Quotes: grief

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  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Grief is itself a med'cine.
  • Anne Grant
    Anne Grant
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    Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a "map" for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
  • Alphonse De Lamartine
    Alphonse De Lamartine
    French Poet, Statesman, Historian 1790-1869
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    Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    Grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
    Jean de la Bruyère
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    Grief that is dazed and speechless is out of fashion: the modern woman mourns her husband loudly and tells you the whole story of his death, which distresses her so much that she forgets not the slightest detail about it.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it.
    Source: The Year of Magical Thinking (2007) 58
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
  • Roxana Robinson
    Roxana Robinson
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    Grief was an actual weight, he thought. It felt like a physical burden. You carried it with you all day, unsheddable. Your shoulders, by nightfall, felt dragged down.
    Source: This is My Daughter p.320
  • Gregory Nunn
    Gregory Nunn
    American golf player 1955-
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    Grief, and an estate, is joy understood,
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
    Joan Didion
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    Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    Hatred is the fury of those who do not share our goals, and its object is death and destruction. Anger is a grief of distortions between peers, and its object is change.
    Source: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (2012) 129
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
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    Here.
    It will blind you with tears
    like a lover.
    It will make your reflection
    a wobbling photo of grief.
    Source: Valentine, from Mean Time (1993)
  • Robert Fulghum
    Robert Fulghum
    American author and minister 1937-
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    I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - that myth is more potent than history. I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts - That hope always triumphs over experience - That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
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    I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless.