"Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray."
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"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."
"The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself."
"The cure for sorrow is to learn something."
"The deeper the sorrow the less the tongue has it."
"A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times."
"Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us."
"Where there is sorrow there is holy ground."
"The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little."
"The only substance properly so called is the soul."
"To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude."
"Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god."
"The higher we rise, the more isolated we become; all elevations are cold."
"Get away from the crowd when you can. Keep yourself to yourself, if only for a few hours daily."
"This great misfortune -- to be incapable of solitude."
"In solitude, where we are least alone."
"Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are."
"If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry."
"Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong."
"The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food."
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