Death Of A Father Sayings and Quotes

No one is ever prepared to lose their father, especially if they shared a close relationship. A parent’s passing leaves a hole that can’t be filled. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes on dealing with the death of a father.


The sudden loss of her father was like living with a wound that would never heal, yet her memories of him were fading more and more every day.     

Frank Beddor

The death of a parent is rarely expected and never accepted.     

Shane Pendley

The death of my father is probably the biggest thing I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends.     

Joel Osteen

Upon the death of my father, our family and myself were emotionally and financially exhausted.     

Sam Sheppard

Who doesn't desire his father's death?     

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.     

Samuel Butler

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.     

Charles Caleb Colton

I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.     

Mitch Albom

Such a funny thing death is for mortals. You cry. You morn. You grieve. You get angry. But death is not always tragic, dear one. Sometimes death is the ultimate expression of love.     

R.K. Ryals

Death never pierces the heart so much as when it takes someone we love; cleaving the heart they held with their passing.     

Brandon M. Herbert

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.     

Anne Sexton

When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.     

Seneca

Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.     

Jean de la Fontaine

Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.     

John Donne

It was very hard for all of us. It's still very hard. The anniversary of his death just passed, and every single one of his friends, still, after all these years... it's unbelievable.     

Eydie Gorme

Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.     

Hannah Arendt

Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.     

Abu Bakr

Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.     

Niccolo Machiavelli

Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.     

Ernest Hemingway

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.     

Norman Cousins

I mean, death is a serious thing, certainly not to be sneezed at.     

Steven Patrick Morrissey

Death is a law, not a punishment.     

Jean Dubos

Death ends a life, not a relationship.     

Robert Benchley

The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.     

Joseph Stalin

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.     

Jean Anouilh

Death solves all problems - no man, no problem.     

Joseph Stalin

I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.     

Benjamin Franklin