136+ Profound Death Of A Child Quotes

The death and loss of a child is frequently called the ultimate tragedy. Nothing can be more devastating. Deep loss of a child quotes will challenge the way you think, and help you cope the grief after the death of a child.

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Famous Death Of A Child Quotes

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. – Rumi

I have a son that I carry in my heart. – Unknown

There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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The death of a child occasions a passion of grief and frantic tears, such as your end, brother reader, will never inspire. – William Makepeace Thackeray

A flower bloomed already wilting. Beginning its life with an early ending. – R.J. Gonzales

Loss is only temporary when you believe in God! – Latoya Alston

My arms are empty without you!
My heart cries out, lonely in the darkness, but you are not here.
No tears shall bring you back into my arms again.
My mothers love was not strong enough to keep you,
but it is strong enough to follow and find you,
though all the mists of Eternity should try to come between! – Joan Walsh Anglund

Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. – Jonathan Harnisch

The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives. – Rob Liano

At sunset the little soul that had come with the dawning went away, leaving heartbreak behind it – L.M. Montgomery

How does it feel, to see a dying child? One does not feel at all for there is nothing in the mind to make sense of it. Nothing, but one’s own death. – A.J.West

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The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on. When you’re faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking. – James Patterson

We loved him a lot but God loved him more. – Unknown

I will never forget the moment your heart stopped and mine kept beating. – Angela Miller

We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world — the company of those who have known suffering. – Helen Keller

The loss of a child is my greatest nightmare. – Angelina Jolie

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. – Socrates

Grief gives me wings with which I spread love. – Unknown

Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream. – Euripides

It is the capacity to feel consuming grief and pain and despair that also allows me to embrace love and joy and beauty with my whole heart. I must let it all in. – Anna White

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Death is tough for the people left behind on earth. – Prateeksha Malik

We do not ‘get over’ a death. We learn to carry the grief and integrate the loss in our lives. In our hearts, we carry those who have died. We grieve and we love. We remember. – Nathalie Himmelrich

Loss Of A Child Quotes

It’s a kind of tired that sleep can’t fix.

Grief does not change you. It reveals you. – John Green

To lose a child is dreadfully tragic. Please find the strength to be there for your children and cherish the memories you had with your baby.

They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite. – Cassandra Clare

Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go. – Jamie Anderson

Parents should never have to go through the experience of burying their own child. I’m very sorry for your loss and may your sweet angel rest in peace up above.

Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place. – Sarah Dessen

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

It’s sad to see a child go before they even reach their prime time. However, your child is now safe forever in God’s embrace, amen.

When one person is missing the whole world seems empty. – Pat Schweibert

We all want to do something to mitigate the pain of loss or to turn grief into something positive, to find a silver lining in the clouds. But I believe there is real value in just standing there, being still, being sad. – John Green

The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude. – Thornton Wilder

We wish you peace, comfort and strength to go through the dark days up ahead, and may the emptiness in your heart be filled again with love from those around you.

Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people. – Orson Scott Card

Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you. – Ranata Suzuki

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It’s possible to go on, no matter how impossible it seems, and that in time, the grief… lessens. It may not go away completely, but after a while it’s not so overwhelming. – Nicholas Sparks

Your child was such a bright child loved by everyone. It’s so sad to see him go. He will always be missed.

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 Kübler-Ross

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

I cannot imagine the sadness that you must be feeling right now, and I know that nothing can ever make you feel the same again even after decades. Rest in peace, little angel.

Grief, a type of sadness that most often occurs when you have lost someone you love, is a sneaky thing, because it can disappear for a long time, and then pop back up when you least expect it. – Lemony Snicket

You were unsure which pain is worse — the shock of what happened or the ache for what never will.

Death is a fearful thing. – William Shakespeare

May your family be blessed with strength, love and peace knowing that there is plenty of support all around you.

The few certainties in our existences are pain, death and bereavement. – Jane Wilson-Howarth

Life is the only thing which can never be replaced when lost. – Lailah Gifty Akita

When our children die, we drop them into the unknown, shuddering with fear. We know that they go out from us, and we stand, and pity, and wonder. – Henry Ward Beecher

Heartbreaking Death Of A Child Quotes

There is no pain like the broken heart of grieving mother. – Unknown

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. – Henry Wordsworth

The death of a beloved is an amputation. – C. S. Lewis

Grieving is intense and it is non-stop intense. Even if things are quiet, and you’re sitting there in your chair, kind of staring off into space, inside, the intensity is raging. – Lori Ennis

Tears don’t bring people back. – C.J. Redwine

We never truly get over a loss, but we can move forward and evolve from it. – Elizabeth Berrien

What an awful thing then, being there in our house together with our daughter gone, trying to be equal to so many sudden orders of sorrow, any one of which alone would have wrenched us from our fragile orbits around each other. – Paul Harding

Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. – Emily Dickinson

The strongest person in the world is a grieving mother that wakes up and keeps going every day. – Unknown

Most women say there is no greater pain than to bear a child. I say there is no greater pain than to burry one. – Unknown

As someone who has lived the nightmare of losing a child, I know that the enormous hole left behind remains forever. – Arthur Honegger

Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God.If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them. – Samuel Rutherford

I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.. – Mitch Albom

Deep down a broken heart, all the sadness one can bear is misery. – Auliq Ice

I wish I could tell you the pain’s not always there,but it is. always. Behind every smile, with in every tear. – Unknown

Grief is the price we pay for love. – Queen Elizabeth II

When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him. – Madeline Miller

The greatest loss is the lost of life. – Lailah Gifty Akita

If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane,I’d walk right up to Heaven And bring you home again. – Unknown

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. – Samuel Johnson

Death is never easy when you know the people doing the dying. – Oliver North

Grief, no matter how you try to cater to its wail, has a way of fading away. – V.C. Andrews

If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble. – Moliere

Sometimes the strongest people in the morning are the people who cried all night. – Unknown

You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret– you return to the beauty you have always been. – Aberjhani

Tears are the silent language of grief. – Voltaire

There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world. – unknown

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

Think of your child, then, not as dead, but as living; not as a flower that has withered, but as one that is transplanted, and touched by a Divine hand, is blooming in richer colors and sweeter shades than those of earth. – Richard Hooker

Loss is like a wind, it either carries you to a new destination or it traps you in an ocean of stagnation. You must quickly learn how to navigate the sail, for stagnation is death. – Val Uchendu

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind. – Marcel Proust

How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty. – Eric Hoffer

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled. – Unknown

Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. – Anne Roiphe

Every day we do get closer to a cure. Three out of four children who are diagnosed with cancer will survive the disease, but that is not good enough. The loss of one child to this disease is too much. – Michael McCaul

He said, ‘One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can. – Frederick Buechner

The hardest thing I have ever had to hear was that my child died. The hardest thing that I have ever done is to live every day since that moment. – Unknown

The loss of a child is the most terrifying place for me to go. – Nicole Kidman

Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it. – Haruki Murakami

The death of a baby is like a stone cast into the stillness of a quiet pool; the concentric ripples of despair sweep out in all directions, affecting many, many people. – Darren DeFrain

What cannot be said will be wept. – Sappho

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die. – Maya Angelou

You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’– Maya Angelou

We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven. – Tryon Edwards

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. – Chuck Palahniuk

To lose a son under those circumstances – a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart. – Brian Jones

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. – C.S.Lewis

Comforting Quotes About Losing A Child

Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. – Terri Guillemets

Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.

Well, there’s a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other. – Miguel De Cervantes

This is what I like about photographs. They’re proof that once, even if just for a heartbeat, everything was perfect. – Jodi Picoult

What we don’t need in the midst of struggle is shame for being human. – Brene Brown

Death is not the worst that can happen to men. – Plato

Just as it is impossible to explain childbirth to a woman who has never given birth, it is impossible to explain child loss to a person who has never lost a child. – Lynda Cheldelin Fell

For no soul can ever be replaced, and death claims a beauty and a magnificence that will always be missed. – Jocelyn Soriano

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet. – Emily Dickinson

There is no coming to consciousness without pain. – Carl Jung

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. – unknown

His death brings new experience to my life that of a wound that will not heal. – Ernst Jünger

t’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. – Epictetus

Do not weep for those who have found Death’s embrace early, for they weep for us that linger on in this mortal world of pain. – Stewart Stafford

The world slides, the world goes, and death makes equal the rich and the poor – Bangambiki Habyarimana

My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood. – Buffalo Bill

Don’t get through the day, get from the day. – Jim Rohn

I was in error when I saw him as fixed and stable and thought I would have him forever. He was never fixed, nor stable, but always just a passing, temporary energy-burst. – George Saunders

It is not length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The infant, on opening his eyes, ought to see his country, and to the hour of his death never lose sight of it. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Rumi

It is still just unbelievable to us that diarrhea is one of the leading causes of child deaths in the world. – Melinda Gates

We’re all just walking each other home. – Ram Dass

Individuals should embrace the absurd condition of human existence while also defiantly continuing to explore and search for meaning. – Albert Camus

People living deeply have no fear of death. – Anais Nin

Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling. – Honore de Balzac

Tears are words that need to be written. – Paulo Coelho

Dreams, just dreams, it’s all illusion – Bangambiki Habyarimana

Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly. – Aeschylus

Inspirational Death Of A Child Quotes

You cannot stop the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can stop them nesting in your hair. – Eva Ibbotson

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. – Maya Angelou

An angel in the book of life wrote down my baby’s birth. Then whispered as she closed the book to beautiful for earth. – unknown

The song is ended but the melody lingers on… – Irving Berlin

You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret you return to the beauty you have always been. – Aberjhani

You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive. – Maya Angelou

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. – Maya Angelou

Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth. – Dr. Scott Peck

I sensed that he was dead, but wasn’t sure if death was forever. It seemed best to stay nearby, in case the chance came to make everything changed. – Sonya Hartnett

She wondered how to mourn the death of a son who wasn’t dead. And yet the loss of separation made that easy. The idea of pain made pain, where she knew none could possibly truly exist. – Juliet Castle

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. – Maya Angelou