But, Madam, let your grief be laid aside,And let the fountain of your tears be dry'd,In vain they flow to wet the dusty plain,Your sighs are wafted to the skies in vain,Your pains they witness, but they can no more,While Death reigns tyrant o'er this mortal shore.
There was a brief moment after 9/11 when Colin Powell said “we should not rush to satisfy the desire for revenge.” It was a great moment, an extraordinary moment, because what he was actually asking people to do was to stay with a sense of grief, mournfulness, and vulnerability.judith butler
Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure;Married in haste, we may repent at leisure.william congreve
In much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.solomon
The glory dies not, and the grief is past.
My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of Love are gone; The worm the canker, and the grief Are mine alone!lord byron
No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief, More pangs will, schooled at forepangs, wilder wring.gerard manley hopkins
On me, on me Time and change can heap no more! The painful past with blighting grief Hath left my heart a withered leaf. Time and change can do no more.richard henry horne
Laughter is man's most distinctive emotional expression. Man shares the capacity for love and hate, anger and fear, loyalty and grief, with other living creatures. But humour, which has an intellectual as well as an emotional element belongs to manMargaret Mead
And light is mingled with the gloom, And joy with grief; Divinest compensations come, Through thorns of judgment mercies bloom In sweet relief.john greenleaf whittier
The glory dies not, and the grief is past .
Oh, well has it been said, that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thus speaking Arjuna in the battle Sat down in the box of the car, Letting fall his bow and arrows, His heart smitten with grief.
She sat like patience on a monument Smiling at grief.william shakespeare
In much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
Souls that have lived in virtue are in general happy, and when separated from the irrational part of their nature, and made clean from all matter, have communion with the gods and join them in the governing of the whole world. Yet even if none of this happiness fell to their lot, virtue itself, and the joy and glory of virtue, and the life that is subject to no grief and no master are enough to make happy those who have set themselves to live according to virtue and have achieved it.
Every one can master a grief, but he that has it.
... unity and inwardness; and makes the heart grow and bring forth the leaves of inward love , the flowers of ardent devotion, and the fruits of thanksgiving and praise , and makes these fruits to endure eternally , in humble grief, because of our shortcomings.
THE SWEETS of Pillage can be known To no one but the Thief, Compassion for Integrity Is his divinest grief.