Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Heartwarming Sadness And Sorrow quotations
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.
I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.
There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
And perhaps there is a limit to the grieving that the human heart can do.
As when one adds salt to a tumbler of water, there comes a point where simply no more will be absorbed.
It's funny, how one can look back on a sorrow one thought one might well die of at the time, and know that one had not yet reckoned the tenth part of true grief.
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
If we are to feel the positive feelings of love, happiness, trust, and gratitude, we periodically also have to feel anger, sadness, fear, and sorrow.
Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.
joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.
Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.
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.
Man could not live if he were entirely impervious to sadness.
Many sorrows can be endured only by being embraced, and the pleasure taken in them naturally has a somewhat melancholy character.
Every man has his secret sorrows.
If you keep telling the same sad small story, you will keep living the same sad small life.
It's easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.
We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.
Marriage hath in it less of beauty but more of safety, than the single life;
it hath more care, but less danger, it is more merry, and more sad; it is fuller of sorrows, and fuller of joys; it lies under more burdens, but it is supported by all the strengths of love and charity, and those burdens are delightful.
Like a bird singing in the rain, the grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
The Family is the Country of the heart.
There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness which it is given to man to taste upon earth are, thanks to this angel, the joys of the Family.
There's an elegiac quality in watching [American wilderness] go, because it's our own myth, the American frontier, that's deteriorating before our eyes. I feel a deep sorrow that my kids will never get to see what I've seen, and their kids will see nothing; there's a deep sadness whenever I look at nature now.
We ask God to forgive us for our evil thoughts and evil temper, but rarely, if ever ask Him to forgive us for our sadness.
He who has not looked on sorrow will never see joy.
Death remains about the one certain fact in the lives of each one of us, and there will be suffering, sorrow, and sadness next week as there was last week.
The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
Sorrow is better than laughter; for, by the sadness of the countenance, the heart is made better.
One of the simplest ways to stay happy is letting go of the things that makes you sad.
The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart for the joys of the multitude.
And I would not have the tears that sadness makes to flow from my every part turn into laughter. I would that my life remain a tear and a smile.
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out, also keeps out joy.
Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can't even cry.
Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.
He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.
Happiness calls out responsive gladness in others.
There is enough sadness in the world without yours ... never doubt the excellence and permanence of what is yet to be. Join the great company of those who make the barren places of life fruitful with kindness.
None will ever be a true Parisian who has not learned to wear a mask of gaiety over his sorrows and one of sadness, boredom, or indifference over his inward joy.
Be happy, talk happiness. Happiness calls out responsive gladness in others. There is enough sadness in the world without yours.
Angry is just sad's bodyguard.
Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow's dark array, - Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away.
Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.
It's a time of sorrow and sadness when we lose a loss of life.
But now I discovered the wonderful power of wine.
I understood why men become drunkards. For the way it worked on me was not at all that it blotted out these sorrows, but that it made them seem glorious and noble, like sad music, and I somehow great and revered for feeling them.
Sorrow, on wing through the world for ever, Here and there for awhile would borrow Rest, if rest might haply deliver Sorrow.