Grief Quotes

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.

Christian Nevell Bovee

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it

Turkish Proverb

Grief makes one hour ten

William Shakespeare

If you suppress grief too much it can well redouble


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

Blaise Pascal

Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.


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


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

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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