Go through the following condolence quotes and save yourself from the embarrassing moment that you might face by using some inappropriate words in an attempt to comfort someone.

Condolence Quotes

Sympathetic and consoling words from a friend or a family member are what a person in grief looks for. Nothing can be more helpful and calming for a person who has suffered a great loss, than few words of condolence. But it is not easy for a person to put together the right words in a way that will help the person in immense pain to cope up with his/her loss. Seeing your loved ones in pain and sorrowful state is the most uncomfortable and awkward situation that one can ever face. The state of confusion at the moment can make you say or comment something that will hurt and aggravate the pain of the person suffering, instead of consoling him/her. It is to save oneself from this embarrassing moment that most of us give up on writing down or sending across words of condolence and consolation. However, this can give wrong signal to the other person and can make him/her feel that we don’t care about his/her loss and that we are not sympathetic towards him/her. This article provides you with condolence quotations which you can use aptly to comfort a person in grief.
Condolence Messages
  • In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. - Robert Ingersoll
  • 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.
  • 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. - Khalil Gibran
  • He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. - John Taylor
  • 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-Exupery
  • Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains. - Khalil Gibran
  • He kept at true good humour’s mark The social flow of pleasure's tide: He never made a brow look dark, Nor caused a tear, but when he died. - Thomas Love Peacock
  • With what a deep devotedness of woe wept thy absence - o'er and o'er again Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain, And memory, like a drop that, night and day, Falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away! - Thomas Moore
  • Good-night! Good-night! as we so oft have said Beneath this roof at midnight, in the days That are no more, and shall no more return. Thou hast but taken up thy lamp and gone to bed; I stay a little longer, as one stays To cover up the embers that still burn. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know that are happy. - Author Unknown
  • Heaven is a place nearby, so there’s no need to say goodbye. - Lene Marlin
  • 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, Romeo and Juliet
  • 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
  • Life is like the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority. - Edward Young
  • 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
  • Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. -Richard Bach
  • Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile. - Julie Burchill

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