English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "grief"

The entire nation is grieving the death of their PresidentWar causes a lot of grief to the families of victims.

The entire nation is grieving the death of their President.

He was grievously injured in the battle, and later died in hospital.

The woman was overcome with grief at the sight of her dead son.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that one joy scatters a hundred griefs.

There is a Jewish proverb which states that all things grow with time, except grief.

The union is grieving the case of someone who was fired for refusing to work overtime.

John Adams once said that grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens understanding, and softens the heart.

Mark Twain once observed that grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Xenephon once noted that excess of grief for the deceased is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.

Mark Twain once joked, Why is it that we rejoice at a birth, and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

William Cowper once said that grief is itself a medicine.

The Bhagavad-Gita states, For that which is born, death is certain, and for the dead, birth is certain. Therefore grieve not over that which is unavoidable.

Isla Paschal Richardson once wrote of death, Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you...I loved you so - 'twas heaven here with you.

The Dalai Lama has stated that he does not support armed struggle for Tibet's grievances with the Chinese government.

She grieved over her friend's death.

People need time to grieve after the death of a loved one.

The old man sobbed with grief at the funeral of his wife.

Over one million people were present to grieve at the funeral of Mahatma Gandhi on January 31st, 1948.

In Jamaica, grieving for the death of a loved one is not something that is confined to the privacy of the home.

Yousef's mother died in his home country while he was studying in England, but he didn't know, so when he returned home a year later, everyone else had finished grieving, and he had to go through the process alone.

In recent years, the government of New Zealand has sought to address longstanding native Maori grievances.


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