66 Quotes to Show Your Deepest Condolences

Condolences Quotes

If your friend or loved one has suffered a loss, wether tragic or expected, use the condolences quotes to express your sympathy & support.

If you need more quotes to help you understand and mourn the loss, take a look at this list of grief quotes and this list of healing quotes.

Condolences Quotes

Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.

“Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.” – Unknown

Once upon a memory someone wiped away a tear, held me close and loved me, Thank you, dear.

“Once upon a memory someone wiped away a tear, held me close and loved me, Thank you, dear.” – Author Unknown

My heartiest sympathy goes to you. Today, we mourn together as we both have lost a very special person in our life. RIP!

“My heartiest sympathy goes to you. Today, we mourn together as we both have lost a very special person in our life. RIP!” – Unknown

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No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.

“No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.” – Billy Graham

Sympathy does not think. It acts. It acts to remove the ceaseless sufferings of the world.

“Sympathy does not think. It acts. It acts to remove the ceaseless sufferings of the world.” – Sri Chinmoy

We are with you through this difficult time.

“We are with you through this difficult time.” – Unknown

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We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.

“We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.” – Confucius

You might be wondering why they had to go, you want them back with you and this is very understandable. Be willing to stand back while they continue on this new journey after life.

“You might be wondering why they had to go, you want them back with you and this is very understandable. Be willing to stand back while they continue on this new journey after life.” – Unknown

Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.

“Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.” – Rita Schiano

Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.

“Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.” – Orison Swett Marden

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

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” – Thomas Campbell

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

“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.

“Say not in grief ‘he is no more’ but in thankfulness that he was.” – Hebrew Proverb

Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.

“Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.” – Ovid

Don’t let go of the memories, death is not the end of your happiness. You can still take so much pleasure in the memories you made with them while they were alive.

“Don’t let go of the memories, death is not the end of your happiness. You can still take so much pleasure in the memories you made with them while they were alive.” – Unknown

Had I not loved so much I would not hurt so much. I will hurt. And I will be grateful for that hurt for it bears witness to the depth of our meaning. And for that I will be eternally grateful.

“Had I not loved so much I would not hurt so much. I will hurt. And I will be grateful for that hurt for it bears witness to the depth of our meaning. And for that I will be eternally grateful.” – Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

“In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.” – Robert Ingersoll

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.

“There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.” – Oscar Wilde

Crying will surely not bring them back but it would help you through the grief because you can never truly forget the ones you love. You can however cry yourself back to joy.

“Crying will surely not bring them back but it would help you through the grief because you can never truly forget the ones you love. You can however cry yourself back to joy.” – Unknown

Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.

“Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets

Memories are the one place we can visit those we’ve lost. Since memories are portable, we can take our lost loved ones with us anywhere at any time.

“Memories are the one place we can visit those we’ve lost. Since memories are portable, we can take our lost loved ones with us anywhere at any time.” – Unknown

Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.

“Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.” – Renee Wood

I know you are in no mood for reading all these words of sympathy. But just know that you have a friend who is equally saddened by the loss.

“I know you are in no mood for reading all these words of sympathy. But just know that you have a friend who is equally saddened by the loss.” – Unknown

You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to FEEL the loss.

“You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to FEEL the loss.” – Mandy Hale

The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.

“The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.” – Seneca

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.

“Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” – Meister Eckhart

Death is the most certain of all that can happen to anyone. Yet we can’t help feeling sad when someone close to us is taken. Accept my condolence!

“Death is the most certain of all that can happen to anyone. Yet we can’t help feeling sad when someone close to us is taken. Accept my condolence!” – Unknown

My [mom/nana] is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune.

“My [mom/nana] is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune.” – Graycie Harmon

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

“There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.” – Aeschylus

At this difficult time in your life, we pray that God will grant you the peace that you need to get through this. Sincere condolences!

“At this difficult time in your life, we pray that God will grant you the peace that you need to get through this. Sincere condolences!” – Unknown

When there are no words to say, but know that I’m always here for you.

“When there are no words to say, but know that I’m always here for you.” – Danielle Duckery

Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day.

“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day.” – Unknown

Things must be felt with the heart.

“Things must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope.

“Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

Grief is the price we pay for love.

“Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II

Even if I forget everything else, I will always remember you. You were the best. You were true to me. Rest in peace!

“Even if I forget everything else, I will always remember you. You were the best. You were true to me. Rest in peace!” – Unknown

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.

“There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.

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

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.

“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

I never knew how painful it is to lose someone until death took you away from me. RIP, my dear!

“I never knew how painful it is to lose someone until death took you away from me. RIP, my dear!” – Unknown

I am so saddened that you are no more; you were a blessing to us. RIP.

“I am so saddened that you are no more; you were a blessing to us. RIP.” – Unknown

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” – Havelock Ellis

You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.

“You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.” – Nigella Lawson

When one person is missing the whole world seems empty.

“When one person is missing the whole world seems empty.” – Pat Schweibert

Sympathy is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.

“Sympathy is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.” – Samuel Smiles

When I am lonely, I think of you and all that you brought to my life. Your memory rests gently on my soul.

“When I am lonely, I think of you and all that you brought to my life. Your memory rests gently on my soul.” – Cindy Adkins

Accepting death doesn’t mean you won’t be devastated when someone you love dies.

“Accepting death doesn’t mean you won’t be devastated when someone you love dies.” – Caitlin Doughty

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

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Unknown

He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.

“He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.” – Henry Longfellow

May the soul of the dearly departed rest in peace, may my prayers help guide her on her journey to our Creator.

“May the soul of the dearly departed rest in peace, may my prayers help guide her on her journey to our Creator.” – Unknown

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

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

Please accept my heartfelt condolences, words cannot begin to express the sadness you are feeling right now, God rest his soul.

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences, words cannot begin to express the sadness you are feeling right now, God rest his soul.” – Unknown

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.

“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

Dark days seem like they never end, but they are just like any other day. The clouds will clear up, you will find reasons to cheer up, the birds will sing again, so hold on.

“Dark days seem like they never end, but they are just like any other day. The clouds will clear up, you will find reasons to cheer up, the birds will sing again, so hold on.” – Unknown

The absence of the other person who used to be there beside you obliterates your presence. Everything in the room, even the stars in the sky can disappear in a second, changing one scene for another, just like a dream. — Hwang Sok

“The absence of the other person who used to be there beside you obliterates your presence. Everything in the room, even the stars in the sky can disappear in a second, changing one scene for another, just like a dream. — Hwang Sok” – Yong

If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.

“If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.” – James O’Barr

The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God!

“The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God!” – Fyodor Dostoyevsk

Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.

“Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” – Richard Bach

Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of your aunt. May our friendship and prayers ease you through this difficult time.

“Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of your aunt. May our friendship and prayers ease you through this difficult time.” – Unknown

A human life is a story told by God.

“A human life is a story told by God.” – Hans Christian Andersen

Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn.

“Do not think of me as gone. I am with you still in each new dawn.” – Native American Poem

If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.

“If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.” – Emily Brontë

We must embrace our pain and burn it as a fuel for our journey.

“We must embrace our pain and burn it as a fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days that lie ahead.

“May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days that lie ahead.” – Unknown

No person is every truly alone. Those who live no more, whom we loved, Echo still within our thoughts, our words, our hearts.

“No person is every truly alone. Those who live no more, whom we loved, Echo still within our thoughts, our words, our hearts.” – Unknown

When you find yourself weeping for what you have lost, remember that you are weeping for someone who blessed you with joy. How lucky we are to have all known such a wonderful person.

“When you find yourself weeping for what you have lost, remember that you are weeping for someone who blessed you with joy. How lucky we are to have all known such a wonderful person.” – Unknown

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