Losing A Friend Sayings and Quotes

At a certain point in life, we all lose a friend. Whether it’s due to distance, choice or death, loss unfortunately is inevitable. While they may be gone, you’ll still have memories of the good times and cherished moments together. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and inspirational quotes on losing a friend.

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. Washington Irving
On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world. Henry David Thoreau
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Richard Puz
Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love. Avis Corea
I pray to God to remove my enemies from my life, and before I know it I started losing friends. Am just saying no one to be trusted. Blaze Olamiday
Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks. Waqar Ahmed
A friendship that can cease has never been real. St. Jerome
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence. Joseph Roux
Sometimes we lose friends for whose loss our regret is greater than our grief, and others for whom our grief is greater than our regret. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end. Francis Quareles
When one has lost a friend one's eyes should be neither dry nor streaming. Tears, yes, there should be, but not lamentation. Seneca
We all lose friends.. we lose them in death, to distance and over time. But even though they may be lost, hope is not. The key is to keep them in your heart, and when the time is right, you can pick up the friendship right where you left off. Even the lost find their way home when you leave the light on. Amy Marie Walz
The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb. German Proverb
Lovers have a right to betray you friends don't. Judy Holliday
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part. Alexander Pope
I have learned that no matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that. unknown
If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, do not accept, as you may lose a friend. Saint Augustine
Everyone leaves footprints in your memory, but the ones that leave footprints in your heart are the ones you will truly remember. Nicholas Sperling
The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. Elizabeth Foley
Make as many friends as you can, but don't build your life on them alone. It's an unstable foundation. unknown
Fare thee well! and if for ever / Still for ever, fare thee well Lord Byron
A special friend is hard to find, hard to lose and impossible to forget. unknown
I'm losing friends 'cause people are catching feelings I'm not catching. unknown
Due to success I started losing friends. Ace Hood
Some people are going to leave, but that's not the end your story. That's the end of their part in your story. unknown
Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those, who are friends. Richard Bach
Life is a bus ride, with only so many seats. It took me a long time to comprehend that sometimes people had to leave my life, to make room for the better ones, but once I understood that it became easier to let go, and I was surprised at just how quickly new, interesting people somehow found their way onto my bus. Dodie Clark
When your friends are gone and you only can look at pictures, then remeber, that times and people change but that memories stay forever. C.M.
One of the difficult things about growing older is that you start losing so many friends. On the other hand, the older you get, the less time you have to wait until you see them again. Ron Brackin