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Top 100 Quotes About Sorrows

#1. Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#2. I don't know what kind of life you had, what sorts of joys and sorrows you experienced. But even if there was something that left you unfulfilled, you can't go around seeking it at other people's doors. Even if it is at the place you're most familiar with, and the sort of act that is your forte. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#3. But her beauty was more than their beauty, and her sorrow deeper than their sorrows; and she knelt before Mandos and sang to him. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#4. An older sister is a friend and defender - a listener, conspirator, a counsellor and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too. - Author: Pam Brown
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#5. Another hidden sacrifice, one of great spiritual beauty and of powerful efficacy in the healing of human sorrows, is the - Author: James Allen
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#6. Many are the sorrows of the wicked, but steadfast love surrounds the one who d trusts in the LORD. - Author: Anonymous
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#7. We tend to forget at times that it is the little ones, the children, who do suffer the greatest hurt. If we cannot comprehend why certain sorrows are visited upon us, how on earth can they? - Author: Sharon Kay Penman
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#8. My heart is so small it's almost invisible. How can You place such big sorrows in it? "Look," He answered, "your eyes are even smaller, yet they behold the world. - Author: Rumi
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#9. I know no one is perfect, that behind every facade of perfection is a writhing mess of subterfuge and secret sorrows ... but even taking that into account, Noah was pretty much perfect. - Author: Maureen Johnson
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#10. The human soul, by once suffering as much as it is capable of, purchases a strange and terrible immunity to all the rest of life's sorrows. - Author: Agnes Sligh Turnbull
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#11. Has it never occurred to us, when surrounded by sorrows, that they may be sent to us only for our instruction, as we darken the eyes of birds when we wish them to sing? - Author: Jean Paul
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#12. The more you join with people in their joys and their sorrows, the more nearer and dearer they come to be to you. - Author: Mark Twain
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#13. And it made me hurt inside of my bones with sadness. Because in a life that is long and well lived there are sorrows and darkest doldrums that cannot be understood by those who live day to day like it could be any other. - Author: Brian McGreevy
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#14. The world didn't see the inside of you, that it didn't care a whit about the hopes and dreams, and sorrows, that lay masked by skin and bone. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#15. Sleep, sleep, beauty bright,Dreaming o'er the joys of night.Sleep, sleep: in thy sleepLittle sorrows sit and weep. - Author: William Blake
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#16. The memory of you saddened my joys, but consoled my sorrows. - Author: Henri Barbusse
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#17. Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#18. Everywhere across whatever sorrows of which our life is woven, some radiant joy will gaily flash past. - Author: Nikolai Gogol
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#19. Great sorrows have no leisure to complain:
Least ills vent forth, great griefs within remain. - Author: William Goffe
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#20. Aimee Parkison offers a distinct new voice to contemporary fiction. Her seductive stories explore childhood as a realm of sorrows, and reveal the afflictions of adults who emerge from this private geography. - Author: Carol Anshaw
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#21. My love runs by like a day in June, And he makes no friends of sorrows. He'll tread his galloping rigadoon In the pathway of the morrows. He'll live his days where the sunbeams start, Nor could storm or wind uproot him. My own dear love, he is all my heart,
And I wish somebody'd shoot him. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#22. Find moments in your life in which you had communication with people. You will see that most of our tensions, disappointments , sorrows, pain, and anxiety are the result of a break in our communication. - Author: Torkom Saraydarian
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#23. When I am dead, no pageant train shall waste their sorrows at my bier. Nor worthless pomp of homage vain stain it with hypocritic tear. - Author: Edward Everett
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#24. There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail. - Author: Logan Pearsall Smith
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#25. Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before! - Author: John Dryden
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#26. But leave me to my beer! Gold is dross, love is loss, so if I gulp my sorrows down, or see them drown in foamy draughts of old nut-brown, then I do wear the crown, without the cross! - Author: George Arnold
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#27. Our deepest sorrows always flow from the same source as might have filled us with joy, and those wounds burn the fiercest which are inflicted by a hand we love. - Author: Georg Ebers
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#28. My Lord Jesus has fully recompensed my sadness with his joys, my losses with his own presence. I find it a sweet and rich thing to exchange my sorrows with Christ's joys, my afflictions with that sweet peace I have with himself. - Author: Samuel Rutherford
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#29. After or before any happiness, someone must cry. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#30. It is my greatest wish to enable our people to live with nothing to envy at the earliest possible date, and it is my greatest pleasure to work energetically, sharing my joys and sorrows with our people, on the road of translating my wish into reality. - Author: Kim Jong Il
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#31. The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plentitude. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#32. Light griefs can speak: deep sorrows are dumb." - Seneca, Hippolytus, act ii. scene 3.] A - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#33. All sorrows are bearable, if there is bread. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes
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#34. The sciences paint an impersonal and objective account of the world, deliberately devoid of "meaning", telling us about origins and mechanics of life, by revealing nothing of the joys and sorrows of living. - Author: John Barrow
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#35. The experiences you'll have, the people you'll love, the jobs, the joys, the sorrows, the way you'll die. It is all predestined, unless you will a change. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#36. The gifts of grace increase as the sorrows increase. - Author: Rose Of Lima
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#37. When you first start to practice positive thinking, tell no one, go to it realistically, stop dwelling on your difficulties, your sorrows. Radiate the happiness you reall want in your life. - Author: Albert E Cliffe
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#38. Our music draws the listener away, beyond the limits of everyday human joys and sorrows, and takes us to that lonely region of renunciation which lies to the root of the universe, while European music leads us to a variegated dance through the endless rise and fall of human grief and joy. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#39. Holy men tell us life is a mystery.
They embrace that concept happily.
But some mysteries bite and bark
and come to get you in the dark. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#40. Everybody wishes to have something that somebody else has. And that's the root of all sorrows. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#41. The children will need new stories and fairy tales to see them through their nightmares and daydreams, to transfigure their sorrows and fears at not being able to remain children forever. - Author: Keith Donohue
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#42. Forget your troubles and dance! Forget your sorrows and dance! Forget your sickness and dance! Forget your weakness and dance! - Author: Bob Marley
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#43. Some sorrows are but footprints in the snow, which the genial sun effaces, or, if it does not wholly efface, changes into dimples. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#44. Families will not be broken. Curse and expel them, send their children wandering, drown them in floods and fires, and old women will make songs of all these sorrows and sit on the porch and sing them on mild evenings. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#45. Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#46. He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#47. But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows. She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children who may all be torn from her the next morning; and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns. - Author: Harriet Ann Jacobs
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#48. Becoming mature means learning to accept what you cannot change, facing unresolved sorrows and learning to love life as it really happens, not as you would have it happen. - Author: Barbara Sher
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#49. Crippled and crazy, we hobble toward the finish line, pen in hand. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#50. But I have gone back to work; I try to intoxicate myself with ink, the way others intoxicate themselves with brandy, so as to forget the public disasters and my private sorrows. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#51. That was the state of the world when I began to be aware of my family environment, and I cannot evoke it in any other way: sorrows, griefs, uncertainties in the solitude of an immense house. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#52. If there were never any clouds (sorrows and sufferings) in our lives, we would have no faith. God does not come near us without clouds. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#53. From nothing else but the brain come joys, delights, laughter and sports, and sorrows, griefs, despondency, and lamentations - Author: Hippocrates
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#54. It is possible to evade a multitude of sorrows by the cultivation of an insignificant life. - Author: John Henry Jowett
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#55. It was a life, she eventually concluded, that had been lived in the middle ground, where contentment and love were found in the smallest details of people's lives. It was a life of dignity and honor, not without sorrows yet fulfilling in a way that few experiences ever were. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#56. Our sorrows, like the passing keels of the vessels upon the sea, leave a silver line of holy light behind them "afterwards." It is peace, sweet, deep peace, which follows the horrible turmoil which once reigned in our tormented, guilty souls. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#57. I will instruct my sorrows to be proud; for grief is proud, and makes his owner stoop. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#58. Radical faith means you trust that the Lord visited these weaknesses and sorrows on you as part of His plan... - Author: Meredith Russo
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#59. Our memory of joys and sorrows is always imperfect, and they become a matter of indifference to us as soon as they are over. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#60. No one who is in a state of fear or sorrow or tension is free, but whosoever is delivered from sorrows or fears or anxieties is at the same time delivered from servitude. - Author: Epictetus
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#61. for the unfortunate man never alluded to his own sorrows. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#62. If you ever know a man who tries to drown his sorrows, kindly inform him his sorrows know how to swim. - Author: Pittacus Lore
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#63. But here are wine and beautiful young girls, Be wise and hide your sorrows in their curls, Dive as you will in life's mysterious sea, You shall not bring us any better pearls. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#64. It would seem that by our sorrows only are we called to a knowledge of the Infinite. Are we happy? The limits of life constrain us on all sides. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#65. Slaves sing most when they are most unhappy. The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of his heart; and he is relieved by them, only as an aching heart is relieved by its tears. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#66. Sorrows when shared are less burdensome, though joys divided are increased. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#67. So long as you are in this world, be not surprised at the existence of sorrows. - Author: Ibn Ata Allah
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#68. Piety is the only proper and adequate relief of decaying man. He that grows old without religions hopes, as he declines into imbecility, and feels pains and sorrows incessantly crowding upon him, falls into a gulf of bottomless misery, in which every reflection must plunge him deeper and deeper. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#69. Robert Frost liked to distinguish between grievances (complaints) and griefs (sorrows). He even suggested that grievances, which are propagandistic, should be restricted to prose, leaving poetry free to go its way in tears. - Author: Edward Hirsch
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#70. A tree has both straight and crooked branches; the symmetry of the tree, however, is perfect. Life is balanced like a tree. When you consider the struggles, difficulties, and sorrows as a part of it, then you see it as beautiful and perfect. - Author: George Lamsa
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#71. Courage! even sorrows, when once they are vanished, quicken the soul, as rain the valley. - Author: Johann Gaudenz Von Salis-Seewis
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#72. In my experience, people's sorrows are always in danger of bursting out; it's only through careful inattention that they can be contained. - Author: Suzanne Berne
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#73. A writer should feel deeply from his heart of the joys and sorrows of people. And he must write as honestly as possible. Then only can he claim to be a writer. - Author: Avijeet Das
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#74. Seas wept from our deep sorrows. - Author: John Milton
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#75. Great suffering brings with it the power of great endurance. When sorrow is deepest all the forces of patience and courage are banded together to do their duty. So while we are cowards before petty troubles, great sorrows make us brave by rousing our truer manhood. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#76. I was trying to drown my sorrows," I explained, looking down into the bottom of my glass, "but my sorrows learned to swim. - Author: Eliza Lentzski
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#77. Youth, even in its sorrows, always possesses its own peculiar radiance. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#78. Life is an oasis which is submerged in the swirling waves of sorrows and agonies. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#79. We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows. - Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
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#80. The art of life consists in taking each event which befalls us with a contented mind, confident of good ... With this method ... rejoice always, though in the midst of sorrows, and possess all things, though destitute of everything. - Author: James Freeman Clarke
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#81. Hardships make us strong. Problems give birth to wisdom. Sorrows cultivate compassion. Those who have suffered the most will become the happiest. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#82. Lucille always loved a strong breeze. She said it was nature's way of blowing away our sorrows.'
Just then another gust of wind whipped around us. Aunt Tootie smiled. I smiled too. - Author: Beth Hoffman
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#83. Life is full of joys and sorrows, much of it our own making. Sadly, the West has voted time and time again for bigger government, more inflation, higher taxes and excessive regulation - all policies that have kept us from Adam Smith's vision of an opulent society. - Author: Mark Skousen
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#84. We write to shed our sorrows and give strength to our spirit. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#85. In cities where peace and the arts flourish, men are more consumed by jealousy, worry, and anxiety than they are in cities under the blight of a besieging army. Private sorrows are more bitter than public suffering. - Author: Voltaire
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#86. Bear sorrows and calamities patiently, otherwise you will never be happy. - Author: Ali Ibn Abi Talib
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#87. Though our trials are diverse, there is one thing the Lord expects of us no matter our difficulties and sorrows: He expects us to press on. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#88. So you , too , must learn to bear certain pains and sorrows, because they will make you a better person - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#89. When sorrows surround you few will comfort you. When happiness arises many will be part of the celebrations
And when Tragedy happens only the Lord is a prayer by calling out his Glorious name - Author: Sonny Cele
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#90. The witch was as old as the mulberry tree
She lived in the house of a hundred clocks
She sold storms and sorrows and calmed the sea
And she kept her life in a box. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#91. Ideas are substitutes for sorrows... - Author: Marcel Proust
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#92. It would be an endless task to trace the variety of meannesses, cares, and sorrows into which women are plunged by the prevailing opinion that they were created rather to feel than reason, and that all the power they obtain must be obtained by their charms and weaknesses. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#93. I have passed out of childhood into old age. I have had no youth - no womanhood; the hopes of womanhood have closed for me - for I shall never marry; and I anticipate cares and sorrows just as if I were an old woman, and with the same fearful spirit. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#94. EARTH LIFE with its joys and sorrows is a necessary part of our eternal existence. Its purposes are to prepare us to return to the presence of our Heavenly Father and to provide the way whereby we may receive a fulness of joy. - Author: Alma P Burton
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#95. Don't you think that although you have the sorrows of humanity at heart, sometimes you are a little impatient with the sorrows of particular men? - Author: Florence Converse
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#96. Bear sorrows for the sake of the Heavenly Kingdom. Without sorrows there is no salvation. On the other hand, the Kingdom of God awaits those who have patiently endured. And all the glory of the world is nothing in comparison. My joy! I implore you to acquire a peaceful spirit. - Author: Seraphim Of Sarov
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#97. He warned me the greediest wishes cause the greatest sorrows. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#98. A heartfelt smile. And even if...it's just for a moment...my pain...my fears...my sorrows - let them all...sleep now. For this moment...just for this fleeting moment- - Author: Hotaru Odagiri
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#99. He that lives not well one yeare, sorrowes seven after.
[He that lives not well one year sorrows seven years after.] - Author: George Herbert
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#100. If we will only surrender ourselves utterly to the Lord, and will trust Him perfectly, we shall find our souls "mounting up with wings as eagles" to the "heavenly places" in Christ Jesus, where earthly annoyances or sorrows have no power to disturb us. - Author: Hannah Whitall Smith
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