Widow Quotes

"A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is c...

"A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That's how awful the loss is." —Jay Neugeboren
📅︎ Oct 01
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"There is no word for it, you know. There is "orphan", "widow", "wid...

"There is no word for it, you know. There is "orphan", "widow", "widower". So what do you call someone who's lost everyone? Mom, dad, sister, girlfriend, friends. A survivor? Or a walking time bomb?" - Mr. Robot
📅︎ Oct 23
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"I tremble to say there’s good in death, because I’ve looked in the eyes of the grie...

"I tremble to say there’s good in death, because I’ve looked in the eyes of the grieving mother and I’ve seen the heartbreak of the stricken widow, but I’ve also seen something more in death, something good. Death’s hands aren’t all bony and cold." Caleb Wilde
📅︎ Oct 05
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"A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is c...

"A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is." – Jay Neugeboren
📅︎ Feb 22
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“If you marry the spirit of y...

“If you marry the spirit of your generation, you will be a widow in the next.” -- William Inge
📅︎ Oct 12
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Let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for ...

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations. - Abraham Lincoln
📅︎ Aug 30
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We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost...

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence. - Joseph Roux
📅︎ Mar 02
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"We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has los...

"We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence." Joseph Roux
📅︎ Dec 13
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“Every life is in many days, day after day. We walk through ourselv...

“Every life is in many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love. But always meeting ourselves.” James Joyce, Ulysses
📅︎ May 20
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"An old lady died...

"An old lady died in her childhood" - Freedom fighter widow
📅︎ Aug 15
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