Unfortunately, the only thing certain about life is death. Explore this article to unearth a mine of profound quotes on losing someone.

Losing Someone Quotes

“A human life is a story told by God.” - Hans Christian Andersen. In all truth, that’s what our lives are, nothing but stories carved out into reality by the Almighty. Most people, however, may not like to look at life this way. For them when a person departs from the ‘here and the now’ at the end of his or her story, it’s all about mourning. It is understandable that it’s difficult to deal with the passing of a loved one, however it still is extremely important to realize that death is the only ‘constant’ in life. If you are dealing with the loss of a loved one, you probably will find solace in a few quotes on a loved one. At the end of the day, it really is all about how you look at life and death. Does death signify permanent separation, or is it just the soul taking another step on the endless pavement of eternity? Read the article for some endearing quotes on the death of a loved one so as to console yourself.

Losing Someone Sayings
  • “It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.” - Anonymous
  • "Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways." - Stephen Vincent Benet
  • "If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to heaven, and bring you home again.” – Anonymous
  • “Losing someone when you're young is the greatest pain anyone can face” - Amory Blaine
  • “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” - From a headstone in Ireland
  • “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
  • “While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.” - John Taylor
  • “Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.” - Kahlil Gibran
  • “He kept at true good humour's mark, the social flow of pleasure's tide; he never made a brow look dark, nor caused a tear, but when he died.” - Thomas Love Peacock
  • “When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Anonymous
  • “When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heav'n so fine, That all the world will be in love with night, And pay no worship to the garish sun.” - William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
  • “And with the morn those angel faces smile, which I have loved long since and lost awhile.” - John Henry Newman
  • “For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” - William Penn
  • “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.” – Anonymous
  • “Good-night! Good-night! As we so oft have said, Beneath this roof at midnight, in the days, That are no more, and shall no more return, Thou hast but taken up thy lamp and gone to bed, I stay a little longer, as one stays, To cover up the embers that still burn.”  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “Perhaps they are not 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.” – Eskimo Proverb
  • “When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.” - Maurice Maeterlinck

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