Grief Quotes and Sayings
The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
The deeper the grief, the closer is God!
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Anyone who has lost a loved one knows that you don’t recover. Instead, you learn to incorporate their absence and memories into your life and channel your emotional energy toward others, and eventually, your grief will walk beside you instead of consuming you.
Grieving is a necessary passage and a difficult transition to finally letting go of sorrow – it is not a permanent rest stop.
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
– James Russell Lowell
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
They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.
– Cassandra Clare
No one can keep his griefs in their prime; they use themselves up.
– E.M. Cioran
In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief.
– Emily Giffin
Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.
– Sarah Dessen
My grief was cold. It was nothing to share. It was nothing to speak about, nothing to feel.
– Alice Hoffman
If he didn’t love so deeply, he couldn’t grieve so deeply. But he’s drowning in it.
– Dee Henderson
Grief was like a seizure that shook me like a storm.
– Patricia Cornwell
Which would you choose if you could:pleasure for yourself despite your friends or a share in their grief?