Loved One Quotes

Reflecting on the sentiments that bind us to those we hold dear, loved one quotes encapsulate the profound connections and emotional depths of our most cherished relationships. These quotes serve as a beacon, illuminating the myriad ways in which love, in its various forms, enriches our lives, offering solace, inspiration, and a deeper understanding of the human experience. Whether it’s the unwavering bond between family members, the intimate camaraderie among friends, or the passionate flames of romantic love, these expressions distill the essence of our affections into poignant words that resonate with our innermost feelings.

In delving into loved one quotes, we embark on a journey through the landscape of human emotion, exploring the nuances that define our connections with those who are closest to our hearts. These quotes, drawn from a tapestry of sources ranging from literary masterpieces to everyday wisdom, provide a mirror in which we can see the reflections of our own relationships. They remind us of the value of presence, the strength found in shared memories, and the enduring nature of love’s imprint on our souls. As we explore these quotes, we not only celebrate the love we have but also gain insights into expressing our affection, understanding its impact, and cherishing the moments that, collectively, weave the fabric of our shared human experience.

The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her. Treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one. A Stanford study showed that those who saw a photo of their future self made smarter financial decisions. A. J. Jacobs

Like many Americans my thoughts and prayers are with the people of London. My deepest sympathies are extended to those who lost a loved one in the recent terror attacks. Doc Hastings

When I win, it doesn’t occur to me to remember anybody who isn’t a loved one. Sergio Ramos

It is difficult to ever think about your loved one having suffered. Robert Rinder

Anyone who’s ever had a loved one go through addiction will know just how devastating it can be and how tough it is for those around them, as much as it is for the addict. Declan Donnelly

I think everyone, especially after the passing of a loved one, starts to hope that maybe there will be something better on the other side. Bart Millard

Grown-up love means actually understanding what you love, taking the good with the bad and helping your loved one grow. Love takes attention and work and is the best thing in the world. Al Franken

Probably the toughest time in anyone’s life is when you have to murder a loved one because they’re the devil. Emo Philips

In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book. Terry Southern

Apparently Pope John Paul II and his boys – is that what you call them? – loved one of my songs and thought I was putting spiritual messages in my music. I’m not religious as such. Dogma and I don’t get along. Gloria Estefan

I don’t share photos of people grieving leaving a funeral or outside of a hospital when a loved one is sick… You can do your job and have an opinion and have it be strong, but not be hurtful or cruel. Perez Hilton

One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched. Jean de la Bruyere

I think writers process their own experiences through the characters and situations they write. So for Batman, I used my own experience of losing a loved one. Grief is a strange place; it’s like an altered state. You might sleep too much, so you can see the dead in your dreams. Ann Nocenti

The Loved One has been the most underrated film I’ve worked on. Terry Southern

The thing about losing any loved one, I think, particularly in a long disease, is that you know that other people have gone through it and are going through it, but I think for every person it feels unique. Patti Davis

I feel that most of our pain from the loss of a loved one is things we never said or expressed. Jay Shetty

When you go through a long illness, certainly one of cancer, there’s a certain release from it and relief that it has come to an end, because the suffering can be unbearable, as opposed to an abrupt stop to life when they go out the door and there’s a loved one who never comes home because of some accident. Pierce Brosnan

Grief is like wandering through a minefield, as my mother puts it: however carefully you tread, a sudden detonation can happen out of nowhere. A song played in a supermarket; an overheard phrase; someone in the distance who your mind cruelly suggests is your loved one for a fleeting moment. Owen Jones

I was a big fan of Aaliyah’s. Growing up, my mom was a big fan of her music. When I grew to have my own taste in music, I really loved ‘One In A Million.’ That was my jam. Alexandra Shipp

As a country, we can make the commitment to provide quality long-term services – so that getting care doesn’t depend on whether you are fortunate enough to have a loved one willing and able to provide it. Jan Schakowsky

When we grow older and begin to realize that our omnipotence is really not so omnipotent, that our strongest wishes are not powerful enough to make the impossible possible, the fear that we have contributed to the death of a loved one diminishes – and with it, the guilt. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

I think everyone understands grief, the journey it takes us on, whether it’s the death of a loved one, the end of a relationship, a disappointment. Some people don’t deal with it, the power of it. Some do. Some feel the weight of it and it informs their choices. I’ve had to open up to grief in different contexts. Tori Amos

Military spouses may experience frequent moves, job changes, periods of being a single parent while their loved one is deployed – all while exhibiting pride, strength, and determination and being a part of something bigger than themselves. Karen Pence

I think working out with a loved one makes everything feel better! Brie Bella

There is nothing better than working out with your loved one. Nikki Bella

Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates. Jean de la Bruyere

Robert Mapplethorpe, I met in 1967. He was a student at Pratt, though even as a student a fully formed artist. We went through many things in our life together. He became my loved one, then my best friend. Patti Smith

First and foremost, I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to the family of Michael Brown. As I have said in the past, I know that, regardless of the circumstances here, they lost a loved one to violence. I know the pain that accompanies such a loss knows no bounds. Robert P. McCulloch

The American people are not just being taxed to death; they’re being taxed after death. But, no one should have to sell the life’s work of a parent or a loved one just to pay the federal government. J. D. Hayworth

I don’t think it’s ever really easy to lose a loved one, especially your mother. Marcus Smart

You see women struggling to keep it all together while a loved one is in jail. But we don’t hear about them or their struggles in a way that resonates with others. Their stories are so compelling. It’s as if they are in their own little world and no one else sees them. Ava DuVernay

With my kids, they’re told 75 times a day that they’re loved. One thing I know is they feel loved and secure and happy and needed and necessary and a part of something. Johnny Depp

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn’t do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another. Vince Lombardi

All the criticism and all of the praise, it doesn’t – it’s not worth the salt that goes on my bread, because TV is fickle. You can be loved one day and hated the next day. One day, you’re getting an award. And the next day, you’re getting a death threat. Nancy Grace

It happens in football: you are loved one day and hated the next. Ashley Cole

I state for the record that I have never sought funds from any POW family, nor led them to believe in any way that we were going on a mission to rescue their specific missing loved one. Bo Gritz

If any reader has lost a loved one or is afraid of death, modern physics says: ‘Be comforted, you and they shall live again.’ Frank Tipler

When a loved one disappears, you continue to live with the accompaniment of that person. One has to find a balance between joy and sorrow. Philippe Petit

For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter. Marie de France

Never the time and the place and the loved one all together! Robert Browning

There are times you break up with a loved one, a friend, or whatever. You feel alone. It’s a very easy feeling to understand – the feeling of loss, heartache, and pain. Kenny Omega

It’s fun living the life and traveling and getting to do things that I otherwise probably would never do but it comes with a cost of loss of privacy and being away from loved one a lot. Lance Archer

The bereaved are often treated badly. There is no statutory paid bereavement leave, with the emotionally stunned often compelled to work within days of losing a loved one. Owen Jones

I hope that the Senate acts quickly to pass this legislation so that Americans will no longer worry about having to sell the family farm or business to pay taxes after the death of a loved one. Doc Hastings

After a game is over, having my boyfriend wait for me in the family room, just like everyone else’s loved one and not having to hide that. That feeling is so awesome. Incredible feeling. Absolutely incredible feeling. Jason Collins

We hope that by sharing my experience – our experience, Lennon and I – that somebody who is going through this process or helping their loved one through it might feel less alone, and might even have some better information for their cancer care. Jessica St. Clair

I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace, regardless of anyone’s position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dave Reichert

Expectation loiters in the DNA of every sentient being; when you tell yourself or a loved one, ‘Don’t get your hopes up,’ you’re fighting ancient genetic programming. Martha Beck

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being. Tom Robbins

Where do we enroll in Life 101? Where are the classes dealing with the loss of a job, the death of a loved one, the failure of a relationship? Unfortunately, those lessons are mostly learned through trial by fire and the school of hard knocks. Les Brown

Since the fright of breast cancer hit our family, I have been surprised by how many people are dealing with breast cancer in their own family or with a loved one. One friend bluntly told me that she has been through it with her sister, her mom, and her grandmother, and all are healthy and mentally stronger because of the disease. Richard Grenell

What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life’s page, And be alone on earth, as I am now. Lord Byron

Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. And whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison cell, life is what you make of it. Stefan Karl Stefansson

When working at Women’s Aid, I met countless women whose families had not believed them when they spoke of their abuse at the hands of another loved one. Jess Phillips

If you have a loved one, you can survive anything. Donovan

When you’ve lost a loved one, you realise how grateful you are for any help in those moments, and any scheme that tries to help families during that terrible time gets my backing. Stephen Mangan

How one deals with the death of a loved one is a highly personalized affair. Some people weep for days; others take a hike in the woods or count rosary beads. Douglas Brinkley

We all suffer from the preoccupation that there exists… in the loved one, perfection. Sidney Poitier

America is the only high income nation without a paid family leave program. This means that if you or a family member gets sick, there is no guarantee that you can take the time you need to take care of yourself or your loved one, leaving already vulnerable families in the position of making hard decisions in cases of illness. Kirsten Gillibrand

I have a special interest in children who have lost a parent or loved one in the line of duty as they served their country as a police officer, firefighter, federal agent or member of the military, but children all over the word need help and an opportunity to flourish. Larry Wilcox

We have all been impacted by COVID-19. Some of us have lost a loved one and others know those who are sick. Kim Reynolds

I was thinking about that, about what lines you’d be willing to cross if someone took your loved one or child. Rick Yune

My father died of brain cancer in 1991. I do not know anyone whose life has not been touched by the loss of a loved one to cancer. I wrote my book ‘Gracefully Gone’ about my father’s fight and my struggle growing up with an ill parent. I wrote it to help others know they are not alone in this all-too-often insurmountable war against cancer. Alicia Coppola

Dreams, I would say, are probably the most prevalent way a loved one will try to deliver a message. Tyler Henry

No parent, family member, or friend should be told that treatment isn’t available for their loved one. By establishing a dedicated and stable fund for mental health, we will give hope to so many who are suffering in silence. Kim Reynolds

We know there isn’t anything we can say or do that will bring their loved one back. What we can do is support them and honor their sacrifice by doing everything we can, every day, to make our communities stronger and our nation better so that we may be a people worthy of their sacrifices. Chris Gibson

If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you’re doing what’s right for your loved one. Eleanor Clift

When you’ve been raised in a home of love, and for your loved one to be taken away from you through violence, a lot of emotions go through your mind. Martin Luther King III

I have a responsibility, and it’s something that I did wrong, and if I could personally apologize to every single person that has lost a loved one from drunk driving I would. Nicole Richie

My psycho-analytic work has convinced me that when in the baby’s mind the conflicts between love and hate arise, and the fears of losing the loved one become active, a very important step is made in development. Melanie Klein

It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

I personally believe that when you attempt something with your loved one, you are bound to succeed. Lara Dutta

Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That’s applicable to any kind of depression. Judy Collins

Macro-trading requires a high degree of skill, focus and repetition. Life events, such as birth, divorce, death of a loved one and other emotional highs and lows are obstacles to success in this specific field of finance. Paul Tudor Jones

Losing a loved one is never easy. Rachel Lindsay

You have to love your country like an adult loves somebody, not like a child loves its mommy. And right-wing Republicans tend to love America like a child loves its mommy, where everything Mommy does is okay. But adult love means you’re not in denial, and you want the loved one to be the best they can be. Al Franken

The death of a famous person is different from the death of a loved one, whether it is Michael Jackson, Frank McCourt, or Walter Cronkite. We didn’t know any of them personally, and yet, we experience a sense of loss. Madeleine M. Kunin

No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply. Billy Graham

Being able to communicate with a loved one that you haven’t talked to in a while because of some communication break makes their life and your life in a much better place. John Paul DeJoria

With cancer affecting one in three people, all of us will, at some point in our lives, experience it – either personally or through a loved one. Sheila Hancock

Whether you live in a big city or a small town, a call placed by a loved one, friend, or customer should go through. Ajit Pai

Whenever I have bid a hasty goodbye to a loved one, I’ve always made sure that my record collection was safely stored away in the boot of the car. Robert Plant

When a loved one passes, there are mixed emotions, and a thirst to live one’s own life more deeply can certainly be among them. Salli Richardson

If you begin to think you are solely responsible for keeping your loved one alive and safe, you will eventually find yourself playing God. This phase can develop into an unhealthy, codependent relationship. Gail Sheehy

The sinner who suddenly realizes God’s love for him and then looks at his rejection of that love feels a loss similar to the death of a loved one. A deep void is created in the soul and a loneliness akin to the agony of death. Mother Angelica

Situations we might write off as a coincidence could actually be a late loved one trying to send us a sign. Tyler Henry

I remember I had a psychologist that I worked with in Phoenix tell me one time that the loss of a job and the loss of one’s wealth is more devastating to most than losing a loved one or getting divorced. And that really hit me. Danny Ainge

Hardworking men and women deserve not only job security, but also a paycheck when they need to take time off to care for a loved one. Kirsten Gillibrand

I hate Alzheimer’s. It is one of the most awful things because, here is a loved one, this is the woman or man that you have loved for 20, 30, 40 years, and suddenly, that person is gone. They’re gone. They are gone. Pat Robertson

It’s always good to go back and remind ourselves just how earth shattering it is just to have a baby, or to lose a loved one. And every now and again, we need scripts that remind us just how powerful those moments are. Adrian Lester

It takes courage, of course, to step out of the fray, as it takes courage to do anything that’s necessary, whether tending to a loved one on her deathbed or turning away from that sugarcoated doughnut. Pico Iyer

No family should have to endure the loss of a loved one at the hands of a previously convicted violent criminal. Niecy Nash

I have two sons. Both served. One as a marine officer in Iraq, one as an army officer in Afghanistan. I do not see – want to see one parent or loved one worrying about getting a call in the middle of the night. I would not place one American life at risk unless it was absolutely necessary. But to destroy ISIS, it is necessary. George Pataki

When I was 12 years old, my father was killed. I lost a loved one to violence. The pain was because I lost my father. It didn’t matter that he was an officer… It shaped my life. If anything, it made me a strong advocate for the victims of violence. Robert P. McCulloch

If, after hearing my songs, just one human being is inspired to say something nasty to a friend or, perhaps to strike a loved one, it will all have been worth the while. Tom Lehrer

Many of us have experienced the pain that comes with watching a loved one suffer with a serious illness. We also know that we would do absolutely anything it takes to help them beat it. Seth Moulton

That’s what stress management is about, that’s what psychotherapy is about, finding religion, or finding your loved one or your hobby – any of those, they give you more outlets, more of a sense of control, more of a sense of predictability, of social support. They give you the means to psychologically finesse ambiguous outside reality. Robert Sapolsky

Anguish over the loss of a loved one or feelings of helplessness have complex roots. But in the end, they make you feel bad because they adjust your brain’s chemistry. Happiness and its opposite are both electro-chemical reactions; those reactions are temporary and ineffable and could even have hidden benefits. Eliot Schrefer

The most heart-wrenching responsibility I have as Governor is to meet a family at the airport as they stand silently waiting for the military casket of their loved one to come home. Charlie Baker

I think Hell exists on Earth. It’s a psychological state, or it can be a physical state. People who have severe mental illness are in Hell. People who have lost a loved one are in Hell. I think there are all kinds of different hells. It’s not a place you go to after you die. Al Franken

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