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Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Sorrows humanize our race; tears are the showers that fertilize the world.

Sorrows remembered sweeten present joy.

The busy have no time for tears.

The capacity of sorrow belongs to our grandeur; and the loftiest of our race are those who have had the profoundest griefs because they have had the profoundest sympathies.

The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.

The happiest, sweetest, tenderest homes are not those where there has been no sorrow, but those which have been overshadowed with grief, and where Christ's comfort was accepted. The very memory of the sorrow is a gentle benediction that broods ever over the household, like the silence that comes after prayer. There is a blessing sent from God in every burden of sorrow.

The man who has learned to triumph over sorrow wears his miseries as though they were sacred fillets upon his brow, and nothing is so admirable as a man bravely wretched.

The mind profits by the wreck of every passion, and we may measure our road to wisdom by the sorrows we have undergone.

The path of sorrow, and that path alone, leads to the land where sorrow is unknown; no traveller ever reached that blessed abode who found not thorns and briers in his road.

The poor and the busy have no leisure for sentimental sorrow.

The sorrow which calls for help and comfort is not the greatest, nor does it come from the depths of the heart.

The sorrows of a noble soul are as May frosts, which precede the milder seasons; but the sorrows of a hardened, lost soul, are as the autumn frosts, which foretell but the coming of winter.

The violence of sorrow is not at the first to be striven withal; being, like a mighty beast, sooner tamed with following than overthrown by withstanding.

There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.

There are some men above grief and some men below it.

There is something pleasurable in calm remembrance of a past sorrow.

This world is so full of care and sorrow that it is a gracious debt we owe to one another to discover the bright crystals of delight hidden in somber circumstances and irksome tasks.


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