6 Quotes Regarding Sorrow

Alas! sorrow from happiness is oft evolved.
Johann Von Goethe

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
Jean Paul Richter

Reflection is the business of man; a sense of his state is his first duty: but who remembereth himself in joy? Is it not in mercy then that sorrow is allotted unto us?

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

Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years.
Frederick Tennyson

There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.

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