• June 25, 2022

The loss of those closest to you is usually devastating. It feels like a part of you has died as well, and there is little that anyone can do to make you feel better. If you have lost your brother, you know this feeling all too well.

While nothing can fully quell your pain, some comforting words may offer you a bit of solace. To that end, here are the best missing dead brother quotes to get you through the day.

Loss of Brother Quotes That Will Bring You Some Peace

Brother

#1. “There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother.” — Astrid Alauda

#2. “I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.” — William Blake

#3. “To have had a brother is to have experienced a very special gift.” — Unknown

#4. “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” — Alphonse de Lamartine

#5. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” — James O’Barr

#6. “Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again, after moments or lifetimes.” — Richard Bach

#7. “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.” — Renee Wood

#8. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” — James O’Barr

#10. “Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face — I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.” — Nicholas Sparks

#11. “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you’ll learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

Quotes That Will Remind You to Keep Going

Keep Going

#12. “Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human.” — Sarah Dessen

#13. “Never. We never lose our loved ones. They accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.” — Paulo Coelho

#14. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” — Jose N. Harris

#15. “And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed.” — Maya Angelou

#16. “When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.” — Unknown

#17. “At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.” — Sylvan Kamens and Rabbi Jack Reimer

#18. “You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken. The bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly — that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.” — Anne Lamott

#19. “Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you.” — Ranata Suzuki

Loss of Brother Quotes That Will Give You Hope

Hope

#20. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” — Leo Tolstoy

#21. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that remains.” — Anne Frank

#22. “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” — Rumi

#23. “Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.” — Leo Buscaglia

#24. “Death ends a life, not a relationship. All the love you created is still there. All the memories are still there. You live on — in the hearts of everyone you have touched and nurtured while you were here.” — Mitch Albom

#25. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day… unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear.” — Unknown

#26. “Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones are sealed inside to comfort us.” — Brian Jacques

Janet is a post-doctoral research candidate working as a freelance writer. She also moonlights as a doodle artist and wishes to publish her own comic book inspired by her life story one day.