41 Quotes About Missing a Best Friend Who Died


Losing a best friend can leave you feeling a little vacant. These quotes about missing a best friend who died capture some of the emotional grief we may find ourselves experiencing in their absence.

“A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies.”

“And I wonder where the friendship went. What about the days and the memories we spent? Now it feels like I’m being replaced. Now it feels like I don’t know you.”

“As we grow up we don’t lose friends. We just learn who our real ones are.”

“Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”

“Even the best of friends cannot attend each other’s funeral.”

“Everyone has a best friend during each stage of life only a precious few have the same one.”

“Everyone leaves footprints in your memory, but the ones that leave footprints in your heart are the ones you will truly remember.”

“Friends are forever, you might lose them but you’ll never forget them.”

“He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.”

“He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.”

“If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, do not accept, as you may lose a friend.”

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

“It hurts when you lose a friend to death, it hurts even more when you lose a friend still living.”

“Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.”

“On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend’s life also, in our own, to the world.”

“Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us.”

“Our roads may split and drift apart but we’ll always remain friends at heart.”

“Painful though parting be, I bow to you as I see you off to distant clouds.”

“Remembering all our memories, and it’s times like these that I miss you most, remembering when we were so close.”

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

“Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.”

“The bond between friends cannot be broken by chance; no interval of time or space can destroy it. Not even death itself can part true friends.”

“The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.”

“The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.”

“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.”

“The loss of a friend is the greatest of losses.”

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”

“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”

“There’s a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die; their silence.”

“This passion, and the death of a dear friend, would go near to make a man look sad.”

“Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.”

“True friends are the ones who never leave your heart, even if they leave your life for a while. Even after years apart, you pick up with them right where you left off, and even if they die they’re never dead in your heart.”

“We always thought we’d look back on our tears and laugh, but we never thought we’d look back on our laughter and cry.”

“We’ll grow up, we’ll move on but we will always be best friends.”

“When a close friend unexpectedly leaves us, a piece of our heart is forever broken.”

“When our friends are alive, we see the good qualities they lack; dead, we remember only those they possessed.”

“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure?”

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

“You cannot stop loving your friend because he’s dead, especially if he was better than anyone alive, you know?”

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.”

“Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, Advanced a stage or two upon that road Which you must travel in the steps they trod.”

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