“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Joy and sorrow are inseparable; together they come and when one sits alone with you, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.” – Kahlil Gibran

“The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is an opportunity for growth.” – Unknown

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter.” – Rumi

“The greater your capacity to feel sorrow, the greater your capacity to feel joy.” – Jennifer Aniston

“Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.” – Victor Hugo

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” – Rumi

“The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy.” – Jim Rohn

“The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.” – Russel M. Nelson

“The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God!” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“The pain of parting is nothing compared to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens

“Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.” – Helen Keller

“There is no joy without sorrow, no pleasure without pain.” – Unknown

“Even a joyful sorrow can break your heart. Just as love, when it is real, can rend it.” – V.C. Andrews

“The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.” – Pearl Bailey

“Sorrow is better than laughter, for by sadness of face the heart is made glad.” – Ecclesiastes 7:3

“The pain of yesterday is the strength of today.” – Paulo Coelho

“Joy is not the absence of suffering, but the presence of God.” – Samuel Johnson

“In our joy, we think we hear a whisper. In our sadness, we find our tears a source of strength.” – Robert Brault

“The joy that isn’t shared dies young.” – Anne Sexton

“There is no happiness without tears, no life without death. Beware! My joy may be in sorrow.” – Georges Rodenbach

“Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.” – Rita Mae Brown

“There is no beauty without some strangeness.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Sorrow is a fruit. God does not allow it to grow on a branch too weak to bear it.” – Victor Hugo

“The pain of sorrow is a bitter reflection. I mean, it can be, unless there is joy at the end.” – Chris Cornell

“Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have once been.” – Jimmy Buffett

“Every life has its dark and cheerful hours. Happiness lies in focusing on the latter.” – Robert Brault

“The greater the suffering, the greater the happiness.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.” – Khalil Gibran

“Without sorrow, there is no depth to joy.” – Angela Carter