When we experience the death of a loved one, the pain can be unbearable and we wonder if the sadness will ever leave us. We have handpicked the quotes that we feel are the most compassionate and will give some consolation in times of need.
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.
– Irving Berlin
Grief is the price we pay for love.
– Queen Elizabeth II
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
– Bertolt Brecht
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument, which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want me again look for me under your boot soles.
– Walt Whitman
I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
– Winston Churchill
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
– Norman Cousins
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there’s the rub;
For in that sleep of death what dreams may come
When we have shuffled off this mortal coil.
– William Shakespeare
Seeing death as the end of life
is like seeing the horizon
as the end of the ocean.
– David Searls