What are some good quotes about the loss of a friend?


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A quote about the loss of a friend by Henry David Thoreau states, "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." A Mitch Albom quote on the loss of a friend states, "I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day."

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Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet and philosopher who lived from 1817 to 1862. He is best known for his book "Walden," though he has over 20 volumes of books, articles, essays, journals and poetry. His most impactful works were his writings on natural history and philosophy.

Mitch Albom is an American author whose books have sold over 35 million copies worldwide. He has also worked as a journalist, screenwriter and radio and television broadcaster. He was born in 1958 in Passaic, New Jersey. One of his early jobs was working for the "Queens Tribune" out of Flushing, New York. He worked at several other publications before releasing his first novel, "Tuesdays with Morrie," in 1997. The book held a position on the New York Times best-selling list for a total of 205 weeks.

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