11 Uplifting Quotes About Grief & Bereavement to Help You Cope

Monday, July 13, 2020

Times must be incredibly difficult right now and that is okay. Grief can take many forms and manifest in different ways which make it a difficult obstacle to overcome. There is no one way to vanquish grief.

There are, however, many ways that can bring you closer to the light at the end of the tunnel. One of those ways is quotes by others that have felt loss. Here are a few inspiring quotes about grief to help you cope as you make this journey.

Emily Dickinson

Once an American poet and an important figure in early American literature, Emily Dickinson wrote about grief and loss often. She once said,

“Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.”

The love shared between two people is powerful enough to transcend the two worlds, thus keeping the spirit and soul of your loved ones are alive in you.

Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist who also wrote poetry and plays.  While his specialty was literature and history, his wisdom can also be found in his words.

“Death - the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.”

Let this remind you that those lost are never truly gone. They are simply elsewhere, somewhere better, and they are watching over you, never gone.

Elizabeth Berrien

This quote comes from the author of Creative Grieving. She says,

“We never truly get over a loss, but we can move forward and evolve from it.”

Try to look at life as a long, seemingly endless road. You have free passage, but occasionally there are some roadblocks. Each one is different and you don’t know how to overcome it.

Eventually and with some time, you will learn how to overcome this obstacle and you will grow from that experience. That roadblock will then be another pen stroke in the story that is your life.

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss, the childhood legend, was clever with words but his wisdom always rang through.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

As endless as it may seem, life is far too short to stay stuck in one place. You will know when it is time to leave behind the grief and embrace the happiness provided to you from the memories of when it was great.

David J. Searls

The author of Yellow Moon, David J. Searls once said,

“Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.”

Too often we consider what we cannot see as the end or as nonexistent. But really, we don’t know what is truly beyond. We can take our best guesses, but we’ll never truly know.

Quotes About Grief Can Help You Cope

Suffering a loss is not an easy task, but you don’t have to do it alone. These quotes about grief can help you cope and may inspire you.

For more articles that can help you deal with your grief, feel free to check out the rest of our blog. If you would like to look into planning a funeral for a loved one, come to us to request a consultation.

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