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I'm having an ongoing challenge to see my work outside myself. Till recently, I couldn't address this without getting emotional, so this is a breakthrough. Not dancing is a bereavement - losing the thing that's so much part of your identity. (Quote by - Michael Clark)

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they say unto you, Thou land devourest up men, and hast bereaved thy nations: / Therefore thou shalt devour men no more, neither bereave thy nations any more, saith the Lord GOD. (Quote by - Bible)

Despite costing in excess of Ä 1 million per annum to provide, the continuation and availability of the home care, day care and bereavement support services have been ensured largely by the generosity and support of the people of Galway. Without this support, these services would simply cease to exist. (Quote by - Michael Craig)

On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

For precious friends hid in death's dateless night. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow. (Quote by - Edith Wharton)

A grave is braced not just by a tombstone but by angels as well. (Quote by - Adabella Radici)

Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth-- that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. (Quote by - Socrates)

Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God; if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove. (Quote by - Dean Inge)

If, as I can't help suspecting, the dead also feel the pains of separation (and this may be one of their purgatorial sufferings), then for both lovers, and for all pairs of lovers without exception, bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love. (Quote by - C. S. Lewis)

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. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

A human life is a story told by God. (Quote by - Hans Christian Andersen)

CONDOLE, v.i. To show that bereavement is a smaller evil than sympathy. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. (Quote by - John Taylor)

They tell me, Lucy, thou art dead, That all of thee we loved and cherished Has with thy summer roses perished; And left, as its young beauty fled, An ashen memory in its stead. (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

Tears are Godís gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. (Quote by - Rita Schiano)

And I will fan them with a fan in the gates of the land; I will bereave them of children, I will destroy my people since they return not from their ways. (Quote by - Bible)

Watson quoted himself to the writers, telling them what he writes in notes of bereavement to others. May the memories of the one who has passed on fill the void that they left, .. There's another poem, by St. Augustine, that says, 'Don't cry for me but remember the most important things of my life and what I represented in my life and make that your memory of me, not my death.' I think that's important. We have grief. I'm sure I'll cry. I'll cry a lot before it's over. (Quote by - Tom Watson)

Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life, an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love. (Quote by - Dean Inge)

The people who will be his judge is not God, it will be the families of the bereaved British soldiers and it will be the families of the bereaved innocent Iraqis who have all been slaughtered in this totally unnecessary conflict. (Quote by - Reg Keys)

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, particularly her two sons, and with all the families bereaved in this quite appalling tragedy. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death. (Quote by - Elisabeth KnBler-Ross )

When he shall die Take him and cut him out in little stars And he will make the face of heav'n so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun. (Quote by - William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet)

Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness. (Quote by - John Milton)


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