Grief Quotations

Grief Quotations

Grief is the pain that draws you closer to the heart of God … and the bond that keeps you there. ~ NS

Grief is Love’s unwillingness to let go.  ~Unknown

Grief is like living two lives. One is where you “pretend” everything is alright, and the other is where your heart silently screams in pain. ~Unknown

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

As long as I live, you will live.
As long as I live, you will be remembered.
As long as I live, you will be loved. ~Unknown

Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was deep love.  ~Unknown

Grief is like the ocean; it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim. ~Vicki Harrison

Grief never ends … But it changes. It’s a passage not a place to stay. Grief is not a weakness nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love. ~Unknown

Grief is not a disorder, a disease or sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve. ~Earl Grollman

Grief is the price we pay for love. ~Queen Elizabeth II

Grief is a walk alone. Others can be there, and listen. But you will walk alone down your own path, at your own pace, with your sheared-off pain, your raw wounds, your denial, anger, and bitter loss. You’ll come to your own peace, hopefully … but it will be on your own time. ~Cathy Lamb

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 messengers of overwhelming grief … and unspeakable love. ~Washington Irving

Grief changes us. The pain sculpts us into someone who understands more deeply, hurts more often, appreciates more quickly, cries more easily, hopes more desperately and loves more openly. ~Unknown

When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million words. ~Thelma Davis

Grief is the kind of heartache you can feel in your bones. ~Unknown

The family that grieves together … heals together ~Unknown

I have learned that grief is another name for love ~Unknown

When someone dies, you don’t get over your Grief by forgetting. You get over your Grief by remembering.  ~Pat Schwiebert

Grief is like a long valley, a winding valley where any bend may reveal a totally new landscape. ~C.S. Lewis

Grief is not linear – it doesn’t start strong and taper off with time. Rather, it is like a storm that grows smaller or larger in the same day … and often within hours. ~Unknown

The capacity to grieve is a much a part of us as the capacity to love. ~Unknown

Healing though grief is not about learning how to STOP missing you. It is about learning to live my life WHILE missing you. ~Unknown

Grief is the courage to feel the loss one day at a time – even when you think you can no longer stand it.  ~Unknown

Grief isn’t something you get over … It’s something you go through. ~Alan Pedersen

You don’t get over it, you get through it … It doesn’t get better, it gets different … Everyday, just like me, Grief puts on a new face. ~Unknown

Before you tell a grieving parent to be grateful for the children they have, think about which one of yours you could live without.  ~Unknown

The wait of loss can never go away but we learn to carry It. ~Unknown

Grief is only really just love. It is the love you want to give, but cannot. Grief is just love with no place to go. ~Unknown

There is no way around grief … only through. Know that you are in the hand of God and you are never alone.  ~Mary Davis

Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place. ~Sarah Dessen

But in all of the sadness, when you’re feeling that your heart is empty, and lacking, you’ve got to remember that grief isn’t the absence of love. Grief is the proof that love is still there. ~Tessa Shaffer

Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o’er wrought heart and bids it break.  ~Shakespeare

When the links of life are broken and a child has to part, there is nothing that will ever heal a parent’s broken heart.  ~Unknown

Grief is a pain so deep that it can’t be spoken. Grief is a pain that goes on and on. ~Unknown

We talk about them, not because we’re stuck or because we haven’t moved on, but we talk about then because we are theirs, and they are ours and no passage of time will ever change that. ~Unknown

Grieving is like having broken ribs. On the outside you look fine but with every breath, it hurts.  ~Unknown

If you have lost a child, then you understand more about hell than anyone could possibly be expected to know.~ From the Book: Grieving Dads

For those who understand, no explanation is needed. For those who do not understand, no explanation is possible. ~Unknown

My grief journey has no one destination. I will never get over it. The understanding that I don’t have to be done is liberating. I will mourn this death for the rest of my life. Alan D Wolfelt

What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us. ~Helen Keller

Grief is like an earthquake. The first one hits you and the world falls apart. Even after you put the world together again there are aftershocks, and you never really know when those will come. ~Unknown

Most women say there is no greater pain than to bear a child. I say there is no greater pain than to bury one. ~Unknown

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but love leaves a memory that no one can steal. ~Unknown

Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.  ~Matthew 5:4

Grieving the loss of a child is a process. It begins on the day your child passes and ends on the day you join them. ~B.J. Karrer

People in grief need someone to walk with them without judging them.  ~Gail Sheehy

When grief is deepest, words are fewest. ~Ann Voskamp

A wife who loses a husband is called a widow.
A husband who loses a wife is called a widower.
A child who loses his parents is called an orphan.
There is no word for a parent who loses a child.
That’s how awful the loss is. ~Jay Neugeboren

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