Grief Quotes

The world is full of grief and no peace but every body has a different way of ending it.
– Auliq Ice

Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
– Swami Sivananda

Some of your hurts you have cured, And the sharpest you still have survived, But what torments of grief you endured From evils which never arrived!
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one feels another’s grief, no one understands another’s joy. People imagine they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.
– Franz Schubert

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
– Kahlil Gibran

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
– Dr Samuel Johnson

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.
– William Shakespeare

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness.
– Erich Fromm

When a person is born we rejoice, and when they’re married we jubilate, but when they die we try to pretend nothing has happened.
– Margaret Mead

It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero

Grief is the price we pay for love.
– Elizabeth Barrett

Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
– Art Linkletter

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
– Mark Twain

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.
– Tryon Edwards

No man can cause more grief than that one clinging blindly to the vices of his ancestors.
– William Faulkner

It is dangerous to abandon one’s self to the luxury of grief; it deprives one of courage, and even of the wish for recovery.
– Henri Frederic Amiel

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
– Aeschylus

Only those who avoid love can avoid grief. The point is to learn from grief and remain vulnerable to love.
– John Brantner

Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured.
– Homer J Simpson

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
– Marcel Proust