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The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward. (Quote by - Henry Ford)

Tears are the silent language of grief. (Quote by - Voltaire)

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing not healing, not curing that is a friend who cares. (Quote by - Henri Nouwen)

The purpose of a funeral service is to comfort the living. It is important at a funeral to display excessive grief. This will show others how kind-hearted and loving you are and their improved opinion of you will be very comforting. (Quote by - J O'Rourke)

Grief. The pain now is part of the happiness then. That's the deal. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

And remember, it's also very funny, because side by side with grief lies joy. (Quote by - Fran Drescher)

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

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. (Quote by - Harriet Beecher Stowe)

I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer. (Quote by - Colette)

Great grief does not of itself put an end itself. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Oh Martin Sometimes your voice was the thunder..Sometimes it was the falling rain. Always it burst our hearts asunder and made them vibrate.. empathic in pain. (Quote by - Saiom Shriver)

The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

Were floods of tears to be unloosed In tribute to my grief, The doves of Noah ne'er had roost Nor found an olive-leaf. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. (Quote by - Jan Glidewell)

Man, when he does not grieve, hardly exists. (Quote by - Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin)

Oh, well has it been said, that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak!. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward. (Quote by - Johann G Hamann)

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment Thus one should discard attachment to be happy. (Quote by - Chanakya)

To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot; to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own. (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. (Quote by - Anne Bradstreet)

The pain passes, but the beauty remains. (Quote by - Pierre Auguste Renoir)

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

It works both ways: there are victims of tragedy who come to me who have experienced grief of such magnitude that they cannot reconcile Likewise, I cannot change the mentality of those who committed the crimes or the fools who followed them. (Quote by - Paddy Ashdown)

Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief, rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians returned to it and recognized their slaughtered warriors, women, and children. (Quote by - John Gibbon)


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