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Grief Quotes

The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief -But the pain of griefIs only a shadowWhen compared with the painOf never risking love.
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Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
Anne Grant Permalink
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George Eliot
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
George Eliot Permalink
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C.S. Lewis
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
C.S. Lewis Permalink
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Samuel Johnson
In the decline of life shame and grief are of short duration; whether it be that we bear easily what we have borne long; or that, finding ourselves in age less regarded, we less regard others; or, that we look with slight regard upon afflictions to w
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 Voltaire
Tears are the silent language of grief
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C.S. Lewis
Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
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Do no cheat thy Heart and tell her, 'Grief will pass away.'
Adelaide Procter Permalink
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John Adams
Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens the understanding, and softens the heart
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Only to have a grief equal to all these tears!
Adrienne Rich Permalink
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Sidonie Colette
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.
Sidonie Colette Permalink
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 Euripides
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs
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 Aeschylus
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
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Sathya Baba
LIFE is a mosaic of pleasure and pain - grief is an interval between two moments of joy. Peace is the interlude between two wars. You have no rose without a thorn; the diligent picker will avoid the pricks and gather the flower. There is no bee without the sting; cleverness consists in gathering the honey nevertheless.
Sathya Baba Permalink
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Music exalts each joy, allays each grief, expels diseases, softens every pain, subdues the rage of poison, and the plague.
John Armstrong Permalink
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I am with the American people. I share their pain. I share their grief, whether he was involved or not.
Aicha Wafi Permalink
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Lord Alfred Tennyson
Oh that it were possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love, Around me once again
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No man can cause more grief than that one clinging blindly to the vices of his ancestors.
William Faulkner Permalink
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Alphonse De Lamartine,
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, Permalink
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Granth Sahib
Those words are acceptable, which, when spoken, bring honor. Harsh words bring only grief. Listen, O foolish and ignorant mind! Those who are pleasing to Him are good. What else is there to be said?
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You grieve for those who are not worthy of grief, and yet speak the words of wisdom. The wise grieve neither for the living nor for the dead.
Bhagavad Gita Permalink
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With grief and outrage, I have heard of the terrible attacks in Madrid this morning. I am horrified at the high number of deaths and injured. I ask you to convey our sympathy to the victims' families and the Spanish nation. Those who were injured, I wish a speedy and complete recovery.
Gerhard Schroeder Permalink
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William Blake
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow, too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
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William Shakespeare
I will instruct my sorrows to be proud For grief is proud an't makes his owner stoop
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Sathya Baba
I answer, there is nothing in this world which has no heart, which is incapable of feeling joy or grief, Only you must have the eye to see, the ear to listen, the heart to respond”.
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One of the things I get a lot of grief on is the amount of money I spend on planning, ... In the long run, it's money well spent.
Gary Graham Permalink
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Although there are some predictable stages of grief that allow us some understanding of the process, it is equally important to remember that no two people grieve exactly the same way. Some teens who are experiencing significant loss will withdraw from friends and activities, some will appear to be doing fine for a while and then months later will start to exhibit some difficulties, and others will make uncharacteristic choices in their behavior, which is frequently an outlet for anger.
Shannon Smith Permalink
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The best laid schemes o' mice and men Gang aft a-gley; And leave us naught but grief and pain For promised joy
Robert Burns Permalink
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We never gave them a song to express the unadulterated pain and grief which I think many of us feel when these kinds of things happened.
John Weidman Permalink
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I cannot imagine the grief and the horror that the people in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are undergoing,
George Noory Permalink
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