Comforting Quotes for Grieving and Loss

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Words of comfort can uplift us, encourage us, and help us feel hope and peace when we are facing the loss of a loved one. Here is over 20 of my favorite comforting quotes for grieving and loss.

Words of comfort can uplift us, encourage us, and help us feel hope and peace when we are facing the loss of a loved one. Here is over 20 of my favorite comforting quotes for grieving and loss that help me during these difficult times of sorrow and trial.

“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo

“Breathe. Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walking with you.” – Nicholas Evans

“When sore trials come upon us, it’s time to deepen our faith in God, to work hard, and to serve others. Then He will heal our broken hearts. He will bestow upon us personal peace and comfort. Those great gifts will not be destroyed, even by death.—Russell M. Nelson

“The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief – But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.” – Hilary Stanton Zunin1

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with their heart and soul, there is no separation.” – Rumi

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” – Washington Irving

“Never assume that you can make it alone. You need the help of the Lord. Never hesitate to get on your knees in some private place and speak with Him.” —Gordon B. Hinckley

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“Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” – W.S. Merwin

“There is terrible suffering in our world today. Tragic things happen to good people. God does not cause them, nor does He always prevent them. He does, however, strengthen us and bless us with His peace, through earnest prayer.” —Rex D. Pinegar

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“The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
The deeper the grief, the closer is God!”
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

“We can’t fully appreciate joyful reunions later without tearful separations now. The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.” – Russel M. Nelson

“I realized, it is not the time that heals, but what we do within that time that creates positive change.” ―Diane Dettmann

“From our sorrow we might seek out the sweetness and the good that is often associated with and peculiar to our challenge. We can seek out those memorable moments that are frequently hidden by the pain and agony. We can find peace in extending ourselves to others, using our own experiences to provide hope and comfort. And we can always remember with great solemnity and gratitude Him who suffered most to make it all right for us. And by so doing we can be strengthened to bear our burdens in peace.” —Richard C. Edgley

“To all who so despair, may I offer the assurance of the Psalmist’s words: ‘Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning’ (Psalm 30:5). Whenever we are inclined to feel burdened down with the blows of life’s fight, let us remember that others have passed the same way, have endured, and then have overcome.”
—Thomas S. Monson

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“The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.” -Eileen Elias Freeman

“Life is eternal, and love is immortal,
and death is only a horizon;
and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.”
~Rossiter Worthington Raymond

“You’ve got to trust yourself. Be gentle with yourself. And listen to yourself.
You’re the only person who can get you through this now.
You’re the only one who can survive your story, the only one who can write your future. All you’ve got to do, when you’re ready, is stand up,
{and begin again.}”  ― Tessa Shaffer, Heaven Has No Regrets

“It will get better but grief will always accompany us, in one way or another…but it is important that we embrace the grief as you would a close friend, because another aspect of our grief is love.” ― Louise Suzanne Boyd, Journey to the Rainbow

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

“Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” – Author Unknown

“What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.” – Jewish Proverb

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