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

Gérard de Nerval
“Everything is alive, everything is in motion, everything corresponds; the magnetic rays that emanate from me or from others flow directly through the infinite chain of creation whose transparent network is in continuous communication with the planets and the stars. A captive here on earth for the moment, I commune with the chorus of stars and they join in my sorrows and joys.”
Gérard de Nerval, Selected Writings

Abhijit Naskar
“Everybody wishes to have something that somebody else has. And that's the root of all sorrows.”
Abhijit Naskar

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

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

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.

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

“Life is too short.But there are alot of sorrows,”
Sher E Yazdan

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

James C. Dobson
“I wonder if He anticipates the day when He can make us understand what was occurring in our time of trial. I wonder if He broods over our sorrows.”
James C. Dobson, Life on the Edge: The Next Generation's Guide to a Meaningful Future

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

“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

“A writer should feel deeply from his heart of the joys and sorrows of people. And he must write as honestly as possible. Then only can he claim to be a writer.”
Avijeet Das

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

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

“Riches bring only problems and sorrows to people”
Sunday Adelaja

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

“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 -

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