Grief Quotes and Sayings
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
My grief was cold. It was nothing to share. It was nothing to speak about, nothing to feel.
– Alice Hoffman
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
– C.S. Lewis
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
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.
– Cassandra Clare
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
Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.
– John Green
I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.
– J.R.R. Tolkien
Grief is a species of idleness.
– Samuel Johnson
The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
The deeper the grief, the closer is God!
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow