Sympathy Quotes

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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

From a headstone in Ireland

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

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

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

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

To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die.

Thomas Campbell in "Hallowed Ground"

If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.

Moliere

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

She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.

George Eliot

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Robert Frost

It's so curious: one can resist tears and "behave" well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything colapses.

Colette