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600 Inspirational Grief Quotes: Sympathy For Loss Of A Loved One

1. “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.” – J.R.R. Tolkien


2. “Tears are the silent language of grief.” – Voltaire


3. “I will not hide my grief, as I did not hide my love.”– Anonymous


4. “It is not length of life, but depth of life.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson


5. “Death occurs in unexpected times.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


6. Unmeasured by the flight of years;


7. Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day... unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear. — Unknown


8. “We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”– Anne L. de Stael


9. There’s not a day that goes by that we don’t think of you.


10. Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face. I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself. – Nicholas Sparks


11. “Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.”– Laura Ingles Wilder


12. “There's a fine edge to new grief, it severs nerves, disconnects reality--there's mercy in a sharp blade. Only with time, as the edge wears, does the real ache begin.” ― Christopher Moore


13. “I am because you were.” — Unknown


14. “Death never pierces the heart so much as when it takes someone we love; cleaving the heart they held with their passing.”― Brandon M. Herbert


15. “The heaviness of loss in her heart hadn’t eased, but there was room there for humor, too.” – Nalo Hopkinson


16. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” – José N. Harris


17. “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” — Rumi


18. “You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.” – Mahatma Gandhi


19. “The loss is unmeasurable but so is the love left behind.” – Unknown


20. “Should you shield the valleys from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their canyons.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


21. “You believe you could not live with the pain. Such pain is not lived with. It is only endured. I am sorry.” ― Erin Morgenstern


22. “Of course, losing my father was traumatic. I was an only child. But from the time my father died, my general theme in life has been to turn adversity into opportunity.” – Thomas G. Stemberg


23. “Losing people you love affects you. It is buried inside of you and becomes this big, deep hole of ache. It doesn’t magically go away, even when you stop officially mourning.” – Carrie Jones


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