Sunday, 7 October 2012

Grief


Dont grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. - Mevlana Rumi

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not. - Xenophon

Grief cant be shared. Everyone carries it alone; His own burden in his own way. - Anne Lindbergh

Grief drives men to serious reflection, sharpens the understanding and softens the heart. - John Adams

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

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. - Sophocles 

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

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

Never does a man know the force that is in him till some mighty affliction or grief has humanized the soul. - Frederick William Robertson

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

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. - Christian Nestell Bovee

The only cure for grief is action. - George Henry Lewes

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. - Henry Wordsworth

There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften. - Cicero

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. - Euripides

Whats gone and whats past help should be past grief. - Shakespeare

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