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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Grief:

And you would accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted that seasons pass over your fields and you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.
~ Kahlil Gibran Quotes.

Blessed are those who mourn; for they shall be comforted.
~ The Bible, Matthew 5:4.

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

Earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
~ Thomas Moore.

Even hundredfold grief is divisible by love.
~ Jareb Teague.

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

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

Grief is a species of idleness.
~ Samuel Johnson Quotes.

Grief is itself a medicine.
~ William Cowper, Charity.

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.

If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time.
~ Beth Mende Conny.

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

It's so curious: one can resist tears and “behave” very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses.
~ Colette.

Man, when he does not grieve, hardly exists.
~ Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943.

Memory nourishes the heart, and grief abates.
~ Marcel Proust.

No one can keep his griefs in their prime; they use themselves up.
~ E.M. Cioran.

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

Some of your hurts you have cured,
And the sharpest you still have survived,
But what torments of grief you endured
From the evil which never arrived.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

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

Sorrow you can hold, however desolating, if nobody speaks to you. If they speak, you break down.
~ Bede Jarrett.

Tears have a wisdom all their own. They come when a person has relaxed enough to let go and to work through his sorrow. They are the natural bleeding of an emotional wound, carrying the poison out of the system. Here lies the road to recovery.
~ F. Alexander Magoun.

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.

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love."
~ Washington Irving Quotes.

Time is a physician that heals every grief.
~ Diphilus.

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
~ Euripides.

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