Quotes: sorrow

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  • Beatrice Wood
    Beatrice Wood
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    There's so much more to life than that, though I think that acting is fascinating because you can forget your own sorrow as you act and become somebody else.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
    A. E. Housman
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    They say my verse is sad: no wonder.
    Its narrow measure spans
    Rue for eternity, and sorrow
    Not mine, but man's.

    This is for all ill-treated fellows
    Unborn and unbegot,
    For them to read when they're in trouble
    And I am not.
    Source: More Poems (1936)
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
    Bhagavad Gita
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    Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    To have gold is to be in fear, and to want it to be sorrow.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
    Abraham Cowley
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    To-day is ours; what do we fear? To-day is ours; we have it here. Let's treat it kindly, that it may Wish, at least, with us to stay. Let's banish business, banish sorrow; To the gods belong to-morrow.
  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
    Stephen King
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    True sorrow is as rare as true love.
    Source: Carrie (1974)
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    Trust life, and it will teach you, in joy and sorrow, all you need to know.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Two thirds of all sorrow is homemade and, so far as the universe is concerned, unnecessary.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
    Oswald Chambers
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    We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. ''In your patience possess your souls.''
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.
  • Carry Nation
    Carry Nation
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    Who hath sorrow? Who hath woe? They who do not answer no; They whose feet to sin incline While they tarry at the wine.
  • Barry Cornwall
    Barry Cornwall
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    Women are so gentle, so affectionate, so true in sorrow, so untired and untiring! but the leaf withers not sooner, and tropic light fades not more abruptly.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    Work is the best antidote to sorrow.