행복은 인간의 몸에 좋다. 하지만 인간의 정신력이 키워지는 것은 바로 깊은 슬픔의 체험을 통해서이다. (Happiness is beneficial for body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.)
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Few other griefs amid the ill chances of this world have more bitterness and shame for a man’s heart than to behold the love of a lady so fair and brave that cannot be returned.
Don’t be ashamed to weep; ‘tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.
슬픔은 인간에게 진지한 생각의 습관과 깊은 이해력, 그리고 부드러운 마음을 가져다준다. (Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens the understanding and softens the heart.)