It is painful to lose a close friend.

It is impossible to explain how devastating it is to lose someone we love so much.


Best Death Of A Friend Quotes

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In the garden of memory, in the palace of dreams… that is where you and I shall meet. ~ Lewis Carrol.

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The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. ~ Seneca.

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There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains. ~ Hoda Kotb.

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A friend dies or leaves us: we feel as if a limb was cut off. ~ Thomas Jefferson.

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The bond between friends is beyond the mortal world. I can still feel her with me everyday, helping me make it through. She is by my side, and yours, forever. ~ Unknown.

Death is as casual- and often as unexpected- as birth. It is as difficult to define grief as joy. Each is finite. Each will fade. ~ Jim Bishop.

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Life without a friend is like death without a witness. ~ John Ray.

Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advance a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod. ~ Aristophanes.

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A great friend is something to be cherished, whether they remain by my side in this life or wait for me in the next. ~ Unknown.

Famous Death Of A Friend Quotes

The darker the night, the brighter the stars, The deeper the grief, the closer is God! ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

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Death ends a life, not a relationship. ~ Jack Lemmon.

The best of friends know that they were loved for who they were in life and will be remembered for their heart in their death. ~ Unknown.

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The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe.

On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend’s life also, in our own, to the world. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

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Painful though parting be, I bow to you as I see you off to distant clouds. ~ Emperor Saga.

You cannot stop loving your friend because he’s dead, especially if he was better than anyone alive, you know? ~ Jerome Salinger.

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

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A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies. ~ Gustave Flaubert.

Loss of a friendship through death is a cruel and cold companion. Warmth is found through fond memories, so curl up with them whenever you need to. ~ Unknown.

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For precious friends hid in death’s dateless night. ~ William Shakespeare.

A true friend is never truly gone. Their spirit lives on in the memories of those who loved them. ~ Unknown.

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The loss of a friend is the greatest of losses. ~ Publilius Syrus.

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired. ~ Robert Southey.

Honoring a friend’s death is truly about honoring their life. Despair over what may have been, but revel and reflect in what was. ~ Unknown.

It hurts when you lose a friend to death, it hurts even more when you lose a friend still living. ~ C. J. Tulli.

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. ~ Vicki Harrison.

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Even the best of friends cannot attend each other’s funeral. ~ Kehlog Albran.

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

Top Death Of A Friend Quotes

Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence. ~ David Hume.

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

He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

There’s a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die; their silence. ~ Ben Becht.

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ~ Khalil Gibran.

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

My scars are a testament to the love and the relationship that I had for and with that person. And if the scar is deep, so was the love. ~ Rick Prashaw.

There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part. So just give me a happy middle and a very happy start ~ Shel Silverstein.

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

Sad Death Of A Friend Quotes

When a close friend unexpectedly leaves us, a piece of our heart is forever broken. ~ Chris Lumpkin.

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To lose a friend is the greatest of all loses. ~ Syrus.

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.

The bond between friends cannot be broken by chance; no interval of time or space can destroy it. Not even death itself can part true friends. ~ John Cassian.

Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never, ever the same. ~ Flavia Weedn.

While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~ John Taylor.

Every deceased friend is a magnet that draw us into another world. ~ Eliza Cook.

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

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day. ~ Dalai Lama.

When our friends are alive, we see the good qualities they lack; dead, we remember only those they possessed. ~ J. Petit-Senn.

When people die,’ she said softly, ‘It doesn’t necessarily mean you’re ready to give them up ~ C.A. Belmond.

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The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb. ~ Unknown.

This passion, and the death of a dear friend, would go near to make a man look sad. ~ William Shakespeare.

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

Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. ~ Psalm 116:15.

For I take no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent and live! ~ Ezekial 18:32.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. ~ Matthew 5:4.

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. ~ Psalm 147:3.

Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day… unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear. ~ Unknown.

I thank my God every time I remember you. ~ Philippians 1:3.

Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti.


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