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Quote Left An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life: A fight is going on inside me, he said to the boy. It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person, too. The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather,Which wolf will win? The old Cherokee simply replied, The one you feed. Quote Right
Quote Left Simple, sincere people seldom speak much of their piety. It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations. Beth could not reason upon or explain the faith that gave her courage and patience to give up life, and cheerfully wait for death. Like a confiding child, she asked no questions, but left everything to God and nature, Father and Mother of us all, feeling sure that they, and they only, could teach and strengthen heart and spirit for this life and the life to come. She did not rebuke Jo with saintly speeches, only loved her better for her passionate affection, and clung more closely to the dear human love, from which our Father never means us to be weaned, but through which He draws us closer to Himself. She could not say, I'm glad to go, for life was very sweet for her. She could only sob out, I try to be willing, while she held fast to Jo, as the first bitter wave of this great sorrow broke over them together. Quote Right
Quote Left My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane. Quote Right
Quote Left The pure, the bright, The beautiful that stirred our hearts in youth, The impulses to wordless prayer, The streams of love and truth, The longing after something lost, The spirit's yearning cry, The striving after better hopes; These things can never die. The timid hand stretched forth to aid a brother in his need, A kindly word in grief's dark hour that proves a friend indeed; The plea for mercy softly breathed, When justice threatens high, The sorrow of a contrite heart; These things shall never die, shall never die. Let nothing pass, For every hand must find some work to do, Lose not a chance to waken love. Be firm and just and true, So shall a light that cannot fade beam on thee from on high, And angel voices say to thee; These things can never die. Quote Right
Quote Left The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him. Quote Right
Quote Left Many are our joysIn youth, but oh! what happiness to liveWhen every hour brings palpable accessOf knowledge, when all knowledge is delight,And sorrow is not there! Quote Right
Quote Left I hold it true, whate'er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all. Quote Right
Quote Left I loved you in the morning, our kisses deep and warm, your hair upon the pillow like a sleepy, golden storm, yes many loved before us, I know we are not new, in city and in forest they smiled like me and you, but now it's come to distances and both of us must try, your eyes are soft with sorrow, Hey, that's no way to say goodbye. Quote Right
Quote Left O Sorrow, / Why dost borrow / Heart's lightness from the merriment of May? Quote Right
Quote Left There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery. Quote Right
Quote Left I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another. Quote Right
Quote Left I hold it true,what'er befallI feel it, when I sorrow most'Tis better to have loved and lostThan never to have loved at all. Quote Right
Quote Left The sense of an entailed disadvantage -- the deformed foot doubtfully hidden by the shoe, makes a restlessly active spiritual yeast, and easily turns a self-centered, unloving nature into an Ishmaelite. But in the rarer sort, who presently see their own frustrated claim as one among a myriad, the inexorable sorrow takes the form of fellowship and makes the imagination tender. Quote Right
Quote Left Existence, as we know it, is full of sorrow. To mention only one minor point every man is a condemned criminal, only he does not know the date of his execution. This is unpleasant for every man. Consequently every man does everything possible to postpone the date, and would sacrifice anything that he has if he could reverse the sentence. Practically all religions and all philosophies have started thus crudely, by promising their adherents some such reward as immortality. No religion has failed hitherto by not promising enough the present breaking up of all religions is due to the fact that people have asked to see the securities. Men have even renounced the important material advantages which a well-organized religion may confer upon a State, rather than acquiesce in fraud or falsehood, or even in any system which, if not proved guilty, is at least unable to demonstrate its innocence. Being more or less bankrupt, the best thing that we can do is to attack the problem afresh without preconceived ideas. Let us begin by doubting every statement. Let us find a way of subjecting every statement to the test of experiment. Is there any truth at all in the claims of various religions Let us examine the question. Quote Right
Quote Left Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow Quote Right
Quote Left I like spring, but it is too young. I like summer, but it is too proud. So I like best of all autumn, because its tone is mellower, its colours are richer, and it is tinged with a little sorrow. Its golden richness speaks not of the innocence of spring, nor the power of summer, but of the mellowness and kindly wisdom of approaching age. It knows the limitations of life and its content. Quote Right
Quote Left Weep no more, nor sigh, nor groan, Sorrow calls no time that 's gone; Violets plucked, the sweetest rain Makes not fresh nor grow again. Quote Right
Quote Left The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Quote Right
Quote Left What does your sorrow do while you're sleeping? It is awaken and waiting. And, when it loses patience, it wakes me up. Quote Right
Quote Left With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres. There is music in the midst of desolation And a glory that shines upon our tears. They went with songs to the battle, they were young, Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. They mingle not with laughing comrades again; They sit no more at familiar tables of home; They have no lot in our labour of the day-time; They sleep beyond England's foam. But where our desires are and our hopes profound, Felt as a well-spring that is hidden from sight, To the innermost heart of their own land they are known As the stars are known to the Night; As the stars that shall be bright when we are dust, Moving in marches upon the heavenly plain, As the stars that are starry in the time of our darkness, To the end, to the end, they remain. Quote Right
Quote Left For us there is only one season, the season of sorrow. The very sun and moon seem taken from us. Outside, the day may be blue and gold, but the light that creeps down through the thickly-muffled glass of the small iron-barred window beneath which one sits is grey and niggard. It is always twilight in one's cell, as it is always twilight in one's heart. And in the sphere of thought, no less than in the sphere of time, motion is no more. Quote Right
Quote Left Childhood has no forebodings, but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow. Quote Right
Quote Left Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres. Quote Right
Quote Left I believe a man is born first unto himself-for the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers. Quote Right
Quote Left Sorrow everywhere, Quote Right
Quote Left There is no greater sorrow
Than to be mindful of the happy time
In misery.
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Quote Left There is a great solitude about such a shore. The woods are never solitary- they are full of whispering, beckoning, friendly life. But the sea is a mighty soul, forever moaning of some great, unshareable sorrow, which shuts it up into itself for all eternity. We can never pierce its infinite mystery- we may only wander, awed and spell-bound, on the outer fringe of it. The woods call to us with a hundred voices, but the sea has one only- a mighty voice that drowns our souls in its majestic music. The woods are human, but the sea is of the company of the archangels. Quote Right
Quote Left For, brother, know that this is art, and you With a cold incautious sorrow stricken dumb,... Quote Right
Quote Left Yet ah why should they know their fateSince sorrow never comes too late,And happiness too swiftly flies.Thought would destroy their paradise.No more where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise. Quote Right
Quote Left The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown. Quote Right
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Quote Left if You love someone then you love someone enough to let them go but once you let them go, never let them back into your heart for that way lies only pain and sorrows. Quote Right
Quote Left Memory is the playground of sorrow. Quote Right
Quote Left Past sorrow and regret make you the person of today. Quote Right
Quote Left Weighted sorrows lying in heap amongst scattered pieces of broken dreams and memories of loves now passed. Quote Right
Quote Left The dark of the mourning overshadows them as they walk the path of sorrows for their sunrise goes without recognition leaving them trampled under the cold heel of hopelessness. Quote Right
Quote Left Hearts were made to be broken, with sorrow that cannot be spoken Quote Right
Quote Left In the memories of one's sorrows, are also the love of one's joys. Quote Right
Quote Left The blessing of the Lord, it makes you rich and He adds no sorrow with it. He who has family has wealth and wealth is the blessing of the Lord. In Him, we move we live and have our being to the glory of God. Quote Right
Quote Left Ignorance is not bliss and neither is the sorrow of the heart. Quote Right
Quote Left IF you are of creation then you can't run from your Creator.Remember The Righteous Creator in all your sorrows and pains; the after life is best over all material wishes and things.Dance songs of Joy not mourn of death which frees us from a life of struggles, chasing money, title, & things.Enjoy!!!! Quote Right
Quote Left Don't live your life with pain and sorrow, there's always another day, and that's tomorrow Quote Right
Quote Left There is no man who does not cry much. There will not be any people who will laugh more than crying. Basically the intensity of grief or weight is billions of times more than laughing. Therefore, it seems as though the happier moments of life than the sad moments of life have got more sorrow Quote Right
Quote Left Bully... A person or authority figure, an elaborate instrument of evil, that is gratified by causing hurt, sorrow, shame, or any form of pain upon the innocent, or upon those they believe to be deserving. Quote Right
Quote Left Why this heart slips into the ocean of loneliness every now and then....why it recaptures scenes from the past....a past that is hard to believe ...a past that is far from relief... It brings me sorrow and painful thoughts...thoughts which my soul is scared of ...past ..as I remember of it now feels like a journey of thousand miles..coming at a halt all of a sudden....a feeling of losing......losing everything that I cherished till now ...even my heartbeats are not mine now... Quote Right
Quote Left The strongest sorrow brings fruit in the marrow'. -LEEL- Quote Right
Quote Left " We are not entitled to anything, love, happiness, comfort, or peace. We do not deserve anything either, hate, sorrow, abuse, or neglect. We are not owed these things, they are merely things that happen." Quote Right
Quote Left I'd rather suffocate inside a sack of sillies than drown in a sea of sorrows. Quote Right
Quote Left If sorrow would've been a liquid, I'd have poured it into a barrel and sealed it in my wine-cellar forever. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes the storms of life crash wildly against our minds, tears rain down and pool together in lakes of sorrow. And darkness falls slowly over us on a shroud of decay. Then something happens - the wind changes, the clouds break and light suddenly shines on the failing mist to reveal an arc of colours long forgotten. And it reminds us that true beauty can still grow from true sadness; that some of the most wonderful things in life are born from the depths of despair. Quote Right
Quote Left "Wherever there is ignorance and darkness, rest assured pain and sorrow will soon follow; we pay dearly for the things we do not know"........ sjw Quote Right
Quote Left Love is painfully, anguishing and sorrowful for most people. Stay platonic Quote Right
Quote Left Sorrow is like a pool of tears That flows continuously. Quote Right
Quote Left Walking on the shadows, without any destination Leave you only sorrows Hiding behind the taros, designing you unseen Don’t let you fly- high like sparrows. Quote Right
Quote Left Sorrow of not to meet you is there in the heart..because every corner of the heart can not filled with the others.... Quote Right
Quote Left Grief becomes a black river that punches through our souls and breaches the dams of our hearts.That flows to our tears of sorrow and is shown to the world as our love. Quote Right
Quote Left What echoes in darkness is love: A constant force of sorrow & often redemption. Quote Right
Quote Left The depth of my sorrow equals the height of my compassion. Quote Right
Quote Left Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.## Quote Right
Quote Left 'Shower down sorrows and get wet in happiness ' Quote Right
Quote Left Earth is not the final abode of man but rather a place of sorrow, anguish and perhaps happiness in which the soul wanders in restless torment..... Quote Right
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