Favorite Quotations ~  Grief Doing Good

"Between grief and nothing I will take grief." ~ William Faulkner

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All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them. ~ Isak Dinesen

Ah, woe is me! Winter is come and gone./But grief returns with the revolving year. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, Adonis

Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us. ~ Steve Tyler

Talking about your feeling with someone who is willing to listen can be enormously consoling, especially if that person has experienced a death similar to the one you are grieving. ~ Candy Lightner, Giving Sorrow Words: How to Cope with Grief

And you would accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted that seasons that pass over your fields and you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief. ~ Kahlil Gibran

Even for the dead I will not bind my soul to grief, death cannot long divide; for is it not as if the rose that climbed my garden wall had bloomed the other side? ~ Alice Cary

Everyone can master a grief but he that has it. ~ William Shakespeare

Gentle time will heal our sorrows. ~ Sophocles

Nobody ever told me that grief felt so like fear. ~ C.S. Lewis

Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. ~ Mark Twain

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