When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'
— Sydney J. Harris

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
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A person who is wise does nothing against their will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.
— Marcus Tullius Cicero

By the time you swear you're his, Shivering and sighing, And he vows his passion is Infinite, undying - Lady, make a note of this: One of you is lying.
— Dorothy Parker

For everything exists and not one sigh nor smile nor tear, one hair nor particle of dust, not one can pass away.
— sighed quotation by William Blake