175 Quotes Regarding Sympathy


That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
William Wordsworth

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
Corrie Ten Boom

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Saint Augustine

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Khalil Gibran

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
William Shakespeare

If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.
Oscar Wilde

We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
Confucius

Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tears are the silent language of grief.
Voltaire

Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
Victor Hugo

Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Arthur Schopenhauer

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
Dante Alighieri

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
Marcel Proust

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Aeschylus

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
Thomas Aquinas

Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
Meister Eckhart

Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.
Orison Swett Marden

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
William Blake

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