Loss Quotes And Sayings


Loss Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of loss quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“A loss of any kind is horrible. Not because it takes away, but because it makes you believe- in newspapers, in tomatoes, in empty whiskey bottles.” 
– Anosh Irani

“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

“Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.”
– Anderson Cooper 

“Losses do that. One life-loss can infect the whole of a life. Like a rash that wears through our days, our sight becomes peppered with black voids. Now everywhere we look, we only see all that isn’t: holes, lack, deficiency.” 
– Ann Voskamp

“You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.” 
– Anne Lamott

“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

“I sit quietly and think about my mom. It’s funny how memory erodes, If all I had to work from were my childhood memories, my knowledge of my mother would be faded and soft, with a few sharp memories standing out.” 
– Audrey Niffenegger

“How pointless life could be, what a foolish business of inventing things to love, just so you could dread losing them.” 
– Barbara Kingsolver

“I missed you, Angel. Not one day went by that I didn’t feel you missing from my life. You haunted me to the point that I began to believe Hank had gone back on his oath and killed you. I couldn’t escape you and I didn’t want to. You tortured me, but it was better than losing you.” 
– Becca Fitzpatrick

“Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin.” 
– Brian Ruckley

“Now those memories come back to haunt me they haunt me like a curse.”
– Bruce Springsteen

“Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses.”
– Caleb Carr 

“Losing people you love affects you. It is buried inside of you and becomes this big, deep hole of ache. It doesn’t magically go away, even when you stop officially mourning.” 
– Carrie Jones

“How easy it was to lose everything you had always thought you’d have forever.” 
– Cassandra Clare

“It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment’s grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one’s life.”
– Chanakya 

“I have nothing to lose. My personal casualty means nothing.”
– Christopher Jordan Dorner

“On the beach, Roran stood alone, watching them go. Then he threw back his head and uttered a long, aching cry, and the night echoed with the sound of his loss.” 
– Christopher Paolini

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“He could not construct for the child’s pleasure the world he’d lost without constructing the loss as well and he thought perhaps the child had known this better than he.” 
– Cormac McCarthy

“Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears.” 
– Criss Jami

“The way you argued with me, you would have thought that we were debating the existence of God or whether or not we should move in together. These kinds of fights can never be won – even if you’re the victor, you’ve hurt the other person, and there has to be some loss associated with that.” 
– David Levithan

“Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.”
– David Searls

“Because God is never cruel, there is a reason for all things. We must know the pain of loss; because if we never knew it, we would have no compassion for others, and we would become monsters of self-regard, creatures of unalloyed self-interest. The terrible pain of loss teaches humility to our prideful kind, has the power to soften uncaring hearts, to make a better person of a good one.” 
– Dean Koontz

“Rejection, though–it could make the loss of someone you weren’t even that crazy about feel gut wrenching and world ending.” 
– Deb Caletti

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.”
– Democritus

“The cheerful loser is the winner.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“I cried until my eyes swelled shut, and then I slept, a black, dreamless sleep from which I awoke amazingly refreshed, at least until I remembered.” 
– Elizabeth Berg

“Grief is the price we pay for love.”
– Elizabeth II

“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 mighty stranger.” 
– Emily Brontë,

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

“When I’m gone just carry on, don’t mourn, rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice. Just know that I’m looking down at you smilin’, I didn’t feel a thing so baby don’t feel no pain, just smile back..”
– Eminem

“And when I am gone, just carry on, don’t mourn, rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice. Just know that I am looking down on you smiling and I didn’t feel a thing, so baby don’t feel no pain, just smile back.”
– Firas Khalifa

“I waited for dawn, but only because I had forgotten how hard mornings were. For a second I’d be normal. Then came the dim awareness of something off, out of place. Then the truth came crashing down and that was it for the rest of the day. Sunlight was reproof. Shouldn’t I feel better than I had in the dead of night.” 
– Francine Prose

“Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us.”
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld 

“It’s difficult to ever go back to the same places or people. You turn away, even for a moment, and when you turn back around, everything’s changed.” 
– Gabrielle Zevin

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