12 Quotes About Death That Will Remind You To Live & Love

Condolence Quotes To Lift Your Spirits When Grieving
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When you're devastated, these will help you heal.

When someone dies, it's hard to process the emotions you're feeling. The pain, the loss, the confusion can be too much to handle. 

And when you're trying to find the right words to comfort someone who has lost a loved one, it can feel nearly impossible to find the right words.

But you know you should say something ... make that have to say something.

But what?

Sometimes a simple "I'm so sorry for your loss" is perfect. Other times, you may want to offer a deeper level of comfort. Maybe you want to send a small note to share some heartfelt words of condolence.

Our own mortality serves as a reminder of the things we take for granted — and the things we should be living for. It reminds us to hug our loved ones a little tighter, let go of petty arguments and to say "I love you" each and every day.

Here are 12 condolence quotes to bring your spirits up, remind you to live and love in the moment, and help you heal when you think your world has come to a full halt.

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you." — A.A. Milne

"Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry." — Dr. Seuss

"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

"When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry. You just might be in the best position to see the sun shine." — Alanis Morissette

"The absence of the other person who used to be there beside you obliterates your presence. Everything in the room, even the stars in the sky can disappear in a second, changing one scene for another, just like a dream." — Hwang Sok-Yong

"The story of love is hello and goodbye – until we meet again." — Jimi Hendrix

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

"Love is how you stay alive even after you are gone." — Mitch Albom

"Out dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them." — George Eliot

"Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect." — J.K. Rowling

"If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality." — Norman Cousins

"I am not afraid to die. I am only afraid of saying goodbye to you forever." — Shannon L. Alder