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Grief Quotes


These are some of the best 'Grief' quotations and sayings.

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But prolonged grief can be detrimental.

Every one can master a grief but he that has it.

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.

Give sorrow words. - The grief that does not speak, whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.

Great grief makes sacred those upon whom its hand is laid. - Joy may elevate, ambition glorify, but only sorrow can consecrate.

Grief hallows hearts even while it ages heads.

Grief is itself a med'cine.

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

Grief should be like joy, majestic, sedate, confirming, cleansing, equable, making free, strong to consume small troubles, to command great thoughts, grave thoughts, thoughts lasting to the end.

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of water.

If the internal griefs of every man could be read, written on his forehead, how many who now excite envy, would appear to be objects of pity?

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.

Just as you grieve if a friend is killed, you should grieve if a fictional character is killed. You should care. If somebody dies and you just go get more popcorn, it's a superficial experience isn't it? See quote detail

Light troubles speak; the weighty are struck dumb.

Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead; excessive grief the enemy of the living.

Never does a man know the force that is in him till some mighty affection or grief has humanized the soul.

No grief is so acute but that time ameliorates it.

Some grief shows much of love; but much of grief shows still some want of wit.

Sorrow's best antidote is employment.

Sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things.


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