Young Death Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old young death quotes, young death sayings, and young death proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Grieve not that I die young. Is it not well to pass away ere life hath lost its brightness?     

Lady Flora Hastings

The idea is to die young as late as possible.     

Ashley Montagu

Death is a distant rumor to the young.     

Andrew A. Rooney

This was a massive star that lived fast and died young.     

David Burrows

The death of a baby is like a stone cast into the stillness of a quiet pool; the concentric ripples of despair sweep out in all directions, affecting many, many people.     

John DeFrain

If a mother is mourning not for what she has lost but for what her dead child has lost, it is a comfort to believe that the child has not lost the end for which it was created.     

C.S. Lewis

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye. You were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.     

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Think of your child, then, not as dead, but as living; not as a flower that has withered, but as one that is transplanted, and touched by a Divine hand, is blooming in richer colors and sweeter shades than those of earth.     

Hooker

Ye have lost a child nay, she is not lost to you, who is found to Christ; she is not sent away, but only sent before; like unto a star, which going out of our sight, doth not die and vanish, but shineth in another hemisphere.     

Rutherford

If you want to know what love is, have a child. If you want to know what pain is, bury him.     

Giannina Braschi

Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them.     

Samuel Rutherford

There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.     

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Fairness doesn't govern life and death. If it did, no good man would ever die young.     

Mitch Albom

Death is as near to the young as to the old; here is all the difference: death stands behind the young man's back, before the old man's face.     

Thomas Adams

Live life to it's fullest or it may seem like you died young.     

James Wattersmith