Quotes with sorrow
As she buried one child after another her sorrow gave way to despair and then to grim resignation. The birth of her children, which should be a woman's crowning glory, became for Ekwefi mere physical agony devoid of promise.
Things Fall Apart
In extent sorrow is boundless, -- it pours from ten million sources, and floods the world; but its depth is small, -- it drowns few.
When you interpret a role, you have to have a thousand colors to portray happiness, joy, sorrow, fear. How can you do this with only a beautiful voice? Even if you sing harshly sometimes, as I have frequently done, it is a necessity of expression. You have to do it, even if people will not understand.
The good author is he who contemplates without marked joy or excessive sorrow the adventures of his soul amongst criticisms.
Some Reminiscences (1912)
This is a sad time for all people. We have suffered a loss that cannot be weighed. For me, it is a deep personal tragedy. I know that the world shares the sorrow that Mrs. Kennedy and her family bear. I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help -- and God's.
First public statement as President delivered upon arriving at Andrews Air Force Base on the evening of John F. Kennedy's assassination, November 22, 1963.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
Wherever literature consoles sorrow or assuages pain; wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakefulness and tears, and ache for the dark house and the long sleep,—there is exhibited in its noblest form the immortal influence of Athens.
On Mitford’s History of Greece (1824)
In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for. As for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)
But as, in ethics, evil is a consequence of good, so, in fact, out of joy is sorrow born. Either the memory of past bliss is the anguish of to-day, or the agonies which are have their origin in the ecstasies which might have been.