32 Sombre Death Anniversary Quotes

For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime – as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed – even one of those years would have been a precious gift.

Michael Milken

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The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.

Eileen Elias Freeman

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A grave is braced not just by a tombstone but by angels as well.

Adabella Radici

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Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

Unknown

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They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.

William Penn

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To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die.

Thomas Campbell

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The life of the dead is placed in the heart of the living.

Cicero

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Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed and very dear.

Anonymous

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I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.

Leo Buscaglia

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I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

Woody Allen

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To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

J.K. Rowling

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Death ends a life, not a relationship.

Mitch Albom

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Life is for the living.
Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music.
And death a note unsaid.

Langston Hughes

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That was the thing. You never got used to it, the idea of someone being gone. Just when you think it’s reconciled, accepted, someone points it out to you, and it just hits you all over again, that shocking.

Sarah Dessen

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When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.

William Shakespeare

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Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.

Mitch Albom

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Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.

Haruki Murakami

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Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.

Helen Keller

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No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal.

Benjamin Franklin

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If I die, I will wait for you, do you understand? No matter how long. I will watch from beyond to make sure you live every year you have to its fullest, and then we’ll have so much to talk about when I see you again…

Jeaniene Frost

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For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.

Kahlil Gibran

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