Quotes for Sympathy

Finding the right words to express your condolences can be difficult. Here you will find quotes for sympathy which may contain the words you wish to express. Some of these famous quotes have been used for years to express our thoughts of grief and condolence. We hope you find them inspirational and ones that you would want to share with others.To quote Florence Isaacs, "The right poem or quote can be a meaningful device when you pick something that reflects the person or speaks to what has happened." We hope you find words here that do just that.
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Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.
Emily Dickinson

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

No one can understand history without continually relating the long periods which are constantly mentioned to the experiences of our own short lives.
Winston Churchill

You do not understand even life. How can you understand death?
Confucius

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein

When this business was founded, it sought to win public confidence through service, for it was my conviction then, as it is now, that nothing else than right service to the public results in mutual understanding and satisfaction between customer and merchant.
James Cash Penney

And with the morn those angel faces smile which I have loved long since and lost awhile.
John Henry Newman

If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven And bring you home again.
Author Unknown

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Author
Author Unknown

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

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

The sympathy of most people consists of a mixture of good-humor, curiosity, and self-importance
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


The greatest pleasures of which the human mind is susceptible are the pleasures of consciousness and sympathy
Parke Godwin

The cause of all our personal problems and nearly all the problems of the world can be summed up in a single sentence: Human life is very deep, and our modern dominant lifestyle is not.
Bo Lozoff

There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften.
Cicero

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Kahlil Gibran

Everything is based on mind, is led by mind, is fashioned by mind. If you speak and act with a polluted mind, suffering will follow you, as the wheels of the oxcart follow the footsteps of the ox. Everything is based on mind, is led by mind, is fashioned by mind. If you speak and act with a pure mind, happiness will follow you, as a shadow clings to a form.
Buddha

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
Plato

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
Lao Tzu

You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.< br> Guy Finley

It would be impossible to love another person without first feeling love for yourself, because how could you give away something that you don't have?
Denis Waitley

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
Seneca

Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
Chogyam Trungpa

In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
Anne Baxter

Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.
John Berger

Christianity demands a level of caring that transcends human inclinations.
Erwin W. Lutzer

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness.
Rollo May

Compassion is not religious business, it is human business. It is not luxury. It is essential for our own peace and mental stability. It is essential for human survival.
Dalai Lama

If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion.
Barry Lopez

An ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain.
Sharon Salzberg

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitzer

No one really understands the grief or joy of another.
Franz Schubert

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