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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on joy and sorrow

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The deeper that sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven?

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: The Prophet, On Joy and Sorrow

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on experience, joy, sorrow, truth, wisdom, being, depth, emotions, and unmasked

Your joy is your sorrow unmasked... The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: The Prophet: 26 poetic essays, Pages: 29 (On Joy and Sorrow)

Contributed by: Joy Bringer

A Quote by Winthrop Mackworth Praed on sleep and sorrow

The Baptist found him far too deep; The Deist sighed with saving sorrow; And the lean Levite went to sleep, And dreamed of tasting pork to-morrow.

Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802 - 1839)

Source: The Vicar

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on companions, constancy, death, journeys, and sorrow

Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield. We must be united, we must be undaunted, we must be inflexible.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Report about the war, House of Commons, October 1940

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Wordsworth on pain and sorrow

Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Solitary Reaper.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Wordsworth on pleasure, pride, and sorrow

Never to blend our pleasure or our pride With sorrow of the meanest thing that feels.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Hart-leap Well. Part ii.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Wordsworth on affliction, faith, and sorrow

'T is hers to pluck the amaranthine flower Of faith, and round the sufferer's temples bind Wreaths that endure affliction's heaviest shower, And do not shrink from sorrow's keenest wind.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Weak is the Will of Man.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Shakespeare on seasons and sorrow

Sorrow breaks seasons and reposing hours, Makes the night morning, and the noontide night.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Richard III, Act 1, Scene 4

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Shakespeare on company, sleep, and sorrow

Sleep, that sometimes shuts up sorrow's eye, Steal me awhile from mine own company.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, iii:2

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Shakespeare on joy, sorrow, and present

Each present joy or sorrow seems the chief.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Contributed by: Zaady

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