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    Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

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    If mourning is denied outlet, the result will be suffering.

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    Home, as far as I'm concerned, is the place you have to leave. And then, if you're like me, spend the rest of your life mourning.

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    Hung be the heavens with black! Yield, day, to night!

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    If a man will observe as he walks the streets, I believe he will find the merriest countenances in mourning coaches.

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    Every time someone in your life dies, you realize you're not invincible and you have to wonder if we're celebrating life or if we're mourning a death.

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    I get inhabited by a character and then you mourn it. There's a period of mourning for me, definitely.

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    In the voice of mirth there may be excitement, but in the tones of mourning there is consolation.

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    I still read a lot about teenage angst! Of course, any kind of mourning CAN become pathological and then it 'has to stop', but to move through life untouched by the loss of hopes, beliefs and aspirations once cherished is also questionable.

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    In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all, and it comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible, except with the passing of time.

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    I was deeply influenced by the sartorial practices of both preachers and jazz musicians and actually Masha in Act One of Anton Chekhov, my favorite writer's master piece,Three Sisters,when she arrives reflecting on whether they're ever going to get to Moscow, memories of the death of their father, and she's in black, and she says I'm in mourning for the world, saying in part that I have a sad soul and a cheerful disposition.

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    I support many organizations that I feel are doing the right thing, like Alonzo Mourning's foundation, Alicia Keys' foundation, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and other well-established foundations. I kick out a lot of time and money wherever I can.

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    In the custom of mourning, the fabric of the night had been ripped, revealing a star at each tiny tear.

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    I will die like a true-blue rebel. Don't waste any time in mourning - organize.

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    John [Lennon] as a singer - the way he sings on "Twist and Shout" and the way he sings on "Strawberry Fields Forever" - is a very odd voice, in the sense that it seems to be celebrating but almost mourning at the same time. There's a quality of mourning to his voice, which is very enigmatic.

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    Mourning is one of the most profound human experiences that it is possible to have.

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    I wake up in that state of grief when you can tell you've been mourning even in your sleep.

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    Mourning after an absent God is an evidence of a love as strong, as rejoicing in a present one.

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    Mourning is not forgetting... It is an undoing. Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.

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    Mourning has a pace and rhythm of its own. It cannot be rushed.

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    I suppose while we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil; and while he has left us, others are coming into the world at the same time, and probably in this our territory. There is a continuous change, an ingress of beings into the world and an egress out of it.

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    Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book.

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    None mourn more ostentatiously over the death of Germanicus than those who most rejoice at it [a death].

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    Now let the weeping cease; Let no one mourn again. These things are in the hands of God.

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    One friend dies and we remain indifferent; another dies, perhaps less intimate, and we see ourselves as dead, and weep, mourn, tear our hair or find ourselves caught up in the madness of the wake, competing with others as to who was closest, now suffers most.

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    Miles was still mourning the loss of his Romantic Plan. 'There was going to be champagne, and oysters, and you' - he held out both hands as though shifting a piece of furniture - 'were going to be sitting there, and I was going to get down on one knee, and...and...

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    People go around mourning the death of God; it's the death of sssin that bothers me. Without ssin, people aren't people any more, they're just ssoul-less sheep.

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    People will suffer and so will nature, but life is likely to go on with a great deal of loss and mourning. Human adaptability and resilience will still be alive, and so will that great need and resource of ours called love.

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    Red was the blood of the siblings massacred in the North, black was for mourning them, green was for the prosperity Biafra would have, and, finally, the half of a yellow sun stood for the glorious future.

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    Rosalia is dressed in raven clothes forty years too old for her, so that she seems to be in mourning for her life.

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    Naming suffering, exalting it, dissecting it into its smallest components – that is doubtless a way to curb mourning.

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    People are put down in television now, not because they're not qualitative, not because they're not talented - but because there's no room for them, and worse than that, there's nowhere they can find exposure. Their own good talent may die of mourning, just for want of having somebody read what they've written. I don't presume to say how we can best provide platforms for new writers to get read. I don't know. But therein lies the major problem.

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    Secret fates Guide our states Both in mirth and mourning.

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    See, I don’t expect to win a prize for stoic control and dignity at mourning time. Death deserve tantrums. Beating back shocked indignation, kicks in the groin, stones, classified unacceptable, not to be tolerated, not to be wooed, not to be conspired with. Only then can music, dance, movies, plays, rap be about life. Only then can life be cherished and adored.

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    The hair is the finest ornament women have. Of old, virgins used to wear it loose, except when they were in mourning.

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    Sorrow makes us all children again.

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    Surviving - that is the other name of a mourning whose possibility is never to be awaited.

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    That probably greatest of narcissistic wounds -- not to have been loved just as one truly was -- cannot heal without the work of mourning.

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    The air is full of farewells to the dying. And mournings for the dead.

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    'The Killing' has a really great combination of qualities: Even though it's very sad and deals with mourning and grief, it's still exciting. It's about real people and it doesn't shy from the painful points of life.

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    The ministry or service of prophets and witnesses, mourning and prophesying in sackcloth, God has directly commissioned and upheld all during the reign of the beast and antichrist of Rome. This witness is probably near finished, and the bloody storm of slaughter is yet to be expected and prepared for.

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    The more weapons of violence, the more misery to mankind. The triumph of violence ends in a festival of mourning.

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    There has been a marvelous joyous carnival of mourning for Edith Piaf and Jean Coctaeau, and it was real! They died as they had lived, with style and grace and their proper eccentricity; and Paris loves anybody who can live anarchically and be delightful entertainment at the same time. So do I.

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    The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced.

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    They truly mourn, that mourn without a witness.

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    Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.

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    Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death the memory be green.

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    The man who follows Christ in solitary mourning is greater than he who praises Christ amid the congregation of men.

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    This is photo copyright © By Pumpkin LimitedWhen someone we love dies, we get so busy mourning what died that we ignore what didn't.This is quotes copyright © By Pumpkin Limited

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    When I am dead, no pageant train shall waste their sorrows at my bier. Nor worthless pomp of homage vain stain it with hypocritic tear.