Grief Quotes

There are (30) Grief Quotes on this page.

“Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.”

“Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection,
sharpens the understanding, and softens the heart”
~John Adams~

"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."
~Kahlil Gibran~

“Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.”
~William Faulkner~ Grief quotes

"Only those who avoid love can avoid grief. The point is
to learn from grief and remain vulnerable to love."
~John Brantner~

"To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot; to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own."
~Tryon Edwards~

"Even hundredfold grief is divisible by love."
~Jareb Teague~

"Grief is the price we pay for love."
~Elizabeth II~

"Sorrow you can hold, however desolating, if nobody speaks to you.
If they speak, you break down."
~Bede Jarrett~

"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~

"Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows."
~William Shakespeare~

“Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast,
and is forced to multiply its strength.”
~Ovid~ Grief quotes

"Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak
whispers the o'er-fraught heart and bids it break."
~William Shakespeare~

“I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old,
a friend who takes his friend's prosperity
but will not voyage with him in his grief.”

"Man, when he does not grieve, hardly exists."
~Antonio Porchia~

“Those things that hurt, instruct.”
~Benjamin Franklin~

"Sorrow makes us all children again -
destroys all differences of intellect.
The wisest know nothing."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

"No one can keep his griefs in their prime; they use themselves up."
~E.M. Cioran~

“Happiness is beneficial for the body,
but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.”
~Marcel Proust quotes~

"In the night of death, hope sees a star,
and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing."
~Robert Ingersoll~

“To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness.”
~Erich Fromm~

“If you suppress grief too much it can well redouble.”
~Moliere quotes~

“Tears are the silent language of grief.”
~Voltaire quotes~

"Even if happiness forgets you a little bit,
never completely forget about it."
~Jacques Prévert~

“There are places in the heart that do not yet exist;
suffering has to enter in for them to come to be.”
~Leon Bloy~

"The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep."
~Henry Maudsley~

"Every evening I turn my worries over to God.
He's going to be up all night anyway."
~Mary C. Crowley~

"She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts."
~George Eliot~

“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~ Grief quotes

"While we are mourning the loss of our friend,
others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil."
~John Taylor~

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