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Losing Quotes

Loss can mean that one no longer has someone or something they valued. Losing -- whether in war or in a personal battle or in life in general -- can…

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Memory Quotes

Quotations about memory and memories, from writers and speakers from many times. How reliable is our memory? Are memories happy or sad? Here are some thoughts:

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Sadness and Sorrow Quotes

Sadness is the feeling that is the opposite of happiness or joy: an emotion of unhappiness. It's "the blues" or "feeling down." Sorrow is the word we use for deep…

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Grief Quotes

Grief is a natural state of sadness when we lose a loved one, or have any loss of that magnitude. What have authors and wise people through the ages said…

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Death Quotes

Whether facing one's own death, or the death of a loved one, many have written wise words about the topic of dying. Here are a few for your reflection.