25 Powerful Quotes about Overcoming Grief

Grief is a universal human experience, and it can feel like an overwhelming storm. But remember, storms pass, and so does grief.

25 Powerful Quotes about Overcoming Grief

Grieving the loss of a loved one feels different for everyone, and there’s no telling what will bring comfort on a hard day. Sometimes it’s a good memory of the one we’re missing. Grief is a heavy weight to carry and it’s also an anchor in love. It’s not something you can rush or push past. It feels so like fear that it’s hard to see how it can leave room for love.

But love finds its way through you. You learn to breathe it in and out, the love and the fear, all at the same time. You’ll find pain in letting go and hope in what you pick up. This, because you’re here to experience it all. There’s no ‘normal’ amount of time it takes for grief to pass, so it’s important to acknowledge how you’re feeling and to remember that self-care is an integral part of the healing process.

Here are 25 Powerful Quotes about Overcoming Grief

  1. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.” -Anonymous
  2. “Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.” – Sarah Dessen
  3. “Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people.” – Orson Scott Card
  4. “Only time and tears take away grief; that is what they are for.” – Terry Pratchett
  5. “The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on. When you’re faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.” – James Patterson
  6. “Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.” – J. K. Rowling
  7. “We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in the world – the company of those who have known suffering.” – Helen Keller 
  8. “Tears don’t measure weakness. They measure our need to grieve and keep loving the one we’ve lost.” – Melvina Young
  9. “Let there be happy memories that take us by surprise, welcome thoughts of the one we miss, and healing moments that fill our hearts with hope.” – Keely Chace
  10. “There’s honor in such a well-lived life…there’s healing in remembering…there’s hope in knowing love goes on forever.” – Diana Manning
  11. “Like sun through morning mist, the healing warmth of love shines through sorrow.” – Dean Walley
  12. “Each tear releases a bit of hurt, making room, little by little, for healing to take its place.” – Keely Chace
  13. “Healing is a journey with a pace of its very own. It won’t be rushed or hurried. It knows what’s right for you alone.” – Cheryl Hawkinson
  14. “In quiet moments, may healing begin. In broken places, may brightness shine in.” – Keely Chace
  15.  “Always forward. With love and remembrance, that’s how we move.” – Keion Jackson
  16. “A life well-lived is simply this…one that adds to the beauty, the goodness, and the love in the world.” – Suzanne Berry
  17.  “One good life touches another, which touches another…and we are all connected, we are all part of a thousand hearts.” – Kat Stano
  18.  “A life well-lived strengthens and lifts all of us up.” – Ellen Brenneman
  19. “That lasting connection we feel to the people we’ve loved reassures us that, in some unknowable way, love is waiting for us all.” – Lisa Riggin
  20. “Our hearts are heavy. Our love is strong.” – Jake Gahr
  21. “Their light shines still from a farther heaven.” – Melvina Young
  22. “Free at last to fly home—now in a place of peace and love.” – Melvina Young
  23. “Faith tells us that it may be the end of something beautiful…but it’s also the beginning of something glorious.” – Melvina Young
  24.  “Mourning with you, praying for you, and rejoicing that a beloved soul is now at peace.” – Melvina Young
  25.  “Grief is the waiting room. But one day hope and healing will call our/your name.” – Keely Chace



Quotes can inspire courage and hope during challenging times. Quotes can remind us that while the pain of loss is real, so are the enduring memories and love that remain. Through the words of others, we can find strength to move forward and  build a new normal after loss.


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Reavnth Goud

Reavnth Goud

Reavnth Goud is a Content writer who loves to write on Self-Improvement and nonfictional books. He enjoys more in Solitude And walking in nature.

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