reflections: quotes for getting through the days 2

Here are more quotations we find inspiring:

1) Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the un-bereaved.
-Iris Murdoch

2) Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
-Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

3) Dawn is born at midnight.
- Carl Jung

4) If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time.
- Beth Mende Conny

5) They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.
- William Penn

6) The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

7) There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

8) Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul,And sings the tune without the words,and never stops at all.
-Emily Dickenson

9) Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength.
-Ralph W. Sockman

10) No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same fluttering in the stomach, the same restlessness, the yawning. I keep on swallowing. At other times it feels like being mildly drunk, or concussed. There is a sort of invisible blanket between the world and me. I find it hard to take in what anyone says. Or perhaps, hard to want to take it in.
- C. S. Lewis