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.
Sophocles

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
Sophocles

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.
Rumi

Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
James Russell Lowell

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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?
Sophocles

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