Quotations About / On: SORROW

  • 1.
    Love sorrows are addictive as other sorrows are not.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 2.
    Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Mill on the Floss, bk. 4, ch. 3 (1860). Real name is Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.)
  • 3.
    Hardship, troubles, sorrows, tribulations, pain, and sorrow, are all parts of life; they make life more interesting for those who have learnt to face their challenges and never to run away.
    (Danladi Emmanuel Jatau)
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  • 4.
    Old McDonald had a farm. To his sorrow, to his sorrow.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 5.
    There is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness, either, no more than sorrow is.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. The Confidence-Man (1857), ch. 5, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 10, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1984). Spoken by the man with a weed.)
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  • 6.
    The arrows of war lead to the pangs of sorrow.
    (War)
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  • 7.
    Many sorrows come as consequences of sitting idle and hoping.
    (Life, sorrows,)
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  • 8.
    'Even death, terror and sorrow, I assume, are all glaring signs of our ephemerality'
    (Oladehinde Ibikunle. Culled from Song of a Bard)
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  • 9.
    Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
    (Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Nelly, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 7 (1847).)
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  • 10.
    Interpretation is the evidence of growth and knowledge, the latter through sorrow— that great teacher.
    (Eleonora Duse (1858-1924), Italian actor. As quoted in Actors on Acting, rev. ed., part 11, by Toby Cole and Helen Krich (1970). The great stage actor had an omnipresent aura of sadness and was reticent and retiring.)
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