Use these condolence sayings to comfort someone that has lost a loved one, you can still use them to comfort yourself if you have just lost a loved one. We understand how it feels to lose someone so dear, and we have carefully selected these condolence sayings to sooth that moment and heal the wounds. Here they are.
100 Condolence Sayings for the Loss of a Loved One
1. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.
2. 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.
3. We will always cherish the beautiful memories of “name of deceased”.
4. My heart is with you in your time of sorrow.
5. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
6. We share in this time of grief but also share in the love and memories of “name of deceased”.
7. “Name of deceased” will always be within your heart and the many others that loved him/her and as close as a beautiful memory.
8. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
9. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.
10. Keeping you close in heart and prayer for the loss of your beloved “name of deceased”.
11. We will miss “name of deceased”.
12. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
13. Peace, Prayers and Blessings,
14. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
15. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
16. When reason fails, pray for peace. We will be praying with you.
17. “Though sympathy alone can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”– Bram Stoker
18. “Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral.”– Charles Darwin
19. “We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.”– Napolean Bonaparte
20. We share comfort in knowing “name of deceased” is no longer suffering. We send thoughts of sympathy and support to you as you begin your journey without “name of deceased”.
21. Remembering you and “name of deceased” in our minds and in our hearts.
22. May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.
23. Words cannot express my sadness. May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time.
24. May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.
25. With love and remembrance.
26. May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing to your soul.
27. Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of “name of deceased”. My heart is with you.
28. Someone as special as “name of deceased” will never be forgotten. He/she will remain in our hearts forever.
29. I pray that in the midst of your sorrow you find comfort in all the joyful memories shared.
30. With loving memories of “name of deceased”.
31. With our love and deepest sympathy as we remember “name of deceased”.
32. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. From a Headstone in Ireland
33. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. Author Unknown
34. “It is much more easy to have sympathy with suffering than it is to have sympathy with thought.”– Oscar Wilde
35. “Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.”– Seneca
36. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”– Richard Bach
37. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”– Unknown
38. They say love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. William Penn
39. As you comprehend this profound loss… let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. Author Unknown
40. I gave birth to you I loved you first. I love you still. I always have and I always will.
41. May you find peace and joy with each butterfly that passes by,
42. knowing that your baby lives on in the hearts of all she touched.
43. “To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.”– Erich Fromm
44. “Nothing you love is lost. Not really. Things, people–they always go away sooner or later. You can’t hold them anymore than you can hold moonlight. But if they’ve touched you, if they’re inside you, then they’re still yours. The
45. only things you ever really have are the ones you hold inside your heart.”– Bruce Coville
46. “The light has gone out of my life.”– Theodore Roosevelt
47. “Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.” – Oscar Wilde
48. “It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.”– George S. Patton Jr.
49. As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of “name of the deceased”.With caring thoughts,
50. With loving memories of “name of deceased”,
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51. Sent with love and remembrance
52. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.
53. “Name of Deceased” will remain in our hearts forever.
54. Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts. Dorothy Ferguson
55. Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever. Author Unknown
56. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Thomas Campbell
57. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Author Unknown
58. With thoughts of peace and courage for you,
59. We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of “name of deceased”.
60. Remember that we love and care about you.
61. “Parents hold their children’s hands for just a little while .. their hearts forever.” Author Unknown
62. “Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.” Author Unknown
63. “And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief.” William Cullen Bryant
64. Wherever you are you will always be in my heart. Mahatma Gandhi
65. Believe in Angels. They express themselves in many ways, a dream, a whisper, coincidence an overpowering feeling. Author Unknown
66. May every sunrise hold more promise, every moonrise hold more peace. Author Unknown
67. If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time. Beth Mende Conny
68. Friends are the pillars on your porch. Sometimes they hold you up, sometimes they lean on you, and sometimes it’s
69. just enough to know that they are standing by. Author Unknown
70. Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow. Robert Louis Stevenson
71. 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
72. “Life is a dream walking, death is a going home.”– Chinese proverb
73. “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.”– Confucius
74. “Life is like the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.”– Edward Young
75. “The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives.”– Norman Cousins
76. “The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.”– Herman Hesse
77. “WA person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.”– Mohammad
78. You don’t get over it, you just get through it. Your 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
79. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” Helen Keller
80. “Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, in every gesture, dignity and love.” John Milton
81. We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
82. We send you thoughts of peace and courage.
83. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about “name of deceased” death. We are here to support you in your grieving process. With sincere sympathy,
84. “Name of deceased” brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget him/her!
85. “Reserved people often really need the frank discussion of their sentiments and griefs more than the expansive.”– Charlotte Bronte
86. “Woman’s fatal weakness is to desire sympathy and comprehension.”– Ouida
87. “Could I tell them I was sorry their loved one was dead, when he’d tried to kill me? There was no rule of etiquette for this; even my grandmother would have been stymied.”– Charlaine Harris
88. “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
89. “When you speak of her, speak not with tears, for thoughts of her should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort, for her life was rich because of you.” Author Unknown
90. What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, Star-dust or sea-foam, Flower or winged air. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
91. “If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.”– Oscar Wilde
92. “Tears are the silent language of grief.”– Voltaire
93. “Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.”– Goethe
94. “Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.”– Laura Ingles Wilder
95. “Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive Joy Weeps.”– William Blake
96. “September did not want to feel for the Marquess. That’s how villains get you, she knew. You feel badly for them, and next thing you know, you’re tied to train tracks. But her wild, untried heart opened up another bloom inside her, a dark branch heavy with fruit.”– Catherine Valente
97. I thought that I would miss you so, and never find my way.
98. And then I heard the angel say “She’s with you every day.”
99. “But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.” Mitch Albom, For One More Day
100. “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.”