Grief Quotes

If you suppress grief too much it can well redouble

Moliere

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons.

Blaise Pascal

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

Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

William Faulkner

Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates

Samuel Johnson

The end of an ox is beef, and the end of a lie is grief

African Proverb

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs

Euripides

Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows

William Shakespeare

No greater grief than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand

Friedrich von Schiller

I measure every grief I meet with narrow, probing eyes - I wonder if it weighs like mine - or has an easier size.

Emily Dickinson

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

Compare your griefs with other men's and they will seem less

Spanish Proverb

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

William Shakespeare

Death is as casual-and often as unexpected-as birth. It is as difficult to define grief as joy. Each is finite. Each will fade.

Jim Bishop

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not

Xenophon

Even his griefs are a joy, long after, to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured

Homer

Grief and greed are as inextricably entwined as love and marriage should be.

Ann Kent

One often calms one's grief by recounting it.

Pierre Corneille

All things grow with time - except grief.

Proverb

I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless; That only men incredulous of despair, half-taught in anguish, through the midnight air beat upward to god's throne in loud access of shrieking and reproach

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs

Johann Kaspar Lavater

The cure for grief is motion.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Joseph Roux

Riches are gotten with pain, kept with care, and lost with grief

Proverb

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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