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No one can keep his grieves in their prime; they use themselves up.

Emil Cioran (1911-1995) Romanian philosopher and essayist.

In all the silent manliness of grief.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.

Well has it been said that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.

Sorrow is the great idealizer.

James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) American poet, critic and editor.

Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us...

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.


Grief is light that is capable of counsel.


All things grow with time, except grief.

Jewish proverb

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.