Quotes About Grief

For certain is death for the born and certain is birth for the dead; therefore over the inevitable thou shalt not grieve.
Bhagavad Gita 2:27

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Antoine Rivarol

Easy-crying widows take new husbands soonest; there’s nothing like wet weather for transplanting.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.

Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted.  Said a wise man to one in deep sorryow, “I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction.”
Tyron Edwards

I am always grieved when a man of real talents dies, for the world needs such men more than heaven does.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
Joni Mitchell

Grief is so selfish.
Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Grief and greed are as inextricably entwined as love and marriage should be.
Ann Kent

There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
Logan Pearsall Smith

Grief is itself a med’cine.
William Cowper

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe



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