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Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know. - Jean Paul Richter


The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy. - Eudora Welty


The world is so full of care and sorrow that it is a gracious debt we owe to one another to discover the bright crystals of delight hidden in somber circumstances and irksome tasks. - Helen Keller


There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery. [It., Nessun maggior dolore Che ricordarsi del tempo felice Nella miseria] - Danielle Vare


Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy. - Leo Tolstoy


Whoever has loved knows all that life contains of sorrow and of joy. - George Sand


The heart forgets its sorrow and ache. - James Russell Lowell


Alas! sorrow from happiness is oft evolved. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe