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There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.
Edgar Allan Poe
Give sorrow words
Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.
It's so much darker
It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.
Laughing at troubles
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.
Nothing really belongs to them
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.
Waste and loss
Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
Thomas A. Edison
We are not alone
We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world--the company of those who have known suffering.
Who is important to you?
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.