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    Quotations about Grief

    • It is light grief that can take counsel.
    • Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
    • Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
    • Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured.
      The Odyssey, by Homer
    • While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
    • The only cure for grief is action.
    • I just realized that there's going to be a lot of painful times in life, so I better learn to deal with it the right way.
      South Park, Raisins, 2003, by Trey and Matt Stone Parker
    • What's gone and what's past help Should be past grief.
      "The Winter's Tale", Act 3 scene 2, by William Shakespeare
    • Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
      Antigone, by Sophocles
    • The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
      Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles
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