Grief Quotes

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge – myth is more potent than history – dreams are more powerful than facts – hope always triumphs over experience – laughter is the cure for grief – love is stronger than death” – Robert Fulghum

“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.”

“Instead of weeping when a tragedy occurs in a songbird’s life, it sings away its grief. I believe we could well follow the pattern of our feathered friends.”

William Shakespeare (English Dramatist, Playwright and Poet, 1564-1616)

“Those things that hurt, instruct.” – Benjamin Franklin (American Statesman, Scientist, Philosopher, Printer, Writer and Inventor. 1706-1790)

“Tears are the silent language of grief” – Voltaire (French Philosopher and Writer. One of the greatest of all French authors, 1694-1778)

“One joy shatters a hundred griefs” – Chinese Proverb

“There is no grief like the grief that does not speak” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (the most popular American Poet in the 19th century, 1807-1882)

“He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it” – Turkish Proverb

“Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.” – Christian Nevell Bovee

“I spent a couple of decades composting my anger and making fertile soil out of all the debris of history that needed to decompose.”  – Leny Strobel

“The grief healing journey is processed over a lifetime.  I will support the grief seminar because I believe it is an important part of life.” – Dr. Arturo Dela Pena, Medical Director, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City

“My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow” – The Holy Bible, NIV, Job 17:7

“For with much wisdom comes much sorrow; the more knowledge, the more grief” – The Holy Bible, NIV, Ecclesiastes 1:18