Grief Quotes and Sayings
Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can’t even cry.
- Charles Bukowski
Grief is love turned into an eternal missing.
- Rosamund Lupton
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland
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
Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.
- Sarah Dessen
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
- George Eliot
Which would you choose if you could:pleasure for yourself despite your friends or a share in their grief?
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
Grief was like a seizure that shook me like a storm.
- Patricia Cornwell
If he didn’t love so deeply, he couldn’t grieve so deeply. But he’s drowning in it.
- Dee Henderson
My grief was cold. It was nothing to share. It was nothing to speak about, nothing to feel.
- Alice Hoffman
Grief is itself a medicine.
– William Cowper
In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief.
- Emily Giffin
Even hundredfold grief is divisible by love.
- Terri Guillemets
No one can keep his griefs in their prime; they use themselves up.
~ E.M. Cioran