quotes about losing a loved one

100 Quotes About Losing A Loved One

Are you in the midst of soul crushing grief or you know of someone who have just lost a loved one? We are here for you. Learning function without the people you love can be so difficult and heart breaking, but life has to go on hey. This article is perfectly made for you, just hang in there and find solace in the following comforting words from people who have experienced the same pain you are going through. You can Also checkout prayer for encouragement, bible verses about faith and trust on the site to give you strength through out your grieving process.

Take a look at the following quotes about losing a loved one that has provided comfort to many who were grieving and they will sure to soothe and ease your pain. Also check out funeral quotes, grief quotes and life and death quotes.

Bible Quotes About Losing A Loved One

Don’t allow grieve to overpower you, whenever you feel like it’s all too much just turn to the bible and find comfort in God’s verses. Always remember that His grace is sufficient for all of us and He cares for our well-being. Take comfort to the following biblical quotes about losing a loved one.

  1. “The Lord is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18

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  1. “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. – Psalm 23:4
  2. “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.” – Romans 8:26
  3. “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” – 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
  4. “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth gives way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” – Psalm 46:1-3
  5. “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” – Psalm 73: 26

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  1. “38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. -Acts 2:38
  2. “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. -Hebrew 11:6
  3. “So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.” -John 16:22
  4. “Do not be amazed at this, for a time is coming when all who are in their graves will hear his voice 29 and come out—those who have done what is good will rise to live, and those who have done what is evil will rise to be condemned.” -John5:28-29
  5. “I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. -2 Corinthians 11:2

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  1. “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.” -Revelation 21:4
  2. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”-Matthew 5:4
  3. “Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.” -1 Thessalonians 4:13-14
  4. “The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete.” -John 3:21
  5. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” -Romans 8:28

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  1. “Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. He said: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.–  Matthew 5:1-3
  2. “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26
  3. “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”-John  11:25-26
  4. “So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; and it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.”– 1 Corinthians 15:42-44
  5. “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”– 2 Corinthians 4:17-18

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  1. “We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.”-2 Corinthians 5:8
  2. “If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.”– Romans 14:8
  3. “He heals the broken-hearted and binds up their wounds.’– Psalm 147:3
  4. “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.”-John 14:1

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  1. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” –Joshua 1:9
  2. “After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage one another with these words.”– 1 Thessalonians 4:17-18
  3. “I have no one else like him, who will show genuine concern for your welfare.’– Philippians 2:20
  4. “But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”– Matthew 19:14
  5. “So it is not the will of my Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish.”– Matthew 18:14

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  1. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”– John 14:27
  2. “Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”– Luke 18:15-17

Spanish Quotes About Losing A Loved One

It is very important to be well-versed when it comes to condolences matters, you will never know when you will have to express your condolences to a friend or a family that has lost a loved one. Here are some Spanish quotes you can chose from whenever you want to offer your condolences.

  1. “You have to let people go, everyone in your life are meant to be in your journey, but not all of them are meant to stay till the end.”
  2. “No matter how small mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” –Anthony Robbins
  3. “You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language you live only once.” –Czech proverb

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  1. “My mind is still having trouble wrapping itself around the fact that you are gone.”– Unknown
  2. “He who Fears death cannot enjoy life.” -Spanish Proverb
  3. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”
  4. “With you inside me comes the knowledge of death.” Jenny Holzer
  5. “Life without a friend is death without a witness.”-Spanish Proverb

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  1. “Remember in Spanish means to pass something through the heart again, and now all the years are going through his heart again as he tries to turn away from the ocean. But he hears it and knows it out there. Some sleepless nights he goes out. But this night in his sleep he says ‘oh look at all those beautiful life rafts’” –Linda Hogan
  2. “The wages of sin is death.” –Spanish Proverb
  3. “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than I a year of conversation.” –Plato
  4. “An eternal memory until we meet again. Those special memories of you would always make me smile if only I could have you back for just a little while. Then we could sit and talk again just like we used to do. You always meant so much to me and always would do too. The fact that you are no longer here will always cause me pain. But you are forever in my heart, until we meet again….”
  5. “As well as writing, 2004 saw my first attempt at wine making: the elixir of life. Unfortunately my effort tasted more like the elixir of death.” –Craig Briggs

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Buddhist Quotes About Losing A Loved One

Taking comfort in religious quotes about losing a loved one is a very vital part of the grieving process. Here are some Buddhist quotes to comfort a friend or relative who has lost a loved one, you may choose to write them in sympathy cards or share them in person.

  1. “Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.” – Buddha
  2. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha
  3. “Many do not realize that we here must die. For those who realize this, quarrels end.” – Buddha
  4. “The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” -The Buddha
  5. “Good health is simply the slowest way a human being can die,” – Buddha

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  1. “Perhaps the deepest reason why we are afraid of death is because we do not know who we are.”– Buddha
  2. “This world is shrouded in darkness. Here, only a few can see their way free. These few birds escape from the net, and fly away to the heavens.” – Buddha
  3. “I will see you on the other side of the stars.”
  4. “You lie most of your life inside your head. Make sure it a right place to be”
  5. “Stop thinking so much you are breaking your heart.”

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  1. “Greif never ends but it changes. It a passage not a place to stay. Greif is not a sign of weakness nor lack of faith…it is the price of love.”
  2. “Be patient for what was written for you was written by the greatest of writers.”– Anonymous
  3. “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will never get over the loss of your loved one; you will learn to live with it. you will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same nor would you want to.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
  4. “As long as I breathe you will be remembered.”
  5. “Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard but near, so loved, so missed so very dear.”– Unknown

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  1. “Grief, I’ve learned. Is really just love. It all the love you want to give but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.” –Jenei Anderson

Movie Quotes About Losing A Loved One

Not all of us watch movies for pleasure, some people find solace in some movies whenever they are going through a rough time. Check out these comforting lines from movies that will sure to heal your pain and see to it that you find all the comfort you need. Also read on broken heart quotes to help you find closure. 

  1. “Vengeance is a lazy form of grief.” -NICOLE KIDMAN
  2. “Grief is exhausting.” -CIARÁN HINDS
  3. “Who grieves for Lee Harvey Oswald? Buried in a cheap grave under the name “Oswald”? Nobody” -KEVIN COSTNER
  4. “Do you still think men love the way we do? No… men enjoy the happiness they feel. We can only enjoy the happiness we give. They are not capable of devoting themselves exclusively to one person. So to hope to be made happy by love is a certain cause of grief.” -GLENN CLOSE
  5. “Nothing I can do is going to bring them back.” -NAOMI WATTS

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  1. “You are not alone in your sorrow, and there’s no shame in grieving for those you love.” -BRIAN GERAGHTY
  2. “- Dr. Andrej Gorobec: You must always have faith, in yourself, in life.– Princess Asa Vajda: In life? What is my life? Sadness and grief. Something that destroys itself day by day, and no one can rebuild it. Here is the very image of my life. Look at it. It’s being consumed hour by hour like this garden, abandoned to a purposeless existence.” -JOHN RICHARDSON 
  3. “- Buck: According to the Kübler-Ross model, denial is just one of the five stages of grief. – Wade Wilson: Jesus Christ, Buck. No more speaking lines for you.” -RANDAL REEDER
  4. “William Holden and I weren’t just good friends. He was my very best friend. I feel his loss very much still.” -GLENN FORD
  5. “Never trust a people who bury their dead above the ground.” -MANUEL GARCIA-RULFO

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  1. “We just want our daughter back. We just want our daughter back.” -SAM ROCKWELL
  2. “The day my grandfather killed himself, he went hunting and shot two grouse. After the funeral, my grandmother cleaned and cooked the grouse.” -JOHN HEARD
  3. “He’s so full of manure, that man! We could lay him in the dirt and grow another one just like him.” Talking about her father” -RENEE ZELLWEGE

Quotes About Losing A Loved One To Drugs

Nothing could prepare one for the loss of a close relative or a friend, it even worse if that person’s death was due to drugs. It is so devastating and no words can be said to completely take away their pain but the following quotes about losing a loved one will ease the pain and speed the healing process.

  1. “Love never dies; finding peace when you have lost someone to addiction.”
  2. “Addiction is the only PRISON where the locks are on the inside.”
  3. “I’ve lost many, many friends to natural causes, through alcohol, through drugs, through AIDS. And every time I lose a friend or a loved one. It reminds me how great life is.” –Patti Smith
  4. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”
  5. “Know this, I am addicted to you. I have tasted your mind and I cannot forget its flavour.”
  6. “Don’t worry about walking a mile in my shoes. Just try a day thinking in my head.”
  7. “A scar does not form on the dying. A scar means I survived.” –Chris Cleave

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  1. “Judge if you want, we are all going to die. I intend to deserve it.”
  2. “The hardest part of losing someone is not having to say goodbye but rather learning to live without them. Always trying to fill the void, the emptiness that left inside your heart when they go.”– Unknown
  3. “Life would be tragic if it weren’t fun.” –Stephen Hawking
  4. “Perhaps they are not stars but opens in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shine down upon us to let us know that they are happy.” –Eskimo Proverb
  5. “Halt comes from 12 steps programs and it means don’t get too hungry, angry, lonely or tired because that leads to impulsive decisions hurting others and sabotaging ourselves.”

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  1. “You cannot save everyone, some people are going to destroy themselves no matter how much you try to help them.”
  2. “Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of an ocean.”– David Searls
  3. “When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top.”
  4. “You were never created to be depressed, guilty, defeated, condemn or unworthy, you were created to be victorious.”

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  1. “Do not pity the death Harry. Pity the living. And above all pity those who live without love.”
  2. “No no no this isn’t supposed to happen, everything is going so wrong. Its not supposed to turn this way.”
  3. “All the art of living Lies in the Fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
  4. “Even though it hurts, missing him this much lets you know you are alive and ridiculously in love.”
  5. “The secret of change is to focus all the energy, not on fighting the old but building the new!” – Socrates

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  1. “Toxic people take no blame and love playing the victim. So whatever you do be ready for it to be your fault.”
  2. “What you don’t know unless you’ve been there: Heroin
  3. “You are allowed to cry, you are allowed to scream but do not give up.”
  4. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”
  5. “I will never get used to be without you.”

Ensure that you are using the right words and tone to comfort a grieving friend or family. I hope the above quotes about losing a loved one were of great help to you. keep on reading quotes on…to get all the comfort you need.

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