43 Quotes About a Father Who Passed Away


Dealing with the loss of a parent can leave you in an unimaginable state of grief. These quotes about a father who passed away will remind us to think back on the memories and special times shared together.

“A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.”

“Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.”

“Dad, your memories have become my heartbeats which mean I am thinking of you all the time.”

“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”

“Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time… It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.”

“Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.”

“Death is a law, not a punishment.”

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

“Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.”

“Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.”

“Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.”

“Death never pierces the heart so much as when it takes someone we love; cleaving the heart they held with their passing.”

“Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.”

“Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.”

“Death solves all problems – no man, no problem.”

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”

“Happiness is…the feeling that your dad is always there to guide you, even if he is in heaven.”

“I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.”

“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”

“I mean, death is a serious thing, certainly not to be sneezed at.”

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

“It was very hard for all of us. It’s still very hard. The anniversary of his death just passed, and every single one of his friends, still, after all these years… it’s unbelievable.”

“Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.”

“My dad is not here, but he is watching in heaven.”

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”

“My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.”

“Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth. Menachem Begin”

“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.”

“The death of a parent is rarely expected and never accepted.”

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

“The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.”

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”

“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.”

“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in your heart.”

“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.”

“To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.”

“Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.”

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

“When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”

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

“Your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.”

Being able to learn not to deal with the grief alone will help you throughout your recovery process.

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