Grief Quotes

Lucius annaeus seneca - great grief does not of itself put an end to...
Sweet is a grief well ended.
Aeschylus

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
Euripides, Alexande
Sophocles, antigone - grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver....
That grief is light which can take counsel.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison

Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end.
George W. Bush
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
Samuel Johnson
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly - - Hurt, bitterness, grief and, most of all, fear.
Joan Rivers
You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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.
Homer, The Iliad
Charles kingsley - every winter, when the great sun has turned his...
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
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford
Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
Benjamin Disraeli
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds.
Michael Dorris
It is light grief that can take counsel.
Anonymous
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
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
Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.
Publilius Syrus
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
Grief is a species of idleness.
Samuel Johnson
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860
Winter is come and gone, But grief returns with the revolving year.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Adonais
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
Dante, The Divine Comedy
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 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 greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
Sophocles, Oedipus Rex
Man is more himself, man is more manlike, when joy is the fundamental thing in him, and grief the superficial.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.
Jelaluddin Rumi
Well has it been said that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.
George Herbert
The only cure for grief is action.
George Henry Lewes
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
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.
Home
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 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