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Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not. (Quote by - Xenophon)

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state to another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. (Quote by - Alexandre Dumas)

Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. (Quote by - Dan Rather)

Grief can't be shared Everyone carries it alone His own burden in his own way. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Grief is a process, not a state. (Quote by - Anne Grant)

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

In all the silent manliness of grief. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to the unseen grief That swells with silence in the tortured soul. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. (Quote by - Colette)

There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

There is a kind of euphoria of grief, a degree of madness. (Quote by - Nigella Lawson)

The end of an ox is beef, and the end of a lie is grief. (Quote by - African Proverb)

Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for the death of one woman over eighty years, but seems to contain the whole passionate rage that lurks somewhere in every native of the island. (Quote by - John Millington Synge)

Grief punts around joy. (Quote by - Jareb Teague)

The king died and then the queen died is a story The king died, and then queen died of grief is a plot. (Quote by - E M Forster)

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

Grief is itself a med'cine. (Quote by - William Cowper)

To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy; Better than the pain of thinking, Is to steep the sense in drinking. (Quote by - Alcaeus)

What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless. (Quote by - Ovid)

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep. (Quote by - Henry Maudsley)

Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit This is his grief Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve Did you never see it?Henry David Thoreau)

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free. (Quote by - Wendell Berry)

O, brothers! let us leave the shame and sin Of taking vainly in a plaintive mood, The holy name of Grief--holy herein, That, by the grief of One, came all our good. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation. (Quote by - Martha Beck)


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