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100+ Grief Quotes

Grief refers to intense sorrow, especially caused by someone's death. Grief is common in life. We fall and we rise. Grief makes us strong. This is a collection of 100+ grief quotes and sayings.



1. Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. Mark Twain
2. There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. Aeschylus
3. Grief and memory go together. After someone dies, that's what you're left with. And the memories are so slippery yet so rich. Mike Mills
4. Your grief path is yours alone, and no one else can walk it, and no one else can understand it. Terri Irwin
5. Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. Anne Roiphe
6. Tears are the silent language of grief. Voltaire
7. Grief comes and goes, but depression is unremitting. Kay Redfield Jamison
8. Each organ is related to an emotion, and the lungs are related to grief. When you clear your lungs, you eliminate grief and sadness. Mandy Ingber
9. Grief changes shape, but it never ends. Keanu Reeves
10. It's a hard thing to imagine how somebody copes with grief and at the same time has to build a new life. Caitriona Balfe
11. It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward. Patti Davis
12. There is a kind of euphoria of grief, a degree of madness. Nigella Lawson
13. Grief doesn't have a plot. It isn't smooth. There is no beginning and middle and end. Ann Hood
14. Grief is a very complicated monster. There's no real exorcising of it. It has a different form every day. Yance Ford
15. No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C. S. Lewis
16. Time takes away the grief of men. Desiderius Erasmus
17. No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C. S. Lewis
18. Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life. Benjamin Disraeli
19. Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength. Ovid
20. There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
21. Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys. Alphonse de Lamartine
22. Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
23. Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates. Samuel Johnson
24. Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
25. Grief is a process, not a state. Anne Grant
26. If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief. Benjamin Disraeli
27. There's nothing that symbolizes loss or grief more than a mother losing a child. David LaChapelle
28. One often calms one's grief by recounting it. Pierre Corneille
29. Grief is a process, not a state. Anne Grant
30. Good grief, we're getting offended by everything these days! People can't say anything without offending somebody. Hillary Clinton



31. If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself. Horace
32. Grief is a room without doors - but somehow, with its tinsel and cliches, Christmas finds a way in. Simon Van Booy
33. Since grief only aggravates your loss, grieve not for what is past. Walker Percy
34. Grief jumps out at you when you're least expecting it. Dominic Cooper
35. Wayward, disobedient children cause their parents grief and anxiety. Joseph B. Wirthlin
36. Grief is sort of the allowance of feeling. Carrie Brownstein
37. If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble. Moliere
38. There are many stages of grief. Jennifer Aniston
39. Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. Christian Nestell Bovee
40. Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure. William Congreve
41. Pity speaks to grief More sweetly than a band of instruments. Bryan Procter
42. Grief releases love and it also instills a profound sense of connection. Jacqueline Novogratz
43. The only cure for grief is action. George Henry Lewes
44. With grief, you have reason to despair; it's a human thing. Kay Redfield Jamison
45. Grief causes suffering and disease. Daniel D. Palmer
46. Grief is exhausting. Ciaran Hinds
47. Grief is at once a public and a private experience. One's inner, inexpressible disruption cannot be fully realized in one's public persona. Meghan O'Rourke
48. There is a drunkenness to grief, which is good. Mike Mills
49. Acknowledgment of grief - well, it makes feeling the grief easier, not harder. Elizabeth McCracken
50. Everybody has their burdens, their grief that they carry with them. Elizabeth Edwards
51. Grief is a world you walk through skinned, unshelled. Ariel Levy
52. Grief, and an estate, is joy understood. Gregory Nunn
53. Grief is an emotion that's almost unplayable because you're in a separate emotional state; it's an inconsolable emotion. Nicolas Roeg
54. Poets have always celebrated grief as one of the deepest human emotions. Edward Hirsch
55. Grief, for me, is a moment-to-moment experience. Yance Ford
56. All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward. Johann Georg Hamann
57. Grief, no matter where it comes from, can only be resolved by connecting to other people. Thomas Horn
58. Grief is only the memory of widowed affections. James Martineau
59. Grief does not change you, ..... It reveals you. John Green
60. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. Rumi



61. They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite. Cassandra Clare
62. No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C.S. Lewis
63. You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. J.K. Rowling
64. So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. E.A. Bucchianeri
65. Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you. Veronica Roth
66. Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break. William Shakespeare
67. To weep is to make less the depth of grief. William Shakespeare
68. Youth offers the promise of happiness, but life offers the realities of grief. Nicholas Sparks
69. Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people. Orson Scott Card
70. No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn't stop for your grief. Faraaz Kazi
71. Grieving doesn't make you imperfect. It makes you human. Sarah Dessen
72. Love is an engraved invitation to grief. Sunshine O'Donnell
73. There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
74. Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable haemophilia: you bleed and bleed and bleed. David Mitchell
75. The only way to end grief was to go through it. Holly Black
76. History dressed up in the glow of love’s kiss turned grief into beauty. Aberjhani
77. Each of us has his own rhythm of suffering. Roland Barthes
78. Grief takes many forms, including the absence of grief. Alison Bechdel
79. Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men. Seneca
80. Grief is love turned into an eternal missing. Rosamund Lupton
81. Grief lasts longer than sympathy, which is one of the tragedies of the grieving. Elizabeth McCracken
82. Grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away. V.C. Andrews
83. Grief wraps around people, takes them to a place they would not go otherwise. Patti Callahan Henry
84. Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. Sophocles
85. Grief was like a seizure that shook me like a storm. Patricia Cornwell
86. It's not life situations but our thoughts are the pilots of grief. Durgesh Satpathy
87. It is grief that develops the powers of the mind. Marcel Proust
88. Love is a debt, she thought. When the bill comes, you pay in grief. Mary Doria Russell
89. Grief dares us to love once more. Terry Tempest Williams




90. Grief and resilience live together. Michelle Obama
91. Grief is a peculiar emotion. Sebastian Faulks
92. I grieve. Yet know the vanity of grief. Robert Hayden
93. Grief grinds slowly; it devours all the time it needs. Long Litt Woon
94. A grief stays with you as long as you carry it. Marty Rubin
95. Great grief isn't made to fit inside your body. It's why your heart breaks. Ann Voskamp
96. When you lose someone you love, you grieve the past and fear the future. Lynda Cheldelin Fell
97. Instances of grief, I have found, are unique, two never coming in the same shape. Joel Golby
98. Great memories really can help overwhelm grief. Cathy Burnham Martin
99. Grief brings many false dawns, but a solicitude of normality will undoubtedly return. Kevin Ansbro
100. Everyone knows that sadness and grief are the price of admission for the experiences of joy and connection. Jessica Dore
101. Tears of grief and tears of joy are the same tears. Marty Rubin
102. Grief is a hole you walk around in the daytime and at night you fall into it. Denise Levertov

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