Quotation Explorer - 'Griefs'

You don't choose your life; it chooses you. There's no point in asking why life has reserved certain joys or griefs, you just accept them and carry on. We can't shoos our lives, but we can decide what to do with the joys and griefs we're given. - Paul Coelho
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. - Euripides
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward. - Henry Ford
Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured. - Homer
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. - Sophocles
my soul has shadows nooks and crannies where griefs, like cobwebs, collect - John Geddes
He was incapable of anticipating to-morrow's griefs. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest. - Samuel Johnson
It takes great courage when you are suffering to see beyond your suffering to the clear relations between things, to the laws that cause and govern your suffering; it takes great courage to be ruthless with one's griefs. - Andre Harvey
Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in you humdrum routine, the true poetry of life - the poetry of the commonplace, of the ordinary person, of the plain, toilworn, with their loves and their joys, their sorrows and griefs. - William Osler
We ourselve are the authors of almost all our woes and griefs, of which we so unreasonably complain. - Giacomo Casanova
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