“Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand.” — Patti Smith, Singer

“The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” — Auguste Renoir, Artist

“Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.” — Anne Roiphe, Writer

“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher

“It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.” — Patti Davis, Actress

“Joy comes, grief goes, we not know how.” — James Russell Lowell, Poet

“I work grief and sadness out of my body when I dance, and I bring in joy and rhythm.” — Inga Muscio, Writer

“Something terrible can happen to you, and yet, the day after this something terrible, the sun still rises, and life goes on. And therefore, so must you.— Martin Short, Comedian

“Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.”
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