Loss Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about loss
  1. #1
    “He shall never know I love him.”
  2. #2
    “On the beach, Roran stood alone, watching them go. Then he threw back his head and uttered a long, aching cry, and the night echoed with the sound of his loss.”
  3. #3
    “The greatest enemy is one that has nothing to lose.”
  4. #4
    Time only blunts the pain of loss. It doesn’t erase it.
  5. #5
    “I am braver than I was because I have lost all; and he who has nothing to lose can afford all risks.”
  6. #6
    “I have to remind myself to breathe—almost to remind my heart to beat!”
  7. #7
    Joy and grief were mingled in the cup; but there were no bitter tears: for even grief arose so softened, and clothed in such sweet and tender recollections, that it became a solemn pleasure, and lost all character of pain.
  8. #8
    “‘Are you possessed with a devil,’ he pursued, savagely, ‘to talk in that manner to me when you are dying? Do you reflect that all those words will be branded in my memory, and eating deeper eternally after you have left me?‘”
  1. #9
    “Do I want to live? . . . [W]ould you like to live with your soul in the grave?”
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