40 Quotes To Mourn The Loss Of Your Grandmother

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Grandmother hugging her grand daughter

Grandmothers are part best friend, part mother. They help us hide when we have been little trouble makers but they also discipline us when we have been naughty. They are a vital part of our lives. Yer, it is a pity that we all have limited time that we can spend with them When that day comes when you have to say goodbye to your grandmother, you can use these quotes to cope and spread the message of healing. 

  1.  “What is lovely never dies, but passes into other loveliness.” – Thomas Bailey
  2. “Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson
  3. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will”. – Chuck Palahniuk
  4. “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller
  5. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” —James O’Barr
  6. “Our dead are never dead to us until we have forgotten them” – George Eliot
  7. “After your death, you will be what you were before your birth” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  8. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.” —Jonathan Harnisch
  9. “It is not length of life, but depth of life”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure”. J.K. Rowling
  11. “For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one”. – Kahlil Gibran
  12. “No one is dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away”. Terry Pratchett
  13. “Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things”. Arthur Schopenhauer
  14. “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
  15. “Death is a distant rumor to the young”. –  Andrew A. Rooney
  16. “The reality is that we don’t forget, move on, and have closure. But rather we honor, we remember, and incorporate our deceased children and siblings into our lives in a new way. In fact, keeping memories of your loved one alive in your mind and heart is an important part of your healing journey.” – Harriet Schiff
  17.  “We can endure much more than we think we can; all human experience testifies to that. All we need to do is learn not to be afraid of pain. Grit your teeth and let them hurt. Don’t deny it, don’t be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever. One day, the pain will be gone and you will still be there.” – Harold Kushner
  18. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.”
  19. “Our minds are too small to comprehend something as huge as death. Let it go”. –  Maxime Lagacé
  20. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love”. – Washington Irving
  21. “The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?” – Edgar Allan Poe
  22. “Death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life’s change agent, it clears out the old to make way for the new”. Steve Jobs
  23. “I discovered to my joy, that it is life, not death, that has no limits” – Gabriel García Márquez
  24. “Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.” – Henry van Dyke
  25.  “Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do?”—Epicurus
  26.  “It is as natural to die as it is to be born.” – Francis Bacon
  27. “I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”— Mark Twain
  28. “Death is an ending. Death is a closing. Death is idle words in the ebb and flow of life.”- Elizabeth Edwards
  29. “Dying is a troublesome business: there is a pain to be suffered, and it wrings one’s heart, but death is a splendid thing – a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces” – George Bernard Shaw
  30. “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
  31. “Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace” – Oscar Wilde
  32.  “Death is only the end if you assume the story is about you”—Welcome to Night Vale
  33. “Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” – Langston Hughes
  34.  “Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive – the risk to be alive and express what we really are.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz
  35. “We are born in one day. We die in one day. We can change in one day. And we can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in just one day.”― Gayle Forman
  36. “She had been given a wonderful gift: life. Sometimes it was cruelly taken away too soon, but it’s what you did with it that counted, not how long it lasted.”― Cecelia Ahern
  37. “It never gets easier, missing you. And sometimes I wonder if it ever will.”― Heather Brewer
  38. “Everybody knows death is inevitably coming, but it never fails to catch everybody by surprise everytime one is going.”― Hlovate
  39. “I don’t think kids have a problem with death. It’s us older ones who are nearer to it, that start being frightened.” – Helena Bonham Carter
  40. “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” — William Shakespeare

Words can heal more than any medicine. When someone has died we are so overwhelmed with everything we do not even have time to cope and heal under the plethora of work. Here are some “in loving memory quotes” that you can use to remember the one you loved.