One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.
So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies… (read more)
He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors
For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
Your coffin reached the monstrous hole. And a part of me went down into the muddy earth with you and… (read more)
I too have known joy and sadness, and, on the whole, I prefer joy
Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury,… (read more)