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500 Loss Of A Brother Sympathy Quotes And Messages

1. All the people we loved, who have died, are still alive in the past.” ― Diana Palmer


2. Dying is nothing to fear. It can be the most wonderful experience of your life. It all depends on how you've lived.


3. True love never dies for it is lust that fades away. Love bonds for a lifetime but lust just pushes away.” — Alicia Barnhart


4. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.


5. Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities.” ― George R.R. Martin


6. Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.”—Anonymous


7. Here’s what I know: death abducts the dying, but grief steals from those left behind.” ― Katherine Owen


8. Death is tough for the people left behind on earth.” ― Prateeksha Malik


9. Grief when it comes, it is nothing like we expect it to be. —Joan Didion


10. Love doesn’t die with death. Love is like liquid; when it pours out, it seeps into others’ lives. Love changes form and shape.” ― Kate O’Neill


11. For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.


12. Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.


13. Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tell us to tell each other right now that we love each other.” — Leo Buscaglia


14. Grief is what I feel when someone passes away, Grief is what I feel when I am concerned, Grief is what I feel when I have done wrong, Grief is what I feel when some accident happens, Grief is something that all people have gone through.


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


16. Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” —Richard Bach


17. Tears are the silent language of grief.


18. Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.” – William Penn


19. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.” – Unknown


20. There is no death. Only a change of worlds.”—Chief Seattle


21. At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.” – Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Reimer


22. If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?” – Jodi Picoult


23. Grief is just love with no place to go.” — Jamie Anderson


24. The melody that the loved one played upon the piano of your life will never be played quite that way again, but we must not close the keyboard and allow the instrument to gather dust. We must seek out other artists of the spirit, new friends who gradually will help us to find the road to life again, who will walk the road with us.


25. Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.


26. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember. —Unknown


27. Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.


28. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day.


29. What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.


30. What do you say? There really are no words for that. There really aren’t. Somebody tries to say, ‘I’m sorry, I’m so sorry.’ People say that to me. There’s no language for it. Sorry doesn’t do it. I think you should just hug people and mop their floor or something.” — Toni Morrison


31. When we are learning the world, we know things we cannot say how we know. When we are relearning the world in the aftermath of a loss, we feel things we had almost forgotten, old things, beneath the seat of reason. —Meghan O'Rourke


32. “How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.” —Dorothy Ferguson


33. Here is one of the worst things about having someone you love die: It happens again every single morning.” — Anna Quindlen


34. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love.”– Washington Irving


35. When it is darkest, we can see the stars.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


36. The mourning process can feel like going through a carwash without a car.” – Jodi Livon


37. I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every part of my body is broken too.


38. “Grant but memory to us and we lose nothing by death.” —Whittier


39. Between eternity and time,


40. Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.” – Jackson Brown Jr.


41. Death” is never an end, but a To Be Continued…” ― Renée Chae


42. Of all Sad Words of Tongue or Pen, the Saddest are these, It Might Have Been."


43. Say not in grief that they are gone, but give thanks that they were yours.”—Hebrew Proverb


44. You will lose someone you can't live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn't seal back up. And you come through. It's like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly - that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.


45. Time they said… Time will heal all wounds but they lied…” ― Tilicia Haridat


46. The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” — Thornton Wilder


47. “There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone, the light remains.” —Unknown


48. We all have an old knot in the heart we wish to untie.” –


49. Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed and very dear.” – Anonymous


50. “What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness.” —Thomas Bailey Aldrich


51. Lucky is the spouse who dies first, who never has to know what survivors endure.” —Sue Grafton


52. Everyone for whom I would have cried has already died.” ― Kathryn Orzech


53. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” —Vicki Harrison


54. Unable are the Loved to die/ For Love is Immortality. —Emily Dickinson, Poem 809


55. Say not in grief 'he is no more' but live in thankfulness that he was.


56. “Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.” – Hebrew Proverb


57. Grief is the price we pay for love. —Queen Elizabeth II


58. “A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” —Maya Angelou


59. “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.” —Isaiah 43:2


60. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” —Matthew 5:4


61. Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.” ― Jonathan Harnisch


62. “No, the camera can’t steal the soul. But it can occasionally hold it hostage.” —Unknown


63. If it were possible to heal sorrow by weeping and to raise the dead with tears, gold were less prized than grief.”—Sophocles


64. The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief – But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.” – Hillary Stanton Zunin


65. Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart and you’ll never walk alone.” – Rodgers and Hammerstein


66. There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.”—Aeschylus


67. Deep down inside we always seek for our departed loved ones” ― Munia Khan


68. Healing takes time and you are doing the best you can and that is perfect.” – Unknown


69. The very worst part of grief is that you can’t control it. The best we can do is try to let ourselves feel it when it comes. And let it go when we can.”— Grey’s Anatomy


70. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – From a headstone in Ireland


71. Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye?” – Unknown


72. It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses.


73. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” —Psalm 46:1


74. We never truly get over a loss, but we can move forward and evolve from it.”—Elizabeth Berrien


75. Chase away sorrow by living.” – Melissa Marr


76. If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words they’re gone. They’ll come back.” ― Prince


77. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” —Terri Guillemets


78. She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.”– Ariana Dancu


79. When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.” ― Madeline Miller


80. As long as we live, they too will live, for they are now a part of us, as We remember them.” – Proverb


81. Sometimes the strong die, too.”– Louis Gosset Jr.


82. Every heart has its secret sorrows which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad.


83. Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” –


84. In losing him I lost my greatest blessing and comfort, for he was always that to me.” – Saint Teresa of Ávila


85. Perhaps they are not stars in the sky but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” – Unknown


86. Death cannot kill what never dies.” – William Penn


87. I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.


88. “May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.” —Unknown


89. Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.”—Emily Dickinson


90. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”—A.A. Milne


91. Dean Koontz 'The Darkest Evening Of The Year'


92. I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures.” – Gail Caldwell


93. Some people come in your life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.


94. Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” – The Wonder Years


95. 227. ” . . . grief makes one hour ten.” – William Shakespeare


96. A life with love will have some thorns, but a life without love will have no roses.


97. The Lord gives a good many things twice over, but he don’t give ye a mother but once.” ― Harriet Beecher Stowe


98. Your absence walks through the door every single day.” – Helen Lyon


99. “There is no pain so great as the Memory of joy in present grief.” —Aeschylus


100. Every day of our lives, our Father is with us. Every day our Father is here with us spiritually anyway.” – Ziggy Marley


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102. “May you find comfort in loving memories, strength in the support of those who care, and hope in each new day.” —Unknown


103. Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.”—Rita Schiano


104. The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.


105. Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II


106. Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything.” – C.S. Lewis


107. There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.” –


108. As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us. As long as I can I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.


109. Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart and bids it break.


110. Well, everyone can master a grief but he that has it.” – William Shakespeare


111. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”—Richard Bach


112. The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.” – Khalil Gibran


113. With deeper attachment, we usually have deeper grieving, and usually longer grieving.” — Ron Johnson


114. Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.


115. Tears water our growth.


116. You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.” — Nigella Lawson


117. Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you.” ― Ally Carter


118. Those we love don’t go away, they sit beside us every day.” — Liane Moriarty


119. The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” – Pierre Auguste Renoir


120. Death – the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.”– Sir Walter Scott


121. “I am so sorry for your loss.” —Unknown


122. Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


123. It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember.” — Unknown


124. Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.


125. The sun can break through the darkest cloud; love can brighten the gloomiest day.”— William Arthur Ward


126. I will welcome happiness for it enlarges my heart; Yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul. I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due; Yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.


127. Death is not poison but merely life’s final remedy.” ― Terri Guillemets


128. There are three needs of the griever: To find the words for the loss, to say the words aloud and to know that the words have been heard.


129. The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives.” ― Rob Liano


130. Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human.” ― Sarah Dessen


131. “May you take comfort in knowing there is one more angel above us.” —Unknown


132. I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone-you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” – Alyson Noel


133. “Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” —Eskimo Proverb


134. Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.” ― Marcus Aurelius


135. The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief – But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.” – Hilary Stanton Zunin


136. “The object is not to forget, but to remember to go on.” —Unknown


137. There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.


138. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.


139. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.” –


140. “The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them.” —Demoustier


141. Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.


142. When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know. —Unknown


143. May all beings everywhere, Seen and unseen, Dwelling far off or nearby, Being or waiting to become, May all be filled with lasting joy.


144. Absence is a house so vast that inside you will pass through its walls and hang pictures on the air.” ― Pablo Neruda


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146. The heaviness of loss in her heart hadn’t eased, but there was room there for humor, too.” – Nalo Hopkinson


147. No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply” – Billy Graham


148. Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o’er-fraught heart and bids it break.” — Shakespeare


149. It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.”– George S. Patton Jr.


150. It’s always hard to lose somebody. It leaves a hole in your heart that never grows back.” – Kevin Brooks


151. Gone is the face we loved so dear. Silent is the voice we loved to hear. Too far away for sight or speech. But not too far for thought to reach.” – Unknown


152. I cannot say, and I will not say That he is dead. He is just away” ― James Whitcomb Riley


153. 206. Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?” – Terry Pratchett


154. “Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow.” —Renee O'neill


155. Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.” — Matthew 5:4


156. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”


157. Remembering the life of my dearest friend and the times we shared together. You are missed like no one else and I hope you’re in heaven watching down on us.” – Unknown


158. The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


159. We need never be afraid of our tears.


160. If tears could build a stairway,and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again.


161. I can’t and won’t forget all you did for me. The memories of you will never fade.” – Unknown


162. Do not cry because they are past! Smile, because they once were!”—Ludwig Jacobowski


163. There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.


164. You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.


165. ‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson


166. 29. Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. – Terri Guillemets


167. Nicholas Sparks 'Message In A Bottle'


168. Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.


169. Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.” ― Jack Thorne


170. How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty.” — Eric Hoffer


171. The loss is unmeasurable but so is the love left behind.” – Unknown


172. Everyone is different and sometimes the journey can seem more than we can bear.


173. The death of a beloved is an amputation.”—C. S. Lewis


174. “The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around, reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.” —Unknown


175. When this happens, we should remember to be grateful for the time we spent with our loved ones and know that they’re in a better place.


176. What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” — Helen Keller


177. For in grief nothing ‘stays put.’ One keeps on emerging from a phase, but it always recurs. Round and round. Everything repeats.” — C.S. Lewis


178. In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.” – Robert Ingersoll


179. I am because you were.” — Unknown


180. We do not have to rely on memories to recapture the spirit of those we have loved and lost – they live within our souls in some perfect sanctuary which even death cannot destroy.


181. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. —Mahatma Gandhi


182. The measure of a man is in the lives he’s touched.”– Erin Banks


183. There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.” – Cassandra Clare


184. The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.”—C.S. Lewis


185. The loss of my father was the most traumatic event in my life – I can’t forget the pain.” – Frank Lowry


186. “As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.” —Leonardo Da Vinci


187. Our grief is as individual as our lives.


188. “As we go through the journey of life, we must remember that the impressions we leave behind will define who and what we are. They are just as individual as the paths we have chosen to walk. So leave good impressions wherever you go.” —Dave Hedges


189. “There is something about losing your mother that is permanent and inexpressible a wound that will never quite heal.” —Susan Wiggs


190. “Please know that I am praying for your peace and comfort.” —Unknown


191. When you were gone, it felt as if we lost a part of our own body. It was as if you took us along with you, with all the pain of losing someone we never thought we’d lose.” – Unknown


192. We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” —Anyon Chekov


193. Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.” ― David Gerrold


194. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we deeply love becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


195. Never. We never lose our loved ones. They accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.” – Paulo Coelho


196. When I saw your strand of hair I knew that grief is love turned into an eternal missing.”― Rosamund Lupton


197. Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov


198. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.


199. [after the death of a loved one] It is when there is nothing more to be done that the reality of the loss often hits with full force.” — Judith Martin


200. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.


201. “We are with you through this difficult time.” —Unknown


202. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. —Thomas Campbell


203. Though death happens a lot in life, it’s still hard to deal with.


204. If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to heaven and bring you home again.


205. Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


206. What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


207. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.


208. Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.


209. Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.”—Rossiter W. Raymond


210. Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” –


211. The grave itself is but a covered bridge, Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!


212. 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.” ― Henry David Thoreau


213. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.” – Renee Wood


214. My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.”—Richard Adams


215. No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.” ― Faraaz Kazi


216. For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. —William Penn


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


218. When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.” – Maurice Maeterlinck


219. My father was always there for me when I lost. But, then, I never really lost when my father was there.” – Laurie Beth Jones


220. The whole world can become the enemy when you lose what you love.”—Kristina McMorris


221. There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. —Dante Alighieri


222. Everyone copes differently, some cry for the loss of a loved one others smile because they know they’ll see them again.” – Unknown


223. “Earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” —Thomas Moore


224. Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can’t even cry.” – Charles Bukowski


225. The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them.” – Demoustier


226. No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.


227. I'm gone now, but I'm still very near, death can never separate us. Each time you feel a gentle breeze, it's my hand caressing your face. Each time the wind blows, it carries my voice whispering your name. When the wind blows your hair ever so slightly, think of it as me pushing a few stray hairs back in place. When you feel a few raindrops fall on your face, it's me placing soft kisses. At night look up in the sky and see the stars shining so brightly. I'm one of those stars and I'm winking at you and smiling with delight. For never forget, you're the apple of my eye.


228. Let me tell you, he is the hole in my heart. His loss is my scar. But let me tell you something, his memory drives me forward every single day of my life.” – Michelle Obama


229. These days grief seems like walking on a frozen river; most of the time he feels safe enough, but there is always that danger he will plunge through.


230. Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other.”—Jandy Nelson


231. “Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever.” – Author Unknown


232. The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not get over the loss of a loved one; you’ll learn to live with it.” —Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


233. When a child dies, you bury the child in your heart.” – Korean Proverb


234. If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.” – Santosh Kalwar


235. What they never tell you about grief is that missing someone is the simple part.”― Gail Caldwell


236. Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.”—Kahlil Gibran


237. One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.” – Sophocles


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


239. We must know the pain of loss; because if we never knew it, we would have no compassion for others, and we would become monsters of self-regard, creatures of unalloyed self-interest. The terrible pain of loss teaches humility to our prideful kind, has the power to soften uncaring hearts, to make a better person of a good one.


240. If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” — Winnie the Pooh


241. “When I am lonely, I think of you and all that you brought to my life. Your memory rests gently on my soul." —Cindy Adkins


242. Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.”– Laura Ingles Wilder


243. “Hoping you feel surrounded by much love.” —Unknown


244. If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.”—James O’Barr


245. You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them.” – Mahatma Gandhi


246. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” ― Thomas Campbell


247. There is love in holding and there is love in letting go. —Elizabeth Berg


248. There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains.” — Unknown


249. Death occurs in unexpected times.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


250. How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.” – Dorothy Ferguson


251. Never take life for granted. Savor every sunrise, because no one is promised tomorrow…or even the rest of today.” ― Eleanor Brown


252. And then I heard the angel say, ‘She’s with you every day.’” – Unknown


253. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” – Havelock Ellis


254. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” — J.K. Rowling


255. Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Arthur Golden


256. Losing a mother doesn’t happen in a moment. It takes years to appreciate the impact of what’s gone.”– Lisa-Jo Baker


257. The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief - But the pain of grief isonly a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.


258. All things grow with time, except grief.” —Jewish proverb


259. There is nothing wrong with grief. It’s a natural extension of love. It’s a healthy and sane response to loss.” — Megan Devine


260. Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.


261. They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it.


262. It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” — John Steinbeck


263. You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.


264. Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye?


265. The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.


266. He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


267. Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.” – Unknown


268. I’ll be seeing you, in all the old familiar places, that this heart of mine embraces, all day through.” – Billie Holiday


269. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 'The Golden Legend'


270. People touch our lives if only for a moment, And yet we're not the same from that moment on, The time is not important, The moment is forever.


271. Grief is like a moving river, so that’s what I mean by it’s always changing. It’s a strange thing to say because I’m at heart an optimistic person, but I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It’s just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone” – Michelle Williams


272. Every love is carved from loss. Mine was. Yours is. Your great-great-great-grandchildren’s will be. But we learn to live in that love.” — Jonathan Safran Foer


273. Absence and death are the same, only that in death there is no suffering.” – Theodore Roosevelt


274. The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around, reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.” – Unknown


275. “The object is not to forget, but to remember to go on.” – Author Unknown


276. End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The gray rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it. —J.R.R. Tolkien


277. When Death laughs, no one else does.”― Amy Neftzger


278. The fact that something has happened to a million other people diminishes neither grief nor joy.


279. Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.” – Gloria Naylor


280. All of us have parents. Generations pass. We are not unique. Now it is our family’s turn.” ― Ralph Webster


281. I still loved Granny. It flowed out of my chest. With Granny gone, where would my love go?” ― Jessica Maria Tuccelli,


282. Your end, which is endless, is as a snowflake dissolving in the pure air.” – Zen Teaching


283. 202. Like my strong body would miss my heart beating loud, I miss you Brother.” – Michele Mellen


284. His death brings new experience to my life – that of a wound that will not heal.” ― Ernst Jünger


285. Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer a great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” —Leo Tolstoy


286. “Sending you my love and comfort. Deepest sympathies for your loss” —Unknown


287. Tears are the silent language of grief.” – Voltaire


288. strong loss of a loved one to help you find peace


289. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.


290. Death is never easy when you know the people doing the dying.”― Oliver North


291. Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.


292. The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost.” — Arthur Schopenhauer


293. “May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing to your soul.” —Unknown


294. Given a choice between grief and nothing, I’d choose grief.” – William Faulkner


295. Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” – Alphonse de Lamartine


296. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.” —Unknown


297. Grenville Kleiser 'Dictionary Of Proverbs'


298. Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.” ― Virginia Woolf


299. Loss is only temporary when you believe in God!” – Latoya Alston


300. You don't go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.


301. He loved and was loved. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost


302. “When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” —Unknown


303. While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.” — Samuel Johnson


304. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”—Kenji Miyazawa


305. Tears have a wisdom all their own. They come when a person has relaxed enough to let go and to work through his sorrow. They are the natural bleeding of an emotional wound, carrying the poison out of the system. Here lies the road to recovery.


306. It’s not about getting over it it’s about learning to live with it.” — After Chloe


307. “As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us, as long as I can, I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.” – Author Unknown


308. A ton of regret never makes an ounce of difference.


309. When we have joy we crave to share; We remember them.” – Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Riemer


310. The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.” –


311. Even though losing a loved one is never easy, the right support and guidance can help you get through it.


312. He was dead. No trace of pain, no sufferings, no victimization.”― Prerna Varma


313. If you have ever lost a loved one, then you know exactly how it feels. And if you have not, then you cannot possibly imagine it.” – Lemony Snicket


314. A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” – Maya Angelou


315. Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.” – Marcel Proust


316. Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.” – Stephen Vincent Benet


317. “Across the years I will walk with you, in deep green forests, on shores of sand and when our time on earth is through, in heaven too, you will have my hand!” —Robert Sexton


318. Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts.” – Dorothy Ferguson


319. If we try to avoid loss and grief, we will never truly love.” — Megan Devine


320. Death wasn’t a movie where the pretty star faded away with a touch of pale makeup and every hair in place.” ― Soheir Khashoggi


321. Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” – Rumi


322. “Grief never ends, but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.” —Unknown


323. You see, my father taught me that even our most profound losses are survivable. And that is — it is what we do with that loss — our ability to transform it into a positive event —that is one of my father’s greatest lessons.” – Ted Kennedy Jr.


324. When someone you love dies, and you're not expecting it, you don't lose her all at once; you lose her in pieces over a long time - the way the mail stops coming, and her scent fades from the pillows and even from the clothes in her closet and drawers. Gradually, you accumulate the parts of her that are gone. Just when the day comes - when there's a particular missing part that overwhelms you with the feeling that she's gone, forever - there comes another day, and another specifically missing part.


325. The phrase there are no words" seems like the only thing that fits right now. I cannot fathom what you're going through, but I love you and am thinking of you." —Anonymous


326. Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.” – Anonymous


327. “Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.” —Rumi


328. The mightiest power of death is not that it can make people die, but that it can make the people you left behind want to stop living.”― Fredrik Backman


329. Grief is like a moving river, it's always changing. I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It's just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone.


330. “Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains." —Kahlil Gibran


331. Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people.” – Orson Scott Card


332. The song has ended but the melody lingers on.” – Irving Berlin


333. Memories… let them fill your mind, warm your heart, and lead you through.” – Unknown


334. Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way.” – Anne Morrow


335. Death ends a life, not a relationship.” — Mitch Albom


336. Love is the vital core of the soul. And of all you see, only love is infinite.” — Rumi


337. If you see a sunset, it’s me, smiling from behind it. If I go away far, and you see a star, if you find it, I’m inside it.” – Anna Williams


338. The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one” – Seneca


339. Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.” – Ronald Reagan


340. The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


341. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die, so let us all be thankful.


342. When someone is grieving, you don’t have to say anything. Just be present. Be nonjudgmental. Let them cry, scream, or sit in silence. You don’t have to fix them.” – Dana Arcuri


343. And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed.” — Maya Angelou


344. You cannot stop the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can stop them nesting in your hair.” – Eva Ibbotson


345. Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone; his own burden in his own way.


346. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss


347. Loss is nothing else but change, and change is nature’s delight.” – Marcus Aurelius


348. “A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” —Joanne Cacciatore


349. The only way to get over a death is by seeing it as a life completed, instead of a life interrupted.” ― Anonymous


350. There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.”– Dante


351. Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn.” – Native American Poem


352. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith…It is the price of love.” – Anonymous


353. You gave me a forever within the numbered days…” – John Green, The Fault In Our Stars


354. Time heals old pain, while it creates new ones.


355. When you lose what you love remember to stay strong. Look out the window and remember life goes on.” – Drew Chadwick


356. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi


357. Grief is like mending a knee. You can mend the knee and make it function, but the knee never actually heals” – Jason Reynolds


358. Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.” – Hebrew Proverb


359. Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.” – Earl Grollman


360. Grief is itself a medicine.” – William Cowper


361. When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know.” – Unknown


362. A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” ― Oscar Wilde


363. Once the glue of the family passes away, holidays just aren’t the same anymore.”– Anonymous


364. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.


365. “Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn.” – Native American Poem


366. You left me boundaries of pain


367. Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever.” – Unknown


368. Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.” – Dylan Thomas


369. I thought I could describe a state; make a map of sorrow. Sorrow, however, turns out to be not a state but a process.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh


370. That song is sweetest, bravest, best, Which plucks the thistle-barb of care From a despondent brother's breast, And plants a sprig of heart's-ease there.


371. Death never pierces the heart so much as when it takes someone we love; cleaving the heart they held with their passing.”― Brandon M. Herbert


372. He that lacks time to mourn, lacks time to mend.”—Sir Henry Taylor


373. After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and life you have left.” —Morrie Schwartz


374. The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you” – Dean Jackson


375. Death is nothing but absence of physical presence.”― Mayank Sharma


376. It was a portion of my own self-analysis, my reaction to my father’s death—that is to say, to the most important event, the most poignant loss of a man’s life.” – Sigmund Freud


377. There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.”—Thornton Wilder


378. A beautiful colourful rainbow could not exist if it were not for the rain of a grey day - it was born from the very droplets of it.


379. In the memory of someone who touched so many lives and brought such happiness. May they rest in peace.” – Unknown


380. 25. Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream.—Euripides


381. Once upon a memory someone wiped away a tear, held me close and loved me, Thank you, dear.” – Unknown


382. Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.


383. When we lose someone we love we must learn not to live without them, but to live with the love they left behind.” – Anonymous


384. Life must continue, and you will grow from the loss and learn to live with it.


385. Getting through the loss of a loved one takes time and everyone’s journey to healing is unique.


386. If you've got to my age, you've probably had your heart broken many times. So it's not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it.


387. I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. —Gilda Radner


388. All deaths are sudden, no matter how gradual the dying may be.”


389. There should be a statute of limitation on grief. A rule book that says it is all right to wake up crying, but only for a month. That after 42 days you will no longer turn with your heart racing, certain you have heard her call out your name. That there will be no fine imposed if you feel the need to clean out her desk; take down her artwork from the refrigerator; turn over a school portrait as you pass - if only because it cuts you fresh again to see it. That it's okay to measure the time she has been gone, the way we once measured her birthdays.


390. In the garden of memory, in the palace of dreams…that is where you and I shall meet.” — Alice Through the Looking Glass


391. For some moments in life there are no words.” – David Seltzer


392. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi


393. Time is life. Time for birth, time for death.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


394. Grief changes shape, but it never ends.


395. Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love.” ― Avis Corea


396. Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.”—Meister Eckhart


397. It is one of the worst things a person can experience in life.


398. Death. It’s around more than people realize.” ― Jessica Sorensen


399. Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it's an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.


400. I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.”—Leo Buscaglia


401. “Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever.” —Unknown


402. What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, Star-dust or sea-foam, Flower or winged air.” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich


403. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” — Unknown


404. Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.” – Tupac Shakur


405. Grief is like the ocean, it comes in waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison


406. Everything feels so surreal when you are gone. Oh, if only you knew the things I’d do just to be able to see you once more.” – Unknown


407. Honest listening is one of the best medicines we can offer the dying and the bereaved.


408. When my grandmother died, time died, too, in this apartment.”― Banana Yoshimoto


409. Seeing death as the end of life


410. I don’t think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that remains.”- Anne Frank


411. Remember that people are only guests in your story – the same way you are only a guest in theirs – so make the chapters worth reading.” ― Lauren Klarfeld


412. I should like my epitaph to say, ‘He helped people see God in the ordinary things of life, and he made children laugh.’”– Reverend W. Awdry


413. There is no solution to death….Life intends to kill us.” ― Dorothy L. Sayers


414. It’s more like she left some of herself behind in the walls and the floors and the books, like there’s something she wants to tell me.” ― Marie Bostwick


415. I will not hide my grief, as I did not hide my love.”– Anonymous


416. Begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


417. It is not length of life, but depth of life.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson


418. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Unknown


419. Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone; his own burden in his own way.” –


420. Grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away.”― V.C. Andrews


421. Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.” — Joni Mitchell


422. In my dream, I was drowning my sorrows But my sorrows they'd learned to swim


423. I have been made to protect you. Even in death, I will find a way.” ― Leigh Bardugo


424. To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches.” – Yann Martel


425. Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” – José N. Harris


426. Losing someone when you’re young is the greatest pain anyone can face.” – Amory Blaine


427. No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.


428. You cannot stop loving your friend because he’s dead, especially if he was better than anyone alive, you know?” – Jerome Salinger


429. Loss can remind us that life itself is a gift.” – Louise Hay and David Kessler


430. We've shared our lives these many years. You've held my hand; you've held my heart. So many blessings, so few tears - yet for a moment, we must part.


431. No matter where you go you will always be in my heart.” – Anthony T. Hincks


432. Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.


433. Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o’er wrought heart and bids it break.”—William Shakespeare


434. All you need is one safe anchor to keep you grounded when the rest of your life spins out of control.” —Katie Kacvinsky


435. You would know the secret of death. But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life.” — Khalil Gibran


436. Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face—I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.” – Patrick Swayze


437. Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life”


438. It hurts when they’re gone. And it doesn’t matter if it’s slow or fast, whether it’s a long drawn-out disease or an unexpected accident.” ― Walter Mosley


439. Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.” ― George Eliot


440. Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” – Eskimo Proverb


441. Forgiveness is healing ... especially forgiving yourself.


442. I still don’t know how to look at my life without an inescapable absence of you.” – Chloe Frayne


443. Your legacy lives on in us, your loving family.” – Unknown


444. Should you shield the valleys from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their canyons.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


445. Who except the gods can live without any pain?” – Aeschylus


446. Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.” — Sarah Dessen


447. Every second of everyday I still love them, and I won’t believe they are dead until I see it for myself.” ― Shannon A. Thompson


448. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” —Unknown


449. After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” – Albus Dumbledore


450. Life seems sometimes like nothing more than a series of losses, from beginning to end. That’s the given. How you respond to those losses, what you make of what’s left, that’s the part you have to make up as you go.” ― Katharine Weber


451. Losing a loved one is painful, but losing someone like you is even worse, as you are the most loved of all. Should you return to our side, please stay longer this time, okay?” – Unknown


452. Death? Be as proud as you want: bore me later, because Love is sovereign here. Life never ends. Joy comes in the morning. Glory hallelujah. And let it be so. —Anne Lamott


453. Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” – William Ross Wallace


454. The dead never truly die. They simply change form.” ― Suzy Kassem


455. Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals.”—Leo Tolstoy


456. I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. —Leo Buscaglia


457. is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.” – David Searls


458. Love is like standing in wet cement, the longer you stay the harder to leave and you can never leave without leaving your marks behind.


459. In life, we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, no one else will ever fill.” – Unknown


460. Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.” —Joni Mitchell


461. Of course, losing my father was traumatic. I was an only child. But from the time my father died, my general theme in life has been to turn adversity into opportunity.” – Thomas G. Stemberg


462. You don’t know how easy death is. It’s like a door. A person simply walks through it, and she’s lost to you forever.” – Eloisa James


463. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.


464. Losing people you love affects you. It is buried inside of you and becomes this big, deep hole of ache. It doesn’t magically go away, even when you stop officially mourning.” – Carrie Jones


465. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” —Helen Keller


466. Grief is love not wanting to let go.” – Earl A. Grollman


467. I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.” – J.R.R. Tolkien


468. You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.” – Old Chinese proverb


469. In times of grief and sorrow I will hold you and rock you and take your grief and make it my own. When you cry I cry and when you hurt I hurt. And together we will try to hold back the floods of tears and despair and make it through the potholed street of life.


470. You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really FEEL the loss.” – Mandy Hale


471. He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.”– Bessie Anderson Stanley


472. When one person is missing the whole world seems empty.” –


473. We get no choice. If we love, we grieve.


474. “May love be what you remember most.” —Darcie Sims


475. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”– Kahlil Gibran


476. Grieving is a necessary passage and a difficult transition to finally letting go of sorrow - it is not a permanent rest stop.


477. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”– Kahlil Gibran


478. With sympathy, thinking of you at this sad time and sending love.” – Unknown


479. He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


480. Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful


481. The best lessons, the best sermons are those that are lived.”– Yolanda King


482. The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives.”– Norman Cousins


483. In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.” —Abraham Lincoln


It is not length of life, but depth of life." —Ralph Waldo Emerson


484. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” —Mahatma Gandhi


485. We need to grieve the ones we have loved and lost in this lifetime — not to sustain our connection to suffering, but to sustain our connection to love.” – J. W.


486. When the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.” — Khalil Gibran


487. “May the sorrow you feel in your heart lighten by the love that surrounds you.” —Unknown


488. No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” – C.S. Lewis


489. When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.” ― Laurie Halse Anderson


490. The gift my father gave me every day of my life was he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano


491. Believe me, every heart has its secret sorrows, which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


492. Everyone dies but not everyone lives.” — William Wallace


493. We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”– Anne L. de Stael


494. It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.” – Patti Davis


495. Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.” – Charles Dickens


496. And yet I want to be human; I want to be thinking of him because then I feel he is alive somewhere, if only in my head.”― Sally Green


497. While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.” – John Taylor


498. “Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.” – Author Unknown


499. Death had touched her, hurt her, and left her to deal with its disagreeable aftermath.” ― Zoe Forward


500. Nothing that grieves us can be called little; by the external laws of proportion a child's loss of a doll and a king's loss of a crown are events of the same size.

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