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Quotes for Inspiration During Grief

While carrying your grief, you might find it hard to be inspired. Things may be feeling dull around you, or a reminder of what you are missing. May you find some inspiration today, and know that you are not alone. Keep reading for uplifting quotes of inspiration during grief.

Quotes for Inspiration During Grief

“At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.”

– Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Reimer


“Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?”

– Terry Pratchett


“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”

– J.M. Barrie


“Should you shield the valleys from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their canyons.”

– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


“Tomorrow will be beautiful,

For tomorrow comes out of the lake.”

– “Hope” by Emanuel Carnevali (short poem)


“It is not length of life, but depth of life.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


“There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone, the light remains.”


“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”

– A.A. Milne


“The pain passes, but the beauty remains.”

– Renoir


“Earth has no sorrows that heaven can’t heal.”

– Thomas Moore


“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”

– Gandhi


“Bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love. It follows marriage as normally as marriage follows courtship or as autumn follows summer.”

– C.S. Lewis


“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

– Joe Kennedy


“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

– Harriet Beecher Stow


“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”

– Aristotle Onassis


“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.”

– A.A. Milne


“Today is going to be a good day because today you’re you, and that’s enough.”

– Evan from Dear Evan Hansen


What did you think of these quotes? Let us know in the comments if you’ve connected with any or like any of these. 

You are more than you think you are. Grief is a human experience, and even if it feels like it is too much, let that be a sign that it was worth it…because you loved. You still love. You love them and always will.

Grief Support

If you need more support as you grieve, you can count on us. We have multiple grief-relief events, grief groups, and events to allow you to express your grief. We understand everyone’s grief is different to them, and it’s more than a process, rather, it is a part of you and about how you carry it with you. Grief may never go away, but the pain gets easier to handle with time. We are here for you, please contact us.

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