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Mournful Quotes

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Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

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In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns,
the rattle of musketry, the strange,
mournful mutter of the battlefield.
- Douglas MacArthur

The wailing owl Screams solitary to the mournful moon.
- David Mallet

When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool,
the sweetness of our mournful childhood.
- Georg Trakl

 

And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.
- Pierre Loti

Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation.
Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate,
robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
- David K. Shipler

Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it;
for such do always see that every cloud is an angel's face.
- Lydia M. Child

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Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise;
the U.S.
is a paradise.
Paradise is just paradise.
Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be,
it is paradise.
There is no other.
- Jean Baudrillard

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not mourn the dead, but comfort the living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of health for both mind and body
is not to mourn for the past,
nor to worry about the future,
but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
- The Buddha

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

And, in a funny way, each death is different and you
mourn each death differently and each death brings
back the death you mourned earlier and you get into a bit of a pile-up.
- Nigella Lawson

Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.
- Aeschylus

And yet, I suppose you mourn the loss or the death
of what you thought your life was,
even if you find your life is better after.
You mourn the future that you thought you'd planned.
- Lynn Redgrave

I don't mourn the dead.
I mourn the living.
- Stephen Evans

There are many things we do not want about the world.
Let us not just mourn them.
Let us change them.
- Ferdinand Marcos

But let them sleep, Lord, and me mourn a space.
- John Donne

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest,
the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
- Lord Byron

We should not clap our hands and mourn,
for he is out of trouble.
You are still in it.
- David Ruffin

I think illness is a family journey,
no matter what the outcome.
Everybody has to be allowed to process it and mourn
and deal with it in their own way.
- Marcia Wallace

Grieve and mourn for yourself not once or twice,
but again and again.
- Morrie Schwartz

One and the same thing can at the same time be good,
bad, and indifferent, e.g., music is good to the melancholy,
bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf.
- Baruch Spinoza

To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune,
when you will gain a tear from those who listen,
this is worth the trouble.
- Aeschylus

Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!
- Robert Burns

Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
- William Wordsworth

When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from
friend is snatched forlorn;
when man is left alone to mourn,
oh!
then how sweet it is to die!
- Anna Letitia Barbauld

Someone who is about to die does not mourn the dead.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
- Josh Billings

Do not think too much of the dead husk of your friend,
or mourn too much over it, but send your thoughts out
towards the real soul or self which has escaped -
to reach it.
- Edward Carpenter

President Reagan is now at rest.
We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us:
a safer world,
strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America's greatness.
- Elton Gallegly

We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers.
They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission.
But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist
attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a
housewife who got on a bus and never returned?
- A. B. Yehoshua

Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again.
Wisely improve the present, it is thine.
Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away;
than what it leaves behind.
- William Wordsworth

A man should be mourned at his birth,
not at his death.
- Charles de Secondat

Beloved, till life can charm no more;
And mourned,
till Pity's self be dead.
- William Collins

We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences -
they mourned the death of my wife with me -
but we were hopeful that the children would return.
- Otto Frank

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

Inheritance taxes are so high that the happiest mourner
at a rich man's funeral is usually Uncle Sam.
- Olin Miller

What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that
of chief mourner at a funeral.
- James Russell Lowell

Jealousy is a child of selfishness and distrust.
- Mourning Dove

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning;
for I still live,
as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
- Quintus Ennius

To re-live these characters would be wonderful,
because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process.
- Gillian Anderson

And in the afternoon they entered a land -
but such a land!
A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses,
submerged; a land of reptiles, silence,
shadow, decay.
- George Washington Cable

You do not see the river of mourning because it lacks one tear of your own.
- Antonio Porchia

Mourning is not forgetting...
It is an undoing.
Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent
and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.
- Margery Allingham

Great were the lamentation and the cry when the news
of this mischance was noised about the city.
Such a tumult of mourning was never before heard,
for the whole city was moved.
- Marie de France

My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss
of America's 40th President and celebrating the life
of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America.
- Jim Ramstad

I'm more interested in the meaning of funerals and
the mourning that people do.
It's not a retail experience.
It's an existential one.
- Thomas Lynch

For years I have been mourning and not for my dead,
it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart
died when his childhood slid out of my arms.
- William Gibson

I will die like a true-blue rebel.
Don't waste any time in mourning - organize.
- Joe Hill

They which have no hope of a life to come,
may extend their griefs for the loss of this,
and equal the days of their mourning with the years of the life of man.
- John Pearson

The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion.
But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine.
People had practiced acting to such a degree that they
confused it with their true feelings.
- Jung Chang

I've got to worry about Alonzo Mourning,
because a year or two ago there was a chance that Alonzo
Mourning wouldn't be standing here talking to you.
That's the cold reality of it.
- Alonzo Mourning

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches.
If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise,
since everyone suffers.
To suffering must be added mourning,
understanding,
patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I was hurting.
I had some ailments I was dealing with.
It's not like I was holding out.
- Alonzo Mourning

It was a huge shock.
I've never had hair that short in my life!
I think the rest of the cast and crew were mourning
my haircut more than I was!
But after a while, I felt liberated,
I learned to embrace it.
- Camilla Belle

I want to live 50 more years.
I'm 33 years old...
and I want to live to at least be 80 and see my kids
grow up and see my grandkids.
That's important to me.
- Alonzo Mourning

There's a disappointment there because I still feel
there's an emptiness in my career that just wasn't filled.
- Alonzo Mourning

Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape:
it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face.
And each face is also a door which opens,
I hope, to take the reader deep into the book.
- Helen Dunmore

After that I could never pass a dead man without stopping to gaze on his face,
stripped by death of that earthly patina which masks the living soul.
And I would ask, who were you? Where was your home?
Who is mourning for you now?
- Ernst Toller

When the new ownership came in, they made some decisions I wasn't pleased with.
And when they changed the whole aspect of it,
I just totally lost interest.
- Alonzo Mourning

I can still play this game at a high level;
I've proven that.
I want to be home.
I want to be close to my family.
I want to be close to my foundation and my business interests.
- Alonzo Mourning

I consider that 9/11 was the day when war was started
against my own work and against myself.
Even though we are not sure of the links,
Iraq was one of the countries that did not lower its
flags in mourning on 9/11.
- Adam Michnik

Once my doctor began treating my kidney disease,
my greatest challenge was the constant exhaustion.
Fortunately, my doctor explained that anemia was causing
my exhaustion and that people with serious illnesses,
like kidney disease, may be at increased risk for anemia.
- Alonzo Mourning

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

Love without jealousy. Love without need.
Let love be an unconditional gift.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A competent and self-confident person is
incapable of jealousy in anything.
Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
- Robert A. Heinlein

O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which
doth mock the meat it feeds on.
- William Shakespeare


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