Quotations About / On: SORROW

  • 31.
    Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
    (Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. Mme. de l'Estorade in a letter to Mme. De Macumer, in Letters of Two Brides (Mémoires de Deux Jeunes Mariées), in La Presse (1841-1842), Souverain (1842), included in the Scènes de la Vie Privée in the Comédie humaine (1845, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971).)
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  • 32.
    Writing is a refuge from unhappiness, but has its own sorrows.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 33.
    No memories of felicity save with faint ruffle of sorrow
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. The narrator of "All Strange Away," in Rockaby and Other Short Pieces, p. 62, Grove Press (1981).)
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  • 34.
    Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
    (Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), U.S. humorous writer. Here Lies, "Sentiment," (1939). For the original, see Wordsworth on poetry.)
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  • 35.
    There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
    (Edith Wharton (1862-1937), U.S. author. "A First Word," A Backward Glance (1934).)
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  • 36.
    When you depart from me, sorrow abides, and happiness takes his leave.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Leonato, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 1, sc. 1, l. 101-2. Expressing his pleasure in welcoming guests.)
  • 37.
    The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.
    (Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. A Defence of Poetry (written 1821, published 1840).)
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  • 38.
    While you keep your vision on equal distances on happiness and sorrow and see ahead then life is definitely well balanced.
    (Balanced life)
    More quotations from: Kumarmani Mahakul
  • 39.
    Unrequited love provokes broken hearts every moment of every day, and expose repulsive emotional scaring long thereafter as an admonition of the sorrow.
    More quotations from: Kim Hilliker
  • 40.
    'No make up Is needed when u wear smile, As smile can hide your wrinkles & sorrows To the outside world! '
    More quotations from: SWETA LEENA PANDA
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