Quotes of sorrow

  1. It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. – Amelia Barr
  2. 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
  3. Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow then this light is nearest of all to us. – Meister Eckhart
  4. Drink today, and drown all sorrow you shall perhaps not do tomorrow. – John Fletcher
  5. It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow that are the aftermath of war. – Herbert Hoover
  6. A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty. – David Hume
  7. When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries. – Jean Ingelow
  8. 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
  9. People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim. – Ann Landers
  10. My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow – Sun Myung Moon
  11. Nobody understands another's sorrow and nobody another's joy. – Franz Schubert
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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

Usage examples for sorrow

  1. I did not feel any sorrow at all then, either for the child or myself- I simply turned round and came down . – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. She had no fear of him now, and in the cause of her confidence her sorrow lay. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  3. She had known enough of sorrow – The Living Link by James De Mille
  4. You know that the sorrow of my life was that I had never been loved for myself. – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
  5. " Sorrow is a strange thing," she went on, after a pause. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  6. He could not keep his mind from dwelling on the thing, but he would think of it as a trifle,- as of a thing which he could afford to lose without sorrow – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. It's a misfortune, like any other, only far more sad than every day sorrow – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  8. Rahal had shut up her sorrow behind dry eyes and a closed mouth. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  9. This is nothing else but sorrow of heart. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  10. His death was the greatest sorrow I have ever known. – Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed
  11. " There now, Rollo," said Henry, in a tone of great disappointment and sorrow now you have killed all our bees!" – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  12. " No victory is worth that," I heard him say, and I listened as if he spoke of another's sorrow – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  13. The look of sorrow and alarm which he fixed on me, went to my heart. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  14. This was the cause of her joy, which was quickly turned into sorrow by Mrs. Graham's adding, " But he started this morning for Europe, where he will remain three months, and perhaps longer, just according to his business." – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  15. I'm very fond of your father, and I'd hate to see him have a lot of sorrow on your account. – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart
  16. The thought of that last meeting with Longworth overwhelmed him with sorrow – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  17. On Christmas day, however, a fresh sorrow befel her. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  18. The sorrow and pity in his face answered for him. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  19. Think of him who has had so much sorrow all his days? – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  20. If you fled to Gablehurst, you would only bring sorrow and shame on all who love you. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green

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