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.

Losing a good friend is never easy,especially when you don't understand why you lost them in the first place. Hannah Baker
Your lost friends are not dead but gone before; advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod. Aristophanes
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend. Heather Brewer
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. John Taylor
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings. Jean De La Bruyere
Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there? Richard Bach
The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost. Arthur Schopenhauer
When our friends are alive, we see the good qualities they lack; dead, we remember only those they possessed. Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth. Robert Southey
Though friendship is not quick to burn, it is explosive stuff.  May Sarton
The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for. Homer
Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older John Dos Passos
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Charles Caleb Colton
It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it’.  Nicole Richie
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. Christian Nestell Bovee
Death is but crossing the world, as friends do the seas; they live in one another still. For they must be present, that love and live in that which is omnipresent. In this divine glass, they see face to face, and their converse is free as well as pure. This is the comfort of friends, that though they may be said to die, yet their friendship and society are, in the best sense, ever present, because immortal. William Penn
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way. Charles Kingsley
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship. Sir Francis Bacon
Sometimes your closest friend is your greatest enemy. Jason Fong
We can’t feel the lose of a friend until they are apart from us. Debolina
A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies. Gustave Flaubert
I used to know you the best and now I don’t even remember your name. Mya Waechtler
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. Octavia Butler
Losing people you love affects you. It is buried inside of you and becomes this big, deep hole of ache. It doesn’t magically go away, even when you stop officially mourning. Carrie Jones
There are going to be some people who at some point of your life will become your friends. And some friends, who at some point, will become just people. Chanda Kaushik
I was betrayed, how can you say that you feel sorry inside / It's never staying, losing close friends / I've gone away, you make me stay but I can't tell it from lies / I've gone insane, losing close friends Kris David Kohls
You're losing a friend / You jeopardize me / Bad bad blood on your hands / And see, you're losing a friend Anders Peter Svensson, Nina Elisabet Persson
We get closer and closer again / But we're falling apart / I'm losing, you're losing a friend / It's always over before we start Johan Alkenas
The worse things in life / More than losing a life / Is losing a best friend Tirso Gomez