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To forecast our sorrows is only to increase the suffering without increasing our strength to bear them. - Many of life's noblest enterprises might never have been undertaken if all the difficulties and defects could be foreseen.

To Sorrow I bade good-morrow, And thought to leave her far away behind; But cheerly, cheerly, She loves me dearly: She is so constant to me, and so kind.

To withhold from a child some knowledge - apportioned to his understanding - of the world's sorrows and wrongs is to cheat him of his kinship with humanity.

We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

We may learn from children how large a part of our grievances is imaginary. But the pain is just as real.

What man is there that does not laboriously, though all unconsciously, himself fashion the sorrow that is to be the pivot of his life.

What's gone and past help, should be past grief.

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.

Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground.

Wherever souls are being tried and ripened, in whatever commonplace and homely way, there God is hewing out the pillars for His temple.

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.

Whole years of joy glide unperceived away, while sorrow counts the minutes as they pass.


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