60 Death Of A Son Quotes On Loss Of Your Child

Looking for quotes on loss of your beloved son? We have rounded up a heartfelt collection of death of a son quotes, sayings, poems, messages, (with images and pictures) to express your pain and sadness on the irreparable loss.

Losing a son to death is one of the most tragic events in the live of a parent(mother/father). Some sympathy and condolence words can console your family and others who are going through this painful experience in time of despair.

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It’s very difficult to express the grief in the loss of a child especially in cases of sudden death loss of a child. A mother grieving the sudden death is one of the most heartbreaking event in one’s life. These memorial quotes for son will give a shoulder to grieving parents.

These loss of a son quotes and prayers and condolences to extend sympathy in the loss to the family and friends of the deceased.

Death Of A Son Quotes

  1. “If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.” — Moliere

  2. “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.” ― Mitch Albom

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

  4. “A loss to us is a gain to our God so let’s rejoice to those who will see him after this life.”

  5. “Do you know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?” — Terry Pratchet

  6. “A flower bloomed already wilting. Beginning its life with an early ending.” — R.J. Gonzales

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

  8. “You were unsure which pain is worse — the shock of what happened or the ache for what never will.”

  9. “The loss of a son is similar to losing a part of you, a legacy buried in darkness never to be found again.”

  10. “The longest walk home that any parent will ever take is the one after their child has “run” ahead of them.”

  11. “The death of my own son has made me more sensitive. It’s made me more compassionate.” – Rick Warren

  12. “As you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us.”

  13. “I always live through the slow days by having hope that someday I am going to be re-united with my lovely son forever.”

  14. “The world changes from year to year, our lives from day to day, but the love and memory of you, shall never pass away.”

  15. “To lose a son under those circumstances – a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart.”

  16. “SON no farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.”

  17. “The single moment when I knew that I had to get busy and do more was around the death of my son.” – Bobby Rush

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

  19. “I cannot bring you back, my son, but I can pray that you are smiling in heavens, knowing that your momma loves you always!”

  20. “For no soul can ever be replaced, and death claims a beauty and a magnificence that will always be missed.” ― Jocelyn Soriano

  21. “My son may be a man to the world, but he will always be, my little boy to me and I love him more than most could ever believe.”

  22. “I don’t need anything in this world, but to see your lovely face once again. You left me too soon, my son, and I’ll miss you forever.”

  23. “To my son, who left this world too early – I will keep the memory of you alive and I’ll never stop being angry at life for driving us apart.”

  24. “A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.” – Niccolo Machiavelli

  25. “As someone who has lived the nightmare of losing a child, I know that the enormous hole left behind remains forever.” — Arthur Honegger

  26. “The heavens always have a reason for taking the people you love from you. As for you my lovely son, it sounds like you were too good for earth.”

  27. “The hardest thing I have ever had to hear was that my child died. The hardest thing that I have ever done is to live every day since that moment.”

  28. “An angel opened up the book of life and wrote down my baby’s birth. Then she whispered as she closed the book, “He’s too beautiful for Earth.”

  29. “Do not weep for those who have found death’s embrace early, for they weep for us that linger on in this mortal world of pain.” ― Stewart Stafford

  30. “I have missed my son every second since he left me, and I have made him part of me. He never left, he just moved into my heart and memories.”

  31. “When I lost my son, I thought the world had come to an end, only to find that it was the beginning of something amazing, something divine.”

  32. “When the young bury the old, time heals the pain and sorrow. But when the process is reversed, the sorrow remains forever.” – Joseph P. Kennedy

  33. “But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not try to stop them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14

  34. “I try hiding my pain from everyone, but at night I think of your sweet face, and I wonder why death was so selfish to take you away. I miss you, my boy!”

  35. “We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death, but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.” — Tryon Edwards

  36. “Dear son, losing you was the worst experience of my life, yet the best things have been born of it because I have someone watching over me from heaven.”

  37. “My dear son, I miss you so much. It keeps hurting; I can’t stop crying. My eyes always search for you in the sky. My heart longs to find you in the heavens.”

  38. “There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world. Rest in peace, son, knowing you were an inspiration for the time we spent with you.”

  39. “Today is your birthday, and here I am at your grave gain, crying and wishing to have even a second with you. You will forever remain in my heart, dear son.”

  40. “The death of a child occasions a passion of grief and frantic tears, such as your end, brother reader, will never inspire.” — William Makepeace Thackeray

  41. “As a mother, losing my son meant losing a piece of my soul for good. I will keep praying that you are now safe from harm and smiling once again. Love, mom.”

  42. “I can curse the universe for taking my lovely son away from me at a very tender age, but I have a reason to smile; having the pleasure to know and love you.”

  43. “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.”

  44. “I still don’t believe I will not be able to do the things I love with you. You left too early, before we had our first drink, but I hope you welcome me in eternity with one.”

  45. “Everyone on earth has that one special reason why they came to earth and losing your son means that your purpose will remain unfulfilled, which never ceases to trouble me.”

  46. “One day, a son asked his father, “Why is it always the best people who die?” The father answered, “Son, if you are in a meadow, which flowers do you pick? The worst ones or the best?”

  47. “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 Cheldelin Fell

  48. “I was in error when I saw him as fixed and stable and thought I would have him forever. He was never fixed, nor stable, but always just a passing, temporary energy-burst.” ― George Saunders

  49. “When God calls little children to dwell with Him above, we mortals sometimes question the wisdom of His love. For no heartache compares with the death of one small child who does so much to make our world seem wonderful and mild.”

  50. “Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty look, repeats his words, remembers me of his gracious parts, stuffs out his vacant garments with his form.” – William Shakespeare

  51. “It’s all over now. He is either in joy or nothingness. So why grieve? The worst of it, for him, is over. Because I loved him so and am in the habit of loving him and that love must take the form of fussing and worry and doing.” ― George Saunders

  52. “In loving memory of my Son: Of all the special gifts in life however great or small to have you as my son was the greatest gift of all. A special time, a special face, a special son, I can’t replace. With aching heart I whisper low I miss you Son and love you so.”

  53. “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

  54. “Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made. Or a garden planted. Something your hand touched some way so that your soul has somewhere to go to when you die. And when people look at that tree or flower you planted, you’re there.” — Ray Bradbury

  55. “An Eternal Memory Of A Much Loved SON – This is for someone wonderful as loved as one could be for you were everything in life you meant the world, you see and sometimes life can be unkind when hearts are torn in two but nothing ever could compare to the pain of losing you but all the love you left behind, forever will live on and so until we meet again rest peacefully, dear Son.”

  56. “In memory of a special son – It’s sometimes hard to know why some things happen as they do for so much joy and happiness was centered around you. It seems so hard to comprehend that you’re no longer here but all the happy memories will help to keep you near. You’re thought about with pride, Son with each mention of your name death cannot change a single thing the love will still remain.”

  57. “I miss my son. I pretend to be strong as I’m dying within myself. The daily struggle is stressing my mind and my health. On the outside I smile for you to see I’m okay because I know you want me to be over it today but it’s killing me altogether, every inch of my being I miss my son and it’s hard holding in my feelings I have come to terms I will no longer hide ” I love him so much and I carry him inside”.”

  58. “Missing you on your birthday Son. To lose a fine and precious son whether man or boy, deprives the heart of all its warmth and life of so much joy. But each year on this special day we celebrate your birth, and treasure every moment that you were here on earth. We took those days for granted and never dreamt or thought, that all our lives would change so much and yours would be so short. But now we must remember that although the tears may fall, the son we’ll miss forever brought sunshine to us all.”

  59. “My Child Did Exist. I’ve lost a child, I hear myself say, and the person I’m talking to just turns away. Now why did I tell them, I don’t understand. It wasn’t for sympathy or to get a helping hand. I just want them to know I’ve lost something dear. I want them to know that my child was here. My child left something behind which no one can see. My child made just one person into a family. So, if I’ve upset you, I’m sorry as can be. You’ll have to forgive me, I could not resist. I just want you to know that my child did exist.”

  60. “My son is gone, oh why did he go? We all understand, but need to repeat. It’s hard to hang on and hold up my chin. Nothing’s the same, never will be again. Friends, we once seemed so close but now they feel awkward and don’t say a word. My son is dead! Or they say with shock, “aren’t you over it yet?” Get your life back to normal, start anew. They don’t understand what am I to do? What’s wrong with these people? Why can’t they see? They don’t understand my continued grief. My son is dead, not merely asleep. I’ll never forget, this child I love. He’s part of my body, my very soul without my son, I’ll never be whole. We live our lives, one day at a time. Will this day come with a will to survive? My child is dead, why am I alive?”


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