We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Sorrows Quotes from Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Spurgeon, Peter York, Arthur Schopenhauer, Jean Paul. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
Celebrity poverty, that’s the hidden scandal in Blair’s Britain. You can’t help but worry for them. A girl I knew developed X-ray eyes for celebrity sorrows. She taught me to read the subtext of the down-market celebrity interview, she knew all the Hollywood codes, and followed the deep backgrounds.
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
All we will ever know and share about love, humility, compassion, and sacrifice – the secrets that will reveal and then resolve old sorrows – awaits us within ourselves.
Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.
Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested – for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.
I don’t want my guy to buy me cars, villas or diamonds. I can do all that. I don’t want any PDA, either. But my guy should be very sensitive to my pains and sorrows and should try to make me happy because I’d do all that for him. Sadly, most of the men that I have met in the past couple of years are too self-obsessed.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak.
All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.
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.
Although I never married, my brother fortunately did, and I have had the pleasure of watching his three sons and daughter grow up. Several of them now have children of their own. We have been a close-knit family, although often separated by distance, and have shared each other’s happiness, sorrows, and aspirations.
The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
Our own sorrows seem heavy enough, even when lifted by certain long-term joys. But watching others hurt is the breaker of most any heart.
There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations – wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
Words are most malignant, the most treacherous possession of mankind. They are saturated with the sorrows of all time.
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
The entire world is a witness to the phenomenon that sorrows keep away from the kindhearted and compassionate.
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!
What differentiates us from animals is the fact that we can listen to other people’s dreams, fears, joys, sorrows, desires and defeats – and they in turn can listen to ours.
I was, by divine grace, enabled to bring all my sins and all my sorrows and lay them at the feet of Jesus, and to receive the blessed assurance that He had accepted me, all sinful and polluted as I was.
But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish desire to voice all the joys and sorrows, the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro, in classic musical form.
I’m much more interested in writing about the things that engage and enrage me as an adult rather than in wallowing in childhood sorrows.
I internalise things. My sorrows and joys are private.
Immorality, violence, and divorce, with their accompanying sorrows, plague society worldwide.
Life throws surprises, sorrows, sadness, and hardship, and I think that writing has actually grounded me. It kept me grounded when everything else was falling apart.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who’s kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
Our days and nights have sorrows woven with delights.
‘SNL’ after-parties are sort of like a time to celebrate your successes and drown your sorrows, depending on how the show went for you.
Life is full of joys and sorrows, much of it our own making. Sadly, the West has voted time and time again for bigger government, more inflation, higher taxes and excessive regulation – all policies that have kept us from Adam Smith’s vision of an opulent society.
Keep both heart and hand in your own possession, till you see good reason to part with them; and if such an occasion should never present itself, comfort your mind with this reflection: that, though in single life your joys may not be very many, your sorrows, at least, will not be more than you can bear.
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.
Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
Safety is in Heaven. Put your values there only; put your heart there. No tears are there to flood your heart, no sorrows there to break it, no losses there to grieve and embitter.
When I am angry, I pray God to swing our globe into the fiery sun and prevent the sorrows of the not-yet-born: but when I am content, I want to lie forever in the shade, till I become a shade myself.