Sympathy Quotes

At some point in our lives we will encounter frustration, pain, and loss. During these times we know to grieve and eventually find a way to get back on our feet.

But it is when someone we love encounters these obstacles that we find ourselves looking for the best way to show our compassion. To let these people know that we have love and sympathy for them. For me, finding perspective can make a huge difference and I do that through the use of quotes. Use these 25 quotes about sympathy to find the perspective you need to help those you love.

25 Sympathetic Quotes

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1. They say love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. – William Penn

2. However long the night, the dawn will break. – Proverb

3. Such actions are beyond praise: it is the perfume of such sweet and noble human sympathy that makes this wild beasts’ cage a world habitable for men. ― Frank Harris

4. Though sympathy alone can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable. ― Bram Stoker

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

6. And with the morn those angel faces smile which I have loved long since and lost awhile. – John Henry Newman

7. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. – From a headstone in Ireland

8. 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

9. If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane,I’d walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again. – Unknown

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

11. Each new life, no matter how brief, forever changes the world. – Unknown

12. Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains. – Kahlil Gibran

13. The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God. – Eileen Elias Freeman

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

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

16. Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. – Emily Dickinson

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

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

19. 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

20. While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. – John Taylor

21. Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help. ― Criss Jami

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

23. Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains – Kahlil Gibran

24. May knowing you’re in the hearts and thoughts of others help you and yours through this time of sorrow. – Unknown

25. Sympathy does not think. It acts. It acts to remove. The ceaseless sufferings. Of the world. – Sri Chinmoy

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