76+ Father Death Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Fathers, too, have an important influence on women’s and men’s lives and through their multifaceted roles as care providers, companions, spouses to mothers, protectors, models, moral guides, teachers, and breadwinners in families. Profound father death quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Father Death Quotes

The sudden loss of her father was like living with a wound that would never heal, yet her memories of him were fading more and more every day. – Frank Beddor

May each tear and each fond memory be a note of love rising to meet you. – Jennifer Williamson

It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone. – John Steinbeck

The death of a parent is rarely expected and never accepted. – Shane Pendley

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I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone-you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence. – Alyson Noel

The death of my father is probably the biggest thing I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends. – Joel Osteen

That man is a success – who has lived well, laughed often and loved much, who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children, who has filled his niche and accomplished his task. who leaves the world better than he found it, who has never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it, who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had. – Unknown

Upon the death of my father, our family and myself were emotionally and financially exhausted. – Sam Sheppard

Deeply, I know this, that love triumphs over death. My father continues to be loved, and therefore he remains by my side. – Jennifer Williamson

Who doesn’t desire his father’s death? – Fyodor Dostoevsky

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could ever give another person. He believed in me. – Jim Valvano

Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life. – Samuel Butler

This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end, too. – Harlan Coben

You will always be in my heart… because in there you’re still alive. – Jamie Cirello

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console. – Charles Caleb Colton

My appreciation for my father’s greatness cannot be measured. – Jennifer Williamson

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

No matter how old we are, we still need our dads, and wonder how we’ll get by without them. – Jennifer Williamson

When I was little I bragged about my firefighting father: my father would go to heaven, because if he went to hell he would put out all the fires. – Jodi Picoult

Such a funny thing death is for mortals. You cry. You morn. You grieve. You get angry. But death is not always tragic, dear one. Sometimes death is the ultimate expression of love. – R.K. Ryals

A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart. – Jennifer Williamson

Death never pierces the heart so much as when it takes someone we love; cleaving the heart they held with their passing. – Brandon M. Herbert

Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever. – Unknown

It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. – Anne Sexton

Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero. – Bindi Irwin

When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all. – Seneca

Everything I do in my life I do to make my mum and dad proud. I want to carry on in my dad’s footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on forever. – Bindi Irwin

Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go. – Jean De La Fontaine

The loss of my father will always sting. But now, everything that I do is in honor of him and celebrates his life. – Adrienne C. Moore

Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is no expiration date on the love between a father and his child. – Jennifer Williamson

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time… It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. – Leo Buscaglia

When I was a child, all problems had ended with a single word from my father. A smile from him was sunshine, his scowl a bolt of thunder. He was smart, and generous, and honorable without fail. He could exile a trespasser, check my math homework, and fix the leaky bathroom sink, all before dinner. For the longest time, I thought he was invincible. Above the petty problems that plagued normal people. And now he was gone. – Rachel Vincent

Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee. – John Donne

If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever. – Winnie the Pooh

It was very hard for all of us. It’s still very hard. The anniversary of his death just passed, and every single one of his friends, still, after all these years… it’s unbelievable. – Eydie Gorme

You have been there for me, no matter what bad choices I might have made… you lovingly repaired my broken spirit, helped me plot a new course, and set me free to fly on my own once again. There is no greater love than that. You will always be special to me, and no matter where life takes me, I’ll remember you with love. – Marilyn K. Deacon

Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject. – Hannah Arendt

To her, the name of father was another name for love. – Fanny Fern

Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it. – Abu Bakr

My Father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland

Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony. – Niccolo Machiavelli

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten. – Conrad Hall

Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another. – Ernest Hemingway

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. – Norman Cousins

I think about me and my dad taking a road trip from Phoenix to Nashville when I was 19. He’s no longer here with me, but I still drive that same 1994 Chevy truck. I never have bought a new car. – Dierks Bentley

I mean, death is a serious thing, certainly not to be sneezed at. – Steven Patrick Morrissey

Touching Quotes About Loss of Father

To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches. – Yann Martel

The loss of my father was the most traumatic event in my life – I can’t forget the pain. – Frank Lowy

And when great souls die, / after a period peace blooms, / slowly and always / irregularly. – Maya Angelou

Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was. – Hebrew Proverb

Death is a law, not a punishment. – Jean Dubos

My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend. – Tiger Woods

A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. – Maya Angelou

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. – Johann Friedrich

Death ends a life, not a relationship. – Robert Benchley

I often feel that when someone passes, you now have an angel you can call by name. – Oprah

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic. – Joseph Stalin

Something that is loved is never lost. – Toni Morrison

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

No matter where I am, your spirit will be beside me. For I know that no matter what, you will always be with me. – Tram-Tiara

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage. – Jean Anouilh

Death solves all problems – no man, no problem. – Joseph Stalin

I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning. – Benjamin Franklin

Comforting Father’s Death Quotes

The times you lived through, the people you shared those times with; Nothing brings it all to life like an old mix tape. It does a better job of storing up memories than actual brain tissue can do. Every mix tape tells a story. Put them together, and they can add up to the story of a life.

It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.

When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors.

I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone-you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.

At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.

If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.

Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?

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

There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, so just give me a happy middle and a very happy start.

Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.

Everything I do in my life I do to make my mum and dad proud. I want to carry on in my dad’s footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on forever.

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