"I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence."
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"Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle."
"Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the face the heart is made better."
"Joys impregnate. Sorrows bring forth."
"Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps."
"We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows."
"The busy have no time for tears."
"It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness."
"There is pleasure in calm remembrance of a past sorrow."
"We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression."
"The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown."
"Sorrow makes us children again."
"The only thing grief has taught me is to know how shallow it is."
"Sorrow makes us all children again, destroys all differences of intellect. The wisest knows nothing."
"There is something in sorrow more akin to the course of human affairs than joy."
"Sorrow has produced more melody than mirth."
"The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind."
"Sorrow is the rust of the soul and activity will cleanse and brighten it."
"The sorrows and disasters of Europe always brought fortune to America."
"Sorrow is easy to express and so hard to tell."
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