Loved Ones Quotes

Quotes about loved ones capture the essence of deep affection, unbreakable bonds, and cherished memories. They serve as a poignant reminder of the significance of the relationships we hold dear, reflecting a spectrum of emotions that range from joy and gratitude to longing and nostalgia. These expressions, often eloquent and profound, provide a window into the universal experience of love and connection, highlighting the ways in which our loved ones shape our lives, bring us comfort, and inspire us to grow.

In exploring these quotes, we delve into the myriad ways love manifests within our closest relationships. Whether it’s the unconditional love of a parent, the steadfast loyalty of a friend, the tender affection of a partner, or the warm nostalgia for those no longer with us, each quote offers a unique perspective on the ties that bind us. They remind us of the power of love to transcend distance and time, to heal and to uplift, and to infuse our lives with meaning and joy. As we reflect on these sentiments, we are reminded of the precious nature of our connections and the enduring impact of love in our lives.

All I care is that my family, and my loved ones, understand me. Or that they understand me to a degree – I don’t understand me very much. And I don’t need the world to understand me. That is the most egocentric thing. Andrea Corr

I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop. Terry Pratchett

The last four years have not diluted the memory or weakened the resolve of our citizens. Four years later, our hearts still hurt for the families whose loved ones were murdered that day. John Doolittle

As a member of Congress, and a parent, I understand the importance of ensuring that families are able to provide a meaningful and proper burial for their loved ones. Jon Porter

We must ensure full access to all reproductive health services, including abortion. We must also provide for our aging population, ensuring our parents and grandparents have the care they need. We must defend Medicare, expand Social Security, and provide tax credits for families who care for their elders and loved ones with disabilities. Deb Haaland

Street Runner’ is a personal song about the sacrifices I made to pursue this career that I have now. All while never forgetting about the family and loved ones I’m doing it for. Rod Wave

We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones. Ed Markey

Americans in the Civil War period were very interested in Heaven and what it might be like, because they were having to face the fact that many of their loved ones were gone and many of their loved ones, they hoped, were in this other realm called Heaven. Drew Gilpin Faust

If you spend time with your loved ones, you get the energy to do your job better. Sushant Singh Rajput

The idea of an afterlife where you can be reunited with loved ones can be immensely consoling – though not to me. Richard Dawkins

Social media helps you stay connected, but we can’t survive without real communication with loved ones. Pulkit Samrat

My entire life has been guided by a sense of equality, equality for loved ones. Ashraf Ghani

Disha and I have always been in favour of a close-knit wedding. We want our loved ones to attend our big day and bless us. Rahul Vaidya

Generally, the younger the victim, the greater the grief. Yet even when the elderly or infirm have been afforded merciful relief, their loved ones are rarely ready to let go. Russell M. Nelson

I enjoy nothing more than spending time with my loved ones, young and old, and at least once a year we get together for a formal family photograph. Elliott Erwitt

When trouble breaks out, our men and women in uniform, they don’t just sit around thinking about it or talking about it – they act. They put on that uniform. They leave their loved ones behind. They go out there. They give orders. They follow orders. They do whatever it takes to keep our country safe. Michelle Obama

My parents were over the moon when I had some success with Christmas songs because that was the time of the year that meant so much to them. They were able to see their loved ones, and it was great to hear their son’s voice on the radio while they visited. Johnny Mathis

I feel guilty about spending so much time away from home and loved ones. Peter MacKay

I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life. Marlo Thomas

There is no law saying you have to die before your assets can be passed to loved ones. In fact, gifting earlier can be a lovely way to witness how your money helps your family thrive. Suze Orman

Synchronicity is basically coincidences with a meaning. That synchronicity is in our lives to help us get in touch with our loved ones and also refine our intuition. Tyler Henry

Although I love snow, it messes things up terribly around Seattle, with all of our hills. I worry about my loved ones driving. Deb Caletti

What appealed to me about ‘The Loved Ones’ script was that it had this really theatrical element to it. I thought that the scope of this character is so broad, and there is so much fun to be had playing a crazy teenage loner. It was a great way to explore the delusions a mind can create. Robin McLeavy

Cancer is the great equalizer. Everyone is affected by it either themselves or through loved ones. Andrew Lo

Obviously I ask my family and loved ones for advice here and there, but I kind of have a rule with the people I love that surround me – close family and close friends – that unless I ask for it, I don’t really want advice thrown out. Torrey DeVitto

In Marvel Comics, the worst thing was always that your loved ones could be attacked, or you could be horribly beaten in a knock-down, drag-out fight, but in the Superman comics, you would be run out of town with people throwing rotten vegetables at you and waving a sign that said, ‘Superman, Who Needs You?’ Mark Waid

Alright, let’s tackle the worst part of this pandemic: people are dying, or they’re worried about their loved ones dying – and it’s hard not to spiral out. After almost two decades at war, this has been the reality for military families for a very long time. Welcome to our club. Brianna Keilar

Our parents, loved ones, and friends are getting cancer. So we need to know how to care for them, support them, and understand what the hell is going on. I don’t think it’s that hard to reach them: you have to go where they are – online. You have to speak their language – humour, wit, and edge. And you have to be honest, authentic and bold. Yael Cohen

Never forget how precious life is or your loved ones. Rita Tushingham

I’ve never had very high regard for therapists. I owe my health, my mental survival, to my friends and loved ones. Salman Rushdie

The biggest advice I can give loved ones who are supporting someone navigating a newly diagnosed mental illness is patience, patience, and patience. Madchen Amick

Dr. Phil was very helpful and caring. I believe he helped all of us there and watching how to better relate, understand, and communicate with our families and loved ones. Dr. Phil recommended reading my new book. Louie Anderson

Probably half the cases of Civil War dead were not identified. And so there was no way to let loved ones know, and there were no regularized processes in either Northern or Southern Army for notifying next of kin. Drew Gilpin Faust

So many of us have loved ones and people we really care about, and the only time we show affection is when they are gone. I have preached at funerals, and you see loved ones who didn’t even say hello to dear ones when they were alive. Give them hugs, kisses while they are alive and need it. George Foreman

One thing I just want to say to the military families – while you might not wear a uniform, I know – we all know, the nation knows – that you serve and sacrifice right alongside of your loved ones. And we are so grateful and proud of all of you for your service to this nation. Michelle Obama

I have cared for loved ones nearly all my life, so when I look in the mirror, I see a caregiver looking back at me. It began when I was 12 years old and my father became ill. Taking care of him took a toll on our entire family, my mother most of all. Rosalynn Carter

The importance of heart health became very real for me when my father died of heart disease seven years ago. Having experienced the loss first hand, I am inspired to do everything I can to break the cycle and prevent families from losing loved ones to this preventable disease. Monica Potter

The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself. Bill Murray

The negative about acting is that you have to spend a great deal of time away from your friends and loved ones, but it’s not like working a 9-5 job and only having two or three weeks off a year. I may not have seen my girlfriend for two or three months, but then we can spend two or three months together solidly. Douglas Booth

My heart reaches out to those whose loved ones were lost on MH17. Najib Razak

During my past career as a journalist, I relished writing obits and equally dreaded phoning relatives for the necessary facts. But to my surprise and great relief, they often wanted to talk – they wanted their recently deceased loved ones recorded in print. Tom Rachman

I can wax boringly about the role of comedy in mitigating pain. For so many comedians, comedy comes out of personal despair. I’m not a very despairing person myself, but I do fear despair and the death of loved ones. Tim Minchin

Well, if you don’t want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won’t die. Alex Chiu

There’s great stuff out there, but I prefer doing a TV show, going to work every day with the same people, and a lot of stuff is not being shot in Los Angeles and I don’t really want to do that because my loved ones are here. Paget Brewster

No matter how devastating our struggles, disappointments, and troubles are, they are only temporary. No matter what happens to you, no matter the depth of tragedy or pain you face, no matter how death stalks you and your loved ones, the Resurrection promises you a future of immeasurable good. Josh McDowell

In my neighborhood… they view the police as someone who comes to take their loved ones away. Curtis Jackson

I have spent too long with too many people who have lost loved ones to healthcare-associated infections not to be determined to act on this. There is no tolerable level of preventable infections. The only acceptable strategy is a zero-tolerance strategy. Andrew Lansley

While it’s nice to appreciate the fashion world… what makes you happy are real relationships and the moments you share with loved ones. Miranda Kerr

My death is incidental, and I worry very much about my loved ones and, you know, would like to make it as easy as possible for them. Or wish I could will away whatever, you know, the sadness they will feel when I die. But for me, nothing. The world goes on. Barbara Ehrenreich

You can achieve all the things you want to do, but it’s much better to do it with loved ones around you; family and friends, people that you care about that can help you on the way and can celebrate you, and you can enjoy the journey. John Lasseter

For me, living in the closet corroded my ability to have an honest, open relationship with my God, my loved ones, my constituency and myself. James McGreevey

For me, I don’t expect to have a really amazing meal each time I dine out. Having a good meal with your loved ones – that’s what makes the experience. Wolfgang Puck

Besides, wouldn’t it be wonderful if no one ever had to worry about the random cruelty of fatal illness or the woes of old age attacking them or their loved ones? Joan D. Vinge

For people who are afraid to talk about cancer, for people who are afraid to communicate with their loved ones about it, and for the people who want to pretend cancer doesn’t exist, either delaying diagnosis or not getting regular checkups, the consequences can be fatal. Doing nothing about cancer will kill you. Marlee Matlin

Caregivers are the selfless people who provide unpaid care for loved ones who are ill or have serious medical conditions. This is among the most challenging work there is. Rosalynn Carter

I’ve seen so many people – loved ones and colleagues – who jump from one diet to the next, one exercise regimen to the next . I was trying to figure out what were some of the basic things that each of us can build into a lifestyle for good, instead of bouncing from one thing to the next. Tom Rath

It seems sensible to me that we should look to the medical profession, that over the centuries has helped us to live longer and healthier lives, to help us die peacefully among our loved ones in our own home without a long stay in God’s waiting room. Terry Pratchett

More than half of the complaints that patients bring to their doctors are emotional in origin. Most often, they include troubled or absent connections with loved ones. Robert J. Waldinger

Life is short but love your loved ones. Love them, kiss them every day because you don’t know what’s going to happen. Angelina Pivarnick

When you’re entertaining all day long and that’s your work, you end up really very tired. You don’t have a lot of energy left over for your loved ones. Sia

Because my friends and family are real people, and they wear all sizes, I couldn’t imagine designing something that my loved ones could not wear. Bianca Balti

When you don’t have much money, you worry that they’ll just put you in the ground someplace and your loved ones won’t know where you are. B. B. King

We Facebook users have been building a treasure lode of big data that government and corporate researchers have been mining to predict and influence what we buy and for whom we vote. We have been handing over to them vast quantities of information about ourselves and our friends, loved ones and acquaintances. Douglas Rushkoff

Businesses closing doors comes with employee layoffs and individuals unable to pay their bills, put food on the table or provide for their loved ones. Young Kim

Imagine if Congress always put the interests of polluters ahead of the health of our families. Our rivers and lakes would be choked with sewage. Acid rain would pour down from smog-filled skies. Hundreds of thousands more of our neighbors, friends, and loved ones would be victims of cancer, heart disease, and asthma. Jeff Merkley

How I measure riches is by the friends I have and the loved ones I have and the people that I care about in my life, and that’s where my values are and that’s where my riches are. Ann Romney

One of the things that writing has taught me is that fiction has a life of its own. Fictional places are sometimes more real than the view from our bedroom window. Fictional people can sometimes become as close to us as our loved ones. Joanne Harris

Before the Civil War, there were no national cemeteries, no processes for identifying the dead in the battle. There weren’t any dog tags, and there was no next-of-kin notification. You didn’t necessarily even hear what the fate of your loved ones had been. It was up to their comrades to write and inform you. Drew Gilpin Faust

The accolades don’t nourish me – being with loved ones and my dogs does. Sia

Easter is one of my favorite holidays with the kids. They get to run loose, and we always have our family and loved ones all around us! Camila Alves

Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are to assist in bearing it. Jean Paul

And when you really think about the 9-11 event, the horrific attack on our land here in America and the death of three thousand of out loved ones, it was a defining moment. Donald Evans

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones. Kiana Tom

If we’re honest, we all have some measure of wrong believing in our lives. If you don’t believe this, all you need to do is ask yourself, ‘Have I often felt anxious, worried, or fearful that the worst would happen to me and my loved ones?’ Joseph Prince

You want to please society. You want to be happy. You want to be well liked. You want to be held in high esteem and be respected. These are real things. You want respect from your peers, respect from your loved ones; you want to be looked up to for your achievements and your accomplishments. All of this requires conformity in some form or another. Thomas Jane

If the death of Osama Bin Laden brings any peace to those who lost loved ones on that awful day in September 2001, that is a great thing. It is more likely, however, just a painful reminder of what was lost. Henry Rollins

Irrespective of which part of the world you live, family is special, and we’d do anything to protect our loved ones. Sridevi

Our team has always believed that neither cost and distance should ever prevent people from connecting with their friends and loved ones, and won’t rest until everyone, everywhere is empowered with that opportunity. Jan Koum

I’m very fortunate that I have a wonderful family around me and loved ones. Melissa Etheridge

There is a part of ‘Wonder Woman’ inside me and inside every woman, kind of that secret self that women share. We are all caretakers, giving birth, caring for our children and companions and loved ones. Lynda Carter

Loss doesn’t feel redeemable. But for me one consoling aspect is the recognition that, in this at least, none of us is different from anyone else: We all lose loved ones; we all face our own death. Meghan O’Rourke

I think one of the difficult things for me was that I was putting on a brave face for my loved ones; they were putting on a brave face for me. But what got lost in that was the ability to talk about our fear. Suleika Jaouad

I have always liked coming home and sharing what has happened that day with my loved ones. I like comparing notes. I know other people do, too. I think there is a human instinct to tell stories, no matter who you are or where you live. Sarah Kay

In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living. Paul Gillmor

We can’t change the past but we can learn from history and remember the important things – the sacrifices our loved ones made, and the price of our freedom today. Vera Lynn

The ideal death, I think, is what was the ideal Victorian death, you know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop. Terry Pratchett

I have a tremendous amount of respect for military families. To have to worry about your loved ones and still try and live a normal life is extremely hard. Ashanti

Be an advocate for your loved ones in the hospital. Ask tough questions of your local hospital and health system about preparedness for the likeliest emergencies, and express your views on how medical resources should be allocated in case they ever fall short. Sheri Fink

Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones. Thich Nhat Hanh

I’ve never had issues with popularity. I was always a popular guy… I’ve always had friends and loved ones and everything, so it wasn’t like, ‘Oh man, I gotta fill some void that was left by high school.’ I had a great high-school experience. Jonah Hill

To say I love the Christmas season at our home in the South of France is an understatement. I get such a kick out of preparing the house for the arrival of family; seeing our scruffy old villa bursting at the seams with loved ones. Carol Drinkwater

Despite our ever-connective technology, neither Skype nor Facebook – not even a telephone call – can come close to the joy of being with loved ones in person. Marlo Thomas

My relationships with my loved ones always take precedence over work. Lexa Doig

I have a background in theater. At the time I read ‘The Loved Ones’ script, I was playing Catherine the Great of Russia onstage. Straight after that, I played Stella in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and Isabella in ‘Measure for Measure.’ Robin McLeavy

Offering thoughts and prayers are a valuable way to let loved ones know you care, but no one should offer them at the expense of action. Ted Lieu

I recognise fully why people wear poppies, I totally respect everyone’s right to do so and I have total sympathy for anyone who has lost loved ones due to conflict. Nemanja Matic

A year is a long time to live without the human contact of loved ones, fresh air, and gravity, to name a few. Scott Kelly

I am very aware that there are many of you who have friends and loved ones in the areas affected by this storm who have been displaced or who have not yet been accounted for. Jo Bonner

Travel has always been one of the best ways to make new memories and reconnect with your loved ones. Ruth Westheimer

Our phones are so intimately connected to us, to our lives. Putting advertising on a device like that is a bad idea. You don’t want to be interrupted by ads when you’re chatting with your loved ones. Jan Koum

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