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“Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.”
~Euripides~


“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.”
~Euripides~

"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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