Grief Quotes

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

Mark Twain

Every one can master a grief but he that has it

William Shakespeare

What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering.

Buddha

Whether we are filled with joy or grief, our angels are close to us, speaking to our hearts of God's love.

Eileen Elias Freeman

Mankind . . . possesses two supreme blessings. First of these is the goddess Demeter, or Earth whichever name you choose to call her by. It was she who gave to man his nourishment of grain. But after her there came the son of Semele, who matched her present by inventing liquid wine as his gift to man. For filled with that good gift, suffering mankind forgets its grief; from it comes sleep; with it oblivion of the troubles of the day. There is no other medicine for misery.

Euripides

Political work implies participating in the grief and mourning of people, sharing the burdens with them and acting with plans to get rid of their difficulties.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

There is this difference between the grief of youth and that of old age: youth's burden is lightened by as much of it as another shares; old age may give and give, but the sorrow remains the same.

O. Henry

Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.

Stefan Kanfer

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

John Brantner

What's gone and what's past help should be past grief.

William Shakespeare

Tears are the silent language of grief.

Voltaire

Childhood is supposed to be happy, and if you can't remember yours with any happiness, what hope have you later, when life starts handing you fresh grief?

AMITY GAIGE

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

Alphonse De Lamartine

Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.

Benjamin Disraeli

Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.

Jean De La Bruyere

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.

Sophocles

I will instruct my sorrows to be proud For grief is proud an't makes his owner stoop

William Shakespeare

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

Ovid

I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief

Euripides

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

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

William Shakespeare

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

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

Aeschylus

Poor mortals we who crave to have it so - our grief to be deathless when we are dead

Perses of Thebes
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