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A small sorrow distracts; a great one makes us collected.

About suffering they were never wrong, The Old Masters; How well they understood Its human position; how it takes place While someone else is eating or opening a window or just walking dully along.

Alas! by some degree of woe we every bliss must gain; the heart can ne'er a transport know that never feels a pain.

All sorrows are bearable, if there is bread.

An excess of sorrow is as foolish as profuse laughter; while, on the other hand, not to mourn at all is insensibility.

Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.

Every noble crown is, and on earth will ever be, a crown of thorns.

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.

Give sorrow words. - The grief that does not speak, whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.

Grief should be the instructor of the wise: sorrow is knowledge; they who know the most must mourn the deepest o'er the fatal truth, - the tree of knowledge is not that of life.

Hang sorrow, care'll kill a cat.

Has it never occurred to us, when surrounded by sorrows, that they may be sent to us only for our instruction, as we darken the eyes of birds when we wish them to sing?

He that hath pity on another man's sorrow shall be free from it himself; and he that delighteth in, and scorneth the misery of another shall one time or other fall into it himself.

He that hath so many and great causes of joy, and yet is in love with sorrow and peevishness, deserves to starve in the midst of plenty, and to want comfort, while he is encircled with blessings.

He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.

I walked a mile with Sorrow And ne'er a word said she; But, oh, the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me.

It is the veiled angel of sorrow who plucks away one thing and another that bound us here in ease and security, and, in the vanishing of these dear objects, indicates the true home of our affections and our peace.

Joy was a flame in me Too steady to destroy. Lithe as a bending reed, Loving the storm that sways her - I found more joy in sorrow Than you could find in joy.

Life, with all its sorrows, cares, perplexities and heartbreaks, is more interesting than bovine placidity, hence more desirable. The more interesting it is, the happier it is.

Light troubles speak; the weighty are struck dumb.


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