What to Write on a Sympathy Card

One of the hardest things about writing sympathy cards is figuring out what to say. Often, people find it difficult to convey their feelings and thoughts during those times. For this reason, it is important to have some kind of reference when you write your message on paper. This makes the process much easier as you find the right words to express exactly how you feel at that moment. Below you will find a list of hot words and appropriate to act as a guideline. You can use as is or customize them to suit your situation. The most important thing is to capture the gravity of the moment with your words. The recipient will feel appreciated and loved for the time to honor them in their time of pain.

I am deeply saddened by the loss of your daughter. He will always be in our hearts.

What to write on a sympathy card: comforting the mourners

What to Write

Wanting mourning peace, comfort, hope, healing or peace can be very uplifting. You can send a comforting message as part of a longer one.


  • Our hearts are with you and your family.
  • May all good memories that comfort.
  • I am with you in thought and wish you comfort and peace to remember Paul.

What to Write on a Sympathy Card: Sharing the Faith

What to Write

If you strongly believe in the concept of faith as the basis of life, you should not be afraid to let your belief show when you write a message of sympathy. You can desire comfort and peace the recipient of God during difficult times.


  • Peter is now based on the eternal arms of his savior
  • May the good God be with you in this moment of sadness.

What to Write on a Sympathy Card: Support Show

What to Write

If you can offer support, helping to organize housework or any other form of help, you can mention in your message. It will be much appreciated. However, you should ensure that you are able to follow through on your offer.


  • Although I can not take the pain I want you to know that in me you have a shoulder and an ear.
  • I’m thinking of you. You can always reach out if you need help.
  • I realize this is a difficult time for you. If there is anything I can do to help, please let me know.

To make it even more effective, you can try to be more specific with your offer.

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What to Write on a Sympathy Card: Share Quotes

What to Write

If you have a couple of quotes that may be heartwarming or some that have had some special meaning for the dead, you can include in the message.

Do we find some favorite words of comfort or healing? Or are you aware of some words that had special meaning for the deceased? Feel free to talk when you sign your card.


  • “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
    – Matthew 11:28 (NIV)
  • When I lost my brother, these words of Hellen Keller I consulates. I hope you also console.

    “What we have enjoyed since it can never be lost. Everything we deeply love becomes part of us.”

  • “The memory of those who have done their beloved is the only consolation when we lose.” -Demoustier