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Virgil | Sadness Quotes
Infandum, regina, iubes renovare dolorem.
George Eliot
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow.
George Eliot
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.




George Eliot
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
Jean-Paul Sartre
It is certain that we cannot escape anguish, for we are anguish.
William Butler Yeats | Sadness Quotes
By mourning tongues
The death of the poet was kept from his poems.
Leo Tolstoy
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.
William Hazlitt
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
John Kenneth Galbraith
At best, in such depression times, monetary policy is a feeble reed on which to lean.
Lord Byron
No words suffice the secret soul to show,
For truth denies all eloquence to woe.
Lord Byron | Sadness Quotes
The careful pilot of my proper woe.




Lord Byron
Lord of himself,—that heritage of woe!
Ray Bradbury
The crowd upon the cross gives anguished roar;
A moment terrible to hear.
William Blake
The busy bee has no time for sorrow.
William Blake
Man was made for joy and woe,
And when this we rightly know
Through the world we safely go.
Thomas Carlyle | Sadness Quotes
If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly; if they be na inhabited, what a waste of space.
Ambrose Bierce
Happiness is lost by criticizing it; sorrow by accepting it.
Ambrose Bierce
Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
John Dryden
The soft complaining flute,
In dying notes, discovers
The woes of hopeless lovers.
John Dryden
An hour will come, with pleasure to relate
Your sorrows past, as benefits of Fate.


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