Sorrow Quotes

Sorrow is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends.

African Proverb

What does your sorrow do while you sleep? -Its awake and waiting. And when it loses patience, it wakes me up.

Ivo Andric

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


Even if loving meant leaving, or solitude, or sorrow, love was worth every penny of its price.

Paulo Coelho

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent, unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

One of the advantages of a great sorrow is that nothing else seems painful.

Giacomo Casanova

Joy and Sorrow have as source the very soul who planned their course.

Vanna Bonta

Impatience dries the blood sooner than age or sorrow.


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.

Henry Louis Mencken

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

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow


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

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

Dirk Benedic
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