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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


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


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


24. There is no new beginning. No second chance. You turned to me and I wasn't there. You are dead. If I had taken your call, you would be alive. It's as blunt as that. I'm sorry. - Rosamund Lupton


25. I will patiently wait to see you in heaven after I have done my part in this world. There, we no longer miss ourselves like before.


26. Very soon, you are gone. You have left me behind in the world. I don’t understand why death will do that to you. So, I will continue to bear the pain of your departure in my heart forever.


27. “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


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


29. “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.”


30. “May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.”


31. “Grief is a most peculiar thing; we’re so helpless in the face of it. It’s like a window that will simply open of its own accord. The room grows cold, and we can do nothing but shiver. But it opens a little less each time, and a little less; and one day we wonder what has become of it.” —Arthur Golden


32. “May the memory of [insert name] bring you comfort and peace.”


33. “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


34. We love you but God loves you more. Your work and good deeds will be put into our in-depth minds for continuous remembrance.


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


36. “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.”


37. Heaven is a resting place for anyone who died righteously and I believed that my father is part of those resting with their maker. I will forever cherish our bond. Sleep on father.


38. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9


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


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


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


42. “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


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


44. Unables are loved to die. For love is immortality. - Emily Dickinson


45. Death took you away and you will be forever missed among us in the family. I always think that we are eternal but the death brought me reality.


46. “The darker the night, the brighter the stars; the deeper the grief, the closer is God!”


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


48. “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


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


50. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” – Thomas Campell


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


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


53. The dead never truly die. They simply change form. - Suzy Kassem


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


55. “Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts.”


56. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”


57. “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 them.” — Leo Tolstoy


58. Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something. - Jackson Brown Jr.


59. “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


60. 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


61. “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” — Revelation 21:4


62. “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.”— Mitch Albom


63. “Tears are the silent language of grief.”


64. “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


65. “I am because you were.” — Unknown


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


67. “Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.”


68. Words can express how much I’m missing you. I hate to say goodbye but your sudden disappearance from us left me with no choice. Goodbye, Buddy.


69. “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”


70. “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. 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.”


71. “Grief is love turned into an eternal missing” ― Rosamund Lupton


72. “It is a fearful thing to love what death can touch.” – Unknown


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


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


75. No doubt, my friend has gone to rest with her maker. You will continue to be in our hearts.


76. Lucky is the spouse who dies first, who never has to know what survivors endure. - Sue Grafton


77. “One more day


78. “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” — Psalm 147:3


79. “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


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


81. “Dads are the most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers story-tellers, and singers of song.” – Pam Brown


82. “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


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


84. Get up


85. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”


86. “You believe you could not live with the pain. Such pain is not lived with. It is only endured. I am sorry.” ― Erin Morgenstern


87. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”


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


89. “She was no longer wrestling with the grief but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.” ― George Eliot


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


91. “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


92. “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


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


94. Simply touching a difficult memory with some slight willingness to heal begins to soften the holding and tension around it. - Stephen Levine


95. “Don't run away from grief, o’ soul. Look for the remedy inside the pain because the rose came from the thorn and the ruby came from a stone.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


104. You can never forget the person who died. It’s impossible. You can, however, release the pain and remember the deep love. You can continue to love the deceased while living. - Chelsea Hanson


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


106. “Tis’ better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson


107. “I think about you. But I don’t say it anymore.” – Marguerite Duras


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


109. “...when your child dies, you feel everything you'd expect to feel, feelings so well-documented by so many others that I won't even bother to list them here, except to say that everything that's written about mourning is all the same, and it's all the same for a reason - because there is no read deviation from the text. Sometimes you feel more of one thing and less of another, and sometimes you feel them out of order, and sometimes you feel them for a longer time or a shorter time. But the sensations are always the same.


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


111. “Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.” – Jack Thorne


112. No one would ever think that you will be gone so soon. We will forever be grateful to God for giving you to us in that period. You are loved.


113. “The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you’re talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated.”


114. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. - Rumi


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


116. “I wish I had the power to take back every pain, worry and hurt that I ever gave you. I wish that I could just undo, all the moments that made you blue.” – Unknown


117. Never take life for granted. Savor every sunrise, because no one is promised tomorrow or even the rest of today. - Eleanor Brownn


118. “I miss having you share the feelings that linger deep within my soul; there is emptiness there where you once were. I miss you saying, ‘This is my daughter’ and the look of pride you held with each word spoken.” –Millie P. Lorenz


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


120. “Your father wasn’t there because he couldn’t be, my father wasn’t there because he chose not to be. We’re going to mourn their absence in different ways.” –Wes Moore


121. “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.” ― Anne Lamott


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


123. “He that lacks time to mourn, lacks time to mend.”


124. “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.”


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


126. “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


127. “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”


128. Some days


129. “Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?”


130. “The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief the closer is God.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky


131. “Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.” – Frank Ocean


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


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


134. “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”


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


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


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


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


139. I have never seen anything as wicked as death. He takes anyone like he was their lord. The reason why he took you remains unknown to me because we are presently missing you.


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


141. Missing you today


142. “Every one of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That’s part of what it means to be alive.”


143. “As a perfume doth remain in the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me: all things leave me: You remain.” — Arthur Symons


144. “If you love your dad, it’s tough when he dies. If you don’t like your dad, it’s tough when he dies. Because you lose that guy. Whatever you didn’t get, you miss. And what you did get, you miss.” –Jimmy Iovine


145. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”


146. “No one compares to you, but there’s no you, except in my dreams tonight.” – Lana Del Rey


147. “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


148. “If there ever comes a day where we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.”


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


150. What a great personality in the family! He left without any farewell to the family member. Death never gave him such an opportunity. He will be counted as one of the great personalities in the family.


151. “Well, every one can master a grief but he that has it.”


152. “Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful “I miss you” – Richelle E. Goodrich


153. “People in the real world always say, when something terrible happens, that the sadness and loss and aching pain of the heart will “lessen as time passes,” but it isn’t true. Sorrow and loss are constant, but if we all had to go through our whole lives carrying them the whole time, we wouldn’t be able to stand it. The sadness would paralyze us. So in the end we just pack it into bags and find somewhere to leave it.”


154. My friend just died and I will keep on missing you no matter what. Your spent life on earth will continue to tell of how good you are.


155. Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief. — William Faulkner


156. “My body may remain here on earth, but my heart and soul are over there with you, in heaven.” — Unknown


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


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


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


160. “It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; ’tis rather an embryo state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new child is born among the immortals?”


161. I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil. - J.R.R. Tolkien


162. Everyone for whom I would have cried has already died. - Kathryn Orzech


163. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” –Jewish Proverb


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


165. “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


166. “If I miss you any harder, my heart may come looking for you.” — Gemma Troy


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


168. “Make the most of your regrets; Never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it ’til it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.”


169. “Love has no age, no limit; and no death.”


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


171. When we look at it closely, we realize how much we have missed your presence in our midst. Those playful moments of yours, make it keep on cursing you. You have been missed by us, greatly.


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


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


174. “Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything.”


175. “Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”


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


177. “Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love.”


178. Khalil Gibran kind of says it all for me. I am so very sorry for your loss. I do hope that one day you will find comfort and strength through other people who have been through a similar loss. Grief has no end …. It changes over time but does not end. It is very difficult to accept but that’s the bottom line.


179. We love you but God loves you most. And that is why you choose to go at this time. We will hold onto your blessed memories as we will be missing you always. Farewell.


180. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed and very dear. - Anonymous


181. “I miss her all the time. I know in my head that she has gone. The only difference is that I am getting used to the pain. It's like discovering a great hole in the ground. To begin with, you forget it's there and ke7ep falling in. After a while, it's still there, but you learn to walk round it.” — Rachel Joyce


182. “It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.”


183. I was unable to express my profound care for you when you are alive. Your death brings no difference to me. I still love you after your departure. Sleep on, my Dear.


184. It has been a week now that you have left us without any traces of coming back. I wonder what you will be doing right away. You will always be remembered in our hearts. Goodbye.


185. Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality. - Emily Dickinson


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


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


188. You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss. - Mandy Hale


189. “If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people.” – Jame Thurber


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


191. My first thought


192. 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. - Kate O'Neill


193. So I wasn't there when he died, which I regret. But after a certain point in life a person has to dunk her regrets in the morning coffee, just like biscuits. - Natalia Ginzburg


194. “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


195. “[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


196. Missing you: Then it hits you


197. “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


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


199. “Grief is itself a medicine.” – William Cowper


200. “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


201. “Those we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.”―Jack Thorne


202. “All things grow with time, except grief.”


203. “All their life in this world and all their adventures had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on for ever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.”


204. “When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.”


205. What death did to you is unspeakable but God knows the best. I have decided to seal up our most lovely moments in my innermost being. I will forever miss you.


206. “Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.”


207. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.”


208. “The song is ended but the melody lingers on.”


209. You are good till your death. I always wonder why you have to go home very soon. I need to say that there is no one here on earth that can extremely do those things you used to do. I’m missing you greatly.


210. “It's like I have this large black hole in my brain and it's sucking the life out of me. The answers are in there so I sit for hours and stare. No matter how hard and long I look, I only see darkness.” ― Katie McGarry


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


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


213. Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.” — John Green


214. “The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on. When you’re faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.” – James Patterson


215. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” — Richard Puz


216. “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


217. “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”


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


219. “A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” – Lacie Petitto


220. “Will. For a moment her heart hesitated. She remembered when Will had died, her agony, the long nights alone, reaching across the bed every morning when she woke up, for years expecting to find him there, and only slowly growing accustomed to the fact that side of the bed would always be empty. The moments when she had found something funny and turned to share the joke with him, only to be shocked anew that he was not there. The worst moments, when, sitting alone at breakfast, she had realized that she had forgotten the precise blue of his eyes or the depth of his laugh; that, like the sound of Jem's violin music, they had faded into the distance where memories are silent.”


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


222. “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


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


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


225. “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.”


226. “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.”


227. “I would always look for clues to her in books and poems, I realized. I would always search for the echoes of the lost person, the scraps of words and breath, the silken ties that say, ‘Look: She existed.'”


228. “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


229. 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


230. “What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.” – Henry Ward Beecher


231. It has been a year now. And your death still resounds in my heart as a fresh one. I will always live with the great pain of missing you.


232. “Grief is a curious thing, when it happens unexpectedly. It is a band-aid being ripped away, taking the top layer off a family. And the underbelly of a household is never pretty, ours no exception.” ― Jodi Picoult


233. “To lose a friend is the greatest of all losses.” – Unknown


234. “Whoever said that loss gets easier with time was a liar. Here's what really happens: The spaces between the times you miss them grow longer. Then, when you do remember to miss them again, it's still with a stabbing pain to the heart. And you have guilt. Guilt because it's been too long since you missed them last.” ― Kristin O'Donnell Tubb


235. We will keep on missing you, our dear one. Your space in our family will never be underestimated. You may be gone but we stay to love you. Farewell, my dear sister.


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


237. “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


238. “Everyone can master a grief but he that has it.” — William Shakespeare


239. You have left us for about two years now but your work still makes us remember you. We will continue to love you till we meet in heaven.


240. “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


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


242. Death is tough for the people left behind on earth. - Prateeksha Malik


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


244. “Ain’t no shame in holding on to grief… as long as you make room for other things too.”


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


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


247. “I know in my head that she has gone. The only difference is that I am getting used to the pain. It’s like discovering a great hole in the ground. To begin with, you forget it’s there and keep falling in. After a while, it’s still there, but you learn to walk round it.” — Rachel Joyce


248. Blessed are those who mourn


249. “And Hermione was struggling to her feet in the wreckage, and three red-headed men were grouped on the ground where the wall had blasted apart. Harry grabbed Hermione's hand as they staggered and stumbled over stone and wood.


250. “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


251. “One often calms one’s grief by recounting it.” — Pierre Corneille


252. “We are here for you and your family, now and forever.”


253. “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.”


254. “He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.”


255. “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”


256. There are memories that time does not erase. Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable. - Cassandra Clare


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


258. I choose to hold forth unto you in my heart and never let go because you have been a very good person to me when there was no one. Leaving me behind is the biggest mistake you have made. But I will forever be missing in my heart.


259. “Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way.” – Charles Kingsley


260. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.”


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


262. Old friends


263. “Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other.” –Jandy Nelson


264. Missing you is an understatement but I don’t know how to cope with myself missing you, this is the real question. Who will replace you?


265. I look up and talk to you…


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


267. “It hurt because it mattered.” – John Green


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


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


270. “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


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


272. You will never be forgotten for those good things you have done in my life. Death has done its part but my heart will never forget you till we meet.


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


274. “Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream.” ― Euripides


275. “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 them.” ― Leo Tolstoy


276. “Look closely and you will see almost everyone carrying bags of cement on their shoulders.


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


278. Thanks to Death, that makes our family so greatly miss you. You will still be in our minds even twenty years later.


279. “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.”


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


281. “The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God!” — Fyodor Dostoevsky


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


283. Memories


284. “Perhaps they are not the 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.”


285. “I miss you, but heaven is so, so lucky to have you.” — Unknown


286. “Seeing death as the end of life


287. We don’t forget, but something vacant settles in us. - Roland Barthes


288. Those life testimonies given by some people are proof that you are a very good human. We will hold unto those life testimonies about you. Goodnight, Sir.


289. The hardest thing to do is forget someone who was the reason for your smile. - Anonymous


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


291. Everyone keeps on missing you after your departure, no one can console another. You are just too young to die. More so, we have this hope in us that you have gone to heaven and we hope to see you, very soon.


292. “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


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


294. “Love is a bond that death cannot part. Gone from my arms, but still held in my heart.” – John Mark Green


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


296. Just as we have shared love when you are alive and we have held onto each other’s shoulders. That is the way you will always be remembered in my dear heart.


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


298. I keep on imagining how heaven will look like to host someone of a loving personality like you. I know they will receive you joyfully but we keep on missing you here continuously.


299. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. - Thomas Campbell


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


301. “She was no longer wrestling with grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thought.” — George Eliot


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


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


304. Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever. - Anonymous


305. “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”


306. We will never be able to see my beautiful sister again. But till we eventually meet in eternity, you will always be remembered in our hearts.


307. “So many gifts her father gave her, so she should not be surprised they continued to be given, even in the moment of his dying….The gifts of patience, perspective, and detachment. The gifts of silence, irrelevance, and joy.” –Sheila Heti, Pure Colour


308. “For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone.”


309. Memories are all that you have, which help you survive the storms and struggles of your daily life after you lose someone! - Nikita Dudani


310. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri


311. “Grief is the price we pay for love.” — Queen Elizabeth II


312. “In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief.” — Emily Giffin


313. Grief is existential testimony to the worth of the one loved. That worth abides. So I own my grief. I do not try to put it behind me, to get over it, to forget it. Every lament is a love-song. - Nicholas Wolterstorff


314. “Absence is a house so vast that inside you will pass through its walls and hang pictures on the air.”


315. “But if you have to go, then go. Go if it hurts. Go if it's time. Just go knowing you were loved, that I will never forget you, that you will live in everything Connor and I do. Go knowing I love you purely, Harry, that you were an amazing father. Go knowing I told you all my secrets. Because you were my best friend.”


316. “When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.” — Sufi


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


318. Mother was comforted. 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. - Ruta Sepetys


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


320. I'm not afraid of my death, I'm afraid of losing loved ones. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz


321. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.”


322. Living life without you is nothing but a danger. But I hope to see you one day in greater glory in heaven. Rest in peace, Father.


323. “Pain is certain, suffering is optional.” — Buddha


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


325. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while, but their hearts forever.” –Unknown


326. “Grandfathers give us not only wisdom and encouragement but they are an inspiration to us.”


327. “Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.” – Unknown


328. Staying calm and watching all over my father’s pictures will never bring him. But I will always remember him in my heart.


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


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


331. I will see you in heaven when we meet, I will tell you about my terrible experiences in this world.


332. You will forever be missed, dear one. Your good deeds will speak over you at that place. Stay with your creator, till we meet.


333. I have the pain of missing my only precious child. Who will represent her in my life? Who will show me much affection like she always does? This painful experience will never leave me till we meet. Love you.


334. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.”


335. Loss can remind us that life itself is a gift. - Louise Hay and David Kessler


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


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


338. “I'll remember you. When I've forgotten all the rest. You to me were true. You to me were the best.”


339. “There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


340. “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.”


341. “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


342. “Losing him was like having a hole shot straight through me, a painful, constant reminder, an absence I could never fill.” ― Jojo Moyes


343. “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wordsworth


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


345. You have impacted so many lives and you will surely be remembered for what you have done. Goodbye father.


346. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. - Anonymous


347. “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, My Sister’s Keeper


348. “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.” — Victoria Alexander


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


350. Absence every day


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


352. “The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.” – Heather Brewer


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


354. Remember that people are only guests in your story -- the same way you are only a guest in there's -- so make the chapters worth reading. - Lauren Klarfeld


355. Nothing can fill your spaces in our hearts. Though we have lost you to death, we will never allow grief to make us forget about you. We will continue loving you, mother.


356. “A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” –Irish Proverb


357. “Next person that minimizes my grief is getting a swift kick to the shin.”


358. “Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss.”


359. “It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” – George Washington


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


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


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


363. Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch. - Jack Thorne


364. Your end, which is endless, is as a snowflake dissolving in the pure air. - Anonymous


365. “Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.” – Waqar Ahmed


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


367. “All the rest of your Life.”


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


369. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man.”


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


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


372. Though we are terrorized by death, it’s not different from birth, it just happens. - Bangambiki Habyarimana


373. “You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can’t forget. Those are your friends.” – Unknown


374. “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


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


376. The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. - G.K. Chesterton


377. “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” – Mark Twain


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


379. “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


380. “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. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed.”


381. “Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone.” – Jolene Perry


382. “When we have joy we crave to share; We remember them.”


383. “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


384. “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


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


386. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.”


387. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson


388. “They say that a part of you dies when a special loved one passes away… I disagree… I say a part of you lives with your loved one on the other side.”


389. Your departure is a painful one for me. You left without any sign of coming back. Till we meet again, my dear one.


390. What an amazing man! How can you go home so soon? I will continue to put you in my deepest mind.


391. Our last conversation on the phone with your husband seems like a minute ago. How can he just go like that? He did not deserve death. You will be known for your kind gesture. I will greatly miss your husband.


392. “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


393. 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


394. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kellan


395. Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion. - Dylan Thomas


396. “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


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


398. “Real love stories never have endings.”


399. “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


400. “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson


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


402. “Pain shared, my brother, is pain not doubled, but halved. No man is an island.”


403. Time doesn't heal all wounds. We both know that’s bullshit; it comes from people who have nothing comforting or original to say. - Adam Silvera


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


405. “It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”


406. “Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.” –Emily Dickinson


407. “Mom, I am missing you today but I know that you will always be with me in my heart… I am who I am because of your loving hands. I have my sweet and compassionate soul from watching you and your generosity and kindness to others. I see the world full of wonder because of your imagination. I’ve learned to never give up seeing your drive and perseverance… I love you always and forever…” –Karen Kostyla


408. “I chose not to lose my mom, and instead to gain an angel. In my mind, my heart, and my life, she is still completely present to this day — and as wise, compassionate and stubborn as ever.” –Kevin Hart – I Can’t Make This Up


409. Grief never ends


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


411. “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.”


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


413. “You gave me a forever within the numbered days…”


414. Your death is an indicator that death is cruel to have taken such a very loving person like you away.


415. Death wasn't a movie where the pretty star faded away with a touch of pale makeup and every hair in place. - Soheir Khashoggi


416. We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds. - Anton Chekhov


417. “There’s something god has given us, that’s more than family; He’s placed a love for you, my Sister, deep down in the heart of me.” – Allison Chambers Coxsey


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


419. “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.”


420. “Some people aren’t loyal to you. They are loyal to their needs of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.” – Unknown


421. “You were the love that made all the others irrelevant.”


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


423. “Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.” ― Socrates


424. “Their bodies are buried in peace, but their name liveth for evermore.” — Ecclesiasticus 44:14


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


426. “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


427. I often


428. “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


429. “Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other. All I can do is love her, and love the world, emulate her by living with daring and spirit and joy.” –Jandy Nelson


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


431. Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day... unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear. — Unknown


432. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss


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


434. “Just because we lost a life, doesn’t mean we have to lose ourselves.” – Tamara Gabriel


435. “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


436. All deaths are sudden, no matter how gradual the dying may be. - Michael McDowell


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


438. 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 Inglés Wilder


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


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


441. “If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” – James Herriot


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


443. “Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.” – Emily Dickinson


444. “When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars. And he will make the face of heaven so fine. That all the world will be in love with night. And pay no worship to the garish sun.” ~ William Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet


445. Seeing death as the end of life - is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean. - David Searls


446. There is one thing I can say for certain about grief: it will change you. Whether you choose to defeat grief or be defeated, you will be changed. - Glenn Cameron


447. He was the lone survivor. He was 12 years old, an American kid alone in Thailand. He put on a tough shell and refused to cry. After all, he had been taught that boys don’t cry. He refused to give into the grief.


448. How can I forget a great woman like her? I will hold onto those memories we had together. Missing you.


449. “We are so sorry for your loss.”


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


451. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”


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


453. “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.” ― John Irving


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


455. “They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.”


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


457. When I close my eyes I see you; When I open my eyes I miss you. - Anonymous


458. I am because you were. — Unknown


459. “There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.”


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


461. Dear father, your death comes so sudden and uncalled for but then you will be missed forever in our dear hearts.


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


463. “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


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


465. “I wish you healing and peace.”


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


467. “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”


468. “Grief changes shape, but it never ends.


469. “The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.”


470. Loss is only temporary when you believe in God! - Latoya Alston


471. You have gone but your memories kept on flashing in my innocent mind. Your total departure sounds somehow but we will always remember you.


472. “Life has to end.


473. “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


474. “Oh, yes. I remember it well.” — Alan Jay Lerner


475. 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.


476. Grief is NOT a mental illness or an emotional disorder. Anyone who tells you otherwise has never experienced it for themselves. - Rebecca McNutt


477. “Sometimes memories sneak out of my eyes and roll down my cheeks.” – Unknown


478. “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.”


479. You are good to undergo such a cruel act from death. Your death is nothing but a great loss to my family. We will continue to remember you in my deepest heart.


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


481. “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 them.”


482. I miss you. So. Much.


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


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


485. “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


486. “Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.” — Jack Thorne


487. If I miss you any harder


488. “Death occurs in unexpected times.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


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


490. Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome. - Isaac Asimov


491. “In Vietnamese, the word for missing someone and remembering them is the same: nhớ.” –Ocean Vuong


492. Keeping on checking on your obituary post will not bring you. I will accept the stated fate just as you did by always remembering you in my heart.


493. “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.” ― Mitch Albom (see these “I miss you” quotes)


494. The death of a beloved is an amputation. - C. S. Lewis


495. No matter what they say, Father, you are still much alive in my heart. I will hold onto the pain your departure causes me and loves you more till we finally meet.


496. My body may remain here


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


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


499. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” — John 14:27


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


501. Every time I wake up without you in my house, I feel lonely and uncertain about the future. Well, I do hope we will see each other at the end of my journey.


502. In the garden of memory, in the palace of dreams ... that is where you and I shall meet. — Lewis Carroll


503. “Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can't even cry.” ― Charles Bukowski


504. I’ll be OK


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


506. “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.”


507. Whoever said that loss gets easier with time was a liar. Here's what really happens: The spaces between the times you miss them grow longer. Then, when you do remember to miss them again, it's still with a stabbing pain to the heart. And you have guilt. Guilt because it's been too long since you missed them last. - Kristin O'Donnell Tubb


508. Grief and loss have a special way of revealing your true support system. Take note. - Mitta Xinindlu


509. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran


510. “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


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


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


513. You have done so well and we are happy that you have completed your race on earth. But we will always remember your deeds and love.


514. “I wish heaven had a telephone so I could still hear your voice from time to time.” — Unknown


515. “Lives are like rivers: Eventually they go where they must. Not where we want them to.”


516. “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.”


517. Survive


518. “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


519. “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” — Pierre Auguste Renoir


520. “Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you.”


521. The most painful thing in life is to watch the people you love wither away. - Oliver Markus Malloy


522. Go back to bed


523. “Love never fails.”


524. Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you. - Ally Carter


525. “Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones are sealed inside to comfort us.” — Brian Jacques


526. “I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.” — J.R.R. Tolkien


527. “Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.”


528. “A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” – Marion C. Garretty


529. “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


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


531. “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


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


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


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


535. I’d give in to the grief but make sure I wasn't loud enough to draw attention from those who think words will make me feel better. - Adam Silvera


536. “Parting is inevitably painful, even for a short time. It's like an amputation, I feel a limb is being torn off, without which I shall be unable to function. And yet, once it is done... life rushes back into the void, richer, more vivid and fuller than before. ” ― Anne Morrow Lindbergh


537. “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


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


539. “My heart is with you in your time of sorrow.”


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


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


542. It is very certain to me that you have gone to rest. I love every moment I have spent with you. You will continue to be in my lovely mind.


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


544. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”


545. “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


546. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. - Matthew 5:4


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


548. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger. - Emily Bronte


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


550. You are not the next to die. Why will you die now? Ha! How will I take care of these children without you? My dear husband, keep on resting.


551. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.”


552. “Every one of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That’s part of what it means to be alive.” — Haruki Murakami


553. “People you love never die. That is what Omai had said, all those years ago. And he was right. They don't die. Not completely. They live in your mind, the way they always lived inside you. You keep their light alive. If you remember them well enough, they can still guide you, like the shine of long-extinguished stars could guide ships in unfamiliar waters.”


554. That moment


555. “When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.”


556. “Grieving is an expression of gratitude, and that expression doesn’t have to be rushed.”―Carolyn Wells


557. “Losing my mother at such an early age is the scar of my soul. But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today. I understand the journey of life. I had to go through what I did to be here.”


558. 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


559. “There is no death. Only a change of worlds.”


560. “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


561. If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever. - Alfred Lord Tennyson


562. “Love has no age, no limit; and no death.” –John Galsworthy


563. “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”


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


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


566. Oh my! It’s your birthday. But you have gone and can’t be traced. We celebrate your day and you. Farewell, Dear, brother.


567. Death” is never an end, but a To Be Continued! - Renée Chae


568. Waiting for you


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


570. Honest quotes about grief: Tonight


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


572. They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. Death cannot kill what never dies. - William Penn


573. It has been five years now since you left us. You left us without any signs. Father, the hole your death dug into my heart is unbearable. How can I forget you? I have never imagined that I will be a fatherless child at age seven. I will continue to put you in my mind.


574. “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


575. You have been the best part of me. Your leaving made me very distressed but I will never forget our bond. Rest in perfect peace.


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


577. “Grief changes shape, but it never ends.” — Keanu Reeves


578. You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them. - Mahatma Gandhi


579. “The Sky looks different when you have someone you love up there.” — Unknown


580. “Our brokenness summons light into the deepest crevices in our hearts.”―Shauna L Hoey


581. She was no longer wrestling with grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thought. — George Eliot


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


583. “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. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed.” — Maya Angelou


584. He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


585. “Grieving doesn't make you imperfect. It makes you human.” ― Sarah Dessen


586. Grief is the price we pay for love. - Queen Elizabeth II


587. “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5


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


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


590. The deeper that sorrow carves into your being,the more joy you can contain. - Kahlil Gibran


591. “‘You’ll get over it.’ It’s the clichés that cause the trouble. To lose someone you love is to alter your life forever. You don’t get over it because ‘it” is the person you loved. The pain stops, there are new people, but the gap never closes. How could it? The particularness of someone who mattered enough to grieve over is not made anodyne by death. This hole in my heart is in the shape of you and no-one else can fit it. Why would I want them to?” ― Jeanette Winterson


592. 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


593. Dear sister, you have a very caring personality. That brought a lot of people to your burial ceremony. So I’m sure that you will always be remembered in our hearts.


594. “Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.”


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


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


597. “When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors.


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


599. I certainly know that everyone will miss my dear father. This kept me crying all through his burial period. But I will continue to imagine that you are alive in my heart.


600. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”


601. “Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.”


602. “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


603. The perfect word to say to you is REST IN PEACE. But we can’t say that because we are missing you so much. We will keep on missing you till we meet.


604. “Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was,’Did you bring joy?’ The second was, ‘Did you find joy?’”


605. “Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you.” – Ranata Suzuki


606. Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love. - Avis Corea


607. “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.” — Edna St. Vincent Millay


608. “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


609. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. - Khalil Gibran


610. Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever. - Anonymous


611. Deep down inside we always seek for our departed loved ones. - Munia Khan


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


613. You are an amazing human, have a high sense of humor, and are sensitive to the environment. You can never be compared to anyone. You are unique.


614. Death does that to us, it's like a phone call, you always remember exactly what you should have said the moment you hang up. Now there's just an answering machine full of memories on the other end, fragments of a voice that are getting weaker and weaker. - Fredrik Backman,


615. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.” – Mark Twain


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


617. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras


618. Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was. - Hebrew Proverb


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


620. “That moment when you need someone, but they’re in heaven…so you cry instead.” — Unknown


621. “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


622. My longest relationship. My only experience of maternal love. My constant companion. My best friend. Duck. ~ Sarah Silverman on her dog, Duck


623. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful. - John Green


624. “Love is really the only thing we can possess, keep with us, and take with us.”


625. “When our days become dreary with low-hovering clouds of despair, and when our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, let us remember that there is a creative force in this universe, working to pull down the gigantic mountains of evil, a power that is able to make a way out of no way and transform dark yesterdays into bright tomorrows.”


626. Death is a pigeon flying off with straw in its beak, romance riding its shoulder as it heads for home. - Karl Wiggins


627. “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”


628. “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


629. “This was how to help a family who has just lost their child. Wash the clothes, make soup. Don’t ask them what they need, bring them what they need. Keep them warm. Listen to them rant, and cry, and tell their story over and over.” – Ann Hood


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


631. “Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realize that nothing really belongs to them.”


632. The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives. - Norman Cousins


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


634. “Perhaps they are not the 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.” – Unknown


635. If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever. - A.A. Milne


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


637. “Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.”


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


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


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


641. “You will be with whom you love.”


642. “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit and never dies.”


643. “To Him we belong and to Him we return.”


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


645. “Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you.”


646. “My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.”


647. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. — Winnie the Pooh


648. “Grief can destroy you --or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. OR you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived, just took for granted the love and laughter of each day, and didn't allow yourself to consider the sacredness of it. But when it's over and you're alone, you begin to see that it wasn't just a movie and a dinner together, not just watching sunsets together, not just scrubbing a floor or washing dishes together or worrying over a high electric bill. It was everything, it was the why of life, every event and precious moment of it. The answer to the mystery of existence is the love you shared sometimes so imperfectly, and when the loss wakes you to the deeper beauty of it, to the sanctity of it, you can't get off your knees for a long time, you're driven to your knees not by the weight of the loss but by gratitude for what preceded the loss. And the ache is always there, but one day not the emptiness, because to nurture the emptiness, to take solace in it, is to disrespect the gift of life.”


649. Losing such a very rare gem is a painful thing to almost everyone at work. We lost a great team member. We don’t why this happens but we believe that God knows the best.


650. “Grief can destroy you — or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. OR you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived, just took for granted the love and laughter of each day, and didn’t allow yourself to consider the sacredness of it.”


651. God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. — J.M. Barrie


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


653. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that remains.” — Anne Frank


654. “As long as we live, they too will live; for they are now a part of us; as we remember them.”


655. “I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus.”


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


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


658. “Stay here for a little while with me and keep your arm round me — so. I couldn’t have Diana stay, she’s good and kind and sweet — but it’s not her sorrow — she’s outside of it and she couldn’t come close enough to my heart to help me. It’s our sorrow — yours and mine.” — Lucy Maud Montgomery


659. “Grief can destroy you — or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. OR you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived, just took for granted the love and laughter of each day, and didn't allow yourself to consider the sacredness of it." ― Dean Koontz


660. “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philemon 4:7


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


662. “Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other.”


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


664. When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him. - Madeline Miller


665. “Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human.”


666. “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


667. “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


668. “Those we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.”


669. “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


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


671. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; It matters who I remember he was.” –Anne Sexton


672. I wish heaven


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


674. I miss you…


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


676. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss. - Cassandra Clare


677. You will always be remembered for everything you have done for us. It is such a painful thing to lose a man like you. Farewell, Boss.


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


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


680. “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


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


682. “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.”


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


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


685. “Because I have a brother, I’ll always have a friend.” – Unknown


686. “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


687. “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.”


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


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


690. “I’ll be seeing you


691. “Love is how often you stay alive, even after you are gone.”


692. “Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child's loss of a doll and a king's loss of a crown are events of the same size.” ― Mark Twain


693. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” — C.S. Lewis


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


695. “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.”


696. Why did you surrender to that sickness? Why did you stop fighting back the sickness? So you will be missed in the family. Death, why?


697. “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


698. “Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.”


699. Please continue to rest on the shoulder of our father in heaven. But how come you died untimely and unexpectedly? I’m still missing your person.


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


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


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


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


704. Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. - José N. Harris


705. 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


706. “There’s no buddy like a brother. I miss you.” – Unknown


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


708. “I miss her all the time. I know in my head that she has gone. The only difference is that I am getting used to the pain. It's like discovering a great hole in the ground. To begin with, you forget it's there and keep falling in. After a while, it's still there, but you learn to walk round it.”


709. “No heaven will not ever Heaven be. Unless my cats are there to welcome me.” – Unknown


710. “Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.” – Jamie Anderson


711. After the final funeral of my father, then I realized how much he will be missed in the family. He is such a loving father, but death will not allow him to finish up his glorious mandate.


712. “Hope


713. “Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.” – Unknown


714. “Grief can derange even the strongest and most disciplined of minds.” ― George R.R. Martin


715. “You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.” – John Green


716. “When one person is missing the whole world seems empty.” ― Pat Schweibert


717. Though you are dead, we still imagine as if you are still alive in our hearts. You have gone so soon, but you will be missed till eternity.


718. “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. 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


719. 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


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


721. “Old as she was, she still missed her Daddy sometimes.” – Unknown


722. 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. — Victoria Alexander


723. “The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart: The secret anniversaries of the heart.”


724. “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


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


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


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


728. “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


729. Your death is paid to me. You never deserve death. You are so good to me when you are still alive. I will continue to cherish you.


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


731. Breathe


732. “I look up and talk to you when no one else is listening.” — Unknown


733. No situation is permanent, that is what people say but your case is permanent. Death has done this for you. What a pity.


734. “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. When they're gone the world turns upside down and you're left holding on, trying not to fall off.”


735. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” – The Crow, written by James O’Barr, David J. Schow, and John Shirley


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


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


738. Death, the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening. - Sir Walter Scott


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


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


741. “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


742. “You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss.” — Mandy Hale


743. “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


744. “Always in my mind. Forever in my heart.” — Unknown


745. “My sister will die over and over again for the rest of my life. Grief is forever. It doesn’t go away; it becomes a part of you, step for step, breath for breath.” – Jandy Nelson, “The Sky is Everywhere”


746. “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


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


748. “Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson


749. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


750. Just… gone


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


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


753. “Should you shield the valleys from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their canyons.”


754. “Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” –J.K. Rowling


755. The Sky looks different


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


757. Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in times of sorrow. - Robert Louis Stevenson


758. Your absence kills me every second. No matter how long I live, time can never heal the agony brought on by your demise. - Anonymous


759. “We are thinking of you during these difficult times.”


760. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk in my own garden forever.” –Alfred Tennyson


761. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France


762. No such thing as separation


763. Loss is nothing else but change, and change is nature’s delight. - Marcus Aurelius


764. “Death is not a journey into an unknown land; it is a voyage home.” ― John Ruskin


765. “Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable hemophilia: You bleed and bleed and bleed.” ― David Mitchell


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


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


768. And where does that minute go, that minute that separates life from death? I want those sixty seconds back. - Carmen Rodrigues


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


770. “He Is Not Dead


771. “There is no death, only a change of the world.” ― Chief Seattle


772. “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


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


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


775. “When a child dies, you bury the child in your heart.”


776. “There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world.” – Unknown


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


778. Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated. — Alphonse de Lamartine


779. “My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.” –Mark Twain


780. “Grief, I say, come in. Sit down.


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


782. “And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief.” ― William Cullen Bryant


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


784. “Our legacy is really the lives we touch, the inspiration we give, altering someone's plan - if even for a moment - and getting them to think, cry, laugh, argue. More than anything, we are remembered for our smiles; the ones we share with our closest and dearest, and the ones we bestow on a total stranger, who needed it right then, and God put you there to deliver.”


785. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble.”


786. “We can’t feel the loss of a friend until they are apart from us.” – Debolina


787. You have fought a very good fight of faith. You deserve to rest after much labor on earth. The whole world will be missing you.


788. “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


789. If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words they're gone. They'll come back. - Anonymous


790. “Grief sucks.”


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


792. You never deserve death as a reward for your actions but what can we do than to accept your decided fate?


793. “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


794. Grief changes shape, but it never ends. — Keanu Reeves


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


796. The more sympathy you give, the less you need.” — Malcom Forbes


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


798. “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


799. Everyone copes differently, some cry for the loss of a loved one others smile because they know they’ll see them again. - Anonymous


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


801. “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


802. “My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart—a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.” – Mark Twain


803. “The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.” – Sir Francis Bacon


804. “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.”


805. “The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.”


806. “Dad, wherever you are, you are done but you will never be forgotten.” – Conrad Hall


807. “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


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


809. “May the love of God heal you as the burden in your heart abounds.” -Unknown


810. I will surely miss you. How can I forget all your good deeds towards me?


811. “There are days when your absence is the loudest silence I’ve ever heard.” — Joanne Cacciatore


812. Missing you is an understatement, but I’m in continuous pain of missing a very special person like you. You mean so much to me. Farewell, my love.


813. I don’t see my father’s death as an absence, rather as a different existence. - Anoir Ou-Chad


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


815. “Dying is nothing to fear. It can be the most wonderful experience of your life. It all depends on how you’ve lived.” ― Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


816. “Mothers never really die, they just keep the house up in the sky. They polish the sun by day and light the stars that shine at night, keep the moonbeams silvery bright and in the heavenly home above they wait to welcome those they love.” –Helen Steiner Rice


817. We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love. - Anne L. de Stael


818. “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


819. No matter what people may say, reckless drivers, deserve to die. Hitting you was just his biggest mistake. How can he? You will continue to be in my heart.


820. What death did to our friendship is weird but I will never forget our bond and I will forever keep our love in my mind.


821. When we looked everywhere we realized that you have truly gone without saying a proper goodbye. Daddy, you will be missed by us.


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


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


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


825. “The pain of grief is just as much part of life as the joy of love: it is perhaps the price we pay for love, the cost of commitment.”


826. “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


827. “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


828. “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


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


830. Grief and love are conjoined, you don't get one without the other. - Jandy Nelson


831. “There are special people in our lives who never leave us, even after they are gone.”


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


833. In your time of grief remember that none of us really die -- we are kept alive by living in the memories that we made with them while we were here. Hold onto those memories. It is the key to living forward. - Anonymous


834. Your death seems like a mystery to us. Why must death choose you? We have no adequate explanation for this but we believe you will understand when you get there. Goodbye.


835. “When he shall die,


836. “We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world — the company of those who have known suffering.” – Helen Keller


837. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with their heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” ― Rumi


838. The pain passes, but the beauty remains. - Pierre Auguste Renoir


839. “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.”


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


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


842. “I will not say:


843. The memories we have for those who left are our ultimate consolation. - Anoir Ou-Chad


844. “A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.” – Jennifer Williamson


845. “On this bald hill the new year hones its edge.


846. “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


847. 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


848. “To the one who looks at me from the sky, I miss you more than you will ever know.” — Unknown


849. “Everyone dies but not everyone lives.” — William Wallace


850. No woman can ever play the role of motherhood in my life because you are very unique to me. But your absence in my life cost me great harm. Mother, why did you decide to go? Well, I’m happy that you are on the Saviour’s shoulder. Rest on.


851. 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


852. “When our children die, we drop them into the unknown, shuddering with fear. We know that they go out from us, and we stand, and pity, and wonder.” – Henry Ward Beecher


853. My father, you deserve heaven but the earth will miss your departure. Please continue to rest and keep us in mind.


854. Death, like fiction, is brutal in its symmetry. Take this story and strip it down -all the way back- until you are left with two points. Two dots on a vast, blank canvas, separated by a sea of white. - Lang Leav


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


856. “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10


857. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.”


858. 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. — Washington Irving


859. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that remains.”


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


861. “For it is you who light my lamp; the LORD my God lightens my darkness.” Psalms 18:28


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


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


864. “She was a beautiful person, she was my sister, and I’m just as proud of her as I can be.” – Mary Porter


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


866. “Absence and death are the same. Only that in death there is no suffering.” — Theodore Roosevelt


867. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”


868. What kind of wife would I be if I left your father simply because he was dead? - Jess Walter


869. “It doesn't matter who my father was; It matters who I remember he was.”


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


871. “I never truly learned what the words ‘I miss you’ were until I reached for my mom’s hand and it wasn’t there.” – Unknown


872. “Dogs…do not ruin their sleep worrying about how to keep the objects they have, and to obtain the objects they have not. There is nothing of value they have to bequeath except their love and their faith.” – Eugene O’Neill, from his Dalmatian’s last will and testament


873. “And he hated himself and hated her, too, for the ruin they’d made of each other.” – Dennis Lehane


874. “Just as it is impossible to explain childbirth to a woman who has never given birth, it is impossible to explain child loss to a person who has never lost a child.” – Lynda Cheldlin Fell


875. “I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colours and shades I knew existed.”


876. I am always saddened by the death of a good person. It is from this sadness that a feeling of gratitude emerges. I feel honored to have known them and blessed that their passing serves as a reminder to me that my time on this beautiful earth is limited and that I should seize the opportunity I have to forgive, share, explore, and love. I can think of no greater way to honor the deceased than to live this way. - Steve Maraboli


877. “THERE IS SO MUCH TO DO IN THIS WORLD AND SO MUCH TO LOOSE IF IT IS NOT DONE”. By helping children of fathers who have committed suicide, we have found a purpose to lift them up by sponsoring for their education. It is as if saying “SO WHAT IF MY SON IS GONE, FOR IN HIS MEMORY HUNDREDS WILL LIVE ON”.


878. “There is no eloquence to it. I just miss you.” — Unknown


879. “What separates us from animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.”


880. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Unknown


881. “The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God!”


882. “I knew what it was like to lose someone you loved. You didn’t get past something like that, you got through it.” –Jodi Picoult


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


884. “Wishing you peace and strength during this difficult time.”


885. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. - Anonymous


886. “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


887. “Grieving is a necessary passage and a difficult transition to finally letting go of sorrow – it is not a permanent rest stop.” ― Dodinsky


888. “I often walk down memory lane, for I know I will run into you there.” — Unknown


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


890. Heartache


891. “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o’er wrought heart and bids it break.”


892. Please continue to rest on our Lord’s shoulder. I know you will be rewarded greatly for your great contributions to humanity. Rest on.


893. There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. - Dante


894. “I tried to imagine him capital-S Somewhere as we prayed, but even then I could not quite convince myself that he and I would be together again. I already knew too many dead people. I knew that time would now pass for me differently then it would for him- that I, like everyone in that room, would go on accumulating loves and losses while he would not. And for me, that was the final and truly unbearable tragedy: Like all the innumerable dead, he'd once and for all been demoted from haunted to haunter.”


895. “Not always eye to eye, but always heart to heart.” – Unknown


896. “There is no expiration date on the love between a father and his child.” –Jennifer Williamson


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


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


899. I still love Granny. It flowed out of my chest. With Granny gone, where would my love go? - Jessica Maria


900. You have gone but yet, your good deeds are still talking about you to the whole world. Regardless of that, we will always be following in the footsteps you left behind.

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