Sorrow is to the soul what the worm is to wood
They who increase knowledge, increase sorrow
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.
Only one-fourth of the sorrow in each man's life is caused by outside uncontrollable elements, the rest is self-imposed by failing to analyze and act with calmness.
There is something pleasurable in calm remembrance of a past sorrow.
Since sorrow never comes too late And happiness too swiftly flies.
There is pleasure in calm remembrance of a past sorrow.
Sorrow makes us children again.
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
Sorrow comes to all...Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again.
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.
Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine
The busy bee has no time for sorrow.
It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength.
Weapons are the tools of violence;all decent men detest them.Weapons are the tools of fear;a decent man will avoid themexcept in the direst necessityand, if compelled, will use themonly with the utmost restraint.Peace is his highest value.If the peace has been shattered,how can he be content?His enemies are not demons,but human beings like himself.He doesn't wish them personal harm.Nor does he rejoice in victory.How could he rejoice in victoryand delight in the slaughter of men?He enters a battle gravely,with sorrow and with great compassion,as if he were attending a funeral
Since water still flows, though we cut it with swords
And sorrow returns, though we drown it with a wine,
Since the world can in no way answer to our craving,
I will loosen my hair tomorrow and take to a fishing boat.
When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.
We are now about to take our leave and kind farewell to our native land, the country the Great Spirit gave our Fathers, we are on the eve of leaving that country that gave us birth, it is with sorrow we are forced by the white man to quit the scenes of our childhood... we bid farewell to it and all we hold dear.
For the one who is moderate in eating, recreation, working, sleeping, and waking, this yoga [of meditation] destroys [all] sorrow.
A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.
Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, And therein stay. Look not through the sheltering bars Upon tomorrow; God will help thee bear what comes of joy and sorrow.
There is this difference between the grief of youth and that of old age: youth's burden is lightened by as much of it as another shares; old age may give and give, but the sorrow remains the same.
What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering.
"Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe."