Famous Quotes & Quotations About Sympathy:
When it seems that our sorrow is too great to be borne, let us think of the great family of the heavy-hearted into which our grief has given us entrance. And inevitably, we will feel about us their arms, their sympathy and their understanding.
~ Helen Keller.
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.
A human life is a story told by God.
~ Hans Christian Andersen.
And with the morn those angel faces smile which I have loved long since and lost awhile.
~ John Henry Newman.
Blessed are those who mourn; for they shall be comforted.
~ The Bible, Matthew 5:4.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
~ Author Unknown, on a headstone in Ireland.
Each departed friend is a magnet that attracts us to the next world.
~ Jean Paul Richter.
He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
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.
If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time.
~ Beth Mende Conny.
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever.
~ Movie: The Crow.
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
~ Robert Ingersoll.
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.
Earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
~ Thomas Moore.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
~ William Penn.
Memory nourishes the heart, and grief abates.
~ Marcel Proust.
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
~ Jane Welsh Carlyle.
On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world.
~ Henry David Thoreau.
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
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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