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Different Ways to Say Rest In Peace (RIP Messages)

The death of a beloved is the most painful incident in a person’s life. Friends and relatives gather around the grief stricken family to offer their condolences to them and render strength during their difficult time. It is important to pick words carefully during this time to ensure you do not hurt anyone’s sentiments.

How to Say RIP (Rest In Peace Messages)

Rest In Peace Sayings and Rest In Peace Quotes

Many people find it hard to offer condolences as they just do not understand what to say at such a time. They hesitate to call up the grieved family or visit them just because they fall short of words.

They try to avoid the situation just so that they do not end up saying something awkward that makes the other person uncomfortable.

If you have faced such a situation and want to know how to console a person at such a time then read on to find out different ways to say rest in peace. These sayings can particularly be used during the prayer meetings held for the departed soul.

Rest In Peace Status and Messages

Will miss you forever as in the night when we miss the sun.

I would not let the world forget who you are, I will always be true to you and loyal as well.

When I have forgotten everyone else, I will remember you as the best thing for me, forever.

Your soul has learned everything that it was supposed to learn so it was then free for leaving.

Rest in peace

Death is certainly not the end, there is more that we can impart on the next generations too.

I want to tell you that these bodies are just containers, our soul will move on to the next life.

I wish that you can rest in peace now, you have died fighting your disease, so now just relax.

You love life and life will love you, just not as much, for death is its counterpart, always was.

God may bless him. RIP.


Rest In Peace Messages


It is hard to accept your absence. RIP!

People go and time flies but memories are not. RIP.

Our journey was awesome because you were the part of our life.

Rest in peace and you will see that the afterlife is a place where you belong now, my dear.

You meant a lot in our life. RIP.

Rest in Peace. It is very hard to forget a person like you.

Rest in peace and remember that we will never once forget how you touched all our lives.

I must have been dreaming but your hand reached out to me and helped me get free of you.

Rest in Peace Quotes

Rest in peace and one day we will meet once more, in different bodies with the same souls.

Rest In Peace Quotes and Sayings

He died that day because his body had served its purpose. His soul had done what it came to do, learned what it came to learn, and then was free to leave.
-Garth Stein.

My life will end someday, but it will end at my convenience.
-Michael Bassey Johnson.

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.

I can’t hold the tears back. It wasn’t fair that you’re life had to end. I’ll always keep you in my heart. Rest in peace my friend.
-Jay Jay.

My beloved soul, having awakened at last into My Peace, you can return consciously and completely to your own Original Source. As this homecoming fills you with in expressible joy it pervades Allah Most High with profound delight as well (You will) experience the perfect union with Love that is My highest Paradise.
–Lex Hixon.

Death is one of two things. Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from one place to another.

Rest In Peace Sayings


Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
-Albert Einstein.

Not everyone who died had left a memory and not everyone who had left a memory had left a blessed one. Therefore, not all have died should be tagged of a blessed memory.
–Israelmore Ayivor.

Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.

We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.
–Marcel Proust.

I want to find a quiet place, to sit with you a while, to talk about the happy times, and hope that makes you smile. Rest in Peace Darling.
–Susan Smith.

The dead has always been within us, its just the graveyard where we lay to rest.
–Anthony Liccione.

At first are moving tombs on the surface of the surface of the earth; then we become static tombs in the brims of the cemetary soil; waiting to become eternal people in fellowship for God. I know there is another fellowship in heaven!
-Israelmore Ayivor.

When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death,so when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over gain in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
–Chief Aupumut.

All say, How hard it is that we have to die – a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain.

Take a seat, I’m undefeated in this art of war. Rest in peace to the pussies, it’s time to scar some more.
–Rick Ross.

There are no goodbyes. Where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart.

Peace does not rest in charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of the people.
–John F. Kennedy.

Death is just another stage of life, although the one you kind of hope comes last.
–Robert Breault.

Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
–Nelson Mandela.

May tender memories soften your grief, may fond recollection bring you relief, and may you find comfort and peace in the thought of the joy that knowing your loved one brought. For time and space can never divide or keep your loved one from your side. When memory paints in colors true, the happy hours that belonged to you.
–Helen Steiner Rice.

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
–Anne Grant.

Great Spirit when we come singing. When we face the sunset the last song, may it be, without shame, singing It is finished in beauty. It is finished in beauty!
–Evelyn Eaton.

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
–Native American Proverb.

Loving memories last forever, I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.
–Leo Buscaglia.

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.
–Leo Buscaglia.

And because I love this life I know I shall love death as well The child cries out when From the right breast the mother Takes it away, in the very next moment to find in the left one its consolation.
–Rabindranath Tagore.

We hope this list of rests in peace quotes help you to express what you feel in this hard moment. Remember something, we only live once, try to be happy the way you are and your soul will be in peace forever.

  1. 🌹 Gone but never forgotten. Rest in Peace. 🕊️
  2. 😔 You will be dearly missed. Rest in Peace. 🙏
  3. 🌟 May your soul find eternal peace. Rest in Peace. 🕯️
  4. 💔 Forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace. 🌹
  5. 😇 Rest easy now. You’ve earned your wings. 🕊️
  6. 🕊️ Peace, love, and light on your journey. Rest in Peace. 🌟
  7. 🙏 Gone too soon. Rest in Peace. 🌹
  8. 💐 Rest peacefully in the arms of angels. 🕊️
  9. 🌌 May the heavens embrace you with serenity. Rest in Peace. 🌹
  10. 🌈 Your memory will shine brightly forever. Rest in Peace. 🕯️


We hope the information shared here will help you console your friends and relatives during their most difficult times. Carefully chosen words can comfort them and give them the strength to go on at such a time.

You can use these sayings to offer condolences over the phone, in person or on social media platforms. And You can also use these during the condolence meetings to show your love and respect for the departed soul.

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Shailja is a post graduate in English Literature. Writing comes naturally to her and she is content doing what she does best - writing and editing. An avid reader, a nature lover and a travel enthusiast are some of the other terms that describe her.