Loss Quotes and Sayings
When you’re around someone so much, for so long, they become a part of you, and when they go away, you don’t know who you are without them.
If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I’d walk right up to heaven and bring you home again.
You never know what you have until you lose it, and once you lost it, you can never get it back.
People say you never know what you have until its gone. Well I know what I have and I’m glad you’re gone!
He always promised to fight anyone who tried to hurt me but when I really needed him, he just vanished like thunder, less then a second.
Somethings will not be the same ever again.
You wish you could turn back time, to be with the one you love.
Not till we are completely lost or turned around… do we begin to find ourselves.
– Henry David Thoreau
It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.
– Chuck Palahniuk
A loss can either break you or refuel your passion.. It’s how you choose to use it!
Loss is hell hard, it takes time to heal, but when we do, we can cherish those memories & remember for those who can’t remember for themselves.
OK, so I make up so much ridiculous quotes of my own & live in a constant bubble of philosophical stuff.
But it’s true. In the last 2 years of my important schooling which very much determines my career which I hope will be medicine, I lose a close friend, a best friend I knew since kinder (4 years), an uncle & my great grandma.
It’s a wonder I can still concentrate & hold a straight face when I hear of those people who gossip over “THAT train suicide” or illness & the like.
Hearing life go on is the hardest thing, to know while you’re caught in this vortex of sadness/grief/missing someone/loneliness, there are those who have no idea & who go on as normal.
Worse? to hear people be disrespectful & talk about loss & losses of someone they may have known with matter- of- fact GOSSIP. Its a topic of conversation to lighten their mood rather than to reflect & learn.
& It hurts even more that someone can just be gone. That I work opposite this train station, that I was working that day & still didn’t know, that I never visited in France, that I took for granted they would ALL be there, that I didn’t understand the extent of illnesses – mental & physical.
Indeed it gets better, I know it does, it’ll always hurt, but when we try to see reality for what it is & at least try to keep at pace with the train that is life, the transition from one place to another is made easier & we’ll remember good times more often than being guilty/angry/ashamed & anything we encounter.
Nothing makes us love something more than the loss of it.
– Rick Yancey
How easy it was to lose everything you had always thought you’d have forever.
– Cassandra Clare
We’ve all lost something along the way.
– Po Bronson
Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin.
– Brian Ruckley
I have always been afraid of losing people I love, but sometimes I keep asking myself, is there anyone whos afraid of losing me too?
It’s a time of sorrow and sadness when we lose a loss of life.”
– George W. Bush
It’s time to live with what we have and mourn what we lost.
– Lev Grossman