Quotes by 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.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    It is only after the deepest darkness that the greatest light can come; it is only after extreme grief that the greatest joy can come.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
  • 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 Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
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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
    Scottish poet and author 1755-1838
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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
    Scottish poet and author 1755-1838
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    Grief is a process, not a state.
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