Grief Quotes

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

Perses of Thebes

Grief is the price we pay for love

Elizabeth II

No one is exempt from grief.

Gregory Maguire

Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief

Francesco Petrarch

Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there is at rest; But I mean such wives as are none of the bestî

Benjamin Franklin

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.


That grief is light which can take counsel.


Grief is itself a med'cine.

William Cowper

To no man make yourself a boon companion: Your joy will be less but less will be your grief

Marcus Aurelius

Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.

William Congreve

The gallantry of his grief did put me into a towering passion.

William Shakespeare

What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Benjamin Disraeli

In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears

Joseph Roux
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