"It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."F. H. Bradley on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."F. H. Bradley on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."F. H. Bradley on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."F. H. Bradley on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."F. H. Bradley on William Shakespeare
"The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness."
"Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive."