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.
|“Have compassion, Father, on all who are in mourning for those dear to
let Your comfort and solace surround them in their desolation and
Bring them to a fuller knowledge of Your love, wiping away
for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen“. Barbara R. Wise
|ext to love, Sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart.|
hen 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.
here 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 ofour pain.
nly 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.
ll my life I still have found, and I will forget it never;
Every sorrow hath its bound, and no cross endures forever.
weet souls around us watch us still, Press nearer to our side;
Into our thoughts, into our prayers, with gentle helpings glide.
n sorrow and suffering, go straight to God with confidence, and you will be strengthened, enlightened and instructed.
here is no death! The stars go down to rise upon some other shore, And bright in Heaven’s jeweled crown, They shine forever more.
ur life is scarce the twinkle of a star in God’s eternal day.
et 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.
hose 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.
ccept these grateful tears…For thee they flow, for thee…
That ever felt another’s woe.
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.
y 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.
ime 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.
rom happiness to suffering is a step; from suffering to happiness is an eternity.
now 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.
n 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.
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.
ove is timeless….
Death does not separate the lover from the beloved.
he 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.
esus, Thou art all compassion, pure unbounded love Thou art; Visit us with Thy salvation, enter every trembling heart.
f 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.
ives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us; Footprints on the sands of time.
eath 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.
ithout the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of Grace. The gift of Grace increases as the struggle increases.
hed 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.
hey 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.