150 Quotes about Losing a Loved One to Cope With the Grief

Loss of a loved one is one such phase of life which is not redeemable. Sometimes the absence of one person from this world makes everything meaningless and empty. Here are some heart touching quotations to express your grief, sadness, sympathy for the loss of your loved ones.

These heart-wrenching quotes about losing a loved (with images and pictures) one might be exactly what you need in your time of grief and unsaid suffering which is not easy to express.

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Famous Quotes About Losing a Loved One

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

  2. “To live in hearts we leave behind, Is not to die.

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

  4. “You did not die. You simply went ahead of us. We love you.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

  11. “When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.”

  12. “All deaths are sudden, no matter how gradual the dying may be.” ― Michael McDowell

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

  14. Sometimes, when one person is absent, the whole world seems depopulated. — Allphonse de Lamartine

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

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

  17. “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.” ― Mitch Albom, For One More Day

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

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

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

  21. “It is just like yesterday but it remains real today. You have gone and not coming back. Farewell.”

  22. “All over the world, the magnitude of your presence was felt. This is not a time to mourn but to count our losses.”

  23. When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.” ― Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

  24. “How painful it was to know that this experience would last for a lifetime. We are not together anymore but we realize you are in our hearts.”

  25. “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

  26. “If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I’d walk right up to Heaven And bring you home again.”

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

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

  29. t’s easier to miss her at a cemetery, where she’s never been anything but dead, than to miss her at all the places where she was alive. — John Scalzi

  30. 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

  31. 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
  32. 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. — Mitch Albom

  33. Such a funny thing death is for mortals. You cry. You morn. You grieve. You get angry. But death is not always tragic, dear one. Sometimes death is the ultimate expression of love. – R.K. Ryals

  34. 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

  35. 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

Loss of Dad Quotes and Sayings

  1. “A father may pass on but his thoughts, hopes and dreams live on in us.”

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

  3. “I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”- Mitch Albom

  4. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.”- Linda Poindexter

  5. “The death of a parent is rarely expected and never accepted.”- Shane Pendley

  6. “The loss of one’s father marks one of the most profound rites of passage in our life.”

  7. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”- Anne Sexton

  8. “No matter wherever he is, he’ll always be watching over you. He will stay with you forever.”

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

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

  11. “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it.”- Clarence Budington Kelland

  12. “Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.”- Niccolo Machiavelli

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

  14. “The death of my father is probably the biggest thing I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends.”- Joel Osteen

  15. “Upon the death of my father, our family and myself were emotionally and financially exhausted.”- Sam Sheppard

  16. “When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.”- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  17. “A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.”

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

  19. “Everything I do in my life I do to make my mum and dad proud. I want to carry on in my dad’s footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on forever.”

  20. “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.”

  21. “The sudden loss of her father was like living with a wound that would never heal, yet her memories of him were fading more and more every day.”- Frank Beddor

  22. “Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.”- Samuel Butler

  23. “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

  24. “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

  25. “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.”

 

Loss of Spouse Quotes (Husband/Wife/Partner)

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

  2. If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I’d walk right up to Heaven And bring you home again.

  3. 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. — Nicholas Sparks

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

  5. It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them.

Bible Quotes About Losing a Loved One to Death

  1. Philippians 1:3 -“ I thank my God in all my remembrance of you.”

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

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

  4. Psalm 116:15 – “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”

  5. Psalm 34:18 -“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”

  6. 1 Corinthians 15:22 -“For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.”

  7. 2 Timothy 4:7 -“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

  8. 2 Corinthians 1:3 -“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort.”

  9. John 11:25 – “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.”

  10. John 16:22 -“So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.”

  11. John 3:16 -“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

  12. Romans 8:18 – “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.”

  13. Psalm 30:5  -“For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.”

  14. Romans 8:28 -“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”

  15. Colossians 2:5 -“For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ.”

  16. Romans 14:8 -“For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.”

  17. John 14:27 -“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.”

  18. Psalm 23:4  -“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

  19. 1 Thessalonians 4:13 -“But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.”

  20. Isaiah 41:10 -“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.”

  21. Revelation 1:1 -“The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John.”

  22. Isaiah 25:8 -“He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken.”

  23. Revelation 21:4 – “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

  24. Revelation 14:13  -“And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!”

  25. Philippians 3:13-14 -“Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”

  26. Romans 8:38-39 -“For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

  27. Philippians 4:6-7 -“ Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

  28. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4  -“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 affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.”

  29. John 14:1-4 -“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.”

  30. John 14:27-29 – “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. You heard me say to you, ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it takes place, so that when it does take place you may believe.”

Short Grief Quotes About Losing a Loved One

 

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

  2. “Be the things, you loved most about the people who are gone.”

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

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

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

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

  7. “When someone you love becomes a memory…that memory becomes a treasure.”

  8. “My life is like a stroll upon the beach, As near the ocean’s edge as I can go” –Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

  12. “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

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

  14. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart.” –Helen Keller

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

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

  17. “This is not goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy.”— Nicholas Sparks

  18. “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

  19. “My scars are a testament to the love and the relationship that I had for and with that person. And if the scar is deep, so was the love.”

  20. “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.”

  21. “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

  22. “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

  23. “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

  24. “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

Heart-Wrenching Quotes About Losing a Loved One

 

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

  2. “Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream.” —Euripides

  3. “Do not stand at my grave and cry I am not there. I did not die.”

  4. “The song is ended but the melody lingers on…” –Irving Berlin

  5. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” —Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

  10. “Sometimes, when one person is absent, the whole world seems depopulated.” —Allphonse de Lamartine

  11. “If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I’d walk right up to Heaven And bring you home again.”

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

  13. “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

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

  15. “For as long as the world spins and the earth is green with new wood, she will lie in this box and not in my arms.” —Lurlene McDaniel

  16. “It’s easier to miss her at a cemetery, where she’s never been anything but dead, than to miss her at all the places where she was alive. ”—John Scalzi

  17. “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

  18. “It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them.” —Anonymous

  19. “It is the capacity to feel consuming grief and pain and despair that also allows me to embrace love and joy and beauty with my whole heart. I must let it all in.” —Anna White

  20. “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.” —Mitch Albom

  21. “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.” —Nicholas Sparks

  22. “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

  23. “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

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