70+ Profound Quotes & Messages for the Loss of a Child

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

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

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain. Ann Grant

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

What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us. Helen Keller

Tears are words that need to be written. Paulo Coelho

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? Kahlil Gibran

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

Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation. Martha Beck

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

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

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

Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

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

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

Sweet little flower of heavenly birth, you were too fair to bloom on earth.

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

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

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

Can I see another’s woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another’s grief, and not seek for kind relief? William Blake

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

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! Charles Dickens

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

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

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

After the tears, we hope to find peace.

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

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

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

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

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

The pain passes, but the beauty remains. Pierre Auguste Renoir

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

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. Shneidman

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

Comforting Loss Of A Child Quotes

I need someone who believes that the sun will rise again but who does not fear my darkness. Someone who can point out the rocks in my way without making me a child by carrying me. Someone who can stand in thunder and watch the lightning and believe in a rainbow. Fr Joe Mahoney

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

The grief within me has its own heartbeat. It has its own life, its own song. Part of me wants to resist the rhythms of my grief, yet as I surrender to the song, I learn to listen deep within myself. Alan Wolfelt

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

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

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. Gandhi

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

Every day my love for you grows higher, deeper, wider, stronger……..It grows and grows until it touches the tip of where you are and comes back to me in the loving memory of you, and my heart melts with that love and grows even more. Maureen Hunter

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

You are not enclosed within your bodies, nor confined to houses or fields. That which is you dwells above the mountain and roves with the wind…. Kahlil Gibran

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

And if I go, whilst you’re still here…know that I live on, vibrating to a different measure behind a thin veil…. Emily Dickinson

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

So long as we live they too shall live and love for they are a part of us, as we remember them. Gates of Prayer

What cannot be said will be wept. Sappho

When grief recedes, grief is like a cloud. Tom Golden

Grief is the price we pay for love. Every mother dreads that cost. Sarah Sands

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

Grief is like a tsunami. Jemma Redgrave

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

Grief is like the ocean; it’s deep and dark and bigger than all of us. And pain is like a thief in the night. Quiet. Persistent. Unfair. Diminished by time and faith and love. One Tree Hill

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

Let me come in where you are weeping, friend and let me take your hand. I who have known a sorrow such as yours, can understand. Grace Noll Crowell

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

When your eyes freeze behind the grey window and the ghost of loss gets in to you, may a flock of colors, indigo, red, green and azure blue come to awaken in you a meadow of delight. John O’Donohue

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

Tears are the silent language of grief. Voltaire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Brené Brown