Sorrow Quotes

Arthur Wing Pinero Quote: The sorrow is mine  and mine only.
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The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned.

William Somerset Maugham

A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The one who loves you will make you weep.

Argentine Proverb

Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Tears are words the heart can't express.

Unknown Author

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is something pleasurable in calm remembrance of a past sorrow.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sorrow makes men sincere.

Henry Ward Beecher

Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees

Swedish Proverb

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Jean Paul Richter

There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm.

J. H. Vincent

You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair

Chinese Proverb

There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow

Soren Kierkegaard

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

Kahlil Gibran

Sorrow makes us all children again.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sorrowful dislike the happy, and the happy dislike the sorrowful.


The first pressure of sorrow crushes out from our hearts the best wine; afterwards the constant weight of it brings forth bitterness, the taste and strain from the lees of the vat.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Sorrow is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends.

African Proverb

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.

Meister Eckhart

Sorrow breaks seasons and reposing hours, Makes the night morning, and the noontide night.

William Shakespeare

Joy's recollection is no longer joy,
While Sorrow's memory is a sorrow still.

Lord Byron

Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.

Steven Tyler

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

Chinese Proverb

The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.

Bob Marley

Sorrows are like thunderclouds - in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.

Jean Paul Richter

To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature.


He who has not looked on sorrow will never see joy.

Khalil Gibran

In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all, and to the young it comes with bittered agony because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to expect it.

Abraham Lincoln

Shared sorrow is half sorrow.

Danish Proverb

All sorrows are bearable, if there is bread.

Miguel de Cervantes

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