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Reassuring Quotes on Death

Awakened within a dream

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

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