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50 Powerful Quotes About Losing a Loved One and Coping

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Our latest collection of power quotes about losing a loved one.

Losing a loved one is never easy.

It is one of the worst things a person can experience in life.

Though death happens a lot in life, it’s still hard to deal with.

Getting through the loss of a loved one takes time and everyone’s journey to healing is unique.

Everyone is different and sometimes the journey can seem more than we can bear.

When this happens, we should remember to be grateful for the time we spent with our loved ones and know that they’re in a better place.

Even though losing a loved one is never easy, the right support and guidance can help you get through it.

Life must continue, and you will grow from the loss and learn to live with it.

Here are some uplifting quotes about losing a loved one to help you cope.


Power Quotes About Losing a Loved One and Coping


1.) 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


2.) The death of a beloved is an amputation.—C. S. Lewis


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


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


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


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


7.) Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. –  Terri Guillemets


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


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


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


Quotes about losing a loved one to help us move on


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


12.) “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


13.) Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.–Dr. Seuss


14.) Lucky is the spouse who dies first, who never has to know what survivors endure.—Sue Grafton


15.) 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


16.) Seeing death as the end of life
is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean. ~David Searls


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


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


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


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


Quotes about losing a loved one to reflect on how much we miss them


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


22.) Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.—Emily Dickinson


23.) 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


24.) We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.—Anyon Chekov


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


26.) 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


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


28.) “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


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


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


Quotes about losing a loved one to make us feel better


31.) For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.—William Penn


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


33.) Your end, which is endless, is as a snowflake dissolving in the pure air.~Zen Teaching


34.) “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


35.) “The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives.”– Norman Cousins


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


37.) “Though we are terrorized by death, it’s not different from birth, it just happens” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana


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


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


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


Other quotes about losing a loved one


41.) The whole world can become the enemy when you lose what you love.—Kristina McMorris


42.) Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something – Jackson Brown Jr.


43.) “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


44.) “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


45.) Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. – Anne Roiphe


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


47.) The sun can break through the darkest cloud; love can brighten the gloomiest day.— William Arthur Ward


48.) “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


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


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


Which are your favorite quotes about losing a loved one?


Losing a loved one is one of the most painful experiences. It is one of the worst things you’ll ever experience in your life. Knowing that your loved ones won’t be there to experience life with you is never easy.

Although the pain soon reduces with time, it never really goes away. It’s difficult, but with support and guidance, you can cope with the loss of a loved one. Hopefully, these quotes have helped you with the grieving process.

Did you enjoy these quotes about losing a loved one? Which of the quotes was your favorite? We would love to hear all about it in the comment section below.


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