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What are the best bereavement quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is bereavement!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Iris Murdoch, Jane Welsh Carlyle or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous bereavement quote.

Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved. — Iris Murdoch

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother. — Jane Welsh Carlyle

There are confessable agonies, sufferings of which one can positively be proud. Of bereavement, of parting, of the sense of sin and the fear of death the poets have eloquently spoken. They command the world's sympathy. But there are also discreditable anguishes, no less excruciating than the others, but of which the sufferer dare not, cannot speak. The anguish of thwarted desire, for example. — Aldous Huxley

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. — Henri Nouwen

If, as I can't help suspecting, the dead also feel the pains of separation (and this may be one of their purgatorial sufferings), then for both lovers, and for all pairs of lovers without exception, bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love. — C. S. Lewis

Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died. — Peter Ustinov

Widows are divided into two classes -- the bereaved and relieved. — Victor Robinson

Widows are divided into two classes; the bereaved and the relieved. — Victor Robinson