47 Sympathy Quotes, Short Poems and Quotes

39 Sympathy Quotes

Be comforted by these sympathy quotes. The loss of a beloved mother, father, brother, sister, or close relative or friend is not easy to handle emotionally. Without a doubt, it is always devastating and sometimes debilitating. No matter who the person is that has died, the anguish and pain are real - it can be excruciating.

The bonds and connections felt between family members are unique; it has no comparisons in society. This bond is especially significant between parents and their children who each are a singular creation between two people.

Throughout the ages, each of us has probably reached out to many of our own family to seek guidance, to seek support, or to seek comfort during stressful or anguishing events or circumstances. It is these memories of support and comfort that are on our minds when such a giving family member dies.

Unfortunately, tragic losses often come unexpectedly like a storm over a mountain top. With this in mind, it’s obvious that no one is really prepared for such the loss of a beloved family member, that special friend, or that cherished colleague. The question at this time often becomes how to most appropriately express your deepest and genuine sympathy that the other person is presently experiencing.

In a situation such as this, it can be comforting to know that you can visit this site to find just the right words of condolence to ensure that your sympathetic message responds to the personal grief being experienced by another family member, an extended family member, friend, or a work colleague.

  1. Remember that when you lose that special someone here on Earth, that Christian brother or sister, you also gain a forever companion in heaven.
    Rosy Lee Anderson
    Christian Poems

  2. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
    Richard Bach
    Short Inspirational Quotes

  3. There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

  4. As you ride the race of life, sooner than later you will meet the pain and sorrow of death. However, within this journey, you will also receive the comfort and solace that only God can provide.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    God Inspirational Quotes

  5. Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.
    Terri Guillemets
    Short Love Quotes

  6. The fallen leaves of life always remind us of some aspects of beauty left behind.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    Poems About Life

  7. Sometimes sorrow can be overcome by peaceful slumber, a quiet stroll through a pristine woods or the comfort of a gracious friend.
    Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Meaningful Friendship Quotes

  8. The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.
    Helen Keller
    Poems of Encouragement

  9. Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
    Robert Louis Stevenson

  10. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.
    Goodbye Poems

  11. Some souls leave indelible writings on our heart casting parts of them to live with us forever
    H. H. Hopalotomus
    Life Journey

  12. The heartfelt memory of a deceased loved one is a God-given treasure to hold dear.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    God Cares For You

  13. Never underestimate the impact of a single soul on the mind of one who has been graced by their presence.
    Annabelle Marie Haines
    Short Quotes

  14. Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
    Victor Hugo
    Trust In God

  15. The more sympathy you give, the less you need.
    Malcolm Forbes
    Quotes To Live By

  16. A human life is a story told by God.
    Hans Christian Andersen
    God Has A Plan

  17. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
    Kenji Miyazawa
    Life Journey Quotes

  18. Despite the death of a loved one, they continue to be by our sides all through life.
    Freddy J. W. Parkes
    Faith Over Fear

  19. As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    A Life Well Lived

  20. Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.
    Tree Poems

  21. Flowers grow out of dark moments.
    Corita Kent
    Flower Poem

  22. Grief is the price we pay for love.
    Queen Elizabeth II
    Gratitude Poems

  23. When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
    William Shakespeare

  24. A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Poems of Happiness

  25. It is not length of life, but depth of life.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Deep Quotes About Life

  26. Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.
    Rita Schiano
    Heaven Poems

  27. For some moments in life there are no words.
    David Seltzer

  28. The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    God's Timinng

  29. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
    Thomas Campbell
    Short Positive Quotes

  30. Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
    Joni Mitchell
    Short Deep Quotes

  31. Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
    Marcel Proust
    Keep Your Head Up

  32. The love of God rests upon those bereaved. Let Him in to comfort you.
    Kate Summers
    Spiritual Poems

  33. End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The gray rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it.
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    The Promises of God

  34. In the godforsaken, obscene quicksand of life, there is a deafening alleluia rising from the souls of those who weep, and of those who weep with those who weep. If you watch, you will see the hand of God putting the stars back in their skies one by one.
    Ann Weems
    God's Promises

  35. The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
    The deeper the grief, the closer is God!
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    Journey Of Faith

  36. Although we may meet briefly in this worldly existence, it is never overshadowed by what lies beyond through eternal life given by belief in Christ Jesus.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    Poems About Jesus

  37. We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
    Anyon Chekov
    An Appeal To Heaven

  38. I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought, and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.
    Leo Buscaglia
    Make A Difference

  39. In times of grief and sorrow I will hold you and rock you and take your grief and make it my own. When you cry I cry and when you hurt I hurt. And together we will try to hold back the floods to tears and despair and make it through the potholed street of life
    Nicholas Sparks
    Positive Poems

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