Quotes tagged with sorrow (45 quotes found)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
Jonathan Safran Foer
She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.
Charles Dickens
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.
crying  sorrow  tears  heartfelt  shame  # 2856
Kahlil Gibran
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.
truth  sorrow  heart  delight  weeping  # 2949
John Adams
Genius is sorrow's child.
Child  genius  sorrow  # 5544
Honore de Balzac
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
joy  Amount  sorrow  # 25779
William Blake
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
sympathy  joy  sorrow  # 41777
Robert Byrne
Partying is such sweet sorrow.
sweet  sorrow  Partying  # 62318
Miguel de Cervantes
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Happens  sorrow  Pure  # 71959
Charles Churchill
Patience is sorrow's salve.
patience  sorrow  # 77980
Dan Colen
All of these mechanisms we have for celebrating are so double-edged. So much sorrow comes out of joy.
joy  sorrow  Mechanisms  # 84344
Confucius
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
sympathy  sorrow  oppression  # 86123
George William Curtis
Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.
liberty  Common  sorrow  # 96274
Charles Dickens
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
Though  sorrow  Remains  # 113620
Robert Greene
Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.
sorrow  despair  Waste  # 155970
Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Unending was the stream, unending the misery, unending the sorrow.
sorrow  misery  Stream  # 170341