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11 Moving Quotes on Loss and Grief

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Loss and Grief Quotes, Just For You

Nothing can fully describe the pain and loss you feel – and the wisdom you learn – after the death of a loved one. However, there are writers, poets, and artists who have come quite close. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the most poignant quotes about loss and grief. We hope that they will give you strength and comfort during this most difficult time.

“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.” – Vicki Harrison

“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” – John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

“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

“Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” – Alphonse de Lamartine, Méditations Poétiques

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – From a headstone in Ireland

“He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

“If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a might stranger.” – Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“I guess by now I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone – you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” – Alyson Noel, Evermore

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

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“Life seems sometimes like nothing more than a series of losses, from beginning to end. That’s the given. How you respond to those losses, what you make of what’s left, that’s the part you have to make up as you go.” – Katharine Weber, The Music Lesson

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