Grief is not a disorder, a disease or sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.— Earl A Grollman
Lust Mourning Death quotations
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.
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
Cease, man, to mourn, to weep, to wail;
Enjoy thy shining hour of sun; We dance along Death's icy brink, But is the dance less full of fun?
I feel a strong immortal hope, which bears my mournful spirit up beneath its mountain load; redeemed from death, and grief, and pain, I soon shall find my [child] again within the arms of God.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
One rational voice is dumb: over a grave The household of Impulse mourns one dearly loved. Sad is Eros, builder of cities, And weeping anarchic Aphrodite.
Tears are God's gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.
Grief that is dazed and speechless is out of fashion: the modern woman mourns her husband loudly and tells you the whole story of his death, which distresses her so much that she forgets not the slightest detail about it.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.
A human life is a story told by God.
The attitude of mourning is a faithless attitude, an ignorant attitude.
The more we know, the more fully we shall trust, for we shall feel with utter certainty that we and our dead are alike in the hands of perfect Power and perfect Wisdom, directed by perfect Love.
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.
The living all find death unpleasant;
men mourn over it. And yet, what is death, but the unbending of the bow and its return to its case?
I should like to abolish funerals; the time to mourn a person is at his birth, not his death.
O my Blessed God! let me climb up near to Him, and love, and long, and plead, and wrestle, and strech after Him, and for deliverence from the body of sin and death. Alas! my soul mourned to think i should ever lose sight of its Beloved again. O come, Lord Jesus, amen.
A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death.
Quotes about Life Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.
Every time someone in your life dies, you realize you're not invincible and you have to wonder if we're celebrating life or if we're mourning a death.
I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.
Survivors do not mourn together. They each mourn alone, even when in the same place. Grief is the most solitary of all feelings. Grief isolates, and every ritual, every gesture, every embrace, is a hopeless effort to break through that isolation. None of it works. The forms crumble and dissolve. To face death is to stand alone.
Cherish what is dearest while you have it near you, and wait not till it is far away. Blind and deaf that we are; oh, think, if thou yet love anybody living, wait not till death sweep down the paltry little dust clouds and dissonances of the moment, and all be made at last so mournfully clear and beautiful, when it is too late.
None mourn more ostentatiously over the death of Germanicus than those who most rejoice at it [a death].
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
When people see the terrible scenes of violence on television, when we mourn the death of each and every American man and woman in uniform or a civilian that's killed in Iraq, that it's hard to see the progress that's being made and it's hard to believe that this is all going to come out for the better.
Nature's law, That man was made to mourn.
Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! O Death, the poor man's dearest friend, The kindest and the best!
The stars are not wanted now, put out every one Pack up the moon & dismantle the sun.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.
Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death the memory be green.
From the onset, I saw victims on both ends of the gun.
I will mourn my son's death for the rest of my life. Now, however, my grief has been transformed into a powerful commitment to change. Change is urgently needed in a society where children kill children.
One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
When mourning the loss of our departed friends, I cannot help but think that in every death there is a birth; the spirit leaves the body dead to us, and passes to the other side of the veil alive to that great and noble company that are also working for the accomplishment of the purpose of God, in the redemption and salvation of a fallen world.
Alas, how can we help but mourn When hero bosoms yield their breath! A century itself may bear But once the flower of such a death.
Where do we record the passing of wildlife? Who mourns the silent deaths of the small?
Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.
Language, at least, may give up the secrets of life and death, leading us through the maze to the original Word as monster or angel, to the mournful place where we may meet Job and hear his cry, 'How long will you vex my soul and break me in pieces with words?
And yet, I suppose you mourn the loss or the death of what you thought your life was, even if you find your life is better after. You mourn the future that you thought you'd planned.
This is a lifetime of good-byes. In our time, we will say good-bye to cherished people, things, and ideas. Eventually, we say good-bye to life itself with our death. Learn to say a good good-bye. Allow yourself to mourn each loss. As with a physical wound, the body has its own schedule for healing. It will tell you when it has healed.
Let me say and not mourn: the world lives in the death of speech and sings there.
Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to Death, in silent darkness born, Relieve my languish and restore the light; With dark forgetting of my care return. And let the day be time enough to mourn The shipwreck of my ill adventured youth: Let waking eyes suffice to wail their scorn Without the torment of the night's untruth.