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Picture quote by Buddha about compassion

Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion. ⏤ Buddha

Picture quote by Khalil Gibran about joy

He who has not looked on sorrow will never see joy. ⏤ Khalil Gibran

Picture quote by Khalil Gibran about joy

The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. ⏤ Khalil Gibran

Picture quote by William Blake about joy

Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps. ⏤ William Blake

Picture quote by Khalil Gibran about choice

Whe choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. ⏤ Khalil Gibran

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Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.

Corrie Ten Boom, author

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet

We need never be ashamed of our tears.

Charles Dickens, writer

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.

Dirk Benedict, actor

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.

Dante Alighieri, poet

Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.

Joni Mitchell, musician

Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

If we wait until our lives are free from sorrow or difficulty, then we wait forever. And miss the entire point.

Dirk Benedict, actor

To weep is to make less the depth of grief.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it come to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.

Henry David Thoreau, author

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.

Chanakya, teacher

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

Rene Descartes, mathematician

Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow.

Leon Redbone, musician

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

Helen Hunt Jackson, writer

Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused.

Jack Abramoff, criminal

Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of Humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.

Mark Twain, author

I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.

Voltaire, writer

Partying is such sweet sorrow.

Robert Byrne, celebrity

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.

Jack Kerouac, novelist

The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.

James Russell Lowell, poet

Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.

David Hume, philosopher

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

Agatha Christie, writer

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.

Sophocles, poet

Great passions may give us a quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms of enthusiastic activity, disinterested or otherwise, which comes naturally to many of us.

Walter Pater, critic

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.

H. L. Mencken, writer

Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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, politician

There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.

Alfred Adler, psychologist

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but it does empty today of its strength!!

Corrie Ten Boom, author

If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.

Lyndon B. Johnson, president

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.

Washington Irving, writer

The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow but its own.

Thomas Campbell, poet

I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow.

Fanny Burney, novelist

He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need: if thou sorrow, he will weep; if you wake, he cannot sleep; thus of every grief in heart he with thee does bear a part.

Richard Barnfield, poet

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.

Amelia Barr, novelist

There is no corner too quiet, or too far away, for a woman to make sorrow in it.

Amelia Barr, novelist

There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.

Frank Luntz, politician

So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them.

Thomas Hooker, celebrity

The tortures of present death disturb him not, but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow.

John Strachan, clergyman

What is the life of man! Is it not to shift from side to side? From sorrow to sorrow? To button up one cause of vexation! And unbutton another!

Laurence Sterne, novelist

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.

Aeschylus, poet

A ship's engine far away on the water expands the summer-night horizon. Both joy and sorrow swell in the dew's magnifying glass. Without really knowing, we divine; our life has a sister ship, following quietly another route. While the sun blazes behind the islands.

Tomas Transtromer, writer

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

Leo Buscaglia, author

We turned the switch, saw the flashes, watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home. That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow.

Leo Szilard, scientist

There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.

Jean Paul, author

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

Agatha Christie, writer

The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.

Holbrook Jackson, writer

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

Eudora Welty, author

There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.

Alfred De Musset, writer

How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.

Clarissa Pinkola Estes, poet

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.

Mark Twain, author

There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry - the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny.

Lafcadio Hearn,

We have listened here to the delegates who have recalled the terrible human suffering, and the great material destruction of the late war in the Pacific. It is with feelings of sorrow that we recall the part played in that catastrophic human experience by the old Japan.

Shigeru Yoshida, politician

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Khalil Gibran, poet

Go, forget me - why should sorrow, O'er that brow a shadow fling? Go, forget me - and tomorrow, brightly smile and sweetly sing. Smile - though I shall not be near thee; Sing - though I shall never hear thee.

Charles Wolfe, poet

Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, no winter in thy year.

John A. Logan, soldier

Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, president

Sometimes sorrow, sometimes joy. But beneath it all remember the innate perfection of your life unfolding. That is the secret of unreasonable happiness.

Dan Millman, author

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.

Samuel Smiles, author

It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war.

Herbert Hoover, president

When I wished to sing of love, it turned to sorrow. And when I wished to sing of sorrow, it was transformed for me into love.

Franz Schubert, composer

Drink today, and drown all sorrow; you shall perhaps not do tomorrow.

John Fletcher, dramatist

Remember, the burden of sorrow is doubled when it is borne alone.

Goran Persson, politician

Heaven is high, Earth Wide. Bitter between them flies my sorrow.

Li Po, poet

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

'Tis now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them.

Edward Moore, dramatist

My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow.

Sun Myung Moon, clergyman

Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.

Robert Greene, playwright

Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow.

Alexandre Vinet, critic

Since knowledge is but sorrow's spy, It is not safe to know.

William Davenant, poet

Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy.

George William Russell, writer

Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age.

Giacomo Leopardi, poet

It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist, or that this active, restless spirit, equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.

Mary Wollstonecraft, writer

Cast away care, he that loves sorrow Lengthens not a day, nor can buy tomorrow; Money is trash, and he that will spend it, Let him drink merrily, fortune will send it.

Thomas Dekker, dramatist

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

Jean Ingelow, poet

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.

Abu Bakr, leader

There's so much more to life than that, though I think that acting is fascinating because you can forget your own sorrow as you act and become somebody else.

Beatrice Wood, artist

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.

Basil Hume, clergyman

You can try to take sorrow and make it into something enduring, meaningful and beautiful. I always feel guilty that this is my job, that I get to do this.

Alice Hoffman, author

Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.

Harriet Ann Jacobs, writer

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