These comforting death sayings are all positive words to comfort and uplift anyone who is grieving. They are also words of wisdom showing us:
- Life is precious
- Appreciate, acknowledge love for the people in our lives
- We never know when anyone will make their transition
- Love is eternal
All of the short sayings on this page are from Unknown Sources. There is a page of comforting Quotes from Known Sources which are also short. The longer words and poems that are suitable for funeral services are on two other pages – Sympathy Verses from Known Sources and Sympathy Verses from Unknown.
Comforting Death Sayings: A
Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
Always in our thoughts – Forever in our hearts.
Appreciate your loved ones while you can, because none of us are going to be here forever.
Comforting Death Sayings: C
Close your eyes and think of me
I am not far away
Our love links us for eternity
I am with you whenever you pray
Comforting Death Sayings: D
Death is the greatest leveler.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
Love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Comforting Death Sayings: F
Fear of death is worse that death itself.
Comforting Sayings: G
God has not taken them from us. He has hidden them in his heart, that they may be closer to ours.
Comforting Death Sayings: I
I aspire to inspire before I expire.
I know you are not far away
I feel your presence around me
Our love binds us together always
We two, are one, eternally
Illustrated by Sandra Reeves
In life there are some things we might never really get over. Sometimes the best we can do is just to get through. But that’s okay, there’s still a lot of beauty to find on the other side.
It’s not what you leave to your children, it’s what you leave in your children.
Comforting Sayings: L
Look upon death as a home-going.
Comforting Sayings: M
May loving memories bring you strength, comfort and peace.
Comforting Sayings: N
Never more than a whisper away.
Comforting Death Sayings: O
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
One word spoken with love… can soothe a sorrowful heart.
Our love is still strong it can survive
Even the thing that we most dread
My memories of you will keep me going
Through the days and the years ahead
Our loved ones are never far away
Our love binds us together
The love we’ve shared over the years
Lives on and survives forever
Comforting Sayings: P
Perhaps they are not stars, but openings in heaven, where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us, to let us know they are happy.
Comforting Sayings: S
Someone asked, why do the best people die so soon? And got a beautiful reply. When you are in a garden, which flower would you pick first?… The most beautiful one! That’s why!
Comforting Sayings: T
Tears of love do not cause sorrow… they become pearls.
The fact that there is a Beginning or an End is just a concept seeded into your mind by society. You are Constant, Continuous, Infinite Energy and Energy never ends it Transforms.
The only thing we can take is love
When our time on Earth is complete
The love we feel, give and receive
Lives on, for again we will meet
There are some who bring a great Light into the world, that even after they have gone, the Light remains.
Those we hold most dear, never truly leave us. They live on in the kindness they showed, the comfort they shared, and the love they brought into our lives.
Those we love don’t go away
They walk beside us everyday
Unseen, unheard, but always near
Still loved, still missed and very dear
Those we love remain with us… for love itself lives on.
Those who die, go no further from us than God… And God is very near.
To live is to go on a journey. To die is to come back home.
True friends are never forgotten. They live within your heart.
Comforting Death Sayings: U
Unconditional Love… Lasts Forever.
Comforting Sayings: W
We give our loved ones back to God, and just as He first gave them to us and did not lose them in the giving, so we have not lost them in returning them to Him. For life is eternal. Love is immortal. Death is only a horizon, and a horizon is nothing but the limit of our earthly sight.
What if?.. This reality is a dream and when we die… We wake up.
When someone you love becomes a memory… The memory becomes a treasure.
When you lose someone you love, you gain an Angel that you know.
While they live, cherished in our memories, they are never far away.
Comforting Sayings: Y
Your wings were ready, but my heart was not.