Grief Quotes

Let these grief quotes remind you that we all go through it but that we all handle the loss in our own way and in our own time. May these words bring you comfort and understanding. Grief gives us feelings of sadness, heartbreak, and remorse to name only a few.

No one is immune to grief. There are those amongst us today who have grieved deeply in the past, and there are those who are grieving deeply now and sadly. All of us will grieve at some time in the future. Lorraine Kember
Future   |  

A mother feels her children's pain and understands their grief in a way that no one else in the world is able.
Familius, The Quotable Mom: Appreciation from the Greatest Minds in History
Mother   |  

Recognize that grief looks different at different ages. A very young child will not understand the permanency permanency of death and will expect Grandpa to be alive again in a day or two.
Victoria Ryan, When Your Grandparent Dies: A Child's Guide to Good Grief
Children   |  

Grief manifests in the realm of the soul, and although you may not be aware of it, you already have established mindsets regarding loss and grief.
Devra Davis, Through Grief and Beyond: What we don't get told
Attitude   |  

Those who are dying and those who care about them often have valuable gifts to offer one another. When someone you love is dying you may not see gifts, but only grief, pain, and loss. However, a dying person offers enlightening information and comfort, and in return those close at hand can help bring that person peace and recognition of life’s meaning.
Maggie Callanan; Patricia Kelley, Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Co
Giving   |  

So don't lose heart if you grieve. Every healthy human being grieves in their own way and at their own time.
Michael Dunsmore, Grief: Overcome The Loss of A Friend or Family Member - Death, Bereavement, Family Loss & Depression
Health   |  

There is no cure for grief which time does not lessen and soften.
Time   |  

He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it.
Turkish Proverb
Proverbs   |  

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Chinese Proverb
Joy   |  

The world is not full of grief and despair as we view on TV most of the time. There is good in this world that supercedes evil.
Byron Pulsifer, Each Life Is A Journey
Good   |  

Ask anyone who has lost someone close to them how their life changed after they lost their loved one, and they will tell you that the before and after their grief was so drastically different that they truly felt that they grew from the experience.
Valerie Orr, Picking Up the Pieces: Learning to Live Through Grief After the Loss of a Loved One
Change   |  

Our friend is hurting, in pain, and traveling along the road of despair and grief. But old friend, never feel that we will not gladly walk with you through these difficult times.
Byron Pulsifer, Reflection Of Life
Friend   |  

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irriates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissapte the remains of it.
Samuel Johnson
Words of Encouragement   |  

One of the most important things we can do for people who are grieving is to give them a safe place in which to experience and express their pain
J. Nelson
Experience   |  

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
George Eliot
Fear   |  

Most people move though grief at their own unique pace and many eventually find a peaceful acceptance. This does not mean that this terrible loss is "OK", but rather that one is no longer battling reality and has come to a place of acceptance of what is.
M. Barns
Peace   |  

Every one can master a grief but he that has it.
Famous   |  

Grief - Happiness is to feel that one's soul is good; there is no other, in truth, and this kind of happiness may exist even in sorrow, so that there are griefs perfable to every joy, and such as would be preferred by all those who have felt them.
Joseph Joubert
Happiness   |  

You must allow yourself to grieve your loss. What does that mean? To us, it means allowing yourself to feel those emotions, no matter how intense they may be
S. Quinn
Wise   |  

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

As much as it hurts, suppressing how you feel is like putting a lid on a pressure cooker and turning off the steam valve, eventually it will blow. By expressing your emotions, you start the healing process
M. Hunter
Communication   |  

Grief will happen in five stages. It all begins with denial; closely followed by anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. However, each human being has a different way of processing death into their minds, hearts, and souls.
Dorothea Jackson, Relationship: How to Deal with Negative Emotions - Separation, Divorce & Death
Anger   |  

When it comes to grieving many times, people cut their grieving time short because they believe that it is time to "move on." The truth is, however, that there is no set time for grieving, and you should allow yourself all the time you need to grieve your loss.
Bernice Gibson, Parents with Alzheimer’s: Best Practices in Caring for a Loved One
Believe   |  

Grief is a completely natural response to loss. It is the enduring emotions one feels when something or somebody that was loved is taken away.
A C Aseh, Grief and Bereavement: Dealing With Life After You Lost a Loved One
Love   |  

One blessing in times of grief and loss is that we can often help another person by sharing our experiences.
Betsy Duffey; Laurie Myers, The Lord is Their Shepherd: Praying Psalm 23 for Your Children
Sharing   |  

The heart of the Father grieves over His people who have not loved what He loves. They do not love Him nor what He loves because they do not know Him.
Derek Townsend, For The Love Of Truth: Possessing Your Eternal Life
God   |  

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