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Sympathy Quotes for our Bereaved


This collection of Quotes relate to death, hope, grief and consolation, offering messages of Sympathy and Condolence to our bereaved, hopefully bringing them some comfort during their grieving process. These words of wisdom come from people from all walks of life and speak collectively to the deeply aching hearts of mourners, to ease their pain, however momentarily. Our sympathy quotes or one of our short Memorial Prayers are very appropriate for sympathy card messages, funeral card messages or letters of sympathy for our bereaved at their time of loss.


Messages of Sympathy
               
"Have compassion, Father, on all who are in mourning for those dear to them;
let Your comfort and solace surround them in their desolation and aloneness.
Bring them to a fuller knowledge of Your love, wiping away their tears,
for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen
".
          Barbara R. Wise
                  
     
     
  Messages of Sympathyext to love, Sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart.
Edmund Burke (1729-1797)                   
 
     
     
     

Sympathy Poems for the Bereavedhen 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 (1883-1931)                







     
     
Sympathy Verses for Cardshere are moments in life when all we can bear is the sense that our friend is near us; our wounds would wince at the touch of consoling words, that would reveal the depths of our pain.
                      Honore De Balzac (1799-1859)                               
   
     
     
     
  Messages of Condolencenly one thing is necessary in your anguish: bear everything with resignation to the Divine Will; for this will help you to attain your eternal salvation. Hope with a lively faith and you will receive everything from Almighty God.
       St. Gerard Majella (1726-1755)    
 
     
     
     
  Funeral Card Messagesll my life I still have found, and I will forget it never;
Every sorrow hath its bound, and no cross endures forever.
Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676)                
 
     



     

Sympathy Poemweet souls around us watch us still, Press nearer to our side;
Into our thoughts, into our prayers, with gentle helpings glide.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)               




     
     
  Saint John of the Cross Sympathy Quoten sorrow and suffering, go straight to God with confidence, and you will be strengthened, enlightened and instructed.
Saint John of the Cross (1542-1582)                
 



     
     
  Sympathy Poemshere is no death! The stars go down to rise upon some other shore, And bright in Heaven's jeweled crown, They shine forever more.
John Luckey McCreery (1835-1906)                   
 
     
     
     

Sympathy Sayingsur life is scarce the twinkle of a star in God's eternal day.
Bernard Taylor (1825-1878)                 







     
  Poems about Sympathyet nothing Disturb you, Let nothing frighten you, Though all things pass, God does not change. Patience wins all things. But he lacks nothing who possesses God; For God alone suffices.
St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)                 
 
     
     
     

Condolence Quotationshose we love are with the Lord, and the Lord has promised to be with us. If they are with Him, and He is with us, they cannot be far away.
Peter Marshall (1902-1949)                  











Funeral Card Messagesccept these grateful tears...For thee they flow, for thee...
That ever felt another's woe.
Homer (700 BC)                    







     
  Condolence Message will keep faith with death in my heart... For the sake of goodness, for the sake of love, Let no man's heart be ruled by death... The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life; to regard it, with the understanding and the  .emotions, as the inviolable condition of life.
Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
 
     
     
     
  Bereavement Versesy the law of nature, there is no pleasure in suffering; but divine love, when it reigns in a heart, makes it take delight in its sufferings.
St. Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787)                  
 
     



     

Sympathy poems of comfortime will not be ours forever, He at length our good will sever.
Spend not then His gifts in vain; Suns that set may rise again,
But if once we lose this light, Tis with us perpetual light.
Ben Jonson (1573-1637)                   




     
     
  With Sympathyrom happiness to suffering is a step; from suffering to happiness is an eternity.
                            Jewish Proverb
 
     
     
     
  Sympathy Poems for Cardsnow that the experience of pain is something so noble and precious that the Divine Word, who enjoyed the abundant riches of Paradise, yet, because He was not clothed with this ornament of sorrow, came down from Heaven to seek it upon  .the earth.
St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi (1566-1607)
 
     
     
     
  Funeral Versesn this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all, and it comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible, except with the passing of time.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)                  
 
     
     




Quotes for funeral cards joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. Never let anything so fill you with sorrow as to make you forget the joy of Christ Risen.
Blessed Mother Teresa (1911-1997)                 







     

Words of Comfortove is timeless....
Death does not separate the lover from the beloved.
                           Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)







     
  Sympathy Messageshe suffering of adversity does not degrade you but exalts you. Human tribulation teaches you; it does not destroy you. The more we are afflicted in this world, the greater is our assurance for the next. The more we sorrow in the present, ..the greater will be our joy in the future.
St. Isidore of Seville (d. 636) 
 
     
     
     
  Verses for Sympathy Cardsesus, Thou art all compassion, pure unbounded love Thou art; Visit us with Thy salvation, enter every trembling heart.
Charles Wesley (1707-1788)                       
 
     
     
     
  Saint Francis of Assisi Sympathy Quotef we endure all things patiently and with gladness, thinking on the sufferings of our Blessed Lord, and bearing all for the love of Him: herein is perfect joy.
    St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)                         
 
     
     
     
  Condolence Poems and Versesives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us; Footprints on the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)                  
 
     
     
     
  A message of Condolence for the bereavedeath is not a journey into an unknown land; it is a voyage home. We are going, not to a strange country, but to our fathers house.
     John Ruskin (1819-1900)                      
 
     
     
     
  Sympathy Quotationsithout the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of Grace. The gift of Grace increases as the struggle increases.
St. Rose of Lima (1586-1617)                      
 
     
     
     
  Headstone Inscription about deathhed not for her a bitter tear; Nor give the heart to vain regret. Tis but the casket that lies here; the gem that fills it sparkles yet.
Belle Star (1848-1889)                      
 
     
     
     
  Memorial Sympathy Poemhey that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it.
Death cannot kill whatever dies; they live in one another still.

The truest end of life, is to know the life that never ends.
William Penn (1644-1718) 
 
     
     
     


Our Commitment To You

Our commitment is to provide you with a memorial which best reflects the memory of your loved ones, and which gives you comfort at your time of loss. We provide a selection of Gravestones and Memorial Plaques that are as thoughtful as they are timeless. We hope our service can provide you with a fitting memory of a treasured life for today, tomorrow and all life through.

"Life passes. Eternity comes to meet us with great strides. Soon, we shall be living with the very life of Jesus. Having drunk deep at the source of all bitterness, we shall be deified in the very source of all joys, of all delights"-  St.Thérése of Lisieux 1873-97

Testimonials

  • "Dear Rachel and Jimmy,

    Re: Murray/Greenantombstones, Trinity graveyard.

    Thank you so much for your beautiful work.

    Many thanks"   Imelda Murray

  • "Dear Rachel, Glen, Bernard, JImmy and all the team.

    Thank you"

    Theresa Guy

  • "To JImmy, Rachel and staff,

    Thank you for being so kind to my Mum, Kate McGivern

    on getting my Dad's headstone. Professional staff, well done"

    Elaine, Jason & Caoimhe McGivern

  • "To Rachel and all the staff,

    Thank you so much for all your help and support. You made a very difficult time

    a little easier to bear by your constant sensitivity and understanding.

    Thanks again so so much" xx    Jimmy and Samantha