58+ Best Losing A Parent Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A parent is a caregiver of the offspring in their own species. In humans, a parent is the caretaker of a child. Profoundly inspirational losing a parent quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Losing A Parent Quotes

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

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Thomas Campbell

If you love your dad, it’s tough when he dies. If you don’t like your dad, it’s tough when he dies. Because you lose that guy. Whatever you didn’t get, you miss. And what you did get, you miss. Jimmy İovine

Unable to die. For love is immortality. Emily Dickinson

Have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back. Mitch Albom

Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

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

If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.The Crow, written by James O’Barr, David J. Schow, and John Shirley

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

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome. Isaac Asimov

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

Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch. Jack Thorne

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

Remember that people are only guests in your story  the same way you are only a guest in theirs so make the chapters worth reading. Lauren Klarsfeld

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. Umberto Eco

We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love. Anne L. de Stael

This is what you remember of the people you love when they’re gone the ways they knew you that no one else did even you. In that way, their passing is a death of a piece of yourself. Jeff Zentner

Let me tell you, he is the hole in my heart. His loss is my scar. But let me tell you something, his memory drives me forward every single day of my life. Michelle Obama

Death  the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening. Sir Walter Scott

You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.  Anne Lamott

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

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

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

My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. Liza Minnelli

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 Cheldlin Fell

Love doesn’t die with death. Love is like liquid; when it pours out, it seeps into others’ lives. Love changes form and shape. Love gets into everything. Death doesn’t conquer all; love does. Love wins every single time. Love wins by lasting through death. Love wins by loving more, loving again, loving without fear. Kate O’Neill

This was how to help a family who has just lost their child. Wash the clothes, make soup. Don’t ask them what they need, bring them what they need. Keep them warm. Listen to them rant, and cry, and tell their story over and over Ann Hood

He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. George Saunders

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

Death ends a life, not a relationship. Mitch Albom

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

To know you’ll never see your father again is to realize one of life’s greatest pains. Saim .A. Cheeta

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

My daddy was my hero he was always there for me when I needed him. Bindi Irwin

In the English language there are orphans and widows, but there is no word for the parents who lose a child. Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

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

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

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Kahlil Gibran

Just because we lost a life, doesn’t mean we have to lose ourselves. Tamara Gabriel

They live in your mind, the way they always lived inside you. You keep their light alive. If you remember them well enough, they can still guide you, like the shine of long extinguished stars could guide ships in unfamiliar waters. Matt Haig

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

Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope. Elizabeth Gilbert

Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything. C.S. Lewis

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much. Hedy Lamarr

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

Going through a dead parent’s memorabilia is a hazardous undertaking; there is a fine line between pleasure and pain. Anne Fadiman

When death takes your mother, it steals that word forever. Mitch Albom

My father was always there for me when I lost. But, then, I never really lost when my father was there. Laurie Beth Jones

I never truly learned what the words ‘I miss you’ were until I reached for my mom’s hand and it wasn’t there.

Those we love don’t go away, they sit beside us every day. Liane Moriarty

My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation. Mark Twain

Everyone grieves in different ways. For some, it could take longer or shorter. I do know it never disappears. An ember still smolders inside me. Most days, I don’t notice it, but, out of the blue, it’ll flare to life. Maria V. Snyder

Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.

It was a portion of my own self-analysis, my reaction to my father’s death that is to say, to the most important event, the most poignant loss of a man’s life. Sigmund Freud

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert

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