Read our heartwarming sympathy quotes and sayings to cope with irreversible loss and mental grief over the sudden loss of a loved one.
The death of a loved one is so heartbreaking and difficult to come to terms with.
Everybody undergoes such bleak moments in their life with the sudden loss of a pet, mother, father, a newborn baby, or the dearest husband and wife.
Maureen Connelly captures the state of mind – ‘To remember is painful, to forget is impossible.’
The day we are born, facing death has become an inevitable fact of life.
The more deeply we understand living life to its fullest with our loved ones, the more deeply we value their presence when they are alive.
We hope our sympathy quotes collection helps you soothe somebody’s tough times more endearingly.
Best Sympathy Quotes and Sayings
We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.
– Anne L. de Stael
To remember is painful, to forget is impossible.
– Maureen Connelly
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
– Helen Keller
Sadly missed along life’s way, quietly remembered every day. No longer in our life to share, but in our hearts, you’re always there.
There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.
– Mahatma Gandhi
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
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
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
– Albert Schweitzer
When you lose a person you love so much, surviving the loss is difficult.
– Cristiano Ronaldo
I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life.
– Marlo Thomas
Sympathy Quotes For Loss of a Loved One
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
– Helen Keller
A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.
– Maya Angelou
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.
– Eskimo Proverb
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
Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.
– Terri Guillemets
If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.
– Oscar Wilde
Though sympathy alone can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.
– Bram Stoker
Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
If you’re looking for sympathy you’ll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.
– David Sedaris
Deepest Sympathy Quotes and Sayings
It is terribly rude to tell people that their troubles are boring.
– Lemony Snicket
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.
– John Taylor
When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.
– Sufi Epigram
However long the night, the dawn will break.
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-Exupéry
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
– Kenji Miyazawa
Sympathy Quotes for Friends and Family
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