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"A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ."  (John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley)

"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."  (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

"I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."  (Agatha Christie)

"Much unhappiness has come into this world because of things left unsaid."  (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

"Shared joy is double joy. Shared sorrow is half sorrow."  (Swedish Proverb)

"Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San Francisco."  (Mark Twain)

"The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous."  (Jerome K. Jerome)

"There are three kinds of men: those who are preceded by their shadow, those who are pursued by it, and those who have never seen the sun."  (Gerd de Ley, Undictated Thoughts)

"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in batallions."  (William Shakespeare, Hamlet, IV:5)

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