GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


WOE
  Displaying page 1 of 2    Next Page >> 
[ Also see Adversity Grief Misery Pain Sorrow Suffering Tears Trials Trouble Unhappiness ]

The grateful tear that streams for others' woes.
      - Mark Akenside

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
      - Bible, Matthew (ch. XXIII, v. 23)

He scorns his own who feels another's woe.
      - Thomas Campbell

An Iliad of woes.
      - Demosthenes 387, 12

A world of woes despatched in little space.
      - John Dryden

O Fortune, how thy restless, wavering state has fraught with cares my troubled wit!
      - Elizabeth I

Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.
      - Robert Greene, Sonnet

When one is past, another care we have;
  Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave.
      - Robert Herrick, Sorrows Succeed

And woe succeeds woe.
      - Homer ("Smyrns of Chios"), Iliad
         (bk. XVI, l. 139), (Pope's translation)

Long exercised in woes.
      - Homer ("Smyrns of Chios"), Odyssey
         (bk. I, l. 2), (Pope's translation)

Not suffering, but faint heart, is worst of woes.
      - James Russell Lowell

My languid numbers have forgot to flow, and fancy sinks beneath a weight of woe.
      - Alexander Pope

So perish all whose breast ne'er learned to glow
  For other's good or melt at other's woe.
      - Alexander Pope,
        Elegy to an Unfortunate Lady

By woe the soul to daring action steals; by woe in plaintless patience it excels.
      - Richard Savage

I was not always a man of woe.
      - Sir Walter Scott,
        The Lay of the Last Minstrel
         (canto II, st. 12)

So many miseries have craz'd my voice,
  That my woe-wearied tongue is still and mute.
      - William Shakespeare

But I have that within, which passeth show; these but the trappings and the suits of woe.
      - William Shakespeare, Hamlet

One woe doth tread upon another's heel,
  So fast they follow.
      - William Shakespeare,
        Hamlet Prince of Denmark
         (Gertrude, Queen of Denmark at IV, vii)

Wise men ne'er sit and wail their woes, but presently prevent the ways to wail.
      - William Shakespeare, King Richard the II

I doubt it not; and all these woes shall serve
  For sweet discourses in our times to come.
      - William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
         (Romeo at III, v)

My thoughts, imprisoned in my secret woes, with flamy breaths do issue oft in sound.
      - Sir Philip Sidney (Sydney)

It becomes one, while exempt from woes, to look to the dangers.
      - Sophocles

Tell me, when shall these weary woes have end? or shall their ruthless torment never cease?
      - Edmund Spenser

Dependants, friends, relations, love himself, ravaged by woe, forget the tender tie.
      - James Thomson (1)

Woe for my vine-clad home, that it should ever be so dark to me, with its bright threshold and its whispering tree!
      - Nathaniel Parker Willis


Displaying page 1 of 2 for this topic:   Next >>  [1] 2

 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2016 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2016 June 16
Click > HERE < to report errors