Cardinal Quotes

Inspirational quotes from the past and present about Loss & Grieving, along with the grace of Peace & Hope that follows.

cardinal loss quotes

“The loss of a loved one is like the loss of a part of oneself; an arm or a leg. At first, the pain is so physical that it is hard to ignore. The trauma is so intense that the mind finds it hard to cope with the loss. With time the pain eases, the body recovers and the brain figures out new ways to go on.”
-  Federico Chini

cardinal loss quotes

“From the dear comes grief;
From the dear comes fear.
If you're freed from the dear
You'll have no grief, let alone fear.”
- Anomymous, The Dhmmapada

cardinal loss quotes

“If you love someone, they leave you. But if you don't love someone, they leave you, too. So your choice isn't between loving and losing but only between loving and not loving.”
- Steve Rasnic Tem

cardinal loss quotes

"In times of darkness, one must simply stop searching for the light, and become the glow for others to follow."
- Christopher Seymour

cardinal loss quotes

“When one person is missing the whole world seems empty.”
- Pat Schweibert

cardinal loss quotes

"When life makes us face difficult situations—such as a personal loss—we have to understand that eternity is taking one more step."
- Paulo Coelho

cardinal loss quotes

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”
- Arthur Schopenhauer

cardinal loss quotes

"When we come close to those things that break us down, we touch those things that also break us open.  And in that breaking open, we uncover our true nature."
- Wayne Muller

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* Read Inspirational Quotes by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross