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900 Comforting Quotes About Losing A Loved One: Grief And Loss

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


2. “Death ends a life, not a relationship. All the love you created is still there. All the memories are still there. You live on — in the hearts of everyone you have touched and nurtured while you were here.”


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


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


5. “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.“


6. 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


7. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.”


8. I still think of you


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


10. “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


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


12. “They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.”


13. “Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.”


14. “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


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


16. “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.”


17. “I have been made to protect you. Even in death, I will find a way.” He clasped her hand tighter.


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


19. “I have lost the very dearest person known to me.” Tears welled up in his eyes as he spoke, he then fell silent for a short time before continuing. “I feel that I am constantly walking up a hill and that the wind is always against me, my feet are as heavy as clay and in my stomach I carry hot coals. I say to myself now that I must turn back to ease this pain. If I walk back down the hill then maybe I will find that all of this is not true and that my loved one will be waiting to greet me.”


20. “Mother was comfort. Mother was home. A girl who lost her mother was suddenly a tiny boat on an angry ocean. Some boats eventually floated ashore. And some boats, like me, seemed to float farther and farther from land”


21. “It’s terrible that one doesn’t love people forever.” – Iris Murdoch