> Topic Index > S - Topics > Sorrow Quotes

Sorrow Quotes


Pages: Prev 12345Next

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.

Sorrow has its reward. It never leaves us where it found us.

Sorrow is a fruit; God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it.

Sorrow is a kind of rust of the soul which every new idea contributes in its passage to scour away. It is the putrefaction of stagnant life, and is remedied by exercise and motion.

Sorrow is held the eldest child of sin.

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.

Sorrow is only one of the lower notes in the oratorio of our blessedness.

Sorrow is our John the Baptist, clad in grim garments, with rough arms, a son of the wilderness, baptizing us with bitter tears, preaching repentance; and behind him comes the gracious, affectionate, healing Lord, speaking peace and joy to the soul.

Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.

Sorrow is the handmaid of God, not of Satan. - She would lead us, as she did the Psalmist, to say, "Who will show us any good?" that after having said this we may also say with him, "Lord, lift thou the light of thy countenance upon us."

Sorrow itself is not so hard to bear as the thought of sorrow coming. Airy ghosts that work no harm do terrify us more than men in steel with bloody purposes.

Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.

Sorrow makes us all children again.

Sorrow preys upon its solitude, and nothing more diverts it from its sad visions of the other world, than calling it at moments back to this. The busy have no time for tears.

Sorrow was made for man, not for beasts; yet if men encourage melancholy too much, they become no better thar beasts.

Sorrow's best antidote is employment.

Sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things.

Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny.

Sorrows are like thunderclouds - in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.

Sorrows are our best educators. A man can see further through a tear than a telescope.


Pages: Prev 12345Next