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.— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Captivate Loss Of A Loved One quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
There is no death, only a change of worlds.
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.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Tears water our growth.
I am I and you are you, whatever we were to each other that we still are.
No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog.
A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
For some moments in life there are no words.
When the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.
The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
On some level we trade passion for security, that's trading one illusion for another. It's a matter of degree. We can't live in constant fear, but we can't live without any. The fear of loss is essential to love.
Mourning is one of the most profound human experiences that it is possible to have... The deep capacity to weep for the loss of a loved one and to continue to treasure the memory of that loss is one of our noblest human traits.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.
Tears are God's gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.
It [horror genre] never dies. It just keeps getting reinvented and it always will. Horror is a universal language; we're all afraid. We're born afraid, we're all afraid of things: death, disfigurement, loss of a loved one. Everything that I'm afraid of, you're afraid of and vice versa. So everybody feels fear and suspense.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there, I did not die.
It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss.
But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
A human life is a story told by God.
And with the morn those angel faces smile Which I have loved long since and lost awhile.
Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost.
I did not get over the loss of my loved ones;
rather, I absorbed the loss into my life, like soil receives decaying matter, until it became a part of who I am.
Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away into the next room.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
I wondered if he could ever understand that it was a blessing, not a sin, to be graced with more than one love. It could be complicated; of course it could be complicated. And it opened one up to the possibility of more pain and loss. Still, it was a blessing I would never relinquish. Love, genuine love, was always a cause for joy.
Anyone with a heart, with a family, has experienced loss.
No one escapes unscathed. Every story of separation is different, but I think we all understand that basic, wrenching emotion that comes from saying goodbye, not knowing if we'll see that person again-or perhaps knowing that we won't.
How do you recover from an extraordinary loss? Take stock of the loved ones around you. Hug them, love them, and cherish them. When you appreciate the joys in your life, it makes sorrow that much easier to swallow. Every day is a new day. Hope floats, so let it rise. God is love.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world--the company of those who have known suffering.
At times like this There's not a lot that words can do To help ease your pain and sense of loss And though it may be hard to believe right now Know that the pain will ease with time And you will look back at the memories of your dear one And smile and remember a life well lived and loved.
We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service.
A man is not completely born until he is dead.
Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.
I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace, regardless of anyone's position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.