It Hurts. 11 Quotes on Grief & Loss

by | May 4, 2021 | Blog, Featured, Grief, Quotes

Have you ever traveled down the path of grief and loss? If so, you know how difficult that road can be. Simply put, to lose a loved one—it’s painful. And while over time, the ache associated with it lessens, you never really fully recover. 

That said, we want to bring a little definition to the passage through grief for those who are struggling. Below are eleven of the best quotes we could find on the journey through loss.

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Quote 1: You don’t know who is important to you until you actually lose them. – Mahatma Gandhi

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Quote 2: I felt like I had died too, and they just forgot to bury me. – Unknown

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Quote 3: You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. – J.K. Rowling

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Quote 4: I keep myself busy with things to do, but each time I pause, I think of you. – Unknown

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Quote 5: I’m unsure which pain is worse– the shock of what happened or the ache for what never will. – Unknown

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Quote 6: A thousand moments I had just taken for granted, mostly because I assumed there would be a thousand more. – Morgan Matson

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Quote 7: I wish you knew how I carry you with me always—everywhere I go. – Ranata Suzuki

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Quote 8: Grief is like the ocean—it comes in waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim. – Vicki Harrison

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Quote 9: The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not “get over” the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again, but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor would you want to. – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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Quote 10: And perhaps there is a limit to the grieving that the human heart can endure. As when one adds salt to a tumbler of water, there comes the point where simply no more will be absorbed. – Sarah Waters

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Quote 11: It was love—I lived in it. It is grief, and I will carry it. – Unknown

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