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  For with much wisdom comes much sorrow; the more knowledge the more grief.  
 -  Unknown

  Instead of weeping when a tragedy occurs in a songbird's life, it sings away its grief. I believe we could well follow the pattern of our feathered friends.  
 -  William Shakespeare

  The darker the night, the brighter the stars. The deeper the grief, the closer is God!  
 -  Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness  
 -  Erich Fromm

  Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it  
 -  Bible

  Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.  
 -  William Butler Yeats

  Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens the understanding, and softens the heart  
 -  John Adams

  A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him  
 -  Bible

  She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.  
 -  George Eliot

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

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

  Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.  
 -  Christian Nestell Bovee

  No one is exempt from grief.  
 -  Gregory Maguire

  Even his griefs are a joy, long after, to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured  
 -  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.  
 -  Samuel Johnson

  Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.  
 -  Seneca

  Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.  
 -  William Congreve

  There is no grief like the grief that does not speak  
 -  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

  Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys  
 -  Alphonse De Lamartine

  Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows  
 -  William Shakespeare

  What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson

  The cure for grief is motion.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard

  That grief is light which can take counsel.  
 -  Seneca

  Patch grief with proverbs  
 -  William Shakespeare

  The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, not to anticipate the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.  
 -  Buddha

  If you suppress grief too much it can well redouble  
 -  Moliere

  Tears are the silent language of grief.  
 -  Voltaire

  Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.  
 -  Samuel Johnson

  Everyone grieves in different ways. For some, it could take longer or shorter. I do know it never disappears. An ember still smolders inside me. Most days, I dont notice it, but, out of the blue, it'll flare to life.  
 -  Maria V. Snyder

  Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break.  
 -  William Shakespeare

  Grief is the price we pay for love.  
 -  Elizabeth II

  He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it.  
 -  Unknown

  Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons.  
 -  Blaise Pascal

  Grief and disappointment are like hate: they make men ugly with self-pity and bitterness. And how selfish they make us too.  
 -  Graham Greene

  Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts.  
 -  Unknown

  The end of an ox is beef, and the end of a lie is grief  
 -  African proverb

  Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.  
 -  Swedish proverb

  To bury grief plant a seed.  
 -  German proverb

  But mortal bliss will never come sincere; Pleasure may lead, but grief blow brings up the rear  
 -  Greek proverb

  All things grow with time - except grief.  
 -  Proverb

  One joy shatters a hundred griefs  
 -  Chinese proverb

  Riches are gotten with pain, kept with care, and lost with grief  
 -  Proverb

  Compare your griefs with other men's and they will seem less  
 -  Spanish proverb