If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, then you will understand how painful it is when someone else tells you he/she lost a loved one. Words are not enough to express how much pain they feel at such moments, nevertheless certain words from friends and family can help to ease the pain. Here are some consoling quotes about losing a loved one

Quotes About Losing Loved Ones – Inspirational Quotes About Losing A Loved One

1. “When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”– Bill Shoemaker

2. “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

3. “Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive Joy Weeps.”– William Blake

4. “The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.”-Lucan

5.“Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.”– Thomas Aquinas

6.“Seashells remind us that every passing life leaves something beautiful behind.”– Unknown

7. “Life is like the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.”– Edward Young

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

9. “The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.”– Herman Hesse

10. “Death is the black hole of biology. It’s an event horizon, and once you go over that event horizon, no information can be passed back out of the hole.”– Terrance McKenna

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

12. “Suicide is a privilege of man which deity does not possess.”– Pliny the Elder

13. “He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

14. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

15. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” – The Crow, written by James O’Barr, David J. Schow, and John Shirley, 1994

16. “Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was,’Did you bring joy?’ The second was, ‘Did you find joy?’”– Leo Buscaglia

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

18. “We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.”– Napolean Bonaparte

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

20. “We meet but briefly in life, if we touch each other with stardust – that is everything.”– Unknown

21. “What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.”– Saint Augustine

22. “To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.”– Erich Fromm

23. “Nothing you love is lost. Not really. Things, people–they always go away sooner or later. You can’t hold them anymore than you can hold moonlight. But if they’ve touched you, if they’re insi1de you, then they’re still yours. The only things you ever really have are the ones you hold inside your heart.”– Bruce Coville

24. “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

25. “The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming”– Helen Keller

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26. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”– Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

28. “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.“ – Kahlil Gibran

29. “Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

30. “Perhaps they are not the 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.” – Unknown

31. “We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”4– Anne L. de Stael

32. “Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load..”– Charles Henry Parkhurst

33. “I’ve noticed that about your people, Doctor. You find it easier to understand the death of one than the death of a million. You speak about the objective hardness of the Vulcan heart, yet how little room there seems to be in yours.”– Spock

34. “There is something very morbid about modern sympathy with pain.”– Oscar Wilde

35. “September did not want to feel for the Marquess. That’s how villains get you, she knew. You feel badly for them, and next thing you know, you’re tied to train tracks. But her wild, untried heart opened up another bloom inside her, a dark branch heavy with fruit.”– Catherine Valente

36. “Compassion only plagues those with hearts, much like a field of thorns only troubles those who bleed..”
– Rachelle E. Goodrich

37. “To sympathize with the suffering of others forges understanding, but that doesn’t mean they’ll put up with you.”– Benson Bruno

38. “It is much more easy to have sympathy with suffering than it is to have sympathy with thought.”– Oscar Wilde

39. “Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.”– Oscar Wilde

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

41. “Life is a dream walking, death is a going – Chinese proverb

42. “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.”– Confucius

43. “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.” – Unknown

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

45. “Though sympathy alone can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.1”– Bram Stoker

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

47. “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.”– Charlaine Harris

48. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”– Richard Bach4

49. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”– Unknown2

50. “The light has gone out of my life.”– Theodore Roosevelt

51. “WA person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.”– Mohammad

52. “When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”– Bill Shoemaker

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

54. “In the land of the dying, sentences go unfinished, you know how they’re going to end.”

55. “Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.”– Seneca

56. “Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.”– Alphonse de Lamartine

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

58. “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.”– William Wordsworth

59. “If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.”– Oscar Wilde

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60. “Tears are the silent language of grief.”– Voltaire

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

Bible Quotes About Losing A Loved One

62. Matthew 5:4 – Blessed [are] they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

63. John 14:27-29 – Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. (Read More…)

64. Colossians 2:5 – For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.

65. 2 Timothy 4:7 – I have fought a good fight, I have finished [my] course, I have kept the faith

66. Isaiah 41:10 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

67. Isaiah 43:2 “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”

68. Psalm 18:28 “You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.”

69. Psalm 46:1-2 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.”

70. John 11:25 – Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

71. Philippians 4:6-7 – Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. (Read More…)

72. Psalms 116:15 – Precious in the sight of the LORD [is] the death of his saints.

73. John 3:16 – For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

74. Psalm 30:5 “For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

75. Psalm 34:18 “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

76. Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

77. Lamentations 3:31-33 “For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone.”

78. Revelation 21:4 “ ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

79. Psalm 119:50 “My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.”

80. Romans 8:18 “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”

81. 2 Corinthians 7:10 “Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.”

82. Psalms 127:3 – Lo, children [are] an heritage of the LORD: [and] the fruit of the womb [is his] reward.

83. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17 – But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. (Read More…)

84. Philippians 1:3 – I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,

85. 2 Corinthians 1:4-6 – Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. (Read More…)

86. Ecclesiastes 3:1-22 – To every [thing there is] a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: (Read More…)

87. Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

88. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

89. Psalm 18:2 “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”

90. 1 Peter 5:6-7 “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

91. Psalm 23:4 “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;
your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

92. Psalm 73:26 “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

93. Psalm 22:24 “For he has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.”

94. Revelation 21:4 – And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

95. Psalms 34:18 – The LORD [is] nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

96. John 16:22 – And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

97. Isaiah 41:10 – Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

98. Romans 8:38-39 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

99. Romans 14:8 For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.

100. Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!”

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