Quotes on Obstacles and Sorrows
"Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of
breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air,
is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies."
- Erich Fromm
"Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism,
a regeneration, the initiation into a new state"
- Ira Gershwin
"Someone may have stolen your dream when it was young and fresh
and you were innocent. Anger is natural. Grief is appropriate.
Healing is mandatory. Restoration is possible."
- Jane Rubietta
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow;
it empties today of its strength."
- Corrie Ten Boom
"Every path hath a puddle."
- George Herbert
"If you can find a path with no obstacles,
it probably doesn't lead anywhere."
- Frank A. Clark
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one
has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome."
- Booker T. Washington
"Toss your dashed hopes not into a trash bin but into a drawer
where you are likely to rummage some bright morning."
- Robert Brault
"Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience
for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished
your daily task, go to sleep in peace."
- Victor Hugo
"I’ve learned that no matter what happens,
or how bad it seems today, life does go on,
and it will be better tomorrow."
- Maya Angelou