Sorrows Quotes

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William Shakespeare
“When sorrows come, they come not single spies. But in battalions!”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Christine de Pizan
“[A] person whose head is bowed and whose eyes are heavy cannot look at the light.”
Christine de Pizan, Ditié de Jehanne d'Arc

Nalini Singh
“The longer you live, the more mistakes you make. And the more sorrows you carry.”
Nalini Singh, Archangel's Kiss

Nicholas Sparks
“It was a life, she eventually concluded, that had been lived in the middle ground, where contentment and love were found in the smallest details of people's lives. It was a life of dignity and honor, not without sorrows yet fulfilling in a way that few experiences ever were.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me

Oscar Wilde
“With subtle and finely-wrought temperaments it is always so. Their strong passions must either bruise or bend. They either slay the man, or themselves die. Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and the sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude. ”
Oscar Wilde

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Go forth into the busy world and love it. Interest yourself in its life, mingle kindly with its joys and sorrows.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

G. Willow Wilson
“Dear child, some stories have no morals. Sometimes darkness and madness are simply that."

"How terrible," said Farukhuaz.

"Do you think so? I find it reassuring. It saves me from having to divine meaning in every sorrow that comes my way.”
G. Willow Wilson, Alif the Unseen

J.R.R. Tolkien
“This was the first of the sorrows of Turin.”
Tolkien J. R. R., The Children of Húrin

Dean Koontz
“Money and beauty are defenses against the sorrows of this world but neither can undo the past. Only time will conquer time. The way forward is the only way back to innocence and to peace.”
Dean Koontz, Brother Odd

Iris Murdoch
“Eccentrics with unseeing eyes glided through, savouring amid so much society their own particular loneliness and private sins and sorrows.”
Iris Murdoch, The Green Knight

“We bleed our sorrows dry on the chance that laughter will save what is left of our dignity”
Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Maybe who God wants me to be is the type of person born from sorrows. Maybe a life of hardships is the only way of becoming that remarkable person.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Being Bold: Quotes, Poetry, & Motivations for Every Day of the Year

“Taking pictures is not only about the background, the colorful scenery or the beautiful era but its all about the person who is hidden in that picture with deep feelings of happiness or sorrows. Don't only rely on physical outlook inspite of it go deep down in every single pixel because a picture can show you a lot about the hidden life story of that particular personality.”
Raj Kumar Koochitani

“I didn't drink because I knew that if I jumped into a bottle, I'd pull the cork in after me.”
Ron Clifford

“Sorrows are my True Friends, & so is Happiness.
Sorrows don't let go off me & Happiness I don't let go off!”
Somya Kedia

Vladislav Krapivin
“На солнце... печали и тревоги тают быстрее, чем в тени. Особенно если нет для них понятных причин.”
Vladislav Krapivin, Застава на Якорном поле. Крик петуха.

“When we feel pain, our pen writes a river of tears and sorrows!”
Avijeet Das

“This is the wake of my adventures and my immigrant dreams — Keep vigil with me as memories flood and plunge in and out of living nightmare carried by a propulsive current of misfortunes, losses, hopes, loves, tears, missteps, sorrows, and despairs in a journey that reveals an unknown destination and a silent quest that must be conjured and examined to make life meaningful. But is it all too late?”
-Milan Sime Martinic, Ironway: Watching Over Benjamin Hill -

“I am still a naive to happiness.”
Somya Kedia

Toni Morrison
“She looked around for a place to be. A small place. The closet? No. Too dark. The bathroom. It was both small and bright, and she wanted to be in a very small, very bright place. Small enough to contain her grief. Bright enough to throw into relief the dark things that cluttered her.”
Toni Morrison, Sula

Abhijit Naskar
“Self is the source of all courage and self is the source of all weakness. Self is the source of all joy and self is the source of all sorrows. That very self can make this world a beautiful place and that very self can also make this world a miserable place. The only thing that distinguishes the one from the other, is your intention.”
Abhijit Naskar, Build Bridges not Walls: In the name of Americana

“Tears of joy, I can handle.
Tears of sadness, I can handle.
Tears of sorrows, I can handle.
But, tears of nature, it’s the most beautiful feel that anyone can ever get. The feel you get while walking in the rain and the smell of mud as added essence, this beautiful feel is what they call love. Then, I’m in love.
I call it “Tears of Love”.”
Suresh Rao (Founder of

Abhijit Naskar
“Self-centeredness is the basis for all sorts of immoral behavior as well as all the sorrows of humanity.”
Abhijit Naskar, Morality Absolute

Héloïse d'Argenteuil
“Perhaps by mingling my sighs with yours I may make your sufferings less, for it is said that all sorrows divided are made lighter.”
Héloïse d'Argenteuil, The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise

“I think he’s trying to drown his sorrows,” Harry said, finding the petting movements to be rather therapeutic. “But sorrows are very good swimmers.”
oliversnape, A Grim Old Cat

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Sing your sorrows.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Amit Kalantri
“Sleep soften sorrows.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“Hugs heighten celebrations and lessen sorrows.”
Carol 'CC' Miller

Richelle E. Goodrich
“To pause and think about one’s actions, to consider the reasons and causes, to carefully weigh the consequences—this seems an unusual practice for humans. I cannot help but weep over the mountain of grief that might have been avoided if only individuals had paused to think.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Being Bold: Quotes, Poetry, & Motivations for Every Day of the Year

“While you're judging me on my melancholy, I am judging you on your success!”
Somya Kedia

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