Grief Quotes

Grief quotes, sorrow quotes and sadness quotes.

Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can, and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys. - Alphonse de Lamartine

Time is a physician that heals every grief. - Diphilus

Tears are the silent language of grief. - Voltaire

The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost. - Arthur Schopenhauer

No greater grief than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand. - Friedrich von Schiller

Only those who avoid love can avoid grief. The point is to learn from grief and remain vulnerable to love. -John Brantner

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness. - Erich Fromm

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. - Kenji Miyazawa

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. - Blaise Pascal

I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss. - Rita Mae Brown

Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone, his own burden, his own way. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens the understanding, and softens the heart. - John Adams

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. - C.S. Lewis

What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless. - Ovid

Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength. - Ovid

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway. - Mary C. Crowley

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep. - Henry Maudsley

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief. - Swedish Proverb

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight. - Marcus Aurelius

If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble. - Moliere

If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself. - Horace

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. - Samuel Johnson

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. - Jan Glidewell

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy must have somebody to divide it with. - Mark Twain

Grief is itself a medicine. - William Cowper

Grief makes one hour ten. - William Shakespeare

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. - Aeschylus

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind. - Marcel Proust

He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it. - Turkish Proverb

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. - Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. - Christian Nevell Bovee

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief. But the pain of grief is only a shadow. When compared with the pain of never risking love. - Hilary Stanton Zunin

One joy shatters a hundred griefs. - Chinese Proverb

My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to the unseen grief That swells with silence in the tortured soul. - William Shakespeare

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. - Kahlil Gibran

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. From a headstone in Ireland

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - myth is more potent than history - dreams are more powerful than facts - hope always triumphs over experience - laughter is the cure for grief - love is stronger than death. - Robert Fulghum

Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart and bids it break. ~William Shakespeare

Man, when he does not grieve, hardly exists. - Antonio Porchia

Sorrow makes us all children again - destroys all differences of intellect. The wisest know nothing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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