1) John Greenleaf Whittier For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.' 2) Jim Rohn How sad to see a father with money and no joy. The man studied economics, but never studied happiness. 3) Psalms They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. 4) Winston Churchill Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. 5) Marcus Aurelius Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. 6) Malcolm X, Malcolm X Speaks Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. 7) Voltaire He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise. 8) Olive Schreiner My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad. 9) Wizard of Oz Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable. 10) W. M. Lewis The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.