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"The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares."

grief quote by Henri Nouwen

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"The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief -But the pain of griefIs only a shadowWhen compared with the painOf never risking love."

grief quote by Hilary Zunin

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"The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom."

grief quote by Kahlil Gibran

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"The only thing grief as taught me is to know how shallow it is."

grief quote by Anonymous

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"There is immunity in reading, immunity in formal society, in office routine, in the company of old friends and in the giving of officious help to strangers, but there is no sanctuary in one bed from the memory of another. The past with its anguish will break through every defense-line of custom and habit; we must sleep and therefore we must dream."

grief quote by Cyril Connolly

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"Those dreams are carried by the families of those astronauts who, even in grief, have urged that America go on with our space program,"

grief quote by Anonymous

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

grief quote by Anonymous

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"Weep not, my wanton, smile upon my knee;/ When thou art old there's grief enough for thee. / Mother's wag, pretty boy, / Father's sorrow, father's joy."

grief quote by Robert Greene

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"While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till grief be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it."

grief quote by Samuel Johnson

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"Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates."

grief quote by Samuel Johnson

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"With grief and outrage, I have heard of the terrible attacks in Madrid this morning. I am horrified at the high number of deaths and injured. I ask you to convey our sympathy to the victims' families and the Spanish nation. Those who were injured, I wish a speedy and complete recovery."

grief quote by Gerhard Schroeder

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"Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief."

grief quote by Joseph Addison

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"Other than that, I've taken grief my whole life over the way I played and this and that. I let the criticism roll of my back and use it to get better."

grief quote by Bob Golic

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"Take one fresh and tender kiss Add one stolen night of bliss One girl, one boy, some grief,some joy Memories are made of this."

grief quote by Johnny Cash

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"Once in a stately passion / I cried with desperate grief,/ 'O Lord, my heart is black with guile,/ Of sinners I am chief.'"

grief quote by James Thomson

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"So We responded to him and delivered him from the grief and thus do We deliver the believers."

grief quote by quran quran

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"It's a bad thing to even speculate about. I don't want to cause any more grief for those people right now. It isn't the right thing to do."

grief quote by Pat Lynch

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"January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the bier, march with grief doth howl and rave, and April weeps -- but, O ye hours! Follow with May's fairest flowers."

grief quote by Anonymous

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"It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness."

grief quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

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"Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief."

grief quote by Anonymous

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"If you suppress grief too much it can well redouble"

grief quote by Moliere

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"Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose grief is true"

grief quote by Horace

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"Good grief, Charlie Brown,"

grief quote by Sarah Kendall

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"Every one can master a grief but he that has it"

grief quote by Anonymous

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"He that is thy friend indeed, He will help thee in thy need: If thou sorrow, he will weep; If thou wake, he cannot sleep: Thus of every grief in heart He with thee does bear a part. These are certain signs to know Faithful friend from flattering foe."

grief quote by Anonymous

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"Tears are the silent language of grief."

grief quote by Voltaire

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"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."

grief quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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"The only cure for grief is action."

grief quote by George Henry Lewes

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"For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear."

grief quote by Lord Byron

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"...nobody has the right to manipulate anybody or to impress anybody with his stronger personality, not even for the other's imagined good, for nobody can know what that good is. This is courtesy rather than callousness, for the other's dignity is thus acknowledged, or the dignity of his grief is respected. If and when he is ready, the other will of himself reach out for consolation and feel free to ask for a hand to point out the way."

grief quote by Imgard Schloegl

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"'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow."

grief quote by William Shakespeare

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"After an eternity of seeking the sudden threshold of seeing and finding leaves one filled with a strange paradox of ecstasy and grief. I was born to see."

grief quote by Joy Page

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"Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly -- hurt, bitterness, grief and, most of all, fear."

grief quote by Joan Rivers

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"At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds."

grief quote by Michael Dorris

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"Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain"

grief quote by Christopher Morley

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"Being a man, ne'er ask the gods for a life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long."

grief quote by Menander

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"Count not thyself to have found true peace, if thou hast felt no grief nor that then all is well if thou hast no adversary nor that this is perfect, if all things fall out according to thy desire."

grief quote by Honore---@--- de Balzac

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"Death is as casual-and often as unexpected-as birth. It is as difficult to define grief as joy. Each is finite. Each will fade."

grief quote by Jim

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"Don't be sad, don't be angry, if life deceives you Submit to your grief -- your time for joy will come, believe me."

grief quote by Alekandr Sergeyevick Pushkin

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"Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?"

grief quote by Henry David Thoreau

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"Every winter, When the great sun has turned his face away, The earth goes down into a vale of grief, And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables, Leaving her wedding-garlands to decay-- Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses."

grief quote by Charles Kingsley

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"For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief."

grief quote by Fernandez de Andrada

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"For aesthetics is the mother of ethics. Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their political programs, there would be much less grief on earth. I believe-not empirically, alas, but only theoretically-that for someone who has read a lot of Dickens to shoot his like in the name of an idea is harder than for someone who has read no Dickens."

grief quote by Joseph Brodsky

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"For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief."

grief quote by Sallust

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"For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses."

grief quote by Dante

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"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."

grief quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

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"Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief."

grief quote by Joseph Addison

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"Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot."

grief quote by George Herbert

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"Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver."

grief quote by Sophocles

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"Grief shared is half grief; Joy shared is double joy."

grief quote by Honduran Proverb

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"Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys."

grief quote by Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine

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"Grief is the price we pay for love."

grief quote by Queen Elizabeth II

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"Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life."

grief quote by Benjamin Disraeli

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"Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life."

grief quote by Benjamin Disraeli

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"Grief is a species of idleness."

grief quote by Samuel Johnson

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"Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone, his own burdens, his own way."

grief quote by Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh

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"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with"

grief quote by Mark Twain

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

grief quote by Mark Twain

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

grief quote by Mark Twain

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"Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end."

grief quote by George W. Bush

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"Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself."

grief quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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"Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind"

grief quote by Marcel Proust

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"Hold no man responsible for what he says in his grief."

grief quote by The Talmud

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"I believe that its most important function is in the formation of attachment. If we did not suffer enough loss to fear it, we could not love intensely."

grief quote by Andrew Soloman

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"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death."

grief quote by Robert

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"If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief."

grief quote by Benjamin Disraeli

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"I’ll fight when needed, revel when there’s an occasion, mourn when there is grief, and die if my time comes… but I won’t let anyone use me against my will."

grief quote by Christopher Paolini

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"If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself."

grief quote by Horace

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"It is light grief that can take counsel."

grief quote by Anonymous

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"January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the bier, march with grief doth howl and rave, and April weeps - but, O ye hours! Follow with May's fairest flowers."

grief quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley

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"Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another."

grief quote by Joseph Addison

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"Man is more himself, man is more manlike, when joy is the fundamental thing in him, and grief the superficial."

grief quote by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

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"No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear."

grief quote by C. S. Lewis

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"No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear."

grief quote by C. S. Lewis

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"Passion is the source of our finest moments, the joy of love, the clarity of hatred, and the ectasy of grief."

grief quote by Ty King

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"People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland... An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given."

grief quote by Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett

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"People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given."

grief quote by Sue Grafton

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"Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance."

grief quote by Robert Frost

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"Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief."

grief quote by Publilius Syrus

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"Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength."

grief quote by Ovid

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"Sweet is a grief well ended."

grief quote by Aeschylus

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"That grief is light which can take counsel."

grief quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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"The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy"

grief quote by Robert Burns

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

grief quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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"The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove."

grief quote by Samuel Johnson

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"The king died and then the queen died is a story. The king died, and then queen died of grief is a plot."

grief quote by E. M. Forster

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"The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair; and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater."

grief quote by J.R.R. Tolkien

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"There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music."

grief quote by George Eliot

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

grief quote by Aeschylus

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"Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings."

grief quote by Homer

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"Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings."

grief quote by Homer

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"What importance can we attach to the things of this world? Friendship? It disappears when the one who is liked comes to grief, or the one who likes becomes powerful. Love? it is deceived, fleeting, or guilty. Fame? You share it with mediocrity or crime. Fortune? Could that frivolity be counted a blessing? All that remains are those so-called happy days that flow past unnoticed in the obscurity of domestic cares, leaving man with the desire neither to lose his life nor to begin it over."

grief quote by Chateaubriand

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"What greater grief than the loss of one's native land."

grief quote by Euripides

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"What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless."

grief quote by Ovid

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"What though the radiance which was once so bright
Be not forever taken from my sight,
Though nothing can bring back the hour
Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower;
Grief not, rather find,
Strength in what remains behind,
In the primal sympathy
Which having been must ever be,
In the soothing thoughts that spring
Out of Human suffering,
In the faith that looks through death
In years that bring philophic mind."


grief quote by William Wordsworth

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"When griping grief the heart doth wound,
and doleful dumps the mind opresses,
then music, with her silver sound,
with speedy help doth lend redress."


grief quote by William Shakespeare

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"When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress."

grief quote by William Shakespeare

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"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares."

grief quote by Henri Nouwen

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"Whoever finds love
beneath hurt and grief
disappears into emptiness
with a thousand new disguises."


grief quote by Jelaluddin Rumi

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"Winter is come and gone,
But grief returns with the revolving year."


grief quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley

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"Every woman suffers from the informal period of nature in every month that causes the anger, grief, discomfort, stress and strange behaviour. Most of the people even the doctors are unaware of such connected terms."

grief quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Words may do not reflect one's real feeling, with your vision and heart see and feel anyone's grief and pain."

grief quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"To live is to love, to love is to live. To love is to grieve, to grieve is to live, in loving we will grieve, and grief is merely part of living."

grief quote by Dr Nash

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"FRIEND whenever you are upset come to me i will take, all your pain and never let you down in grief again."

grief quote by mahima

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"Love is evil, harsh and painful; Death is relief for all the grief"

grief quote by Alcin Julie

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"In love never enquire for anything because every enquiry will give you grief when you will know that his or her love for you was just an enquiry of your feelings."

grief quote by King Kuldeep

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