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Here is the beginning of our collection of the best grief quotes.

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. ~author unknown

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. ~Kahlil Gibran

Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. ~author unknown

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

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

Tears are the silent language of grief. ~Voltaire

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Every one can master a grief but he that has it. ~William Shakespeare

I measure every grief I meet with narrow, probing eyes - I wonder if it weighs like mine - or has an easier size. ~Emily Dickinson

Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief? ~William Blake

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

If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble. ~Moliere

One often calms one's grief by recounting it. ~Pierre Corneille

Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength. ~Ovid

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. ~Henri Nouwen

If tears could build a stairway,
And memories a lane,
I'd walk right up to Heaven
And bring you home again. ~Author Unknown

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. ~Washington Irving

While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor

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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. - Irish headstone Rhyming flow and sentiment makes this easy to remember. …

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