“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.”
Accepting death and coping with grief of losing a loved is overwhelming. Thus, the bereaved family members need the love and support of their friends and relatives.
However, if you do not have any words to comfort the bereaved, here are some condolence, bereavement, and sympathy quotes that can be helpful. You can use these quotes on sympathy gifts and cards.
“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”
“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.”
“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
“Perhaps the stars in the sky, are loved ones letting us know they are near, by guiding us through the night”
“As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens”
“You don’t get over it, you just get through it. You 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.”
“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.”
“Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.”
“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.”
“I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me, but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.”
Rita Mae Brown
“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
“As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.”
Leonardo Da Vinci
“There is no death. Only a change of worlds.”
“While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.”
“May the blessings of love be upon you
May its peace abide with you
May its essence illuminate your heart
Now and forever more”
“It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; ’tis rather an embrio state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new child is born among the immortals?”
“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”
“My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart,
and my portion for ever.”
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”
When dealing with the loss of a loved one, it is essential to share your grief and emotions with someone you trust. So, you can encourage a bereaved friend to share his or her feelings and memories of the deceased with you.
In addition, you can give a soothing sympathy or memorial gift like memorial wind chimes, memorial jewelry, etc. to your friend.
Moreover, you can assist the bereaved family members make arrangements for the funeral service and final disposal of the remains.
Beautiful quotes can also be inscribed on headstones and gravestones to memorialize a loved one. In case you are wandering where to find headstones and markers then you may choose headstone designs from a funeral home, cemetery, or local monument company.
Apart from burial, you can buy a headstone (to be placed in a memorial garden) after cremation, too. You can find detailed information on cremation at www.cremationresource.org.