Comforting Quotes About Death Of a Child
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.”
Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.” — Sarah Dessen
“There is nothing wrong with grief. It’s a natural extension of love. It’s a healthy and sane response to loss.”
A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.”
The loss of a child is my greatest nightmare.”
There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.”
At sunset the little soul that had come with the dawning went away, leaving heartbreak behind it”
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Do you know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?” — Terry Pratchet
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.” – Niccolo Machiavelli
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.”
Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.”
We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will”
There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world.”
Death was the greatest pacifier; after which every thwarted / desire of the physical form; wonderfully evaporated and became a mist of celestially everlasting solitude,
The loss of a son is similar to losing a part of you, a legacy buried in darkness never to be found again.
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
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. – Author: Juliet Castle
You will not accept your child’s death until you have completed the healing. Hurt, anguish, tears, yearning, pining are part of the healing.”
You cannot stop the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can stop them nesting in your hair.” — Eva Ibbotson
Grief gives me wings with which I spread love.” —Unknown
An angel opened up the book of life and wrote down my baby’s birth. Then she whispered as she closed the book, “He’s too beautiful for Earth.
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.” — Marcel Proust
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” —Henry Wordsworth
To lose a son under those circumstances – a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart.
There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
Many times it is harder because your time and energy have wrapped around the deceased.
When the young bury the old, time heals the pain and sorrow. But when the process is reversed, the sorrow remains forever.” – Joseph P. Kennedy
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
It requires intense will power to survive after loss of a son.
Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.” — Anne Roiphe
If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.” — Moliere
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
“Like daily sads, major grief does end. It takes time to grieve. Ninety-nine percent of the time grief is finished in minutes or hours if we allow it.
For no soul can ever be replaced, and death claims a beauty and a magnificence that will always be missed.” ― Jocelyn Soriano
he understood there was no way to escape Time, and that this moment he had been granted to watch as a child, which had never ceased to obsess him, was the moment of his own death. – Author: Chris Marker
What we don’t need in the midst of struggle is shame for being human.” — Brené Brown
I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.” ― Mitch Albom
The few certainties in our existences are pain, death and bereavement.” — Jane Wilson-Howarth
Sometimes the strongest people in the morning are the people who cried all night.” —Unknown
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
Today is your birthday, and here I am at your grave gain, crying and wishing to have even a second with you. You will forever remain in my heart, dear son.
Turn thy thoughts now to the consideration of thy life, thy life as a child, as a youth, thy manhood, thy old age, for in these also every change was a death. Is this anything to fear? – Author: Marcus Aurelius
Everybody says they’re opposed to torture. But everyone would do it personally if they knew it could save the life of a kidnapped child who had only two hours of oxygen left before death. And it would be the right thing to do, – Author: Alan Dershowitz
You are young men and not children. The idea is that art allows the child imprisoned inside the adult to come out to play and celebrate the world and its beauty.” He said that art was intimately linked with immortality: a challenge to death and time, a celebration of life. – Author: Sinan Antoon
The death of a child is the greatest reason to doubt the existence of God. – Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. – Author: Paulo Coelho
If indeed the death of a child is part of a larger plan, you wonder if God ever considered a smaller plan. – Author: Robert Breault
The only thing you must do, flesh-child, is die. The rest is but a trick of light in the foam on the waves. – Author: Rue
She wished that when her heart was beating double, she could give one of those hearts to him and then press her ear to his chest and feel it beating. – Author: Lauren DeStefano
Everyone on earth has that one special reason why they came to earth and losing your son means that your purpose will remain unfulfilled, which never ceases to trouble me.
Surviving the death of a loved one … one day at a time. – Author: Sandra Toscano Huerta
As the films of clay are removed from our eyes, Death loses the false aspect of the spectre, and we fall at last into its arms as a wearied child upon the bosom of its mother. – Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
No man who could rationalize the death of a child could truly be called a man at all, – Author: Tom Clancy
A breeze blows up, touching my cheek like a little child’s kiss. It flutters a piece of paper. “Trash, out there? Must belong to one of us.” We move closer, and when I reached for it, I find … a perfect paper airplane. – Author: Ellen Hopkins
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