Death Of A Loved One Quotes

Madeline Miller

When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him

V.C. Andrews

Grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away.

Mitch Albom

But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.

Richard Puz

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
From an Irish headstone

Henry David Thoreau

On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world.

Mitch Albom

I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.

John Corey Whaley

Not only had my brother disappeared, but-and bear with me here-a part of my very being had gone with him. Stories about us could, from them on, be told from only one perspective. Memories could be told but not shared.

Jessica Maria Tuccelli

I still loved Granny. It flowed out of my chest. With Granny gone, where would my love go?

Julian Barnes

He always thought that Touie's long illness would somehow prepare him for her death. He always imagined that grief anf guilt, if they followed, would be more clear-edged, more defined, more finite. Instead they seem like weather, like clouds constantly re-forming into new shapes, blown by nameless, unidentifiable winds.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Pain, unless it is physical, was sold to you (by your culture).

Lailah Gifty Akita

God determine timing of everything;
A time to be born and a time to die.
A time to be sorrow and a time to be happy.
A time to plant and a time to harvest.
A time to search and a time to quit searching.
A time of darkness and a time of light.
A time of trouble and a time of liberation.


Help me to understand, what my grief has prevented me from seeing - within.


Let the pain & suffering of all that appears to be lost, be soothed, healed & comforted.

Jessica Maria Tuccelli

I wish I’d paid better attention. I didn’t yet think of time as finite. I didn’t fully appreciate the stories she told me until I became adult, and by then I had to make do with snippets pasted together, a film projected on the back of my mind.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Time is life.
Time for birth, time for death.

Kate O'Neill

Love doesn’t die with death. Love is like liquid; when it pours out, it seeps into others’ lives. Love changes form and shape. Love gets into everything. Death doesn’t conquer all; love does. Love wins every single time. Love wins by lasting through death. Love wins by loving more, loving again, loving without fear.

Lailah Gifty Akita

It is sad but so many tragedies can be avoided, if we extend a little bit of love to one another.

Milan Kundera

When his wife was at his side, she was also in front of him, marking out the horizon of his life. Now the horizon is empty: the view has changed.

Jonathan Harnisch

Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Relieve your pain.
Shedding tears is good for the soul.

Auliq Ice

Deep down a broken heart, all the sadness one can bear is misery.

Oliver North

Death is never easy when you know the people doing the dying.

Francesca Lia Block

I always wondered what it must be like to lose a twin - if somehow Mary felt it like it was happening to her. If she felt physical pain.

Norman Cousins

If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.

Auliq Ice

Some people walk into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts. Others walk into our lives and we want to leave footprints on their face!

Raheel Farooq

It's not that people don't know when they'll die. It's that they don't seem to know they'll die.

Shannon Celebi

Mama wasn't dead...exactly. They all said she was, but when Elma was small, she seen Mama creep into her room at night, half-naked, head all bloodied red like when they found her by the well that day, and Elma reckoned dead just meant pretendin' you couldn't move or breathe until nightfall when you got up and walked around like you was free.

Jessica Watts

While death is sadly inevitable, our grief will soon pass like a swallowed penny through one’s bowels.

Painful change just takes time.


May you find the strength and resolve today, to allow a deeper sense of healing to begin.

Alisa Mullen

Has your life ever been so messed up that you wondered how you would survive another day?

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