Quotations About / On: SORROW
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).)
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).)
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.)
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).)
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.)
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).)
Unrequited love provokes broken hearts every moment of every day, and expose repulsive emotional scaring long thereafter as an admonition of the sorrow.
'No make up Is needed when u wear smile, As smile can hide your wrinkles & sorrows To the outside world! '
(#KINDNESS #LIFE #DREAM #WORLD #LAUGH)
The sun goes away at night and leaves you your sorrows, and it does not rise any quicker when you are joyful.
(Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 114, Éditions du Seuil (1972).)
He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
(Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667), British churchman,devotional writer. Twenty-Seven Sermons, sermon 18 (1651).)