Grief Quotes

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys. Alphonse de Lamartine

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I only really fake it anymore with sommeliers who are being really snotty to me and I don't want to take their grief and so I try to do something to kind of throw them off or put them on the defensive, even if I don't know what I'm talking about. Alton Brown

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I think you have to deal with grief in the sense that you have to recognize that you have it, and say that it's OK to have all the sadness. Ann Richards

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When grief is deepest, words are fewest. Ann Voskamp

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Perhaps grief is not about empty, but full. The full breath of life that includes death. The completeness, the cycles, the depth, the richness, the process, the continuity and the treasure of the moment that is gone the second you are aware of it. Alysia Reiner

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No one can tell you what to expect or can offer a guide to grief. Because every relationship is so unique, no two people grieve the same way. And you have no idea how you are going to grieve till you are grieving. Alysia Reiner

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Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. Anne Roiphe

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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. Alcaeus

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Grief doesn't have a plot. It isn't smooth. There is no beginning and middle and end. Ann Hood

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I feel that writers think with their noses to the ground, and the dark stuff kind of comes to me more, even though I really am sort of an upbeat guy. It's an honest descent into darkness. And you can't have the joy without the grief - it's why we listen to Mozart's 'Requiem.' Andre Dubus III

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I like pubs too, but it's hard for me to go and get proper bladdered in the way I used to. I don't want to moan about being recognised but I do get a bit of grief sometimes. Alan Davies

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When someone dies instantly, then I think the well of grief and disbelief all mixed in with it is unfathomable. And when murder is involved, that just takes it into a whole new place. There is an extra dimension you just can't compute or deal with. Andrew Buchan

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Too many people I've loved dearly have left this earth. And some I've lost are still here breathing the same air. That grief can be comparable if not worse in its consumption. Aunjanue Ellis

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One of the biggest challenges of writing for middle-grade or even young-adult readers is that I don't want to have too much violence in it - which really limits what you can do. It's important that they're not just bloodbaths or glorifying violence. I always try to show that a person who dies leaves a hole. There's grief in my books. Alane Ferguson

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Grief is a process, not a state. Anne Grant

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Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain. Anne Grant

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Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a 'map' for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project. Anne Grant

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In our culture I think most people think of grief as sadness, and that's certainly part of it, a large part of it, but there's also this thorniness, these edges that come out. Anthony Rapp

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If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief. Benjamin Disraeli

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Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life. Benjamin Disraeli

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I am certain that I speak on behalf of my entire nation when I say: September 11th we are all Americans - in grief, as in defiance. Benjamin Netanyahu

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I like big doses of grief when I read: Richard Yates, Flannery O'Connor, Kenzabaro Oe, Thomas Bernhard. Ben Marcus

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Touch'd either the Passions of Rage or Grief to a Miracle. Barton Booth

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The thing about grief is that it's a roller coaster - it's up, it's down. The emotions sometimes take over. Brent Sexton

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Pity speaks to grief More sweetly than a band of instruments. Bryan Procter

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No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C. S. Lewis

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It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life. Chanakya

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Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain. Christopher Morley

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The biggest problem is the funerals that don't exist. People call the funeral home, they pick up the body, they mail the ashes to you, no grief, no happiness, no remembrance, no nothing. That happens more often than it doesn't in the United States. Caitlin Doughty

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