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The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder. - Virginia Woolf


The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it. - Edmond & Jules de Goncourt


Oh, the gladness of their gladness when they're glad, And the sadness of their sadness when they're sad; But the gladness of their gladness, and the sadness of their sadness, Are as nothing to their badness when they're bad. - Amos Bronson Alcott


So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar. - Matthew Henry


What is the source of sadness, but feebleness of the mind? What giveth it power but the want of reason? Rouse thyself to the combat, and she quitteth the field before thou strikest. - Akhenaton


A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words. - Rainer Maria Rilke


Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose it's meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. - Carl Gustav Jung