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750 Sympathetic Condolences Quotes and Messages (2023)

1. “I recall how much time you two spent together. You were virtually inseparable. May all your wonderful memories comfort you during this heartbreaking time.”


2. May the great Healer pass His gentle hand over your heart and soul as you come to terms with this difficult loss


3. “Words cannot express how saddened we are to learn of your loss. Please take your time. We are all here for you.”


4. Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn.” —Native American Poem


5. “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Juan.”


6. The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them. —Demoustier


7. Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories


8. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. —Thomas Campbell


9. “When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” —Unknown


10. Dear _____, I am so sorry for the loss of your _____. There is so much I want to write, but one sympathy card would not be enough space to say it all. So let me just paraphrase all of it by saying that I am here for you, ready and willing to help in any way I can whenever you give the call. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, _____


11. Once the dust settles, I know how hard it can be to focus and get back to some semblance of normalcy. Please do not hesitate to call if there’s any way I can help you get back to that normalcy smoothly


12. “You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to FEEL the loss.” – Mandy Hale


13. “What a good and generous man your father was. I thought his funeral service was a wonderful tribute to him and all he has done for our community. He will be missed.”


14. “Words cannot express the sorrow and sadness we feel at the loss of your loved one. Please accept our condolences.”


15. “Do you want to know how strong a person is? Talk to them about death.”


16. Words cannot express my sadness. May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time.


17. We want to express our sympathy and let you know that our thoughts are with you.


18. “When one person is missing the whole world seems empty. ” – Pat Schweibert


19. They say that a part of you dies when a special loved one passes away… I disagree… I say a part of you lives with your loved one on the other side.” —Daniel Yanez


20. Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope. —Elizabeth Gilbert


21. “I’m missing [insert name] along with you. With heartfelt condolences.”


22. “May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.”


23. “Your granddad believed in uplifting everyone in his circle. I was one of those people. And I am so honored to have known him.”


24. “What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, Star-dust or sea-foam, Flower or winged air.” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich


25. “If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality. ” —Norman Cousins


26. Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.” —Unknown


27. “You might be wondering why they had to go, you want them back with you and this is very understandable. Be willing to stand back while they continue on this new journey after life. ” – Unknown


28. That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not; rather find strength in what remains behind.” —William Wordsworth


29. “It was such a privilege and honor to work with your wife. She was an incredibly smart and thoughtful woman. May her memory live on forever.”


30. Just wanted to reach out and let you know that you have my heartfelt condolences during this difficult time


31. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” —Terri Guillemets


32. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. —Mahatma Gandhi


33. [Name of deceased] will be terribly missed. (He/She) was loved by all of us and (he/she) will be cherished in our memories forever. Our/My condolence.


34. “I never knew how painful it is to lose someone until death took you away from me. RIP, my dear!” – Unknown


35. I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures. —Gail Caldwell


36. Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort as you remember (name of deceased).


37. Please know that I am adding you and your family to my church’s prayer warrior roster. There is power in prayer, and we want to shower you with those prayers and wait in anticipation for the Lord to rain down His blessings of peace over you. Please let me know if there is anything specific you would like us to for, and you have my most sincere sympathy


38. “May God give you strength. My deepest condolences on your loss. ” — Unknown


39. Please remember that you are not alone...we are always here for you.


40. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.


41. “Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts.” -Dorothy Ferguson


42. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.


43. “If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger. ” – Emily Brontë


44. “The God of love and peace shall be with you.” – Corinthians 13:11


45. “Had I not loved so much I would not hurt so much. I will hurt. And I will be grateful for that hurt for it bears witness to the depth of our meaning. And for that I will be eternally grateful. ” – Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


46. “May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.” —Unknown


47. “I’m coming over tomorrow to help out with anything you need. (LMK if you don’t want me to come, it won’t hurt my feelings.) I love you!”


48. “I know this must be a very difficult and demanding time for you all. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do—from walking Max to picking up your dry cleaning, please let us know.”


49. “I’m so sorry you’re having to go through this. I love you, I’m thinking about you, and I’m praying for you.”


50. Absence and death are the same. Only that in death there is no suffering.” —Theodore Roosevelt


51. I want you to know that I am here for you during this difficult time.


52. As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. —Leonardo Da Vinci


53. My heart is with you in your time of sorrow.


54. “After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and life you have left. ” —Morrie Schwartz


55. (Name of deceased) will always be within your heart and the many others that loved him/her and as close as a beautiful memory.


56. Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts.” —Dorothy Ferguson


57. “From the end spring new beginnings. ” – Pliny the Elder


58. We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.” —Confucius


59. “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.” – Isaiah 43:2


60. You and your family are in my prayers


61. “Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.” – Hebrew Proverb


62. “There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better. ” – Oscar Wilde


63. “Where sorrows are undeserved, tears of joy are undeterred.”


64. “Because God is never cruel, there is a reason for all things. […] The terrible pain of loss teaches humility to our prideful kind, has the power to soften uncaring hearts, to make a better person of a good one. ” – Dean Koontz


65. Sometimes I don’t want to talk about it. Not to anyone. No one. No one at all. I just want to think about it on my own, because it is mine, and no one else’s.” —Michael Rosen


66. Our family is deeply saddened by the passing of your _______. We'll always remember ___ fondly and feel lucky that we had the pleasure of knowing ____. ____ will be very missed.


67. “As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us, as long as I can, I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.” – Author Unknown


68. 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


69. “Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever. ” – Unknown


70. We share in this time of grief, but also share in the love and memories of (name of deceased).


71. “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet. ” Emily Dickinson. You have my deepest condolences


72. “Grief never ends, but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.” —Unknown


73. When I am lonely, I think of you and all that you brought to my life. Your memory rests gently on my soul.—Cindy Adkins


74. “Someone who shared so much life with you will always be a part of you. Bonds like yours are forever.”


75. “While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. ” — Samuel Johnson


76. “Sending you my love and comfort. Deepest sympathies for your loss” —Unknown


77. “It is not length of life, but depth of life. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


78. “May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing to your soul.” —Unknown


79. “I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved partner. You complemented each other like no other couple I know. May your precious memories bring you comfort.”


80. “I’m a firm believer that when we lose someone close to us, like a father, they continue to live on through us and give us unbelievable strength. They’re so connected to us that they become a part of us.”


81. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4


82. “We are missing Anne along with you. With heartfelt sympathy,”


83. Just got the news. I am so, so sorry


84. “Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of your aunt. May our friendship and prayers ease you through this difficult time. ” – Unknown


85. “Ojalá pudiera estar ahí contigo para honrar la memoria de tu papá. Fue un gran hombre.”


86. “It was truly a pleasure working with your father for 17 years. He will be deeply missed.”


87. “The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal. ” — C. S. Lewis


88. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. ” Helen Keller. Helen Keller knew what she was talking about. You have my deepest sympathies


89. “Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn. ” – Native American Poem


90. “I know there are no words that can ease your pain. Just know that I’ll always be here for you no matter what.”


91. 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


92. “Your dad’s amazing personality lives on through you. Sending you love during this difficult time.”


93. “Cats know that a warm body is more comforting than a thousand condolences.”


94. “Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever.” – Author Unknown


95. May angels lead you in. —Jimmy Eat World


96. “No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply. ” – Billy Graham


97. My sincere condolences to you and your family


98. “Pain is certain, suffering is optional. ” – Buddha


99. However long the night, the dawn will break.” —African Proverb


100. God is big enough. He can handle your pain because he truly knows you, and cares for you. After all, Jesus wept with the grieving family of his friend even as he knew that his friend would rise again


101. “Memories are the one place we can visit those we’ve lost. Since memories are portable, we can take our lost loved ones with us anywhere at any time. ” — Unknown


102. “Once upon a memory someone wiped away a tear, held me close and loved me, Thank you, dear. ” – Author Unknown


103. “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Dan.”


104. “Gone but not forgotten.” —Unknown


105. We are thinking of your family wanting to help out in any way we can. I’ll call to see when would be a good night to bring over dinner.


106. “May the sorrow you feel in your heart lighten by the love that surrounds you.”


107. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow. ” – Robert Louis Stevenson


108. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure. Our hope is that you find a measure of comfort in treasuring those beautiful memories


109. “A mother’s love is eternal. Hold on to that infinite love and let it be your guiding light.”


110. “A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. ” —Maya Angelou


111. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets


112. Between every two pine trees there is a door to a new life. ~John Muir


113. “Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell. ” — Joni Mitchell


114. May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing to your soul.


115. “It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; ’tis rather an embryo state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new child is born among the immortals?” – Benjamin Franklin


116. “Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope. ” – Elizabeth Gilbert


117. “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. ” – Ben Okri


118. “Thinking of your family with love and wanting to help out in any way I can. I’ll call to see when would be a good night to bring over a meal.”


119. “The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them.” – Demoustier


120. Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.” —Orison Swett Marden


121. “We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss. ” – Cassandra Clare


122. “The season of mourning, Like spring, summer, Fall and winter, will also pass. ”- Molly Fumia


123. “I am thankful to be in your life, and I hope that you are surrounded by love, support, and comfort during this time of great grief.”


124. [Deceased’s Name] lived a life that would have been pleasing to God. May your Mother rest in peace with her Heavenly Father. Peace, Strength, and Love …


125. “When you find yourself weeping for what you have lost, remember that you are weeping for someone who blessed you with joy. How lucky we are to have all known such a wonderful person. ” – Unknown


126. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” —Vicki Harrison


127. Grief and love are conjoined—you don’t get one without the other.” —Jandy Nelson


128. “Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it. ” – Victor Hugo


129. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1


130. “I am so sorry for your loss. [Pet’s name] will be missed greatly.”


131. “You and [pet’s name] will always be connected. Thinking of you during this difficult time.”


132. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” —Mitch Albom


133. All their life in this world and all their adventures had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on forever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.” —C.S. Lewis


134. [Deceased’s Name] was a beautiful soul, full of love and faith; he/she has ascended to heaven, away from us, but closer to God, leaving loneliness and sadness. Words cannot describe what I am feeling. I give my condolences to the entire family. May God rest his/her soul.


135. I am here for you. Please let me know if I can help in any way.


136. “Our abuela told us our stories, passed down traditions and held us together in love. We are so blessed to come from her and to feel her love from heaven.”


137. “A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” —Maya Angelou


138. Our deepest sympathy.


139. I’m so very sorry for your loss. Grief is a universal language that each person speaks but must experience on their own. That said, I have been there and am here for you now during this tragic time


140. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality. ” – Emily Dickinson


141. “My heart is with you in your time of sorrow.”


142. “Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.” – Victor Hugo


143. “Thinking of you during this difficult time.”


144. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. ” – Audrey Hepburn. It may not seem like it right at this moment, but you have many more bright and happy tomorrows. Let these flowers serve as a reminder of that. Love and hugs


145. 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


146. “Accepting death doesn’t mean you won’t be devastated when someone you love dies. ” — Caitlin Doughty


147. Whoever you hold in the heart of you, is forever and always a part of you.” —Rossiter Raymond


148. What an amazing person, and an incredible loss! I’m thinking about you day and night and grieving with you


149. “I’m so sorry for your loss.” This is a simple statement, but it can be significant.


150. May these flowers serve as a reminder that life, just like Springtime, indeed goes on


151. “Your husband was such a wonderful man. He was also an outstanding partner who will live in our hearts and memories forever.”


152. “Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn.” – Native American Poem


153. “I am sending you this card to let you know that I am thinking of you. I am sorry for your loss.”


154. “A human life is a story told by God. ” – Hans Christian Andersen


155. “I was saddened to hear that your grandfather passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.”


156. “Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it but also the father who wipes away the tears. ” – Criss Jami


157. “Holding you close in my thoughts and hoping you are doing OK.”


158. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” —A.A. Milne


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


160. I pray that in the midst of your sorrow you find comfort in all the joyful memories shared.


161. [Pet name] lived such a full life of love, joy, and playfulness. My most heartfelt sympathy for your loss, and know I am here to offer support during this time of need.


162. So say it loud and let it ring. We are all part of everything. The future, present, and the past. Fly on proud bird. You’re free at last.” —Charlie Daniels


163. “The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them.” —Demoustier


164. I have so many happy memories of ______. I’m really going to miss him/her


165. A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” —Joanne Cacciatore


166. There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.” —Thornton Wilder


167. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.” —Renee Wood


168. Because God is never cruel, there is a reason for all things. […] The terrible pain of loss teaches humility to our prideful kind, has the power to soften uncaring hearts, to make a better person of a good one. —Dean Koontz


169. “Learn to see the gift in the adversity. By doing this you will begin to find true peace in your struggle. ” – Stacey Urrutia


170. You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss.” —Mandy Hale


171. “Don’t let go of the memories, death is not the end of your happiness. You can still take so much pleasure in the memories you made with them while they were alive. ” – Unknown


172. How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.” —Dorothy Ferguson


173. “Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow.” —Renee O'neill


174. While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor


175. “You’ve got so much on your mind and on your heart right now. We hope it will make one less worry to know that Kevin and I will be taking care of the yard for as long as you need.”


176. “May the love of God heal you as the burden in your heart abounds.” -Unknown


177. I hold you with hands you cannot feel. I whisper words you cannot hear. I will never leave your side. I never left you I’m still here.” —John F. Connor


178. “[Pet’s name] was such a good dog/cat. You were lucky to have found each other.”


179. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.” —J.K. Rowling


180. “[Pet’s name] was so loved and he’ll/she’ll always be with you in your heart. I’ll never forget the happiness he/she brought everyone he/she met.”


181. “We are so sorry for your loss.”


182. “[Pet’s name] will always be in your heart. My sincere condolences to you and your family.”


183. As you traverse through your grief in the coming days and weeks, I hope you know how much you are loved and thought about. Your loved one was so very blessed to have you as _____. All my love


184. “Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.”


185. When you find yourself weeping for what you have lost, remember that you are weeping for someone who blessed you with joy. How lucky we are to have all known such a wonderful person.” —Unknown


186. You don’t get over it, you just get through it. You don’t get by it, because you can’t get around it. It doesn’t ‘get better’; it just gets different. Everyday grief puts on a new face.” —Wendy Feireisen


187. There is no pain so great as the Memory of joy in present grief.” —Aeschylus


188. “Even though there is joy in the homegoing, there is sorrow in your loss. Thinking of you at this tender time.”


189. I am so sorry to hear about your ____. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.


190. [Deceased’s Name] has fought a good fight; now the battle is done, and he/she is victorious in Jesus.


191. “There are no words. While you have joy knowing where your love is in a better place, there is sadness in the loss and grief. You are in our prayers. ” – Catherine Pulsifer


192. “Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts. ” – Dorothy Ferguson


193. “When I am lonely, I think of you and all that you brought to my life. Your memory rests gently on my soul. ” – Cindy Adkins


194. “Your father was such an inspiration in my life —I’ll never forget the valuable lessons he taught me.”


195. Flowers can grown out of the darkest moments. Always remember that


196. “I will always cherish the wonderful memories I have with your dad. He will be forever missed.”


197. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” —Unknown


198. “It’s okay not to be okay.” Grieving is a process, and feeling sad, angry, or confused is okay.


199. “When the heart grieves over what it has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left. ” – Sufi Epigram


200. “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


201. It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember. —Unknown


202. “Wining and dining instead of crying and wailing at a funeral in sympathy with the bereaved is a mockery of condolence. If the dead are capable of anything, they will zip up the mouth of everyone in attendance except those crying and condoling.”


203. Allow me to offer you a few words from that great preacher Charles Spurgeon, who reflects on the glorious, mysterious afterlife that awaits all who believe: “It is the very joy of this earthly life to think that it will come to an end. ” It’s a joy because the pains and sorrows of this world are gone, and all is new and right in the presence of Jesus. May you be comforted as you grieve!


204. “May this be your final sorrow.”


205. Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends and family for strength, and always remember how much you are loved.


206. Every time a tear forms in your beautiful eyes, look up to the heavens and there you will see me, smiling down from God’s glorious skies.” —Injete Chesoni


207. “When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. ” – Unknown


208. “A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, through us, they live on. My condolences. ” – Unknown


209. “We share your sorrow. [Pet’s name] was truly an incredible dog/cat.”


210. “When there are no words to say, but know that I’m always here for you. ” – Danielle Duckery


211. A thousand moments that I had just taken for granted, mostly because I had assumed that there would be a thousand more.” —Morgan Matson


212. “Your mother blessed so many people with her faith and kindness. Praying that you’ll find comfort in your memories of her and in the knowledge that others are missing her, too.”


213. “Praying for you during this difficult time. If you ever want to talk, I’m here.”


214. [Deceased’s Name] will be forever missed.


215. “There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone, the light remains.” —Unknown


216. Sympathy does not think. It acts. It acts to remove the ceaseless sufferings of the world.”—Sri Chinmoy


217. “I know your husband must’ve been an amazing man because you always beamed with pride whenever you spoke of him. Sending you an abundance of love.”


218. I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.


219. “Please accept my heartfelt condolences, words cannot begin to express the sadness you are feeling right now, God rest his soul. ” – Unknown


220. Although no words can take away the sorrow that you bare. May it be comforting to you to know that others care.” — Unknown


221. If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day. Nothing stimulates our appetite for the simple joys of life more than the starvation caused by sadness or desperation. In order to complete our amazing life journey successfully, it is vital that we turn each and every dark tear into a pearl of wisdom, and find the blessing in every curse. —Anthon St. Maarten


222. “If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. ” – James O’Barr


223. I have wracked my heart and brain trying to come up with something of value to say to you. I’ve finally had to admit that I don’t have the words to say all that I want you to know, except this: ______ loved you so very much, and would have been so proud of you and they way you are handling things


224. Please know that while I haven’t experienced your personal grief, I have been there. So if you need anything at all (a shoulder to cry on, a listening ear, just a quiet presence next you), do not hesitate to contact me. May God grant you great courage and abiding consolation


225. “He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. ” – Henry Longfellow


226. “There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone, the light remains. ” — Unknown


227. “Thinking of you all as you celebrate your grandmother’s remarkable life.”


228. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller


229. “It’s been a while, but I know that the hurt doesn’t go away when the cards and casseroles do. I’m still here for you.”


230. Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That's its balance. ~Osho


231. “I know that grief comes in waves. That’s why I intend to be with you throughout this difficult journey.”


232. If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” —James O’Barr


233. As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. ~Author Unknown


234. And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief.” —William Cullen Bryant


235. “We are thinking of you during these difficult times.”


236. You and your family are surrounded by love during this difficult time.


237. “Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. ” – Rita Schiano


238. I hope it helps you to remember that as Christians, death is not the end. We have so much still to look forward to. Even though this life may be short, a blissful eternity with _____ still awaits you. We all just have to wait a little bit longer. Our continued prayers for you and your family


239. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. ” – Henry Rollins


240. “Te acompaño en estos momentos de gran tristeza.”


241. “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


242. Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you so—it was heaven here with you. ~Isla Paschal Richardson


243. “Celebrating the life of a good man and mourning his passing with you.”


244. “What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness.” —Thomas Bailey Aldrich


245. _____, I am so sorry for the loss of your _____. I was so shocked and saddened to hear the news. Truly know that you have my condolences. If there’s anything at all you need or will be needing, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. No matter where I am or what I’m doing I’ll stop and answer that call or text


246. “I can’t imagine the grief you’re feeling after losing [pet’s name]. He/she was a special part of your family and brought so much happiness. Sending love.”


247. [Deceased’s Name] was a fantastic person that loved her family dearly. My thoughts are with you during this time.


248. “I know I can’t make your pain go away, but I want you to know I’m here with a shoulder or an ear or anything else you need.”


249. “Love never dies. Your wife’s love for you is everlasting.”


250. “Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss.”


251. “How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts. ” – Dorothy Ferguson


252. Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.” —Rumi


253. A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” —Maya Angelou


254. Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.” —Unknown


255. I wanted to write and let you know that you and your family are in my prayers right now. I realize that there are no words that I could write or say to make things better, but please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your loved one


256. Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.” —Unknown


257. All things grow with time, except grief.” —Jewish Proverb


258. “In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. ” – Robert Ingersoll


259. “There is so much I want to write, but one sympathy card would not be enough space to say it all. so let me just say that I am here for you, ready and willing to help in any way I can.”


260. 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


261. Grief is the price we pay for love.” —Queen Elizabeth II


262. We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.


263. “YOUR GAME HAS ELECTRIFIED MANY AND YOUR DEATH HAS SHOCKED EVERYONE ... REST IN PEACE SHANE WARNE”


264. Someone as special as name of deceased will never be forgotten. He/she will remain in our hearts forever.


265. [Insert decedent’s name] was such a beautiful person, and I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family and sending love from afar.


266. “Solo quería que supieras que sigo pensando en ti y en tu familia.”


267. “My heart breaks for you. I’m here to listen to any stories you may want to share about your loved one.”


268. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” —Mahatma Gandhi


269. When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.” —Sufi


270. There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the color, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.” —Oscar Wilde


271. “At this difficult time in your life, we pray that God will grant you the peace that you need to get through this. Sincere condolences!” – Unknown


272. “Your mother will forever remain in our hearts and memories.”


273. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi


274. There is no way that i could being to explain to someone what it feels like being without you. I would say it’s like the earth without the sky.” —Cindy Adkins


275. [Deceased’s Name], we are deeply sorrowed by the passing of your Father. I know how much you loved him. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knows him. May his soul rest in peace.


276. I know you are very busy right now, but wanted you to know I’m thinking of you. Very sorry for your loss


277. “Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.” —Rumi


278. They say that death leaves a sting no one can heal, and love leaves a memory that no one can steal. If that’s true, then we have an infinity of wonderful memories to hold on to, don’t we? I am so grateful that we do. Let’s get together soon (only when you’re ready) to reminisce. I sure do love you, _____. No more lost time, okay?


279. The bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.” —Anne Lamott


280. We both know that there is nothing I can say right now that would ease your pain even the slightest. All I can offer you is this simple reminder to hold onto the memories…your loved one may be gone, but those memories will last forever


281. “When the heart grieves over what it has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.” – Sufi Epigram


282. “The pain you are experiencing is unthinkable for me. All I want to say is that my thoughts are always with you!”


283. My dear, you have my deepest condolences. May this Scripture passage, straight from the mouth of God, bring you peace and comfort today and in the days to come: “God is our refuge and strength. A very present help in trouble. ” Psalm 46


284. Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.” —Helen Keller


285. “Do not go to my grave.


286. “You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to FEEL the loss. ” – Mandy Hale


287. If you are ever feeling overwhelmed and alone, please remember this beautiful Bible verse: “I will lift up my eyes to the hills. From whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. ” Psalm 121:1-2


288. May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.


289. “Never feel ashamed that you spend the whole day in tears, you can be strong only after you have felt the pain inside your heart. Death feels like a stab wound in your heart. ” – Unknown


290. “The object is not to forget, but to remember to go on.” – Author Unknown


291. “And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief. ” —William Cullen Bryant


292. I would trade all of my tomorrows for just one more day with you.” —Unknown


293. If it were possible to heal sorrow by weeping and to raise the dead with tears, gold were less prized than grief.” —Sophocles


294. “When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know.” – Unknown


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


296. It is not length of life, but depth of life.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


297. “For it is you who light my lamp; the LORD my God lightens my darkness.” Psalms 18:28


298. May memories of (name of deceased) and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.


299. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.” —Agatha Christie


300. Send a text message to them


301. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. ” ― Washington Irving


302. What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, star-dust or sea-foam, flower or winged air.” —Thomas Bailey Aldrich


303. The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.” —Seneca


304. “Losing someone so close is so hard. I will be here to support you at any time and any hour. Sending you so much love.


305. When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know. ~Anonymous


306. “You will…” Steer clear of predictions about how their grief journey will go.


307. “Hoping you feel surrounded by much love.” —Unknown


308. I’m so sorry for your loss


309. A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. ~Maya Angelou


310. Sending great big hugs your way


311. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. You have my deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences


312. A beautiful bouquet for a beautiful soul. You are in our prayers


313. We both know that there are no words that I could offer you right now that would allow you a moment’s peace. But I would like to try by saying, I am here for you. I am with you. I am just a phone call away. You are in my thoughts. You are in prayers. And I love you so very much


314. I’ll keep my phone right by my bed, with the volume on, so I’ll hear your call no matter what time of the day or night it is


315. “When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know. ” – Unknown


316. “Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. ” – Unknown


317. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” —Helen Keller


318. “What an amazing person and what a remarkable life. I feel so lucky that I got to know him.”


319. “We are with you through this difficult time.” —Unknown


320. “They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. ” – William Penn


321. “May the sorrow you feel in your heart lighten by the love that surrounds you.” —Unknown


322. “Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. ” — Richard Bach


323. Thinking of you during this difficult time


324. “I’m sorry to hear that [pet’s name] crossed the rainbow bridge. My condolences are with you and your family.”


325. The season of mourning, Like spring, summer, Fall and winter, will also pass.” —Molly Fumia


326. “Humans are very strange. When you need a hug, they throw you away, when you need condolence , they insult you, and when you need love, they betray you.”


327. [Pet name] was the luckiest dog in the world to have you to love him. We will hold his memory so close to our hearts.


328. “The absence of the other person who used to be there beside you obliterates your presence. Everything in the room, even the stars in the sky can disappear in a second, changing one scene for another, just like a dream. ” — Hwang Sok-Yong


329. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. May you remember to hold tight to your memories. They will be with you forever, keeping your loved one close for the rest of your days


330. He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


331. Memories. I have so many memories. There are memories of the good times and the bad. Memories from long ago, and some from more recent times. And memories from times gone by that we barely even remember ’cause we were young and having fun. And so many loving memories from our golden years that I’ll cherish until the day I die. Please know that I love you and will always cherish all the memories we both hold close in our hearts


332. “My heart is with you in your time of sorrow. ” – Unknown


333. Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and trees cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost one is sealed inside to comfort us. ~Brian Jacques


334. My condolences, my dear friend. Grief has no time table. Take as much time as you need to process your bereavement and to heal your heart. I will be here for you every step of the way should you need a helping hand


335. “Remember the good times.” Talking about happy memories of the person who died can help the grieving person to feel connected to them.


336. “May love be what you remember most.” —Darcie Sims


337. “I can’t imagine what you must be going through. I am so sorry for your loss.”


338. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember. —Unknown


339. [Deceased’s Name] was such a kind child. His/her smile could light up the room. I offer my deepest condolences to his family and friends. – Rest in Peace, Dear [Deceased’s Name]


340. In Memory of a life so beautifully lived...a heart so deeply loved


341. “Earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” —Thomas Moore


342. “What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness. ” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich


343. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


344. I know there’s not a lot I could say right now, but I would like to offer my service if you ever need anything


345. “We're all going to leave our mark on the hearts of those who knew us when we exit this world,” says Smith. “Sending a sympathy card is an opportunity to celebrate someone's life while lifting the spirits of their loved one at the same time.”


346. “Before I lost my father, I never understood the rituals surrounding funerals: the wake, the service itself, the reception afterward,the dinners prepared by well-meaning friends and delivered in plastic containers, even the popular habit of making poster boards filled with photos of the dear departed. But now I know why we do those things. It's busywork, all of it. I had so much to take care of, so many arrangements to make, so many people to inform, I didn't have a moment to be engulfed by the ocean of grief that was lapping at my heels. Instead, I waded through the shallows, performing task after task, grateful to have duties to propel me forward.”


347. “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.” —Isaiah 43:2


348. ______ was a wonderful person, and will be greatly missed


349. My deepest condolences to you and your family. May _____ rest in peace


350. “I can’t imagine what you’re going through.” This is a way of acknowledging the person’s pain and letting them know you care.


351. “I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures. ” – Gail Caldwell


352. While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.”—John Taylor


353. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in the time of sorrow.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


354. “May your happy memories give you peace and comfort during this challenging time.”


355. “Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever. ” — Unknown


356. 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


357. “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


358. There will never be a day when I won’t think of you and wish you were here by my side.” —Narin Grewal


359. “Qué persona tan maravillosa y qué vida tan extraordinaria. Me alegra mucho el haberla conocido.”


360. A sweet quote from a poet of old I’d like to leave with you: “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. ” – Rabindranath Tagore


361. Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.” —Ovid


362. “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not get over the loss of a loved one; you’ll learn to live with it. ” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


363. After a loved one passes, be encouraged by their passing and legacy. Instead of crying, live an inspired, spiritual and happy life like they did when they were here. Live each day with encouragement knowing that they are proud and smiling down on you from Heaven.” —Matt Fraser


364. Please holler if you need anything. I am available 24/7 to watch the kids, to run errands, to help around the house, to just be a silent presence if that’s what’s you need


365. Had I not loved so much I would not hurt so much. I will hurt. And I will be grateful for that hurt for it bears witness to the depth of our meaning. And for that I will be eternally grateful.” —Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


366. “Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color. ” – W. S. Merwin


367. “Nothing heals better than the passage of time. Your grief will not last forever, but your courage to move on will.”


368. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. ~Gandhi


369. “You are the most amazing pet mom/dad and the bond you had with [pet’s name] will live on forever. I love you and I’m here for you.”


370. “Sending you love while your best friend crosses the rainbow bridge.”


371. I am so sorry for your loss. How can I help you right now?


372. “It’s not fair that PTSD took someone who already gave so much of himself/herself to others. It shouldn’t be this way. I hope that you feel surrounded by love and support every step of this journey.”


373. “We pray the love for the lost is forever carried in your memory.”


374. I know you are very busy right now, but if you ever need anything at all, I am just a text or phone call away


375. [Child’s Name] responded to God’s call. He/She was on loan for two months on earth and his/her mission has been accomplished. [Name] will be a precious angel, surrounded by love, without pain.


376. “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philemon 4:7


377. I have so many wonderful memories of ______; looking forward to reminiscing with you when the time is right


378. “Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember a friend who was so close to you.”


379. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. ” – Helen Keller


380. “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28


381. Some losses don’t hurt just for a while, they hurt for a lifetime.” —Narin Grewal


382. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. ” – Unknown


383. “As we go through the journey of life, we must remember that the impressions we leave behind will define who and what we are. They are just as individual as the paths we have chosen to walk. So leave good impressions wherever you go.” —Dave Hedges


384. “Nothing I can say will take away the pain you’re experiencing. Just want you to know that I care about you, and I share in your sadness.”


385. “Why did everyone send casseroles in times of crisis? Why didn't anyone ever send brownies and Jack Daniel's?”


386. The darker the night, the brighter the stars; the deeper the grief, the closer is God!” —Fyodor Dostoevsky


387. We are absolutely heartbroken to hear about the loss of ____. They were such a beautiful soul and we can’t imagine the pain that your heart is feeling right now. Please let us know if we can do anything for you, anything at all


388. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. ” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4


389. “I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope the pain in your heart will be eased by the beautiful memories you shared with [pet’s name].”


390. “Your mama was an amazing lady, and I feel privileged to have known her. I know you will miss her deeply. I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.”


391. “My Condolences”: Avoiding Awkward Moments at a Funeral


392. Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell. —Joni Mitchell


393. Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”—Emily Dickinson


394. I’m going to be honest and say that I can’t find the right words to say right now. Please just know that I love you


395. He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.” —Henry Longfellow


396. “Our hearts ache for you and with you. We all miss your beloved very much. Please accept our condolences and know that we are thinking of you.”


397. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” – Matthew 5:4


398. “The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around, reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.” —Unknown


399. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ~Thomas Campbell


400. [Deceased’s Name], sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I’ll always remember the huge smile and light in your eyes whenever you spoke of him. My sincere condolences.


401. Keeping you close in heart and prayer for the loss of your beloved (name of deceased).


402. “This Kwanzaa season, there is a new ancestor to honor. Thinking of you, your mother and your family as you light the kinara.”


403. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.


404. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. ” – Terri Guillemets


405. At times when I am grieved, I imagine the Lord enveloping me with his strong, caring arms, carefully holding me just like a father holding his child. This, I think, is what it means that God is our refuge and our strength. I pray that this heavenly comfort will be brought to you and your grieving family today and in the days to come as you mourn this great loss


406. “Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.” – Rita Schiano


407. They mustn’t know my despair, I can’t let them see the wounds which they have caused, I couldn’t bear their sympathy and their kind-hearted jokes, it would only make me want to scream all the more. —Anne Frank


408. “Very few people can fit into your shoes. You were a blessing to many people. Rest in peace!” – Unknown


409. Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of (name of deceased). My heart is with you.


410. “If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time. ” – Beth Mende Conny


411. Flowers fade, but words live on. I hope this note finds you well, even as you continue to mourn the loss of your loved one. Please reach out to me if there’s anything you need or anything I can help with


412. 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.” —Leo Buscaglia


413. “A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” —Joanne Cacciatore


414. The pain of grief is just as much part of life as the joy of love: it is perhaps the price we pay for love, the cost of commitment.” —Dr. Colin Murray Parkes


415. Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” —Meister Eckhart


416. “However long the night, the dawn will break. ” – African Proverb


417. “We’re sharing in your sadness and grief as you remember your beloved father.” [or mother, grandparent, etc]


418. “Your mama was always doing for people. A lot of people have been blessed by her kindness and hold her close in their hearts.”


419. “Lucas era un perro tan bueno y cariñoso. Siento mucho que hayas tenido que decirle adiós.”


420. “With deepest sympathy as you remember Robert.”


421. No matter how prepared you think you are for death of loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.” —Billy Graham


422. Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson


423. “Here’s a beautiful bouquet to honor a beautiful soul. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers, and you have our deepest sympathies in this difficult time.”


424. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer a great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them. ” — Leo Tolstoy


425. “Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.” – Author Unknown


426. “We are here for you and your family, now and forever.”


427. “Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow. ” — Renee O’Neill


428. “I want to extend condolences to the families of those who died in the service of the United Nations. ” ― Al Gore


429. A great soul serves everyone all the time A great soul never dies. It bring us together again and again. ” —Maya Angelou


430. “[Pet’s name] was so lucky to have chosen you. He/she will be greatly missed.”


431. “I just wanted to reach out and let you know that you have my heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.”


432. For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” —William Penn


433. “Just wanted to let you know we’re remembering your mom on her birthday and sending lots of caring thoughts your way.”


434. “The object is not to forget, but to remember to go on.” —Unknown


435. “We are with you through this difficult time. ” – Unknown


436. Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives the height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.” —Osho


437. “You don’t get over it, you just get through it. You don’t get by it because you can’t get around it. It doesn’t ‘get better’; it just gets different. Everyday grief puts on a new face. ” – Wendy Feireisen


438. Pain shared, my brother, is pain not doubled, but halved. No man is an island.” —Neil Gaiman


439. “How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.” —Dorothy Ferguson


440. “Things must be felt with the heart. ” ― Helen Keller


441. 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 of tears and despair and make it through the potholed street of life.” —Nicholas Sparks


442. Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color. —W. S. Merwin


443. To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness. —Ivan Turgenev


444. I pray the Lord will keep ______ close as He carries him/her with the angels straight up to heaven. And may be bring you a heavenly tranquility in knowing that He has ______ enveloped in perfect care


445. When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope. ~Wangari Maathai


446. When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left. ~Sufi Epigram


447. Death ends a life, not a relationship. All the love you created is still there. All the memories are still there. You live on- in the hearts of everyone you have touched and nurtured while you were here.—Mitch Albom


448. “Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. ” – Unknown


449. There is no death. Only a change of worlds.” —Chief Seattle


450. “The world was never meant for one so beautiful as she was. Your mother [wife/grandmother/etc] was an amazing woman and she will be sorely missed.”


451. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


452. “While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ” – John Taylor


453. Grant but memory to us and we lose nothing by death.”—Whittier


454. “Sadly missed along life's way,


455. Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever


456. “We hold you close in our thoughts and want you to know that you can lean on use for whatever you may need.”


457. “A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.” – Maya Angelou


458. “Thinking of you all as you celebrate your sibling’s remarkable life.”


459. “Even if I forget everything else, I will always remember you. You were the best. You were true to me. Rest in peace!” – Unknown


460. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened


461. The more sympathy you give, the less you need.” —Malcolm Forbes


462. “Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile. ” – Jean Giraudoux


463. I can’t say it like Rumi does, so I’ll just let him do the talking: “This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief. ” I hope that brings you a little bit of peace today as you say goodbye to your loved one


464. Life is so hard. Especially during times like this, when I can’t even find the words to say how sorry I am for your loss and the pain you are feeling right now. Please just know that I love you to no end, that I here for you at every hour of the day, and that I would take it all away from you if I could


465. “Remembering your wonderful mother and wishing you comfort.”


466. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.


467. “Never write, ‘They're in a better place and there's no more pain,’” says Smith. “While you may feel this way, any phrase that brings attention to the death can produce more grief and sadness. You want your words to do the opposite, not highlighting the death but celebrating the life.”


468. “You should…” Instead of advice, offer comfort and support.


469. “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.” —Leo Buscaglia


470. “I wish you healing and peace.”


471. You may feel that you are alone, but I want you to know that you are not. God is a very real presence with you right now, and I can be there right next to you too, as quick as a flash, if you ever need anything


472. “Condolence or Congratulation


473. “I’m sending GREAT BIG HUGS your way.”


474. Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss.


475. I’m been sitting here for a long time trying to come up with the right words to say to make all of this pain go away for you. The truth is, I can’t. There is nothing I could ever say to ease your sorrow, and I’m so sorry for that. I’m sorry for your loss, and while I can’t it away, I can promise to be here for you. Please let me know if there’s anything at all I can do, at any time


476. “No words can express how sorry I am for the loss of your wife. I didn’t know her personally, but I know how much you loved her, and I am here for you.”


477. May your memories give you peace and comfort.


478. This is so hard to believe and I’m so sorry


479. Those we love can never be more than a thought away, for as long as there’s a memory they live in our hearts to stay.” —Unknown


480. “You’re not alone. I’m here to be a shoulder to cry on and an ear to listen to anything that you may want to share.”


481. As the breath of sweet flowers wafts near and then leaves, so will the pain you are feeling right now. Hold tight, keep your head up, and know that happy days lie ahead once more


482. “Handwritten notes are one of the most personal forms of communication,” says Tanea Smith, owner of She’s Got Papers, an online stationery boutique. “The recipient may forget the day you called or visited but your card is a keepsake. It will be kept and reread. In the days after a funeral the family is bombarded with guests and comfort. In the weeks, months and years following the tangible items will remain.”


483. “I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing your mom, but I’m sure she was a special person because she raised an amazing human being: you@ Wishing you peace and comfort during this unimaginable time.”


484. “Sé que no puedo desaparecer el dolor que estás sintiendo, pero aquí estoy para lo que necesites.”


485. Please accept this small gift as a token of our heartfelt sympathy for you and your family during this trying time


486. “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10


487. “The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity. ” ― Seneca the Younger


488. I am so sorry for your loss. Some people like to say, “Our loss is heaven’s gain,” but I know your sorrow is yet still raw. I also know that there is power in prayer. I will be praying for you each and every day… please let me know if there is something specific that you need me to pray for


489. Words cannot begin to express how sorry I am over the loss of your ______. I can’t even imagine how you must be feeling right now. If you find that the pain becomes to heavy, please, PLEASE reach out to me. I want to be here for you during this most painful time


490. “Your partner was such a special person. They will live in my heart forever.”


491. I hope this brings you a smile, but it’s the least we can do. Please reach out if you need anything at all


492. My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time.


493. “My heart goes out to you for the loss of your dear friend. I know how much she meant to you. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.”


494. Forever Remembered, Forever Missed


495. “Please know that I am praying for your peace and comfort. ” – Unknown


496. I am shocked to hear about the loss of ______. I know that there is nothing I could say that would even come close to balming your pain, only know that I am here for you, even if just in thought and prayer


497. Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow.” —Renee Oneill


498. [Child’s Name] had such a great bond with his mother. [Name] loved his mama and she adored him. [Name] fun-loving nature and darling little boy’s face will be missed! May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him. Romans 15:13


499. 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. ~Author Unknown


500. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.


501. “Sympathy does not think. It acts. It acts to remove the ceaseless sufferings of the world. ” – Sri Chinmoy


502. “The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around, reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.” – Author Unknown


503. Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.” —Leo Buscaglia


504. I know it is so hard for you right now, but even in the face of death, God has provided His children real hope for the future, hope that can never be taken away, thanks be to Jesus: “They shall neither hunger anymore nor thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any heat; for the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters. And God will wipe away every teat from their eyes. ” Revelation 7:16-17. I love you and am praying for you!


505. Because I know that _____ was a believer, I just want to remind you that “goodbye” is really “see you later. ” I can’t imagine how difficult things are for you right now, but as you keep this truth close to your heart you will find peace


506. [Deceased’s Name] passing is devastating news. Please accept my sincere condolences.


507. “There is no one in this world like your mother. She was a special person, and she will always be with you.”


508. “Your loved one created so many beautiful memories; a life that we can truly celebrate even as we grieve. You have my heart’s deepest sympathies.”


509. “Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was. ” – Hebrew Proverb


510. I can’t imagine what you must be going through. I’m so sorry for your loss


511. “May you take comfort in knowing there is one more angel above us.” —Unknown


512. “Earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. ” – Thomas Moo


513. May these blooms bring a smile to your heart. My condolences to you and your family, along with all my love


514. “Words can’t express how saddened we are to hear of your loss.”


515. How can I help you during this hard time? Whether you need me to clean the house or just need me to check up on you every few days, I’m here for you


516. “Tenderly, may time heal your sorrow. Gently, may your friends ease your pain. Softly, may peace replace heartaches. And my warmest memories remain. ” – Unknown


517. “Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good. ” – Ovid


518. “Life is full of grief, to exactly the degree we allow ourselves to love other people. ” — Orson Scott Card


519. “For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. ” – William Penn


520. “Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us. ” – Orison Swett Marden


521. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson


522. I'm planting a tree to teach me to gather strength from my deepest roots. ~Andrea Koehle Jones


523. Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals.” —Leo Tolstoy


524. “How blessed the heart that has a friend. A sympathetic ear to lend. ” ― Thomas Hood


525. “Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”


526. I am thinking about you and sending love.


527. “Sé cómo te sientes.” No es bueno asumir cómo se sienten las personas. Todos experimentamos el duelo de manera diferente.


528. I wish I was there with you right now. I am so sorry


529. “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. ” — Havelock Ellis


530. Pain is certain, suffering is optional. —Buddha


531. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever. ” – Alfred Lord Tennyson


532. “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”


533. “May you take comfort in knowing there is one more angel above us. ” — Unknown


534. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ” — Thomas Campbell


535. I remember you telling me that ______ loved carnations. So I just had to send these in his/her memory. We are keeping you and your loved ones in our prayers, all our love


536. “My heartiest sympathy goes to you. Today, we mourn together as we both have lost a very special person in our life. RIP!” — Unknown


537. “I’m so sorry for your loss. [Pet’s name] was a loyal and faithful friend. Keep the memories of him/her safe in your heart.”


538. “When someone is mourning, there is absolutely nothing you could say to alleviate their pain. Just sit with them, hold their hands, and be present and compassionate.”


539. “Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry. ” — Dr. Seuss


540. 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


541. “It is my prayer that God will comfort you and your whole family during this sad time. May He richly bless you as you mourn, and may the light of His presence be a continual source of consolation.”


542. “My heartfelt sympathy to you and yours at this sad time.”


543. “Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love. ” – Unknown


544. “May you take comfort in knowing there is one more angel above us.” -Unknown


545. “Deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss.”


546. [Pet name] was simply the best. May the joy she brought us live on and continue to inspire us.


547. “Across the years I will walk with you, in deep green forests, on shores of sand and when our time on earth is through, in heaven too, you will have my hand!” —Robert Sexton


548. “As you mourn your loss, remember to see the beauty of life around you and don’t sink into a hole of depression and sorrow. ” – Unknown


549. Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” —Eskimo Legend


550. Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” —Terri Guillemets


551. “From what I’ve heard, your mother was a phenomenal woman. What good memories you must have. Lean on them to remind you of the joy she brought into your life”


552. Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” —Hebrews 13:5


553. “Flowers fade, but words live on. I hope this note finds you well, even as you continue to mourn the loss of your loved one.”


554. “As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.” —Leonardo Da Vinci


555. We must embrace our pain and burn it as a fuel for our journey.” —Kenji Miyazawa


556. “Grant but memory to us and we lose nothing by death.” —Whittier


557. Condolence messages are not my forte (surprise, surprise, I know). But even though I don’t say it as often as I should, I love you and want to be here for you, even if it’s just through a phone call, text message, or email. I know I haven’t always been around or available, but I’m reaching out to say – please do not hesitate to reach out to me


558. “And then I heard the angel say, ‘She’s with you every day.’” – Author Unknown


559. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson


560. “We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We send you thoughts of comfort.”


561. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory become a treasure.” —Unknown


562. Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. ~Terri Guillemets


563. I love you. Please let me know if there’s anything I can do for you


564. “To lose a true friend is never easy. You’re in my thoughts during this difficult time.”


565. “My heart hurts for you. Sending you a comforting hug.”


566. We hope this living tribute will bring comfort to you and your family.


567. “Once upon a memory someone wiped away a tear, held me close and loved me, Thank you, dear.” – Author Unknown


568. Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones are sealed inside to comfort us. —Brian Jacques


569. “May angels lead you in. ” —Jimmy Eat World


570. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul. ~Max Ehrmann


571. From the end spring new beginnings.” —Pliny the Elder


572. May the Lord keep you safe under His wing as you begin to navigate this new existence. Our prayers are with you and your entire family


573. “What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, star-dust or sea-foam, flower or winged air.” —Thomas Bailey Aldrich


574. “The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. ” – Seneca


575. “Your daughter touched so many lives for the good. I’m grateful I had the chance to know her as both a colleague and a cherished friend.”


576. “There is no pain so great as the Memory of joy in present grief.” —Aeschylus


577. There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.” —Dante Alighieri


578. “Grief is the price we pay for love. ” – Queen Elizabeth II


579. “Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us. ” – Meister Eckhart


580. “Sympathy is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others. ” ― Samuel Smiles


581. “Dark days seem like they never end, but they are just like any other day. The clouds will clear up, you will find reasons to cheer up, the birds will sing again, so hold on. ” – Unknown


582. “May you look back on the precious memories and find peace in knowing that your father raised an amazing person.”


583. “May the soul of the dearly departed rest in peace, may my prayers help guide her on her journey to our Creator. ” – Unknown


584. When he shall die Take him and cut him out in little stars And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun. —William Shakespeare


585. “We are absolutely heartbroken to hear about the loss of your loved one. She was such a beautiful soul and we can’t imagine the pain that your heart is feeling right now. Please accept this simple expression of sympathy, and know that you are loved.”


586. I just want you to know that I am available any time, at the drop of a hat. I can’t imagine what you must be going through in this time of sorrow, but I would love to help in any way that I can. Just say the word


587. “[Pet’s name] was always there for you and loved you no matter what. Now that perfect love lives on in your heart. We will miss [pet’s name], too.”


588. “Please accept my sincere condolences.”


589. “There is something about losing your mother that is permanent and inexpressible a wound that will never quite heal.” —Susan Wiggs


590. Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.—Arthur Schopenhauer


591. If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.” —Oscar Wilde


592. “Sending healing prayers and comfort during this tough time.”


593. “Pain could be so blinding that you lose sight of all the love that is within your reach. Times of sorrow are the moments you need to allow yourself to be loved, to be cared for. ” – Unknown


594. “I’m going to miss her, too.”


595. “Listen actively,” she says. “Expect to hear the same story over and over again. Repeating is helpful for the griever and acts as a pain reliever. If something similar happened to you, share but don’t compare your experience, and do so only if asked.”


596. “Crying will surely not bring them back but it would help you through the grief because you can never truly forget the ones you love. You can however cry yourself back to joy. ” – Unknown


597. “Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.”


598. Dear friend, I am sorry for your loss. I know how tricky grief can be… one day you’re fine and the next day you aren’t. Please keep me in mind if you find that you need anything at all in the days and weeks ahead. I am here for you


599. “Grief has no time table. Take as much time as you need to process your bereavement and to heal your heart. I will be here for you every step of the way should you need a helping hand.”


600. “As you traverse through your grief in the coming days and weeks, I hope you know how much you are loved and thought about. Your loved one was so very blessed to have you in their life.”


601. “May the memory of [insert name] bring you comfort and peace.”


602. “Wishing you peace and strength during this difficult time.”


603. Saying goodbye to someone we love is heartbreaking. May you find comfort in all the special memories shared with name of deceased .


604. We are thinking of you and your family as you celebrate your _______'s remarkable life and the memories you shared.


605. You already know that I’m not one for saying “I love you” so much through words, but rather through my actions. So please do not hesitate to give me a call if there’s anything at all I can do to help you right now and in the days to come


606. Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.” —Dylan Thomas


607. “Words will not wipe away your tears and hugs may not ease the pain, but hold onto your memories because forever they will remain. ” – Unknown


608. “No person is ever truly alone. Those who live no more, whom we loved, Echo still within our thoughts, our words, our hearts. ” – Richard Fife


609. Here is a little way for me to say, I’m so sorry for your loss. I will always remember _____ and the smiles he/she brought to my face. Take care


610. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” —Matthew 5:4


611. We will always cherish the beautiful memories of (name of deceased).


612. Tenderly, may time heal your sorrow. Gently, may your friends ease your pain. Softly, may peace replace heartaches. And my warmest memories remain.” —Unknown


613. “I was incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of your dear wife. She was always so thoughtful and kind. She will truly be missed.”


614. “I’ll always admire the love shared between you and your husband. You shared a one-of-kind bond that can never be broken.”


615. “Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.”


616. When Great Trees Fall When great trees fall,


617. You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.” —Nigella Lawson


618. With our love and deepest sympathy as we remember (name of deceased).


619. The world is very quiet without you around.” —Lemony Snicket


620. From our family to yours during this tough time


621. “I know you are in no mood for reading all these words of sympathy. But just know that you have a friend who is equally saddened by the loss. ” — Unknown


622. “Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow.”


623. “May you find comfort in loving memories, strength in the support of those who care, and hope in each new day.” —Unknown


624. “During this sorrowful moment, I am at a loss of words. You are in my thoughts and prayers praying for you to find comfort and peace. ” – Unknown


625. “When I am lonely, I think of you and all that you brought to my life. Your memory rests gently on my soul." —Cindy Adkins


626. With loving memories of (name of deceased).


627. Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” —Alfred Lord Tennyson


628. “So say it loud and let it ring. We are all part of everything. The future, present, and the past. Fly on proud bird. You’re free at last. ” – Charlie Daniels


629. “Whoever you hold in the heart of you, is forever and always a part of you. ” – Rossiter Raymond


630. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” – Psalm 46:1


631. There is a reason the good Lord gave us memories… hold on to them tightly! I’m going to text you some of my favorite photos of _____ so that you can share in every possible memory


632. “Accept my condolence for your loss. May God help you get through this difficult time. ” — Unknown


633. “To lose someone you love is to alter your life forever. You don’t get over it because ‘it’ is the person you loved. The pain stops, there are new people, but the gap never closes. How could it? […] This hole in my heart is in the shape of you and no-one else can fit it. ” – Jeanette Winterson


634. (Name of deceased) will be greatly missed but his/her warmth, kindness, and gentle spirit will be remembered forever.


635. With love and remembrance.


636. “The world has lost an incredible life. You have our sincere condolences, our deepest sympathies, and our unending love.”


637. “I know how much [pet’s name] meant to you. Sending lots of love during this difficult time.”


638. So very sorry for your loss. Out hearts are breaking with you and for you. Sending lots of love your way


639. May you take comfort in knowing there is one more angel above us.” —Unknown


640. “Nobody could tell a funny story like your mom. Remember at your graduation party—the story about the vacuuming incident? My face hurt for a full day after from laughing so much. I’ll always cherish those memories of fun times spent with her.”


641. “You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be. ” – Nigella Lawson


642. Do not hesitate to call or text if you need anything. I’m here for you


643. Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it but also the father who wipes away the tears.” —Criss Jami


644. “No person is every truly alone. Those who live no more, whom we loved, Echo still within our thoughts, our words, our hearts. ” – Unknown


645. “Be kind and gentle with yourself. Take your time and know that you have my full support.”


646. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13


647. “I’m so sorry you lost your best friend. [Pet’s name] was such a gentle soul, and now he/she is your angel.”


648. As we go through the journey of life, we must remember that the impressions we leave behind will define who and what we are. They are just as individual as the paths we have chosen to walk. So leave good impressions wherever you go.” —Dave Hedges


649. “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


650. Sweet ______, there are no words to express how sorry I was to hear about _____. If there is anything I can do to help you during this time, please just let me know. Also see enclosed the photo I found recently of your loved one, during happy times. I hope the smile on their face brings back good memories of happy times, helping to ease your grief if only a little bit. I love you, _____


651. “Sorrow makes us all children again. ” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson


652. It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” —Henry Rollins


653. We are so very sorry for your loss. Remember that _____ is with the Lord now, and no longer in any pain. If it’s any consolation, one of my favorite Bible verses to turn to when I need comfort is (insert verse). Please let me know if I can be of help in any way


654. My heart goes out to you during this difficult time.


655. “I know Christmas won’t be the same without DeMarcus, but I hope it helps a little to know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers, especially through the holidays.”


656. Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.


657. “May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days that lie ahead. ” — Unknown


658. “I do not need your sympathy or condolence; if I am an atheist, there are reasons for that and those reasons are thoughtful, unselfish and conscious.”


659. “I’d like to come over and just give you a hug. Can I come over in about an hour, or are you not up to seeing people right now?”


660. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” —Richard Bach


661. It’s been on my heart to share with you a few words from Mother Theresa. I pray these kind words bless your heart and mind as you prepare to say your goodbyes to your loved one: “Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. ”


662. Trees are always a relief. ~David Mitchell


663. “Celebrating the life of a good person and mourning their passing with you.”


664. Ten long trips around the sun since I last saw that smile, but only joy and thankfulness that on a tiny world in the vastness, for a couple of moments in the immensity of time, we were one. —Ann Druyan


665. May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.


666. “In times like this, you should hold on firmly to faith and hope, it might look like you have lost more than you can bear but you are stronger than this pain you feel. ” – Unknown


667. As you read this card, know that I prayed for you this morning and am thinking of you often throughout the day – there’s a good chance I’m thinking about you right now. So I hope you understand how much I mean it when I say that I’m thinking of you and praying for you. You are on my heart, and I hope this is a true thought of comfort for you as your mourn this great loss


668. [Deceased’s Name] was a courageous servant of God in life and in death. Love from our family to yours. We share your pain.


669. “She was so young.” No need for a potentially painful reminder.


670. “I know how you feel.” We all experience and process grief differently.


671. It is our prayer that God will comfort you and your whole family during this time of grief. May he richly bless you even as you mourn, and may the light of His presence be a continual source of consolation


672. “For grief is crowned with consolation. ” ― William Shakespeare


673. Here is a little something that I hope brings you a sense of peace as you continue to grieve the loss of ______. There’s more where these came from, so do not hesitate to give me a call if you need anything


674. “Heaven is filled with love, so your [pet’s name] should feel right at home there. You gave him/her such a wonderful home on Earth.”


675. It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” —John Steinbeck


676. So very sorry for your loss. Here is a comforting Bible verse just for you: Psalm 23


677. “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. ” – Renee Wood


678. Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.” —Victor Hugo


679. “I have the best memories of staying with Aunt Edie as a kid. I don’t think I’ve told you this, but starting when I was about 10, she would take me to Becker’s for ice cream cones…and let me drive! Only Aunt Edie…I’m going to miss her fun-loving spirit so much.”


680. “The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around, reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.” – Unknown


681. We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss. —Cassandra Clare


682. To lose someone you love is to alter your life forever. You don’t get over it because ‘it’ is the person you loved. The pain stops, there are new people, but the gap never closes. How could it? […] This hole in my heart is in the shape of you and no one else can fit it. —Jeanette Winterson


683. “The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them. ” – Demoustier


684. “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression. ” – Confucius


685. “We are all Everlasting.....as my thoughts drift of my loved one passing....I am reminded and softly touched by Wings of Love and a peacefull understanding..... I am comforted and my Heart is Warming”


686. Pay them a personal visit


687. “I’m here for you.” Let the person know you can listen, talk, or just be there.


688. “This happened for a reason.” Even with the best intentions behind it, this thought risks assigning blame for the death.


689. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in a time of sorrow.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


690. “I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ll never forget how sweet [pet’s name] would greet us when we came to visit.”


691. May these flowers bring you a sense of peace amidst the pain, an air of calm amidst the chaos. My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your loved one


692. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose...All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. ~Helen Keller


693. “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you. And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you. ” Isaiah 43:2


694. I saw these blooms and thought of you. I hope that they serve to bring a smile to your heart and good memories of ______ flooding back. Sending you all my love


695. “Hard to believe it’s been a year since we said good-bye to Noah. Couldn’t let this anniversary go by without letting you know that I’m thinking of you.”


696. “Grant but memory to us and we lose nothing by death. ” — John G. Whittier


697. I am so sorry to hear about _____. I would love to get together again, when you’re ready of course. I’ll bring the coffee, the tissues, and the shoulder to cry on. You just bring your sweet self and we’ll get through this together. Yours, _____


698. The world was never meant for one as beautiful as _____


699. “As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. ” – Leonardo Da Vinci


700. I pray that these flowers bring you a little bit of comfort during this challenging time


701. “What a terrible loss.” Avoid dwelling on the pain or difficulty of the loss.


702. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.


703. “I am sharing in your sadness as you remember your loved one.”


704. We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss.


705. “A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. ” – Maya Angelou


706. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Please let me know if you need anything


707. Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. ~ Author Unknown


708. “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. ” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


709. “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5


710. “The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God!” – Fyodor Dostoyevsk


711. “May the memories of [pet’s name] bring you comfort during this time of loss.”


712. “We often worsen someone’s pain by pitying them openly.”


713. “No one ever really dies who is remembered with love. May the love you share with [pet’s name] be your comfort now, and may you be soothed by the knowledge that love’s eternal beauty will shine forever in your heart.”


714. “He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


715. [Deceased’s Name] may GOD give you all peace in knowing that your sister/brother is resting in heaven; our prayers are with you all. Love you all –


716. “Words can never do justice to the legacy that your loved one leaves behind. You have our sincere condolences in this difficult time.”


717. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” – Matthew 5:4


718. 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 W. Raymond


719. 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


720. I’m so sorry you’re having to go through this


721. “I’m sorry to hear about your furry friend. I know how special he/she was to you.”


722. [Deceased’s Name], I wish some words could remove the misery of losing a child. However, there is a God who can do all things. A God who Can Blanket you with Comfort to ease the pain and swaddle your soul with peace and calm that only he can give. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to your family.


723. “Some people’s voice are not


724. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember. ” – Unknown


725. “I must console him for the distance we have moved from the place where he stopped.”


726. “There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. ” –Aeschylus


727. “We must embrace our pain and burn it as a fuel for our journey. ” – Kenji Miyazawa


728. [Deceased’s Name], I am mourning for you and all the memories I will not get to create with you. My heart aches for your Mom, Dad, and for YOU. You will always be loved and remembered.


729. [Deceased’s Name] was a mother to many beyond her children, including me. She was the kindest person I know. The Lord has been glorified with her life. May the Lord’s grace be sufficient for the family as they grieve and adjust to life in her absence—grace to the family.


730. “I am so saddened that you are no more; you were a blessing to us. RIP. ” – Unknown


731. “Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment. ” – Author Unknown


732. The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.” —C.S. Lewis


733. “I cannot imagine the pain and heartache you’re feeling. I am praying for your peace and comfort.”


734. “No, the camera can’t steal the soul. But it can occasionally hold it hostage.” —Unknown


735. “May [pet’s name]’s love bring you peace, and may the memories you both shared bring comfort to your broken heart. I’m thinking of you at this sad time.”


736. “My [mom/nana] is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune. ” – Graycie Harmon


737. “Please know that I am praying for your peace and comfort.” —Unknown


738. “Death is the most certain of all that can happen to anyone. Yet we can’t help feeling sad when someone close to us is taken. Accept my condolence!” — Unknown


739. Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile.” —Jean Giraudoux


740. “Reminders of that funny moment at the family gathering, the first time you met the deceased, milestones you may have shared, or something that was unique to the deceased are all things you want to share,” says Smith. Just be sure to avoid writing things that could be upsetting or misinterpreted.


741. “Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever.” —Unknown


742. Send a sympathy flower and card


743. “Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good. ” ― Harriet Beecher Stowe


744. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.” —Unknown


745. “Those we love don't go away,


746. [Deceased’s Name] professed Jesus as his Savior and knew Jesus to be the Son of God, living in the flesh, showing us how to behave as human beings and providing us with Salvation through His ultimate sacrifice on the cross.


747. “It’s so important to get your rest. I’ll take the kids for a couple of hours whenever you need time to sit quietly.”


748. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” —Psalm 46:1


749. “I am so sorry for your loss.” —Unknown


750. I know we haven’t talked in a while, and it’s been forever since I visited. I’m so sorry for that. I’m even more sorry for the loss of _____. I can’t imagine what you’re going through. It’s so unfair that you have to be without him/her now, but I want you to know that I am here for you now, and plan on visiting soon. Please call or text me when you’re ready.


751. “Thinking of you and your family as you celebrate the life of your beloved.”


752. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” —Helen Keller


753. It’s times like these that I’m struck by the fact that nothing I say or write to you right now is going to change anything or make anything better. If I can make any sort of difference through my words right now, I hope that you at least know that I am thinking of you, am here for you, and am just a phone call away if you need anything

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