If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.— Chinese Proverbs
Surprising Sorrowful quotations
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
There is sorrow in finitude. The Self is beyond time, space and objects. It is infinite and hence of the nature of absolute happiness.
After the clouds, the sunshine; after the winter, the spring; after the shower, the rainbow; for life is a changeable thing. After the night, the morning, bidding all darkness cease, after life's cares and sorrows, the comfort and sweetness of peace.
Like a bird singing in the rain, the grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
Each thing tends to move towards its own nature.
I always desire happiness which is my true nature. My nature is never a burden to me. Happiness is never a burden to me, whilst sorrow is.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others.
It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
He who has not looked on sorrow will never see joy.
Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.
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.
Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up
The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.
This is my genre...the happiness, tragedies, and the sorrows of mankind as realized in the teeming black ghetto.
Tears are words the heart can't express
I drank to drown my sorrows, but the damned things learned how to swim.
Whe choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
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.
Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps.
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!'
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love. Chained by his certitude, he is a slave; he has forfeited his freedom. Only the person who risks is truly free.
Life is full of hardships, pimp slaps, and sorrow.
I can't sleep without knowing there's hope.
Half the night I waste in sighs. In a wakeful doze I sorrow. For the hands, for the lips... the eyes. For the meeting of tomorrow.
Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let's not be afraid to receive each day's surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
When Medusa looks in the mirror, she sees the Lady of Sorrows.
After rain comes sunshine; After darkness comes the glorious dawn. There is no sorrow without its alloy of joy; there is no joy without its admixture of sorrow. Behind the ugly terrible mask of misfortune lies the beautiful soothing countenance of prosperity. So, tear the mask!
Joys and sorrows are time-born and cannot last.
Therefore, do not be perturbed by these. The greater the difficulties and obstructions, the more intense will be your endeavor to cling to His feet and the more will your prayer increase from within. And when the time is ripe, you will gain mastery over this power.
When you are so full of sorrow that you can't walk, can't cry anymore, think about the green foliage that sparkles after the rain. When the daylight exhausts you, when you hope a final night will cover the world, think about the awakening of a young child.
In God, there is no sorrow or suffering or affliction.
If you want to be free of all affliction and suffering, hold fast to God, and turn wholly to Him, and to no one else. Indeed, all your suffering comes from this: that you do not turn toward God and no one else.
What is Music? How do you define it? Music is a calm moonlit night, the rustle of leaves in Summer. Music is the far off peal of bells at dusk! Music comes straight from the heart and talks only to the heart: it is Love! Music is the Sister of Poetry and her Mother is sorrow!
Help someone in distress and you lighten your own burden;
the very joy of alleviating the sorrow of another is the lessening of one's own.
I'm leaving my sorrows and all my memories behind to see what I find, somewhere in the shade near the sound of a sweet singing river, somewhere in the sun where the mountains make love to the sky.
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.
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.
Our pleasures are shallow, our sorrows are deep.
My dear heart, never think you are better than others.
Listen to their sorrows with compassion. If you want peace, don't harbor bad thoughts, do not gossip and don't teach what you do not know.
Forget the times of trouble, but not the truths they taught.
Forget the days of sorrow, but not the strength they brought. Forget the storms you battled through beneath a heavy load - but not the light that led you safely down the unknown road.