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    Sorrow has produced more melody than mirth.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    Sorrow has the fortunate peculiarity that it preys upon itself. It dies of starvation. Since it is essentially an interruption of habits, it can be replaced by new habits. Constituting, as it does, a void, it is soon filled up by a real ''horror vacuum.''
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Sorrow is a kind of rust of the soul, which every new idea contributes in its passage to scour away. It is the putrefaction of stagnant life, and is remedied by exercise and motion.
  • Joni Mitchell
    Joni Mitchell
    Canadian singer-songwriter 1943-
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    Sorrow is easy to express and so hard to tell.