Monday, May 02, 2005

Grief Quotes

Man, when he does not grieve, hardly exists.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin Sorrow makes us all children again - destroys all differences of intellect.  The wisest know nothing.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson No one can keep his griefs in their prime; they use themselves up.  ~E.M. Cioran Grief is a species of idleness.  ~Samuel Johnson We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.  ~Kenji Miyazawa Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.  ~From the television show The Wonder Years If you're going through hell, keep going.  ~Winston Churchill We acquire the strength we have overcome.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.  ~Lou Reed, "Magic and Loss" Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.  ~Dan Rather You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.  ~Jan Glidewell There are things that we don't want to happen but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn, and people we can't live without but have to let go.  ~Author Unknown If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.  ~Moliere Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.  ~Marcus Aurelius, Meditations In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can h


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