Sorrow And Pain Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Sorrow And Pain

#1. It was a scream, but it was also something like a song, too. It was like all the pain and sorrow in the world was being dredged up from the bottom of the earth and was twisting itself into a horrible, tortured melody. - Author: Danielle Paige
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#2. But I saw the pain and sadness in everything, and swirled it round my mouth like a fine wine. - Author: Emma Forrest
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#3. Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain. - Author: William Faulkner
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#4. If there's anything I've learned in my three centuries, it's that I would rather feel pain, sorrow, and misery than go through life feeling nothing. I have learned to cherish my humanity with all it's beauty and bile. - Author: Brittany Comeaux
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#5. And when I lift my head to scream out my fury, a million stars turn black and die. No one can see them, but they are my tears. - Author: N.K. Jemisin
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#6. As surely as the dark gives meaning to the dawn, so does pain give meaning to pleasure, and sorrow to joy. All that we love, all that we strive for, all that we relish, we know only by contrast. - Author: Terryl Givens
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#7. Rowan waited, knowing she was gathering the words, hating the pain and sorrow and guilt on every line of her body. He'd sell his soul to the dark god to never have her look like that again. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#8. Lust is a pleasure bought with pains, a delight hatched with disquiet, a content passed with fear, and a sin finished with sorrow. - Author: Demonax
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#9. It was a day of winter east wind, and I had now for some time entered into that dreary fellowship with the winds and their changes, so little known, so incomprehensible by the healthy. The north and east owned a terrific influence, making all pain more poignant, all sorrow sadder. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#10. The point of life isn't to avoid pain. The point of life is to be alive! To feel things. That means the good and the bad. There'll be pain. But also joy, and friendship and love. And it's worth it, believe me. - Author: John J. Stephens
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#11. At that moment I remembered something Cal had told me: that there is beauty in darkness in everything. Sorrow in joy, life and death, thorns on the rose. I knew then that I could not escape pain and torment any more than I could give up joy and beauty - Author: Cate Tiernan
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#12. I suspected eccentricity was often if not always a response to pain, a defense mechanism against anguish and torment and sorrow. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#13. Look, it's a monster. He's walking alone. Look, he's pulling something out of his pocket. He threw it on the ground. Let's go see what it is. It's a black box. You open it ... ok ... Look, it's sorrow, misery and pain. It's loneliness and longing. Boy, he'll be sorry he lost these. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#14. Tears that are shed in time of affliction are rarely tears of penitence, but more likely they are shed out of self pity and pain or sorrow. - Author: John Calvin
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#15. Tears are perhaps 1% water but 99% emotions. They contain hurt, pain, sorrow, disappointment, sadness ... so cry sometimes and let go of the feelings welling in your heart. Crying won't necessarily solve your problems but it will make you feel better. - Author: Rita Zahara
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#16. When my daughter Paula died, I was in the deepest pain, and my mother said, "This kind of sorrow is like a long, narrow, dark channel. You have to walk this channel alone and be sure that there is light at the other ending. Just keep walking." - Author: Isabel Allende
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#17. What sticks with me now is not so much the pain and terror and sorrow of the war, though I remember that well enough. What really sticks with me is the honor I had of defending my country, and of serving in the company of these men. - Author: R.V. Burgin
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#18. I just wished they'd see Mari, their daughter. I wished they saw how much I liked art and how much I didn't want to dedicate my life to something I wasn't passionate about. - Author: H.M. Ward
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#19. Oh, when a mother meets on high The babe she lost in infancy, Hath she not then for pains and fears, The day of woe, the watchful night, For all her sorrow, all her tears, An over-payment of delight? - Author: Robert Southey
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#20. Sometimes the bridges you burn light the way out of your darkness, but the memory of the blaze will be burned into your heart and mind forever. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#21. The pain of love does not break hearts, it merely seasons them. The disappointed heart revives itself and grows meaty and piquant. Sorrow expands it and makes it pithy. The spirit, on the other hand, can snap like a bone and may never fully knit - Author: Tom Robbins
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#22. Only where there is sentient life can there be feelings of pleasure and pain, sorrow or joy. - Author: Max Heindel
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#23. An endless scream pierced the frigid night air and shook the world with its rage and sorrow. The aged stone and brick that had withstood the great quake over a hundred years ago now trembled before its pain, and even the austere grimace of the lonely grotesque, its only witness, softened in pity. - Author: Ava Zavora
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#24. Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed. - Author: Joseph Butler
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#25. God can use a sensitive Christian to be a rich blessing in the life of one who knows pain and sorrow. - Author: Billy Graham
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#26. Memory and regret can mingle, how much sorrow can be held within, and how nothing seems to have any shape or meaning until it is well past and lost and, even then, how much, under the weight of pure determination, can be forgotten and left aside only to return in the night as piercing pain. - Author: Colm Toibin
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#27. Blessed be shock. Blessed be the part of us that protects us from too much pain and sorrow. At the heart of life is a fusebox. - Author: Yann Martel
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#28. All was ended now, the hope, and the fear and the sorrow,
All the aching of the heart, the restless, unsatisfied longing,
All the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience! - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#29. Therefore i live for today- certain of finding at sunrise guidance and strength for the way. power for each moment of weakness, hope for each moment of pain, comfort for every sorrow, sunshine and joy after rain! - Author: Billy Graham
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#30. To grieve for evils is often wrong; but it is much more wrong to grieve without them. All sorrow that lasts longer than its cause is morbid, and should be shaken off as an attack of melancholy, as the forerunner of a greater evil than poverty or pain. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#31. The life you're meant to lead is worth fighting for. Worth crying for, even worth bleeding for. When you sing the right song, your life opens before you, and all the pain and sorrow become the bricks you build your castles with. - Author: Heidi Cullinan
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#32. Thus ended the first and adventurous part of his existence.
What followed was so different that, but for the reality of sorrow which remained with him, this strange part must have resembled a dream. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#33. Love is the greatest magician in the universe; it can turn pain into pleasure, agony into power, sorrow into joy, and gloom into laughter. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#34. Give thanks for sorrow that teaches you pity; for pain that teaches you courage - and give exceeding thanks for the mystery which remains a mystery still - the veil that hides you from the infinite, which makes it possible for you to believe in what you cannot see. - Author: Robert Nathan
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#35. He thought perhaps it was a woman's way, to come out of such a storm of emotion and pain as if she were a ship emerging onto calm seas. She had seemed, not at peace, but emptied of sorrow. As if she had run out of that particular emotion and no other one arose to take its place. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#36. The Christian faith makes it possible for us nobly to accept that which cannot be changed, and to meet disappointments and sorrow with an inner poise, and to absorb the most intense pain without abandoning our sense of hope. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#37. I saw the various museum displays including scenes of torture while feeling heartfelt remorse and sorrow over the great pain and suffering inflicted on South Koreans by Japan's colonial rule, - Author: Junichiro Koizumi
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#38. Christianity is not a promise to enjoy a life without pain nor to be given a shortcut through it. It is a promise that pain, sorrow, sin - ours and others' - will not swallow us, destroy us, define us, or have the final word. Jesus has won the victory. And in him so have we. - Author: Stasi Eldredge
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#39. Stephen had just come from a class discussion in which several students believed that the right cup of herbal tea would save them from pain and sorrow. Well acquainted with pain and sorrow, Stephen did not contribute to the discussion. He merely crossed these idiots off his list of possible friends. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#40. Time blunts the pain and creates a mist over one's memory - at least in the case of death and sorrow. Other types of pain linger longer. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#41. In the school of mortality, we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity. - Author: David A. Bednar
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#42. No man ever puts down what he intended to say ... words ... are but crude hieroglyphs chiseled in pain and sorrow to commemorate an event which is untransmissible. - Author: Henry Miller
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#43. The whole point of Heaven is to relieve us of the suffering, pain, death and tears brought into the world by the evil of humanity. That is why God says that in Heaven there will be no more sorrow, pain, death or crying. - Author: David Berg
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#44. The way to live in the present is to remember that "This too shall pass." When you experience joy, remembering that "This too shall pass" helps you savor the here and now. When you experience pain and sorrow, remembering that "This too shall pass" reminds you that grief, like joy, is only temporary. - Author: Joey Green
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#45. The outlet for my sorrow, that I do feel deeply, and the pain, is the songs. That's where it goes. - Author: Dan Fogelberg
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#46. I will rise when he calls my name, no more sorrow, no more pain, I will rise on eagles wings before my God; fall on my knees, and rise, I will rise. - Author: Chris Tomlin
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#47. While we yearn for peace, we live in a world burdened with hunger, pain, anguish, loneliness, sickness, and sorrow. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#48. Everything has beauty. Even the ugly. Because without the ugly, there would be no beauty. Because without beauty, we would not survive our pain, our sorrow and our suffering. - Author: Madeline Sheehan
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#49. It [In Memoriam] expressed exactly the nature of her own shock and sorrow, the very structure and slow process of pain, and the transformations and transmutations of grief, like rot in the earth-mould, like roots and other blind things moving in the grave. - Author: A.S. Byatt
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#50. Tell stories that matter. Diction is about characters who don't exist, but their pain and sorrow and joy are very real. - Author: Brenda Rothert
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#51. Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don't. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life. - Author: Martha Beck
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#52. Life is fragile and temporary. The faces of today quickly become the faces of the past. Sorrow, pain, and anger ... it all fades-
except love. Love is forever and there after, even when we've fallen to our graves. - Author: Lee Argus
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#53. Man's feeble race what ills await!
Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain,
Disease, and Sorrow's weeping train,
And Death, sad refuge from the storms of Fate! - Author: Thomas Gray
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#54. I wanted to live again and again. I was willing to accept every sort of life, no matter what its pain and sorrow; I felt that only life after life, life after life could satisfy my eagerness, my vigour, and my curiosity. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#55. His vocals are the stuff of legend - strong, clean, and powerful with a rawness that hooks into your soul and gives it a tug. He sings, and you feel he's doing it just for you, taking your pain, frustration, joy, rage, sorrow, and love and giving it a voice. - Author: Kristen Callihan
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#56. What is the good of faith if this is the result? A city full of people misinterpreting their god's commands? A world of ash and pain and death and sorrow? - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#57. And this then, that I am feeling now, is the hell that comes with love, the hell and the damnation and the agony beyond all enduring, because after the beauty and the loveliness comes the sorrow and the pain. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#58. We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#59. She hardly ever thought of him. He had worn a place for himself in some corner of her heart, as a sea shell, always boring against the rock, might do. The making of the place had been her pain. But now the shell was safely in the rock. It was lodged, and ground no longer. - Author: T.H. White
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#60. I love her, Rajasta, I love her too much to hurt her; and I can give her nothing! No vows, no hope of real happiness, only sorrow and pain and, perhaps, shame ... - Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
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#61. - I won't go about to argue the point with you, - 'tis so, - and I am persuaded of it, madam, as much as can be, That both man and woman bear pain or sorrow, (and, for aught I know, pleasure too) best in a horizontal position. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#62. Change the world, I know I won't,
Enthralling as always I hope it remains,
A kaleidoscope of joy, sorrow and pain.
But my only wish as I take this jaunt,
Is for my words on you to impress upon,
A smile, a tear or even an angry frown. - Author: Anurag Anand
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#63. I dressed to their murmurs in the other room, their voices soft but strained, and I wondered if men ever talked like this, if their sorrows ever spilled into these secret cadences. - Author: Esmeralda Santiago
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#64. There is evil poured upon the earth from the overflowings of corruption
Sickness, and poverty, and pain, and guilt, and madness, and sorrow; But, as the water from a fountain riseth and sinketh to its level, Ceaselessly toileth justice to equalize the lots of men. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#65. I see beauty and pain. Joy and sorrow. I see the good and I see the bad . . . and I love it all. - Author: A.L. Jackson
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#66. Through my pain and sorrow, God has prepared me to share His word with others in a way that was made just for me. - Author: Latorria Freeman
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#67. O, that's what troubles me, papa. You want me to live so happy, and never to have any pain, - never suffer anything, - not even hear a sad story, when other poor creatures have nothing but pain and sorrow, all their lives, - it seems selfish. I ought to know such things, I ought to feel about them! - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
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#68. it is good to have wealth. It is great to leave in comfort. It is awesome to obtain possessions but, don't be too eager for material possessions for the same material possessions that bring joy are the same possessions that bring sorrow and pain and also leave a big had I know on our minds - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#69. Suffering and pain are always obligatory for a broad consciousness and a deep heart. Truly great men I think, must feel great sorrow in this world. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#70. Let no man pray that he know not sorrow, Let no soul ask to be free from pain, For the gall of to-day is the sweet of to-morrow, And the moment's loss is the lifetime's gain. - Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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#71. out of sorrow have the worlds been built, and at the birth of a child or a star, there is pain - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#72. We may have to face God's truth about our pain
it is real, but we must be careful not to get God and life mixed up. God does not cause the pain and sorrow. He suffers with us and desires to comfort us as only he can. - Author: Jill Briscoe
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#73. Unfortunately, it is much easier to shut one's eyes to good than to evil. Pain and sorrow knock at our doors more loudly than pleasure and happiness; and the prints of their heavy footsteps are less easily effaced. - Author: Thomas Huxley
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#74. A New World. A world where God has set up housekeeping, where God will live right with us, and we with Him. He'll wipe the tears from our eyes, and death will die. No more crying, no more sorrow, no more pain, no more. - Author: Philip Gulley
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#75. Thy's bleeding heart confides in the With one's thoughts and troubles Let the kiss thy's lips To ease thou's pain Thy am thou's comfort Lie thou's head on mine pillow Of soft consolation And let the drown Thou's sorrow Away - Author: Solange Nicole
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#76. We feel sorrow and pain over the death of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd. We have known this man for a long time ... he showed support and commitment to the Palestinian revolution and to Fatah since the 1960s. - Author: Mahmoud Abbas
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#77. You find out in life that people really like you funny. So what do you give 'em? Humor. And then if you show them the other side, they don't like you as much. I find, too, that I can hide behind the idiot's mask being funny, and you never see the sorrow or the pain. - Author: Terry Bradshaw
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#78. Welcome, welcome joy, welcome sorrow, welcome pleasure, welcome pain. You are all the ingredients of life -- and with you all, life is an inestimable blessing. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#79. Pain, sorrow, anger, these are all powerful emotions. Allowed to rule and left unchecked, they would destroy you. However, through training and willpower you can choose to harness those feelings and use them for something great. - Author: Jonathan Yanez
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#80. Nobody's life is entirely free of pain and sorrow. Isn't it a question of learning to live with them rather than trying to avoid them? - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#81. And the world re-ordered itself around me. I spoke each word carefully. 'You are so stupid. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#82. We bear more than pain and sorrow when we depart life. Among the heaviest burdens is apt to be regret, which deserves a word at this point. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#83. Bitterness and resentment are a bottomless well. They can only be healed by the phenomenon of someone else's sorrow rising to your level of pain ... it never happens - save yourself endless hurt. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#84. Yes, it's worth it. The pain of sorrow is terrible and hard to bear, but the joy of love makes it worthwhile. p123 - Author: Kate Sherwood
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#85. Rise above the limited conditions of pleasure and pain, success and failure, happiness and sorrow, that all the countless unenlightened beings in creation are slaves to. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#86. Only pain makes it grow stronger. One sorrow makes it kind. Contentment makes it wither, and joy seems to build walls around it. The heart is perverse, and it is cruel. I hate the heart and seems to hate me. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#87. Pleasures, riches, honor and joy are sure to have care, disgrace, adversity and affliction in their train. There is no pleasure without pain, no joy without sorrow. O the folly of expecting lasting felicity in a vale of tears, or a paradise in a ruined world. - Author: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
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#88. One of the sweet things about pain and sorrow is that they show us how well we are loved, how much kindness there is in the world, and how easily we can make others happy in the same way when they need help and sympathy. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#89. Be quiet, pain and sorrow!
Let me find a remedy. I have to live,
as once dead there is no memory. And I want
to see my love and be with her. And I
want to remember our being together. - Author: Omar Khayyam
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#90. From joy people are born; for joy they live; in joy they melt at death. Death is an ecstasy, for it removes the burden of the body and frees the soul of all pain springing from body identification. It is the cessation of pain and sorrow. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#91. Sometimes all you can do is hug a friend tightly and wish that their pain could be transferred by touch to your own emotional hard drive. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#92. There's beauty and darkness in everything: Sorrow in joy, life in death, throns on the roses. You can't escape pain and torment anymore then you can give up joy and beauty ... - Author: Cate Tiernan
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#93. I wish for happiness in a world full of sorrow. There's always so much pain and I wish for all of it to be gone. - Author: Jessica Sorensen
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#94. What a pleasure to have children in Heaven and to watch them grow and develop without the Devil and all his imps around and without sin and the Curse and all the pain, sorrow and crying! It will be pure pleasure to have children in Heaven! - Author: David Berg
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#95. Everything I touch dies in my hand and the same thing's happening to you. You were vibrant when I met you, and now I've blanched the color from your cheeks and caused you nothing but pain. - Author: H.M. Ward
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#96. Children are contemptuous, haughty, irritable, envious, sneaky, selfish, lazy, flighty, timid, liars and hypocrites, quick to laugh and cry, extreme in expressing joy and sorrow, especially about trifles, they'll do anything to avoid pain but they enjoy inflicting it: little men already. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#97. Mom could have shared her suffering with her children, but she didn't. She could have succumbed to a world of pain and sorrow, but she didn't. Instead she loved each of us deeper, and found even more reasons to celebrate our lives together. - Author: Ron Mayes
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#98. In this crazy world, there's an enormous distinction between good times and bad, between sorrow and joy. But in the eyes of God, they're never separated. Where there is pain, there is healing. Where there is mourning, there is dancing. Where there is poverty, there is the kingdom. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#99. Grief was for the others; sorrow and pain were for the others; some terrible mistake had been made. - Author: John Cheever
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#100. All of us know about learning life's lessons through pain, struggle, and loss. But few of us realize that it is often the gentlest lessons that teach us most. Serendipity can instruct us as much as sorrow. - Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
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