sorrow Quotes

I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful - for all of it.
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— Kristin Armstrong
I intended to portray the joy, anger, sorrow and pleasure of our lives through four seasons and through the life of a monk who lives in a temple on Jusan Pond surrounded only by nature.
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— Kim Ki-duk
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.
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— Kim Jong Il
Women are foils to men in South Korea. It is hard for women to take a lead role even in NGOs for political resistance. Men think women should do trivial things on the margins. They think women should be merely a seasoning for a dish. I feel anger and sorrow seeing this.
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— Kim Hyesoon
When anger and sorrow overflow, sometimes it becomes poetry.
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— Kim Hyesoon
You don't really care about the trials of tomorrow, rather lay awake in a bed full of sorrow
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— Kid Cudi
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart for the joys of the multitude. And I would not have the tears that sadness makes to flow from my every part turn into laughter. I would that my life remain a tear and a smile.
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— Khalil Gibran
Hearts united in pain and sorrow will not be separated by joy and happiness. Bonds that are woven in sadness are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure. Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful.
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— Khalil Gibran
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
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— Khalil Gibran
joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.
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— Khalil Gibran
Your joy can fill you only as deeply as your sorrow has carved you.
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— Khalil Gibran
Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the same well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?
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— Khalil Gibran
I am the lover's gift; I am the wedding wreath; I am the memory of a moment of happiness; I am the last gift of the living to the dead; I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow.
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— Khalil Gibran
Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.
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— Khalil Gibran
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain... When you are joyous look deep into your heart and you will find that it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy.
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— Khalil Gibran
Sorrow is too great to exist in small hearts.
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— Khalil Gibran
He who has not looked on Sorrow will never see Joy.
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— Khalil Gibran
The biggest thing in today's sorrow is the memory of yesterday's joy.
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— Khalil Gibran
Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.
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— Khalil Gibran
Vain are the beliefs and teachings that make man miserable, and false is the goodness that leads him into sorrow and despair, for it is man's purpose to be happy on this earth and lead the way to felicity and preach its gospel wherever he goes.
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— Khalil
The writer's job is the job of a clown "the clown who also talks about sorrow.
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— Kenzaburo Oe
Each moment is a miracle encompassing everything: the joy and sorrow, the failure and success, the disappointment and happiness, the celebration and grief.
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— Kazuaki Tanahashi
Being a Christ follower means being acquainted with sorrow. We must know sorrow to be able to fully appreciate joy. Joy costs pain, but the pain is worth it. After all, the murder had to take place before the resurrection.
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— Katie Davis
I always encourage people who had a loss of any kind that you find something to focus on that takes you out of that horrific sorrow. And you have to go through it. No way out but through in the grief. But don't remain in the grief. You know, find something that you can nurture as you would that being that you loved.
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— Kathy Eldon
Half the joys and half the sorrows of this world are discovered in bed.
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— Kathleen Winsor
In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made
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— Kathleen Norris
I hear music that comes out of need, out of grief, sorrow, suffering and out of overcoming these things, as well. That journey to freedom still goes on today. It's an incremental change, the culmination of many events in your own life and the lives of your children and grandchildren.
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— Kathleen Battle
Humans are designed to be with other humans, even those with mixed blood. They need each other's laughter. They require each other's sorrows.
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— Kathi Appelt
In sex one wants or does not want. And the grief, the sorrow of life is that one cannot make or coerce or persuade the wanting, cannot command it, cannot request it by mail order or finagle it through bureaucratic channels.
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— Kate Millett
Although it may not seem like it, this isn't a story about darkness. It's about light. Kahlil Gibran says Your joy can fill you only as deeply your sorrow has carved you. If you've never tasted bitterness, sweet is just another pleasant flavor on your tongue. One day I'm going to hold a lot of joy.
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— Karen Marie Moning
When I run the world, librarians will be exempt from tragedy. Even their smaller sorrows will last only for as long as you can take out a book.
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— Karen Joy Fowler
As long as you live, it is never too late to make amends. Take my advice, child. Don't waste your precious life with regrets and sorrow. Find a way to make right what was wrong, and then move on.
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— Karen Hesse
Some people simply bury their heads in the sand and refuse to think about the sorrow of the world, but this is an unwise course, because, if we are entirely unprepared, the tragedy of life can be devastating.
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— Karen Armstrong
I am not a Hindu, Nor a Muslim am II am this body, a playOf five elements a dramaOf the spirit dancing With joy and sorrow.
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— Kabir
The finishing stroke of all sorrow.
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— Juvenal
Let me moderate our sorrows. The grief of a man should not exceed proper bounds, but be in proportion to the blow he has received.[Lat., Ponamus nimios gemitus: flagrantior aequoNon debet dolor esse viri, nec vulnere major.]
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— Juvenal
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,
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— Junichiro Koizumi
In all experience, there is something to be learned. In deepest sorrow, wisdom is found. In the well of despair, hope rises.
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— Juliet Marillier
She glances back before stepping into the alley, and she catches her grandfather looking at her the way he does sometimes-as if she's already gone, as if he's practicing sorrow.
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— Julianna Baggott
I never know which is worse: the sorrow when you hit the bird or the shame when you miss it.
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— Julian Fellowes