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“You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.”
“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength”
Charles H. Spurgeon
“As the valley gives height to the mountain, so can sorrow give meaning to pleasure; as the well is the source of the fountain, deep adversity can be a treasure.”
William Arthur Ward
“How soon my sorrow hath destroyed my face”
“Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.”
“Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.”
“He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stands a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure, too.”
“What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering.”
“Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.”
“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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