Death Quotes

We don't die from a broken heart; we keep breathing with the hope we'll get it right next time.
“We don't die from a broken heart; we keep breathing with the hope we'll get it right next time.”
Picking at scabs leaves bigger scars, the same applies to past emotional hurts. Leave them alone and give them time to heal.
“Picking at scabs leaves bigger scars, the same applies to past emotional hurts. Leave them alone and give them time to heal.”
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
“Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.”
It's okay to not be okay.
“It's okay to not be okay.”
The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.
“The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.”
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.
“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.”
To stay inside your head just feeds sorrow, shrink it by seeking laughter and joy.
“To stay inside your head just feeds sorrow, shrink it by seeking laughter and joy.”
Not a day goes by that I don't look at your picture and smile. Or cry. Or both.
“Not a day goes by that I don't look at your picture and smile. Or cry. Or both.”
Be the things you loved most about the people who are gone.
“Be the things you loved most about the people who are gone.”
Healing from grief has no time limit and only you know how long you need.
“Healing from grief has no time limit and only you know how long you need.”
Tonight I look up searching for you among the stars.
“Tonight I look up searching for you among the stars.”
We only part to meet again.
“We only part to meet again.”
Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”
The ones that love us never really leave us.
“The ones that love us never really leave us.”
Life asked death, 'Why do people love me but hate you?' Death responded, 'Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth'.
“Life asked death, 'Why do people love me but hate you?' Death responded, 'Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth'.”
No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.
“No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.”
Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful 'I miss you.'
“Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful 'I miss you.'”
For some moments in life there are no words.
“For some moments in life there are no words.”
Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts.
“Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts.”
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 challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.”
Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
“Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.”
Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.
“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
When someone we love dies, we get so busy mourning what died that we ignore what didn't.
“When someone we love dies, we get so busy mourning what died that we ignore what didn't.”
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 the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. Washington Irving
“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 the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. Washington Irving”
How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?
“How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?”
Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be.
“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be.”
Isn't it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully?
“Isn't it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully?”
Because life is fragile and death inevitable, we must make the most of each day.
“Because life is fragile and death inevitable, we must make the most of each day.”
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.
“Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”
Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it.
“Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it.”
If I can see pain in your eyes, then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes, then share with me your smile.
“If I can see pain in your eyes, then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes, then share with me your smile.”
Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.
“Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.”
To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches.
“To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches.”
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
“We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”
Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.
“Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.”
One cannot get through life without pain... What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.
“One cannot get through life without pain... What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.”
They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind.
“They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind.”
Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.
“Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.”
What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.
“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.”
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
“No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.”
People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It's too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.
“People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It's too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.”
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.”
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
“Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.”
There is love in holding and there is love in letting go.
“There is love in holding and there is love in letting go.”
They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.
“They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.”
The death of a beloved is an amputation.
“The death of a beloved is an amputation.”