Quotes by sorrow
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Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
The foolish man conceives the idea of 'self.' The wise man sees there is no ground on which to build the idea of 'self;' thus, he has a right conception of the world and well concludes that all compounds amassed by sorrow will be dissolved again, but the truth will remain.
American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter 1936-
The lives of happy people are dense with their own doings - crowded, active, thick. But the sorrowing are nomads, on a plain with few landmarks and no boundaries; sorrow's horizons are vague and its demands are few.
American writer 1783-1859
The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind.
English poet 1731-1800
The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
English poet 1792-1822
The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.
English poet (pen name of Bryan Procter) 1787-1874
The progress from infancy to boyhood is imperceptible. In that long dawn of the mind we take but little heed. The years pass by us, one by one, little distinguishable from each other. But when the intellectual sun of our life is risen, we take due note of joy and sorrow.
Persian poet and literary of the medieval period
The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
American writer 1783-1859
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.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
There are times when sorrow seems to me to be the only truth.Source: De Profundis (1905)
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-1616
There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
There is no corner too quiet, or too far away, for a woman to make sorrow in it.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
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.
Italian philosopher and poet 1265-1321
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
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