31 Quotes About Someone Who Passed Away

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One of the only guarantees we have in life is that one day we will each die. Experiencing the heartache and grief of losing someone close too you can still be difficult although we know that day will eventually come. These quotes about someone who passed away will bring you some comfort and healing.

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

“Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral.”

“Could I tell them I was sorry their loved one was dead, when he’d tried to kill me? There was no rule of etiquette for this; even my grandmother would have been stymied.”

“Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it’s time for them to be hurt.”

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

“Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.”

“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? ”

“I guess by now 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.”

“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.”

“If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.”

“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?”

“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind”

“It all goes away. Eventually, everything goes away.”

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.”

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

“Losing me will hurt; it will be the kind of pain that won’t feel real at first, and when it does, it will take her breath away.”

“Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.”

“Reserved people often really need the frank discussion of their sentiments and griefs more than the expansive.”

“Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load..”

“Tears are the silent language of grief.”

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

“That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.”

“The pleasure of remembering had been taken from me, because there was no longer anyone to remember with.”

“Though sympathy alone can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”

“We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.”

“We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.”

“We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”

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

“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.”

“Woman’s fatal weakness is to desire sympathy and comprehension.”

“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.”

Some believe that you can never recover from losing someone or recover from the grief you have experienced.

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