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28 Sorrow Quotes

Tears are words the heart can't express

William Somerset Maugham Quotes

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One of the hardest things in life is watching the person you love, love someone else.

Argentine Proverb Quotes

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Night brings out stars as sorrow shows us truths.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. Water and Wood--Midnight)

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

John Keats Quotes , Source: Endymion (bk. IV)

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There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery. [Lat., Nessun maggior dolore Che ricordarsi del tempo felice Nella miseria.]

Dante ("Dante Alighieri") Quotes , Source: Inferno (V, 121), (Longfellow's translation)

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Oh, that was a good time, when I was unhappy. [Fr., Oh c'etait le bon temps, j'etais bien malheureuse.] - credited to Sophie Arnould,

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Oh, that was a good time, when I was unhappy. [Fr., Oh c'etait le bon temps, j'etais bien malheureuse.] - credited to Sophie Arnould,

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Ah, nothing comes to us too soon but sorrow.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. Home)

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In every adversity of fortune, to have been happy is the most unhappy kind of misfortune. [Lat., In omni adversitate fortunae, infelicissimum genus est infortunii fuisse felicem.]

Boethius Quotes , Source: De Consolatione Philosophioe (bk. II, pt. IV)

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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.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: The Two Foscari (act IV, sc. 1)

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Ah, don't be sorrowful darling, And don't be sorrowful, pray: Taking the year together, my dear, There isn't more night than day.

Alice Cary Quotes , Source: Don't be Sorrowful, Darling

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For of Fortune's sharpe adversite, The worste kynde of infortune is this, A man to hav bent in prosperite, And it remembren whan it passed is.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: Troilus and Criseyde (bk. III, l. 1,625)

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Men die, but sorrow never dies; The crowding years divide in vain, And the wide world is knit with ties Of common brotherhood in pain.

Susan Coolidge (pseudonym of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey) Quotes , Source: The Cradle Tomb in Westminster Abbey

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The path of sorrow, and that path alone, Leads to the lands where sorrow is unknown.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: To an Afflicted Protestant Lady

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My sorrows are overwhelming, but my virtue is left to me. [Fr., Mes malheurs sont combles, mais ma vertu me reste.]

Jean Francois Ducis Quotes , Source: Hamlet (last lines)

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In the bitter waves of woe, Beaten and tossed about By the sullen winds which blow From the desolate shores of doubt.

Washington Gladden Quotes , Source: Ultima Veritas

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Alas! sorrow from happiness is oft evolved. [Ger., Ach! aus dem Gluck entwickelt oft sich Schmerz.]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Dei Naturliche Tochter (II, 3, 17)

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Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours Weeping, and watching for the morrow,-- He knows ye not, ye gloomy Powers. [Ger., Wer nie sein Brod mit Thranen ass, Wer nicht die kummervollen Nachte Auf seinem Bette weinend sass, Der kennt euch nicht, ihr himmlischen Machte.]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Wilhelm Meister (bk. II, ch. XIII)

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Since sorrow never comes too late And happiness too swiftly flies.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College

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I walked a mile with Pleasure, She chattered all the way; But left me none the wiser, For all she had to say. 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!

Robert Browning Hamilton Quotes , Source: Along the Road

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A happier lot were mine, If I must lose thee, to go down to earth, For I shall have no hope when thou art gone,-- Nothing but sorrow. Father have I none, And no dear mother.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Iliad (bk. VI, l. 530), (Bryant's translation)

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Sinks my sad soul with sorrow to the grave.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Iliad (bk. XXII, l. 543), (Pope's translation)

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The sorrowful dislike the gay, and the gay the sorrowful. [Lat., Oderunt hilarem tristes tristemque jocosi.]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Epistles (I, 18, 89)

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When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries.

Jean Ingelow Quotes , Source: Song of Old Love

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Hang sorrow, care 'll kill a cat.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Every Man is his Humour (act I, sc. 3)

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