Last Updated: 16th November, 2020

Sympathy Quotes

Sometime 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.

Sympathy Quotes
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Say not in grief 'he is no more' but in thankfulness that he was.
Hebrew Proverb
Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep,
a bath and a glass of wine.
Thomas Aquinas
Sorrow is a fruit.
God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
Victor Hugo
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Robert Ingersoll
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
William Penn
Sympathy Quotes
Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.
Kahlil Gibran
Young, loving, and beloved! oh cruel Death!
Couldst thou not spare the treasure for a while?
Mary Ann H. Dodd Shutts
Death is a Dialogue between, The Spirit and the Dust.
Emily Dickinson
Sympathy Quotes
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
William Shakespeare
If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.
Oscar Wilde
We talk about heaven being so far away.
It is within speaking distance to those who belong there.
D.L. Moody
Sympathy Quotes
Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
Matthew 11:28
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
From a headstone in Ireland
A human life is a story told by God.
Hans Christian Andersen
Sympathy Quotes
Death is only a larger kind of going abroad.
By Samuel Butler
Perhaps the mourners learn to look to the blue sky by day, and to the stars by night, and to think that the dead are there, and not in graves.
- Charles Dickens
Good men must die, but death can not kill their names.
"There is no death. Only a change of worlds."
Chief Seattle
Sympathy Quotes
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
~Thomas Campbell
"They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies."
William Penn
However long the night, the dawn will break."
African Proverb
May the blessings of love be upon you
May its peace abide with you
May its essence illuminate your heart
Now and forever more...
~Sufi Blessing of Love and Peace
Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Seashells remind us that every passing life leaves something beautiful behind.
L. Duggles
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
With Sympathy
Words can't wipe away your tears
hugs won't ease your pain
But hold on to your memories
Forever they'll remain.
Author Unknown
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind. Marcel Proust
Robert Ingersoll
Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.
~ English Proverb
It is difficult to say
Goodbye to someone you love.
May those around you
Help you through the days ahead.
A special prayer
that you'll be blessed with tender care,
warm thoughts from friend & most of all God's healing touch.
T. Neil
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose... All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
~Helen Keller
Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.
~Mark W
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
~Kahlil Gibran
Life is eternal and love is immortal; And death is only a horizon, And a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
~Rossiter Raymond
Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower, We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
~William Wordsworth
When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.
~Sufi Epigram
Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life.
~John Muir

Famous Sympathy Card Quotes

What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, Star-dust or sea-foam, Flower or winged air.
– Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.
~Emily Dickinson
There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.
~Mahatma Gandhi

Short Sympathy Quotes

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
~Robert Louis Stevenson
A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Tears are the silent language of grief.
The light has gone out of my life.
Theodore Roosevelt