70 Sad Quotes About Death That Will Make You Cry - Kraano

70 Sad Quotes About Death That Will Make You Cry

Death often arrives unexpectedly and can bring with it immense pain and sorrow, especially when it takes away someone or something we hold dear.

The loss can be overwhelming and leave us feeling helpless.

However, others who have walked this path of grief before us have shared their wisdom and insight through powerful quotes about death.

These words may bring comfort and solace to those who are grieving.

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70 Quotes That Will Make You Cry

“Your presence may have only lasted a moment, but the impact you left on our hearts will last a lifetime.”

“Life can be tough. You eventually die, get buried, and become food for worms. It’s lucky it happens in that order.”

“Everyone will eventually die, but not everyone truly experiences life.”

“A good belly laugh and a deep sleep are the two best remedies for any troubles.”

“We might feel relieved when we wake from a bad dream, but death could be just like that, a moment of relief after a long struggle.”

“No one ever said on their deathbed, ‘I wish I spent more time at work.'”

“After death, you will return to the same state as before you were born.”

“Death itself is nothing to be afraid of, but the unknown of what lies beyond is what we fear.”

“We will all eventually die, but the aim is not to live forever, but to create something that will outlive us.”

“Dying is like reaching the end of a good book, you only regret it if the story was engaging and you wanted more.”

“When a man passes away, only fleeting ripples on the water show evidence of his existence. But even those soon vanish, and he is forgotten without a trace as if he never existed.”

“Death strikes only once, but it never misses its target.”

“Death unveils the true nature of a man and the naked essence of his soul becomes visible in its solemn shadow.”

“Dying is as natural as being born.”

“Why do we celebrate at a birth and mourn at a funeral? It’s because we are not the ones directly affected.”

“To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already partially dead.”

“It is not important how a person dies, but how they lived. Dying is a brief moment in time, not of significant importance.”

“Death frees us from the influence of the senses, desires that control us, the fluctuations of the mind, and the burdens of the body.”

“When a friend passes away, a part of you dies as well.”

“A wise man is never taken by surprise by death; he is always prepared to go.”

“No one wants to die, even those who aspire to reach heaven. However, death is the inevitable end for all of us, and it cannot be escaped. This is a good thing, as death is one of life’s greatest inventions. It allows for new growth and transformation.”

“I would rather experience a death that holds meaning than to lead a life devoid of significance.”

“Suppressed emotions can lead to a slow death, as individuals gradually lose parts of themselves.”

“Grief is the cost we pay for love.”

“You will lose someone you love deeply, and your heart will shatter. The hard truth is that the loss will never fully heal. But this is also the good news. They will always be with you, in your broken heart that will never fully mend. Over time, you will find a way to carry on. It’s like having a broken leg that never fully heals, causing discomfort in the cold, but learning to dance with the limp.”

“Those we cherish never really leave us. They walk by our side every day, unseen, unheard, but always close by. They are loved, missed, and forever remembered.”

“Death is a distant idea to the young.”

“Ultimately, we will all pass away.”

“All living things must eventually die, and their journey continues into eternity.”

“Loss and gain, life and death are intertwined. No light can exist without shadow, and no shadow can exist without light.”

“Attend other people’s funerals to ensure they show up at yours.”

“I aim to have lived a full life by the time I pass.”

“Unfortunately, even the closest of friends cannot be present at each other’s funerals.”

“Is there life after death? Will I finally find peace?”

“We don’t fully reveal our true selves until we pass away, and even then, it takes years. Imagine how honest we would be if we started dying sooner.”

“We only consider our loved ones truly gone when we have forgotten them.”

“The moment of our last breath is not death itself, but the end of a long journey towards it.”

“We come into the world crying, and we leave it the same way, in between, that is life.”

“Death takes away everything except truth and elevates a person to greatness. It’s a natural canonization that transforms the common into the sacred, turning poets into immortal beings.”

“Death is the shedding of a flower to allow for growth of the fruit.”

“I understand the pain of loss enough to know that the memory of someone never truly fades. It just becomes a permanent emptiness that we learn to navigate.”

“Death leaves an unbearable wound that cannot be healed, but the love we shared creates a lasting memory that cannot be taken away.”

“Nothing is more devastating than when our illusions are shattered.”

“When I pass away, don’t waste your time sending me flowers. Show your appreciation while I am still alive.”

“When it’s your time to go, don’t be afraid like those who fear death and wish for more time. Embrace the end, and die with dignity, as if you are returning home as a hero.”

“Death is the final solution to every problem. No man, no problem.”

“Who am I? Not my physical form, as it will deteriorate; not my thoughts, because they will fade with my body; not my personality or emotions, for they too will disappear with death.”

“Suicide is a declaration to God saying, ‘You can’t dismiss me, I quit first.'”

“Life and death are only fleeting moments. We are constantly evolving.”

“Death has no schedule.”

“The passing of a dear friend is comparable to losing a limb; though time may ease the pain, the loss cannot be mended. “

“You cannot stop loving a friend simply because they have passed, especially if they were better than anyone still living. “

“The process of dying can be difficult: it brings pain and sorrow to the heart, but death is a beautiful thing – a mission accomplished, a new beginning, a triumph. You can see it in their faces. “

“The saddest tears that are shed at a grave are for the words that were left unsaid and the actions that were left undone.”

“No matter how ready you think you are for the loss of a loved one, it still comes as a shock and still hurts deeply. “

“Dying is more common than living; everyone will experience it, but not everyone truly lives. “

“We will all become obsolete one day, like a dead leaf falling from a tree, turned to ashes by the footsteps of others.”

“When we understand that we are dying and all living beings are dying with us, we begin to feel a burning and almost heartbreaking sense of the fragility and value of each moment and each being, leading to a deep and limitless compassion for all. “

“We do not die out of necessity, but because at some point in time, our consciousness deemed it necessary. “

“People are more afraid of death than pain, which is strange because death ends the pain. Death is a friend. “

“When I read obituaries, I instinctively take note of the age of the person who has passed away. This information makes me reflect on my own age and I can’t help but think, “Only four more years,” “Nine years left,” or “I’ll be gone in two years.” Numbers have a powerful influence when used to guess when our time will come.”

“At the end of it all, life is defined by death. We are sandwiched between two unknowns – oblivion at the beginning and end. This thought alone is enough to strike fear into our hearts.”

“With every death, there is always someone left behind to mourn.”

“Life is enjoyable, but death brings peace. It’s the transition that causes trouble.”

“Death is a process of shedding our physical layers, much like a snake sheds its skin or a butterfly emerges from its cocoon. Our immortal spirit becomes more conscious as it sheds each layer.”

“You will encounter suffering, defeat, loneliness, sadness, disappointment, and death during your journey, but the power of the Kingdom of God will overcome these horrors. No evil can withstand grace forever.”

“Every goodbye is a form of death, while every reunion is like a glimpse of heaven.”

“Death is not something to be feared because as long as we are alive, death does not exist. When it does come, we no longer exist to be affected by it.”

“It’s strange how people love the dead. Once someone has passed, they seem to become immortal in people’s memories.”

“The only certain thing in life is death.”


It’s challenging to come to terms with the loss of a loved one or accepting death, but it takes a strong spirit to keep going with life.

Some say that the fear of death is worse than death itself. To find comfort, reach out to those close to you or consider seeking support through online grief counseling.

The following quotes that evoke emotions and express the pain of loss, may give you a glimmer of hope and encourage you to transform your grief into acceptance and growth.

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