33 Inspirational Quotes on Grief and Loss
One of the things people comment on about our site and our Facebook page are our beautiful photos which we have used to create grief memes with inspirational quotes. They can be uplifting and a comfort to those who have lost a loved one.
So we have decided to put some of our favourite ones here together on one page so that you can read through them. We hope that they will inspire hope and give you some peace on your grief journey.
The quotes are also useful for those who are looking for something to write on a sympathy card or message.
One day we will remember how lucky we were to have known their love, with wonder, not grief. Elizabeth Postle
Wherever there is love, there is grief. A life without it is unthinkable.
May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Time alone does not heal. It is the loyalty to life that heals.
Whether we live for 3 weeks, 3 years, 30 years or 90 years, life is a precious thing, each day a gift.
I can be changed by what happens to me, I refuse to be reduced by it.
Grief is, at its core, the heart's longing for something loved and lost.
No-one is ever as interested in everything you do as your mother, or as proud of you.
Grief Shared is Halved, Joy Shared is Doubled
Memories are a special gift. The harvest of a life of love and happiness.
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely
forget about it. Jacques Prevert
Even if you are grieving, you are still allowed to enjoy your life.
However long or short it may be, it is precious too and shouldn't be wasted. Elizabeth Postle
Today is a gift. Each day of life we have is precious and we must
make the most of it, it is all we can do.
Grief is not the enemy. Grief can be one of our greatest teachers.
- Tom Zuba
Strong Men Do Cry
And once the storm is over, you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, whether the storm is really over.
But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about.
- Haruki Murakami
Pain makes you stronger, tears make you braver, and heartbreak makes you wiser, so thank your past for a better future.
Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
- Martin Luther King
No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause
in the world die away...
- Terry Pratchett
People do not pass away. They die and then, they stay.
- Naomi Shihab Nye
A light went out of my life.
Darkness was everywhere.
The morning eventually came.
The brightness was never the same.
Sorrow, like rain, makes roses and mud.
I cannot speak, but I can listen. I cannot be seen, but I can be heard. So as you stand upon a shore gazing at a beautiful sea, As you look upon a flower and admire its simplicity,
From Remember Me by Margaret Mead
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming.
All we can do is learn to swim.
What we have enjoyed, we can never lose... all that we
love deeply becomes a part of us. Helen Keller
He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it.
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief.
But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer...and everything collapses.
Beauty and pain co-exist. But when we are in the early phases of grieving, in order to eventually see beauty in the world again, we must first feel and inhabit our pain.
We needn 't eschew grief to be happy, and we needn't decry happiness in order to feel grief .
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