20 Quotes on Losing Someone You Love (Grief Quotes)

quotes on losing someone you love

Losing someone you love is one of the most challenging experiences we can face in life. During the toughest moments of grief, it’s crucial to feel the presence of others who understand what you’re going through.

In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the quotes that capture the depth of emotions that come with loss and offer a glimmer of hope in the midst of sorrow.

Whether you’re navigating your grief or looking to support a friend through theirs, these quotes serve as a reminder that we are not alone in our feelings of loss and longing.

Popular Grief Quotes

#1. “Grief is not a disorder, a disease, or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical, and spiritual necessity, the price we pay for love, and the only cure for grief is grieving.”- Earl Grollman.

#2. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us. – Helen Keller

#3. “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.

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#4. “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 you will 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 and David Kessler

#5. “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wordsworth.

#6. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” – Leo Tolstoy.

#6. “Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still” – Alex MacLean.

Quotes On Losing Loved Ones

#7. “Losing someone you love is like losing a part of yourself, but their memory becomes a treasure you hold forever.”


#8. “Though they may be gone, their love remains etched in our hearts, guiding us through each day.”

#9. “Losing someone is the hardest part of life, but remember they are only a thought away.”

#10. “Grief is a journey that no one can walk for you; it’s a path you must navigate on your own. But know that you are never alone; your loved one walks with you in spirit.”

#11. “Losing someone you love is like losing a piece of yourself; the pain never truly goes away, but with time, you learn to carry it with grace.”

#12. “In the midst of Grief, it’s okay not to be okay. Take all the time you need to heal, and remember that your loved one would want nothing more than for you to find peace.”


#13. “Grief is not the absence of love; it’s the presence of love turned inside out. It’s the ache of longing for someone who’s no longer there, yet whose love continues to shape your life.”

#14. “The emptiness without you is vast, but it is surrounded by beautiful moments that can never be taken away.”

#15. “Your absence is a wound that won’t heal, but I find comfort in knowing you are finally at peace.”

#16. “While you’ve departed this earth, you still walk with me in the sunlight, the gentle breeze, the beauty of nature.”

#17. “You were the string that held my world together, and now everything feels unraveled without you here.”

#18. “I knew your leaving was inevitable, but nothing could have prepared me for this hollow ache.”


#19. “No matter where this journey leads, a piece of you goes with me always.”

#20. “Until my final breath, I’ll continue sharing our story to keep your beautiful soul very much alive.”


Grieving can feel like an endless journey, with hills that seem too steep to climb. These quotes serve as a gentle reminder to embrace all of it, allowing the pain to coexist with the beautiful memories and joy our loved ones brought into our lives.

Even as we feel the ache of their absence, the love we shared will always be cherished. It’s also about honoring the memory of those we’ve lost and discovering ways to carry their love with us as we move forward.