One who has passed away yet is still present in our memories is said to be gone but not forgotten.

They may not be visible to us or reachable to us, yet they are nonetheless present and near us.

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Top 10 Gone But Not Forgotten Quotes

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Whoever you hold in the heart of you, is forever and always a part of you. ~ Rossiter Raymond.

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

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It is a rare blessing to not want to live a second longer than you will live. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

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You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure. ~ Jane Austen.

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

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

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What you remember saves you. ~ W. S. Merwin.

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Carrying a photograph of someone in your pocket is like carrying a little bit of their soul. ~ José Saramago.

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We are forever getting closer to the dreaded moment that will finally confirm that we will not live forever. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

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Some people are gone, but not forgotten. Some are still here, but already forgotten. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

Best Gone But Not Forgotten Quotes

Someone mentioned your name today, took me down memory lane, to a time very much younger, a time more pure, more sane. ~ Adiela Akoo.

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

You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss. ~ Mandy Hale.

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

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

Those who died quietly asleep are not less dead than those who were killed awake by bombs. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

Famous Gone But Not Forgotten Quotes

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Everyone is no-one-to-be. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. ~ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy.

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Death frees us from even ourselves. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know. ~ Amy Tan.

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

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I have to live if I want to be remembered. ~ Suzanne Young.

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson.

Powerful Gone But Not Forgotten Quotes

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You are remembered for the rules you break. ~ Douglas McArthur.

Funerals are a constant reminder that chasing most of the things we are chasing is an embarrassing way to spend a portion of our lives. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes. ~ Vladimir Nabokov.

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

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A second is a step taken by the living towards death. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

We are surprised not by someone’s death but by its cause or date. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

We lose a significant portion of our lives attending ceremonies for people who have lost theirs. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.


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