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Pain And Sorrow Quotes


"Ive always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy." - Thalia

"Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain, That has been and may be again." - William Wordsworth

"When'er into thine eyes I see, All pain and sorrow fly from me." - Heinrich Heine

"Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again." - William Wordsworth

"Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow, sharp and short." - Proverbs

"Social sorrow loses half its pain." - Samuel Johnson

"Behind Joy and Laughter there may be a temperament, coarse, hard and callous. But behind Sorrow there is always Sorrow. Pain, unlike Pleasure, wears no mask." - Oscar Wilde

"To banish cares, scare away sorrow and soothe pain is the business of the poet and singer." - Bodenstedt

"The outlet for my sorrow, that I do feel deeply, and the pain, is the songs. That's where it goes." - Dan Fogelberg

"It quieted pain and sorrow, Like love overcoming strife; It seemed the harmonious echo From our discordant life." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I am persuaded ... that both man and woman bear pain or sorrow, (and, for aught I know, pleasure too) best in a horizontal position." - Laurence Sterne

"In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made" - Kathleen Norris

"In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made." - Kathleen Norris

"A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The surgery of life hurts. It helps me, though, to know that the surgeon himself, the Wounded Surgeon, has felt every stab of pain and every sorrow." - Philip Yancey

"Remembering bred its own peculiar sorrow. It seemed so unfair: that time should render both sadness and happiness into a source of pain." - Rohinton Mistry

"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." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"The selfish heart deserves the pain it feels; More gen'rous sorrow, while it sinks, exalts, And conscious virtue mitigates the pang." - Edward Young

"in the caves of my heart, where pain taps out its rhythms and sorrow sets its loss, i am without direction." - Nick Bantock

"Blessed be shock. Blessed be the part of us that protects us from too much pain and sorrow. At the heart of life is a fusebox." - Yann Martel

"Why must love always be accompanied-sooner or later-by sorrow and pain? Why not? Because pure bliss is for pure idiots." - Edward Abbey

"God can use a sensitive Christian to be a rich blessing in the life of one who knows pain and sorrow." - Billy Graham

"It's what happens when two people become one: they no longer only share love. They also share all of the pain, heartache, sorrow, and grief." - Colleen Hoover

"When'er into thine eyes I see, All pain and sorrow fly from me. [Ger., Wenn ich in deine Augen sch' So schwindet all' mein Leid und Weh.]" - Heinrich Heine

"It's what happens when two people become one: they no longer only share love. They also share all of the pain, heartache, sorrow, and grief." - Colleen Hoover

"Remorse is sorrow over being caught and the pain of consequences that follow. Repentance is not being concerned for ourselves but having a contrite heart." - Charles R Swindoll

"Tears that are shed in time of affliction are rarely tears of penitence, but more likely they are shed out of self pity and pain or sorrow." - John Calvin

"In the school of mortality, we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity." - David A Bednar

"Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus - a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you." - Mother Teresa

"Behind joy and laughter there may be a temperament, coarse, hard and callous. But behind sorrow there is always sorrow. Pain, unlike pleasure, wears no mask. ... For this reason there is no truth comparable to sorrow. There are times when sorrow seems to me to be the only truth. Other things may be illusions of the eye or the appetite, made to blind the one and cloy the other, but out of sorrow have the worlds been built, and at the birth of a child or a star there is pain." - Oscar Wilde

"Stephen had just come from a class discussion in which several students believed that the right cup of herbal tea would save them from pain and sorrow. Well acquainted with pain and sorrow, Stephen did not contribute to the discussion. He merely crossed these idiots off his list of possible friends." - Caroline B Cooney

"Pain is pain and sorrow is sorrow. It hurts. It limits. It impoverishes. It isolates. It restrains. It works devastation deep within the personality. It circumscribes in a thousand different ways. There is nothing good about it. But the gifts God can give with it are the richest the human spirit can know." - Margaret Clarkson

"Every day is a fresh beginning, Listen, my soul, to the glad refrain, And spite of old sorrow, and older sinning, And troubles forecasted, and possible pain, Take heart with the day, and begin again." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"Do not look at life's long sorrow; see how small each moment's pain." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"Silence is not only never thirsty, but also never brings pain or sorrow." - Hippocrates

"Nobody notices your sorrow, your pain, but everyone notices your mistakes." - Miley Cyrus

"Writing is Crude hieroglyphs chiseled in pain & sorrow to commemorate an event which is intransmissible." - Henry Miller

"Give thanks for sorrow that teaches you pity; for pain that teaches you courage..." - Robert Nathan

"There's a sorrow and pain in everyone's life, but every now and then there's a ray of light that melts the loneliness in your heart and brings comfort like hot soup and a soft bed." - Hubert Selby Jr

"All was ended now, the hope, and the fear and the sorrow, All the aching of the heart, the restless, unsatisfied longing, All the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Unfortunately, it is much easier to shut one's eyes to good than to evil. Pain and sorrow knock at our doors more loudly than pleasure and happiness; and the prints of their heavy footsteps are less easily effaced." - Thomas Huxley

"Then come the wild weather, come sleet or come snow, We will stand by each other; however it blow. Oppression, and sickness, and sorrow, and pain Shall be to our true love as links to the chain." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Vital is the relation between earthly sorrow and eternal satisfaction. The travail to which God's saints are subjected results in the birth of nobler natures and more sanctified spirits. Pain always promotes progress, and suffering invariably ensures success." - John Mcclellan Holmes

"All was ended now, the hope and the fear and the sorrow, all the aching of heart, the restless, unsatisfied longing, all the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The Christian faith makes it possible for us nobly to accept that which cannot be changed, and to meet disappointments and sorrow with an inner poise, and to absorb the most intense pain without abandoning our sense of hope." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Every day is a fresh beginning; Listen my soul, to the glad refrain, And in spite of old sorrow and possible pain, Take heart with the day and begin again." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"I saw the various museum displays including scenes of torture while feeling heartfelt remorse and sorrow over the great pain and suffering inflicted on South Koreans by Japan's colonial rule," - Junichiro Koizumi

"Whatever your pleasure, belief, sorrow or triumph... we are all human and we are all constantly facing some sort of brokenness. Of the heart, of finances, of family, of dreams... it is real pain and it ca' be ignored." - Hayley Williams

"Riches in their acquisition bring pain and suffering, in their loss manifold trouble and sorrow, in their possession a wild intoxication. How can we say that they confer happiness?" - Hitopadesa

"What after all remains, when life is sped, And man is gathered to the silent dead? Home to the narrow house, the long, long sleep, Where pain is stilled, and sorrow doth not weep." - William Winter

"We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments." - Oscar Wilde

"I'll never let you see, the way my broken heart is hurting me, I've got my pride and know how to hide all my sorrow and pain, I'll do my crying in the rain..." - Howard Greenfield

"Later, going home, I realized they didn't look alike at all; what made them seem to was the aftermath of stress and the lingering of sorrow. It's strange how pain marks our faces, and makes us look like family." - Stephen King

"therefore i live for today- certain of finding at sunrise guidance and strength for the way. power for each moment of weakness, hope for each moment of pain, comfort for every sorrow, sunshine and joy after rain!" - Billy Graham

"Whatever your pleasure, belief, sorrow or triumph... we are all human and we are all constantly facing some sort of brokenness. Of the heart, of finances, of family, of dreams... it is real pain and it can't be ignored." - Hayley Williams

"What do you get when you fall in love? You only get lies and pain and sorrow So, for at least, until tomorrow I'll never fall in love again" - Hal David

"All of us know about learning life's lessons through pain, struggle, and loss. But few of us realize that it is often the gentlest lessons that teach us most. Serendipity can instruct us as much as sorrow." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"...always felt the pain of her friends so keenly that she could not speak easy, fluent words of comforting. Besides, she remembered how well-meant speeches had hurt her in her own sorrow and was afraid." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"When a man or woman loves to brood over a sorrow and takes care to keep it green in their memory, you may be sure it is no longer a pain to them." - Jerome K Jerome

"I want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life's betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain." - Oriah Dreamer

"Under every burden, .....God will slip His hand. Every gulf of sorrow, .....His great love has spanned, Into every heart-ache, .....God will our His balm: Ease the pain and anguish, .....bring a blessed calm." - Frances J Roberts

"All around us people are suffering from stress, fear, sorrow, pain, and fear of future suffering, especially death. None of these are natural to us, because we are eternal spirit souls. Humanity has been controlled through the fear of death." - Terry Cole-Whittaker

"Rejoice, oh! grieving heart, The hours fly past; With each some sorrow dies, With each some shadow flies, Until at last The red dawn in the east Bids weary night depart, And pain is past." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"Be wise as thou art cruel, do not press My tongue-tied patience with too much disdain: Lest sorrow lend me words and words express, The manner of my pity-wanting pain..." - William Shakespeare

"Let no man pray that he know not sorrow, Let no soul ask to be free from pain, For the gall of to-day is the sweet of to-morrow, And the moment's loss is the lifetime's gain." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"It is a very melancholy reflection that men are usually so weak that it is absolutely necessary for them to know sorrow and pain to be in their right senses." - Richard Steele

"Words, sentences, ideas, no matter how subtle or ingenious, the maddest flights of poetry, the most profound dreams, the most hallucinating visions, are but crude hieroglyphs chiseled in pain and sorrow to commemorate an event which is untransmissible." - Henry Miller

"Drop, drop in our sleep, upon the heart sorrow falls, memory's pain, and to us, though against our very will, even in our own despite, comes wisdom by the awful grace of God." - Aeschylus

"Sorrow like a ceaseless rain Beats upon my heart. People twist and scream in pain- Dawn will find them still again; This has neither wax nor wane, Neither stop nor start." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don't. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life." - Martha Beck

"Sorrow eats your heart and courage." - Ernst Moritz Arndt

"Sorrow, like rain makes roses and mud." - Austin O'Malley

"Friendship multiplies joy and divides sorrow." - Nicky Gumbel

"And her joy was nearly like sorrow." - John Steinbeck

"Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair." - Robert Greene

"We may have to face God's truth about our pain-it is real, but we must be careful not to get God and life mixed up. God does not cause the pain and sorrow. He suffers with us and desires to comfort us as only he can." - Jill Briscoe

"Today you're full of pain and sorrow, and you feel your loss so much, but you know there are lots of tomorrows, when the pain won't be so much, you'll always have your memories you'll always feel them near, they won't be very far away, the love will be around you, soft and clear." - Susan Smith

"There is nothing more painful than the untimely death of someone young and dear to the heart. The harrowing grief surges from a bottomless well of sorrow, drowning the mourner in a torrent of agonizing pain; an exquisite pain that continues to afflict the mourner with heartache and loneliness long after the deceased is buried and gone." - Jocelyn Murray

"From joy people are born; for joy they live; in joy they melt at death. Death is an ecstasy, for it removes the burden of the body and frees the soul of all pain springing from body identification. It is the cessation of pain and sorrow." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Being a Christ follower means being acquainted with sorrow. We must know sorrow to be able to fully appreciate joy. Joy costs pain, but the pain is worth it. After all, the murder had to take place before the resurrection." - Katie Davis

"When I think of the happiness that is in store for me, every sorrow, every pain becomes dear to me." - Francis Of Assisi

"Pain, sorrow, ignorance are all illusory; they cannot live. Bliss, joy, knowledge are true; they cannot die." - Sivananda

"There is no sin or transgression, pain or sorrow, which is outside of the healing power of His Atonement." - C. Scott Grow

"Whether joy or sorrow, pain or pleasure; whatsoever may befall thee, accept it serenely with an unvanquished heart." - Rabindranath Tagore

"In this life nothing is permanent. Joy, sorrow, pain, pleasure - everything is in a constant state of change. Thankfully." - Danielle Cormack

"Sometimes you gotta laugh through the tears, smile through the pain so that you can live through the sorrow..." - Alex Tan

"An actor's body should be full of emotions, whether it is happiness or sorrow, pain or joy, enraged or elated." - Sonny Chiba

"From sorrow to sorrow love crosses its islands and establishes roots that are watered by weeping." - Pablo Neruda

""Existence is sorrow." Understand, and go beyond sorrow. This is the way of brightness." - Gautama Buddha

"The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown." - William Cowper

"Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Joy is more divine than sorrow, for joy is bread and sorrow is medicine." - Henry Ward Beecher

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

"Guilt is a tireless horse. Grief ages into sorrow, and sorrow is an enduring rider." - Dean Koontz

"Life is the coexistence of all opposite values. Joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, up and down, hot and cold, here and there, light and darkness, birth and death. All experience is by contrast, and one would be meaningless without the other." - Deepak Chopra

"Being human, we would expel from our lives physical pain and mental anguish and assure ourselves of continual ease and comfort, but if we were to close the doors upon sorrow and distress, we might be excluding our greatest friends and benefactors. Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering, and self-mastery." - Spencer W. Kimball

"We must work on our souls, enlarging and expanding them. We do so by experiencing all of life-the beauty and the joy as well as the grief and pain. Soul work requires paying attention to life, to the laughter and the sorrow, the enlightening and the frightening, the inspiring and the silly." - Matthew Fox

"Behold, we live through all things, - famine, thirst, Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery, All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worst On soul and body, - but we cannot die, Though we be sick, and tired, and faint, and worn, - Lo, all things can be borne!" - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"As clouds and rain, crashing thunder storms, and the chill airs of many a night all contribute to the wealth and ripeness and glory of harvest, so do pain and sorrow and death ripen then human soul for the harvest home of eternal rest." - Anonymous

"Behold, we live through all things,-famine, thirst, Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery, All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worst On soul and body,-but we can not die, Though we be sick and tired and faint and worn,- Lo, all things can be borne!" - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"And then the dear Lord will take us to the new earth, surrounded by the new Heaven, and the holy New Jerusalem will come down from God out of Heaven. Then we will have an end of pain and sorrow and crying and death. All these, thank God, will be forever done! And then God Himself will wipe away our tears." - John R. Rice

"My God! I thank Thee for the bath of sleep, That wraps in balm my weary heart and brain, And drowns within its waters still and deep My sorrow and my pain. I thank Thee for my dreams, which loose the bond That binds my spirit to its daily load, And give it angel wings, to fly beyond Its slumber-bound abode." - J. G. Holland

"Who is it that loves and who that suffers? He alone stages a play with Himself; who exists save Him? The individual suffers because he perceives duality. It is duality which causes all sorrow and grief. Find the One everywhere and in everything and there will be an end to pain and suffering." - Anandamayi Ma

"Should pain and suffering, sorrow, and grief, rise up like clouds and overshadow for a time the Sun of Righteousness and hide Him from your view, do not be dismayed, for in the end this cloud of woe will descend in showers of blessing on your head, and the Sun of Righteousness rise upon you to set no more forever." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"True fighters dare face the sorrows of humanity, and look unflinchingly at bloodshed. What sorrow and joy are theirs! But the Creator's common device for ordinary people is to let the passage of time wash away old traces leaving only pale-red bloodstains and a vague pain; and he lets men live on ignobly and amid these, to keep this quasi-human world going." - Lu Xun

"Happiness follows sorrow, sorrow follows happiness, but when one no longer discriminates happiness and sorrow, a good deal and a bad deed, one is able to realize freedom." - Gautama Buddha

"Sorrow has a name, and its name is loneliness. Sorrow has a shape, and its shape is absence. Sorrow is a sickness like any other." - Gregory Maguire

"Through prayer we can carry in our heart all human pain and sorrow, all conflicts and agonies, all torture and war, all hunger, loneliness and misery, not because of some great psychological or emotional capacity, but because God's heart has become one with ours." - Henri Nouwen

"A good Dianetic auditor can take a broken-down, sorrow-drenched lady of thirty-eight and knock out her past periods of physical and mental pain and have on his hands somebody who appears to be twenty-five-and a bright, cheerful twenty-five at that." - L Ron Hubbard

"I have lived a life full of love and pain, of Joy and Sorrow, and I live on still. i have many, many years ahead of me, each day with the potential to be filled to the brim with trials to face and challenges to overcome." - Alethea Kontis

"I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes o'er me That my soul cannot resist: A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"How can you and I really expect to glide naively through life, as if to say, 'Lord, give me experience, but not grief, not sorrow, not pain, not opposition, not betrayal, and certainly not to be forsaken. Keep from me, Lord, all those experiences which made Thee what Thou art! Then, let me come and dwell with Thee and fully share Thy joy!'" - Neal A Maxwell

"The Christian religion and morality extols the glory of the Hereafter, and therefore remains indifferent to the horrors of the earth. Indeed, the idea of self-denial and of all that makes for pain and sorrow is its test of human worth, its passport to the entry into heaven." - Emma Goldman

"Hearts united in pain and sorrow will not be separated by joy and happiness. Bonds that are woven in sadness are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure. Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful." - Khalil Gibran

"Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account." - Chris Christie

"Joy and sorrow, beauty and deformity, equally pass away." - Saadi

"Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Despite the amount of suffering, pain, misery, sorrow and travail which can exist in life, the reason for existence is the same reason as one has to play a game-interest, contest, activity and possession. The truth of this assertion is established by an observation of the elements of games and then applying these elements to life itself." - L Ron Hubbard

"The problem with living so long is that we get used to it. We watch the mortals age and wither and die around us, watch the world change and decay...but no matter the hardship or the pain or the sorrow we suffer, we choose to continue living. Out of sheer habit, I think." - Derek Landy

"One of the sweet things about pain and sorrow is that they show us how well we are loved, how much kindness there is in the world, and how easily we can make others happy in the same way when they need help and sympathy." - Louisa May Alcott

"At that moment I remembered something Cal had told me: that there is beauty in darkness in everything. Sorrow in joy, life and death, thorns on the rose. I knew then that I could not escape pain and torment any more than I could give up joy and beauty" - Cate Tiernan

"As you go into light for longer and longer periods, as you progress in your meditation practice, you transform, you become illumined, you overcome all limitation, all sorrow, and all pain. You learn not to be bound by desire, and eventually you transcend death itself." - Frederick Lenz

"Children are contemptuous, haughty, irritable, envious, sneaky, selfish, lazy, flighty, timid, liars and hypocrites, quick to laugh and cry, extreme in expressing joy and sorrow, especially about trifles, they'll do anything to avoid pain but they enjoy inflicting it: little men already." - Jean De La Bruyere

"We have taught our people to use prayer too much as a means of comfort - not in the original and heroic sense of uplifting, inspiring, strengthening, but in the more modern and baser sense of soothing sorrow, dulling pain, and drying tears - the comfort of the cushion, not the comfort of the Cross." - Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy

"We feel sorrow and pain over the death of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd. We have known this man for a long time... he showed support and commitment to the Palestinian revolution and to Fatah since the 1960s." - Mahmoud Abbas

"I've found out why people laugh. They laugh because it hurts- because it's the only thing that'll make it stop hurting... I had been told that a 'funny' thing is a thing of goodness. It isn't... The goodness is in the laughing. I grok it is a bravery- and a sharing- against pain and sorrow and defeat." - Robert A Heinlein

"Wherever literature consoles sorrow or assuages pain; wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakefulness and tears, and ache for the dark house and the long sleep,-there is exhibited in its noblest form the immortal influence of Athens." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new." - Bible

"Wherever sorrow is, relief would be. If you sorrow at my grief in live, My giving love your sorrow and my grief Were both extermined." - William Shakespeare

"And isn't that, at it's core, what the princess fantasy is about for all of us? "Princess" is how we tell little girls that they are special, precious. "Princess" is the wish that we could protect them from pain, that they would never know sorrow, that they will live happily ever after ensconces in lace and innocence." - Peggy Orenstein

"Pleasures, riches, honor and joy are sure to have care, disgrace, adversity and affliction in their train. There is no pleasure without pain, no joy without sorrow. O the folly of expecting lasting felicity in a vale of tears, or a paradise in a ruined world." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"Look, it's a monster. He's walking alone. Look, he's pulling something out of his pocket. He threw it on the ground. Let's go see what it is. It's a black box. You open it... ok... Look, it's sorrow, misery and pain. It's loneliness and longing. Boy, he'll be sorry he lost these." - Henry Rollins

"If we love a person, we love him, and whatever he may do will not affect our love. It may cause us pain if he does evil, because we love him; it may cause us sorrow and suffering; but it cannot affect our love." - Charles Webster Leadbeater

"Do not cheat thy Heart and tell her, Grief will pass away, Hope for fairer times in future, And forget to-day. Tell her, if you will, that sorrow Need not come in vain; Tell her that the lesson taught her Far outweighs the pain." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"In this crazy world, there's an enormous distinction between good times and bad, between sorrow and joy. But in the eyes of God, they're never separated. Where there is pain, there is healing. Where there is mourning, there is dancing. Where there is poverty, there is the kingdom." - Henri Nouwen

"Smile, though your heart is aching. Smile, even though it's breaking. When there are clouds in the sky, you'll get by if you smile through your pain and sorrow. Smile and maybe tomorrow, you'll see the sun come shining through for you." - Charlie Chaplin

"The way to live in the present is to remember that "This too shall pass." When you experience joy, remembering that "This too shall pass" helps you savor the here and now. When you experience pain and sorrow, remembering that "This too shall pass" reminds you that grief, like joy, is only temporary." - Joey Green

"When my daughter Paula died, I was in the deepest pain, and my mother said, "This kind of sorrow is like a long, narrow, dark channel. You have to walk this channel alone and be sure that there is light at the other ending. Just keep walking."" - Isabel Allende

"He who lives to God rests in his Redeemer's love, and is trying to get rid of his old nature - to him every sorrow, every bereavement, every pain, will come charged with blessings, and death itself will be no longer the king of terrors, but the messenger of grace." - Frederick William Robertson

"And isn't that, at it's core, what the princess fantasy is about for all of us? Princess is how we tell little girls that they are special, precious. Princess is the wish that we could protect them from pain, that they would never know sorrow, that they will live happily ever after ensconces in lace and innocence." - Peggy Orenstein

"The Noble Truth of Suffering is this: Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering; sickness is suffering; death is suffering; sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief, and despair are suffering; association with the unpleasant is suffering; dissociation from the pleasant is suffering; not to get what one wants is suffering." - Pali Tipitaka

"Love is the root of all joy and sorrow." - Meister Eckhart

"Youth, ah, Youth! all men's desire and sorrow." - Louise Imogen Guiney

"Christianity has made martyrdom sublime, and sorrow triumphant." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Life is full of hardships, pimp slaps, and sorrow." - Coolio

"Through the senses, anger comes, and sorrow comes." - Swami Vivekananda

"Sorrow spares no one, and scars respect no person." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Deep down in everyone was sorrow and certainty." - Dorothy Richardson

"Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow." - Samuel Paterson



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