They say my verse is sad: no wonder; Its narrow measure spans Tears of eternity, and sorrow, Not mine. but man's.
A.E. Housman (1859 - 1936)
Source: More Poems, 1936, foreword
Contributed by: Zaady
We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
Source: last public address, three weeks before second inaugural address, April 11, 1865.
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow; it only robs today of its strength.
A. J. Cronin
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