Quotes About Losing A Loved One

Here are quotes about losing a loved one to help you cope with losing someone dear to you. Whether it was through death or something else, the emptiness left from the lack of their presence can be devastating; the pain… almost unbearable. The feeling of loss and regret may flood your mind, manifesting themselves as rivers of tears or the feeling of numbness or even anger.

Although no one knows for sure what’s beyond this life, many find comfort in the belief that their loved ones has gone to a better place or that by keeping them in our hearts, we never actually lose them. However you choose to cope with this difficult time, may you get through this in the most positive way possible.

“Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.” – Mother Teresa

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

“Grief does not change you… It reveals you.” – John Green

“As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.” – Unknown

“Because someone we love is in Heaven, we have a little bit of Heaven in our home.” – Unknown

“As long as we live, they too shall live, for they are a part of us, as we remember them.” – Unknown

“You never know what you have till you’ve lost it.” – Alyson Noel

“Gone, but not forgotten.” – Phillip Margolin

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

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

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“There is absolutely no time limit on grief so don’t rush yourself or let others rush you.” – Unknown

“Have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.” – Mitch Albom

“Death is the last chapter in time, but the first chapter in eternity.” – Unknown

“Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth – that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.” – Socrates

“Nothing can ever take away the love a heart holds dear. Fond memories linger every day. Remembrance keep them near.” – Unknown

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins

“Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.” – Paulo Coelho

“Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same.” – Flavia Weedn

“The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.” – Eileen Elias Freeman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.” – Robert Southey

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

“The agony of losing a loved one is unlike anything you’ll ever feel but the passing of time will soften the pain. Give it time.” – Tipss.org

Here’s a powerfully touching song called, I’ll See You Again by Westlife: