Grief Quotes

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

Marcus Aurelius

Grief is itself a med'cine.

William Cowper

That grief is light which can take counsel.


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


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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful jest

Samuel Johnson

Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief

Francesco Petrarch

You may my glories and my state depose, But not my griefs; still am I king of those.

William Shakespeare

No one is exempt from grief.

Gregory Maguire

Grief is the price we pay for love

Elizabeth II

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

Perses of Thebes

Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb


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


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

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