Death is but a transition from this life to another existence where there is no more pain and anguish. All the bitterness and disagreements will vanish, and the only thing that lives forever is love.— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Pioneering Death And Grieving quotations
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Grief never ends, but it changes. It is a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness nor a lack of faith: it is the price of love.
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.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
If you know someone who has lost a child, and you're afraid to mention them because you think you might make them sad by reminding them that they died-you're not reminding them. They didn't forget they died. What you're reminding them of is that you remembered that they lived, and that is a great gift.
When those you love die, the best you can do is honor their spirit for as long as you live. You make a commitment that you're going to take whatever lesson that person or animal was trying to teach you, and you make it true in your own life... It's a positive way to keep their spirit alive in the world, by keeping it alive in yourself.
Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
Grief is not a disorder, a disease or sign of weakness.
It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.
They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.
If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
I am I and you are you, whatever we were to each other that we still are.
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.
Why bad things happen to good people
Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
Death is just a change in lifestyles.
A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death.
I think death is a tremendous adventure- a gateway into a new life, in which you have further powers, deeper joys, and wonderful horizons.
I am quite confident that the most important part of a human being is not his physical body but his nonphysical essence, which some people call soul and others, personality... The nonphysical part cannot die and cannot decay because it's not physical.
Grieve not; though the journey of life be bitter, and the end unseen, there is no road which does not lead to an end.
Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
When the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.
The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.
we follow One who stood and wept at the grave of Lazarus-not surely, because He was grieved that Mary and Martha wept, and sorrowed for their lack of faith (though some thus interpret) but because death, the punishment of sin, is even more horrible in his eyes than in ours.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
I feel a strong immortal hope, which bears my mournful spirit up beneath its mountain load; redeemed from death, and grief, and pain, I soon shall find my [child] again within the arms of God.
Death cannot kill what never dies.
When you are sorrowful, look again.
I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.
To suppress the grief, the pain, is to condemn oneself to a living death.
Living fully means feeling fully; it means becoming completely one with what you are experiencing and not holding it at arm's length.
And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up!
But loss is a precious stone to me, a nectar Distilled in time, preaching the truth of winter To the fallen heart that does not cease to fall.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near, just around the corner. All is well.
Friends share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand.
The caterpillar dies so the butterfly could be born.
And, yet, the caterpillar lives in the butterfly and they are but one. So, when I die, it will be that I have been transformed from the caterpillar of earth to the butterfly of the universe.
One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb.
Six weeks after his death my father appeared to me in a dream.
.. It was an unforgettable experience, and it forced me for the first time to think about life after death.
One can choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances.
I think of death as some delightful journey that I shall take when all my tasks are done.
Since every man who lives is born to die, And none can boast sincere felicity, With equal mind, what happens, let us bear, Nor joy nor grieve too much for things beyond our care. Like pilgrims to the' appointed place we tend; The world's an inn, and death the journey's end.