18 Grief Quotes

The only way to end grief was to go through it. -Holly Black

The only way to end grief was to go through it. -Holly Black

 

Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything. -C.S. Lewis

Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything. -C.S. Lewis

 

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

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

 

So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. -E.A. Bucchianeri

So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. -E.A. Bucchianeri

 

Well, everyone can master grief but he that has it. -William Shakespeare

Well, everyone can master grief but he that has it. -William Shakespeare

 

When one person is missing the whole world seems empty. -Pat Schweibert

When one person is missing the whole world seems empty. -Pat Schweibert

 

You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss. -Mandy Hale

You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss. -Mandy Hale

 

We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world–the company of those who have known suffering. -Helen Keller

We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world–the company of those who have known suffering. -Helen Keller

 

I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures. -Gail Caldwell

I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures. -Gail Caldwell

 

Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human. -Sarah Dessen

Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human. -Sarah Dessen

 

Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you. -John Green

Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you. -John Green

 

Everyone grieves in different ways. For some, it could take longer or shorter. I do know it never disappears. -Maria V. Snyder

Everyone grieves in different ways. For some, it could take longer or shorter. I do know it never disappears. -Maria V. Snyder

 

Absence is a house so vast that inside you will pass through its walls and hang pictures on the air. -Pablo Neruda

Absence is a house so vast that inside you will pass through its walls and hang pictures on the air. -Pablo Neruda

 

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. -José N. Harris

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. -José N. Harris

 

Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people. -Orson Scott Card

Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people. -Orson Scott Card

 

They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite. -Cassandra Clare

They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite. -Cassandra Clare

 

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

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

 

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. -Aeschylus

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. -Aeschylus