What is the life of man! Is it not to shift from side to side? From sorrow to sorrow? To button up one cause of vexation! And unbutton another!
Parting is such sweet sorrow That I shall say goodnight till it be tomorrow.
The foolish man conceives the idea of 'self.' The wise man sees there is no ground on which to build the idea of 'self;' thus, he has a right conception of the world and well concludes that all compounds amassed by sorrow will be dissolved again, but the truth will remain.
Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
“Excess of sorrow laughs. Excess of joy weeps.”
“Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.”
“But sorry is the Kool-Aid of human emotions. True sorrow is as rare as true love.”
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of his heart.
The source of all humor is not laughter, but sorrow.