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Sympathy Quotes

Looking for an inspirational Quote for a sympathy card?  Here are a few of our favorites:

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


"When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful."

‎"Relax. Unclench your jaw. Life is beautiful, even if this moment seems messy or confusing or scary. Remember all for which you're grateful." - Molly Mahar


"Grief is like a long valley, a winding valley where any bend may reveal a totally new landscape"

~ C.S. Lewis (from "A Grief Observed")


"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


"Grief is not the time to 'be strong'; it's the time to be human."
~ Zig Ziglar


"Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break."

~William Shakespeare

“Grief is a journey, often perilous and without clear direction, that must be taken. The experience of grieving cannot be ordered or categorized, hurried or controlled, pushed aside or ignored indefinitely. It is inevitable as breathing, as change, as love. It may be postponed, but it will not be denied.”

~ Molly Fumia


"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 Worthington Raymond

‎"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf."

~ Jon Kabat-Zinn


"With every bird that sings, with every breeze that blows, remember they are with you, watching over you."

~C. Pulsifer


"However long the night, the dawn will break."
African Proverb


"The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God." ~Eileen Elias Freeman

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

 Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
~Author Unknown


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

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love.”

“May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten”

 Irish Blessing~

May the blessings of love be upon you, May its peace abide with you, May its essence illuminate your heart, Now & forever more.
~Sufi Blessing
Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
~Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
~Author Unknown

“If we carry our storms
like actors pretending to be brave,
each swallowed tear will fill our hearts
like a bag of stones.”
--Alison Asher


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

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