33 Sympathy Quotes
Sometimes it is difficult to find the right words. Let these sympathy quotes
be ones to offer comfort, condolence and thoughts for the loss of a loved one.
Nothing will ever take away our memories. May your memories be ones
that give you comfort and reminders of happier times.
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss.
Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May the blessings of love be upon you,
May its peace abide with you,
May its essence illuminate your heart,
Now and forever more
While we are sad, and we will surely miss.
But we are thankful for the time we had and all the happiness.
Not only today, but always remember that we love and care about you.
With thoughts of peace and courage for you and your family.
When there are no words to say, but know that I'm always here for you.
Danielle Duckery, Words For The Occasion
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Your loved one is now resting don't fill your life with tears
Let your memories bring you comfort remember all the good years.
May God be with you and give you comfort. May He wrap His arms
around you and give you peace and hope. May He fill you with strength, and
may you feel His love.
Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel we for and
your family. We are here to help, support, and do whatever you need done.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Written on a Headstone in Ireland
He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
As you grieve, remember the words of this poem by Mary Elizabeth Frye, reminding us that our loved ones are with God:
If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment
at a time.
Beth Mende Conny
Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow; I am the diamond glints on the snow.
I am the sunlight that ripened grain; I am the gentle autumn's rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush,
Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft star that shines at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry. I am not there. I did not die
May your memories give you strength. Our prayers are with you.
Quotes About Offering Sympathy
Extend sympathy, empathy and compassion to others.
Vishnu, Seven Sacred Promises
It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change,
and whom no one can help, become uninteresting.
Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the
most often attract it the least.
F. H. Bradley
However you choose to show sympathy - that you know someone is
experiencing a loss and that you care - is almost always better
than saying and doing nothing. Your response, whether verbal, written,
or visual, provides an indication that you care about other people.
Carol Fredericks Ebeling, What to Say
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain.
One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life.
The less said about life's sores the better.
Sympathy extended to another is the expression of the
human heart demontrating that love is true and wholesome.
Byron R. Pulsifer
When a child or young person dies, friends and family members usually
focus their sympathy and support on the parents of the child who died.
Next to be comforted are the siblings of the child who died. Grieving
grandparents, on the other hand, are often neglected or forgotten.
Alan D. Wolfelt, Healing a Grandparent's Grieving Heart
Write a sympathy note full of memories. Perhaps you have a special memory
from a visit or a past holiday you can mention.
You can also relay any funny anecdotes you remember
from school or teen years, or holidays or work. Sharing memories
for the family is a lovely thing to do. Sometimes the family
learn new things about their loved one that they never knew.
Elizabeth Postle, Sample Sympathy Messages and Quotes: Condolence Sentiments
You must look forward because if you don't, you'll be stuck. You'll
become a victim who longs for sympathy and you wouldn't want to go there.
Noel Rosos, From Garbage to Gold
While we are mourning the loss of our friend,
others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.
One half of the pleasure experienced at a theatre arises from
the spectator's sympathy with the rest of the audience, and, especially
from his belief in their sympathy with him.
Edgar Allan Poe
When you find yourself alone and hurting, nearly total strangers will offer their advice and help and encouragement.
Women are the caregivers and they really do care. Amazing contacts are made - in the grocery check-out line, at the bank teller,
with the neighbor down the street. They listen with sympathy and compassion and they all have bits of advice for you. Heed them.
Jill Charlotte Stanford, Going it alone: Advice, comments, and sympathy for women over 50 who find themselves alone
The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family
relation should be one uniting working people of all nations
and tongues and kindred's.
One day He'll give us the answers to questions that now plague our mind,
When our journey on earth has been ended, and our hardships are all left behind.
Greta Zwaan, By and By
Time does not heal all wounds; it makes coping with the loss
easier but the heart never fully recovers.
Robbie Miller Kaplan, How to Say It When You Don't Know What to Say
Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
You can help your loved one through their grief journey by
being there for them. By showing them how much you care and
are thinking of them.
Michelle Pommells, The Etiquette of Sympathy: How to Encourage Hurting Loved Ones and Friends
Grief is very personal to each of us and so there can be no
one method to help all; but if one message or one phrase can
bring a gentle peace of mind and heart to those feeling grief's sorrow,
then that is a good thing to hope for.
E.E.D Horton We Speak Comfort In Grief
Ignorance should not be tolerated. It isn't worthy of our understanding
Ethan Hunter, Maya Angelou: 24 Powerful Lessons And Insights From Maya Angelou