Quotes: grief

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines; I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had seen in a vision the horrible instruments his children were to invent, he would have died of grief.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
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    Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Don't order any black things. Rejoice in his memory; and be radiant: leave grief to the children. Wear violet and purple. Be patient with the poor people who will snivel: they don't know; and they think they will live for ever, which makes death a division instead of a bond.
  • Norman Douglas
    Norman Douglas
    British Author 1868-1952
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    Every man is a solitary in his grief.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words.
  • Anne Grant
    Anne Grant
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    Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
  • Anne Grant
    Anne Grant
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    Grief is a process, not a state.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Grief is a species of idleness.
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