Grief Quotes

Vernon howard - your central self is totally untouched by grief,...
Well has it been said that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison
Samuel johnson - while grief is fresh, every attempt to divert...
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain and some of our griefs... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
Miguel de Cervantes
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
Sophocles, Oedipus Rex
Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.
Jelaluddin Rumi
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
That grief is light which can take counsel.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is light grief that can take counsel.
Anonymous
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
Dante, The Divine Comedy
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
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
Charles kingsley - every winter, when the great sun has turned his...
Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end.
George W. Bush
For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.
Fernandez de Andrada
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Mark Twain
The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair; and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
Samuel Johnson
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine
When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.
William Shakespeare
Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.
Publilius Syrus
Winter is come and gone, But grief returns with the revolving year.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Adonais
Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.
George Herbert
Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
Benjamin Disraeli
Sweet is a grief well ended.
Aeschylus
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Aeschylus
Grief shared is half grief; Joy shared is double joy.
Honduran Prove
The only cure for grief is action.
George Henry Lewes
For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief.
Sallust
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
Kahlil Gibran
I? ll fight when needed, revel when there? s an occasion, mourn when there is grief, and die if my time comes? but I won? t let anyone use me against my will.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quotes came from Eragon.
Grief is a species of idleness.
Samuel Johnson
Hold no man responsible for what he says in his grief.
The Talmud
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
Sophocles, Antigone
Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings.
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