Grief Quotes And Sayings


Grief Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of grief quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“History dressed up in the glow of love’s kiss turned grief into beauty.”
– Aberjhani

“There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief”
– Aeschylus

“You learn not to mourn every little thing out here, or you’d never, ever stop grieving.”
– Alexandra Fuller

“My grief was cold. It was nothing to share. It was nothing to speak about, nothing to feel.”
– Alice Hoffman

“I only really fake it anymore with sommeliers who are being really snotty to me and I don’t want to take their grief and so I try to do something to kind of throw them off or put them on the defensive, even if I don’t know what I’m talking about”
– Alton Brown

“The trauma said, ‘Don’t write these poems.
Nobody wants to hear you cry about the grief inside your bones.”
– Andrea Gibson

“Grief is depression in proportion to circumstance; depression is grief out of proportion to circumstance.”
– Andrew Solomon

“Among other things, Kathryn knew, grief was physically exhausting.”
– Anita Shreve

“Grief was like a newborn, and the first three months were hard as hell, but by six months you’d recognized defeat, shifted your life around, and made room for it.”
– Ann Brashares

“The only language she could speak was grief. How could he not know that?
Instead, she said, “I love you.” She did. She loved him. But even that didn’t feel like anything anymore.”
– Ann Hood

“Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a “map” for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project”
– Anne Grant

“Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way”
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“I am certain that I speak on behalf of my entire nation when I say: September 11th we are all Americans – in grief, as in defiance.”

– Benjamin Netanyahu

“Love is infinite. Grief can lead to love. Love can lead to grief. Grief is a love story told backward just as love is a grief story told backward.”
– Bridget Asher

“Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief”
– C. S. Lewis

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”
– C.S. Lewis

“They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite”
– Cassandra Clare

“But grief is a walk alone. Others can be there, and listen. But you will walk alone down your own path, at your own pace, with your sheared-off pain, your raw wounds, you denial, anger, and bitter loss. You’ll come to your own peace, hopefully, but it will be on your own, in your own time.”
– Cathy Lamb

“He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy
– Chanakya

“It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment’s grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one’s life”
– Chanakya

“Tearless grief bleeds inwardly”
Christian Nestell Bovee

“There’s a fine edge to new grief, it severs nerves, disconnects reality–there’s mercy in a sharp blade. Only with time, as the edge wears, does the real ache begin.”
– Christopher Moore

“Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.”

– Christopher Morley

“Tears are a river that takes you somewhere…Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better.”
– Clarissa Pinkola Estés

“All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one’s heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
– Cormac McCarthy

“The closest bonds we will ever know are bonds of grief. The deepest community one of sorrow.”
– Cormac McCarthy

“Her grief still burdened her, and she knew she would bear it the rest of her days.”
– Dana Fuller Ross

“If he didn’t love so deeply, he couldn’t grieve so deeply. But he’s drowning in it.”
– Dee Henderson

“Time takes away the grief of men
– Desiderius Erasmus

“We all have our sorrows, and although the exact delinaments, weight and dimensions of grief are different for everyone, the color of grief is common to us all. I know, he said, because he was human, and therefore, in a way, he did.”
– Diane Setterfield

“…with a grief no less sharp for not being intimate with its object.”
– Donna Tartt

“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”
– E.A. Bucchianeri

“Grief lasts longer than sympathy, which is one of the tragedies of the grieving.”
– Elizabeth McCracken

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