282+ Goodbye Quotes And Saying

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A farewell is a beautiful and soft word and yet it is a horrible and heavy thing too! – Mehmet Ildan

A friend who stands with you in pressure is more valuable than a hundred ones who stand with you in pleasure. – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it. – Helen Rowland

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

A sap run is the sweet goodbye of winter. It is the fruit of the equal marriage of the sun and frost. -John Burroughs

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. — Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment. – William Shakespeare

Absence from whom we love is worse than death and frustrates hope severer than despair. – William Cowper

Adieu! I have too grieved a heart to take a tedious leave. – William Shakespeare

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.  – Anatole France

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All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. — Walt Disney

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Khalil Gibran

And the relationships that happen become so intense, deep, involved, and complex and really hard to say goodbye to. The hardest part of the show is saying goodbye when it’s all done. It really breaks you. -Genevieve Gorder

And ’t is a strange truth that only in the agony of parting we look into the depths of love. – George Eliot

Anyone with a heart, a family, has experienced loss. No one escapes unscathed. Every story of separation is different, but I think we all understand the basic, wrenching emotion that comes from saying goodbye, not knowing if we will see that person again, or perhaps knowing that we will not. – Luanne Rice

As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delight of presence best known by the torments of absence. – Alcibiades

As the presence of those we love is as a double life, so absence, in its anxious longing and sense of vacancy, is as a foretaste of death. – Anna Brownell Jameson

At last, the wheel comes full circle. ― Cassandra Clare

At the end of the day, I have always seen the end of my relationships as a personal failure. There is nothing ever pretty in saying goodbye. – Elisabetta Canalis

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch. — Garrison Keillor

Before you leave me again, tell me, so I can let you know if I’m ready to watch you go. – Donna M. Zadunajsky

But fate ordains that dearest friends must part. – Edward Young

But, of course, it isn’t really Good-bye, because the Forest will always be there…and anybody who is Friendly with Bears can find it. – A. A. Milne

By and by we shall say goodbye. – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Can miles truly separate you from friends…. If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there? – Richard Bach

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Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye? – Ovid

Death’s in goodbye. – Anne Sexton

Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.  – Clarence Darrow

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Do you know what your problem is? You can’t live with the idea that someone might leave. ― John Green

Don’t be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. – Richard Bach

Don’t cry because it’s over, SMILE because it happened. – Dr. Seuss

Don’t ever tell anyone anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.  – J.D. Salinger

Don’t let the goodbyes hurt you instead think about the moments we spent together. – Frank Alile

Don’t say goodbye, because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.  – Peter Pan

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation? – Kahlil Gibran

Every day I shall put my papers in order and every day I shall say farewell. And the real farewell, when it comes, will only be a small outward confirmation of what has been accomplished within me from day-to-day. – Etty Hillesum

Every moment was a precious thing, having in it the essence of finality. ― Daphne du Maurier

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.  – Semisonic

Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven. – Tryon Edwards

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Everyone can have their heartbreak. Even if you know the relationship is not working. It is still sad. Even in a bad relationship, they are a part of your life for a long time, and saying goodbye to that can be difficult. – James Marsden

Excuse me, then. You know my heart. But dearest friends, alas! must part. – John Gay

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. – J. R. R. Tolkien

Farewell has a sweet sound of reluctance. Good-by is short and final, a word with teeth sharp to bite through the string that ties past to the future. – John Steinbeck

Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again.  – William Shakespeare

Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ. – Donald Cargill

Farewell, so long to a year gone by and hello to the new. – Catherine Pulsifer

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercises, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  – Sasha Cohen

For every goodbye, God also provides a hello. – Donna Gable Hatch

Forever, and forever, farewell, Cassius! If we do meet again, why, we shall smile; If not, why then this parting was well made.  – William Shakespeare

Friends are friends forever if the Lord’s the Lord of them. And a friend will not say never, ’cause the welcome will not end. Though it’s hard to let you go, in the Father’s hands we know, that a lifetime’s not too long to live as friends. — Michael W. Smith

From all my dreams where you felt everlasting to all my clothes your words used to wear, to the old end, to the new beginning, you have lost me everywhere. – Khadija Rupa

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Gaze up at the stars knowing that I see the same sky and wish the same sweet dreams. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined. — Henry David Thoreau

Gone—flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart. – Alfred Tennyson

Good-bye doesn’t have to be forever.  – Jenny Han

Good-byes breed a sort of distaste for whomever you say good-bye to; this hurts, you feel, this must not happen again.  – Elizabeth Bowen

Goodbye. Just tonight. Not ever. ― Rainbow Rowell

Goodbye always makes my throat hurt.  – Charlie Brown

Goodbye doesn’t mean forever. — David Gates

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Goodbye doesn’t mean the end. It only means that I will return or see you some other time. Take the sky, for example, the sun tells the sky goodbye when it gets dark only to return the next day once it is bright. – Frank Alile

Goodbye is the best ever gift that you can receive from worse friends. Never hesitate to wave it back. Be bold to say “no” to what always keeps you static! – Israelmore Ayivor

Goodbye is the last time I will hold you near. – Celine Dion

Goodbye is the saddest word I ever heard. – Celine Dion

Goodbye may seem forever. A farewell is like an end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be. — Walt Disney

Goodbye to last year we see it has passed, and a wish of hope and faith for the coming year. God bless! – Catherine Pulsifer

Goodbye to the sun that shines for me no longer. – Sophocles

Goodbye – Because I love you. — Kate Chopin

Goodbye, goodbye, I hate the word. Solitude has long since turned brown and withered, sitting bitter in my mouth and heavy in my veins. – R.M. Grenon

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Goodbye, proud world! I’m going home; Thou art, not my friend, and I’m not there. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Goodbye- please don’t cry/we both know that I’m not what you need. But I will always love you. – Dolly Parton

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. – Rumi

Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted. — Ritu Ghatourey

Goodbyes, they often come in waves.   – Jarod Kintz

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Graduation is a time of completion, of finishing, of an ending, of a sweet goodbye to school, however, it is also a time of celebration of achievement and a beginning for the new graduate. – Catherine Pulsifer

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Happy trails to you, until we meet again. – Dale Evans

Here lies my past, Goodbye I have kissed it; Thank you, kids, I wouldn’t have missed it. – Ogden Nash

here we were again, always saying good-bye. ― Maggie Stiefvater

History never really says goodbye. History says, See you later. – Eduardo Galeano

How do you keep the past behind when it keeps finding ways to get to your heart? It reaches way down deep and tears you inside out till you’re torn apart. – Rent

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. – Carol Sobieski and Thomas Meehan

I am not afraid to die; I am only afraid of saying goodbye to you forever. ― Shannon L. Alder

I been a long time leaving but I’m going to be a long time gone.  – Willie Nelson

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop. – Terry Pratchett

I believe that saying ‘Hello’ and saying ‘Goodbye’ are the two major learning tasks all humans need to accomplish. – John Hughes

I did not realize that saying good-bye would be the most difficult thing I had to do in my life.-Kay Duncan

I didn’t think saying good-bye would be so hard. And with everything that’s to come—We’ll face it together. To whatever end.  ― Sarah J. Maas

I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye, that was the trouble; I wanted to kiss you goodnight. And there’s a lot of difference. – Ernest Hemingway

I do not say goodbye. I believe that’s one of the bullshitiest words ever invented. It’s not like you’re given the choice to say bad-bye or awful-bye, or couldn’t-care-less-about-you-bye. Every time you leave, it’s supposed to be a good one. – John Green

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I don’t think that I could ever say goodbye to you… Not even if you said it to me.  ―Jaimie Roberts

I find wisdom in the waves. Goodbye is a hello to a life without you. – Jarod Kintz

I have had a happy life and thank the lord. Goodbye and may God bless you all. – Christopher McCandless

I have learned along my journey that letting go doesn’t mean loving less.  – Alex Elle

I have to say goodbye to things in order to take on bigger things that I have always wanted to do. – MAHERSHALA ALI

I hope no one who reads this book has been quite as miserable as Susan and Lucy were that night, but if you have been – if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you – you will know that there comes, in the end, a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing is ever going to happen again. ― C.S. Lewis

I keep going till that pain says hello to me. I don’t say goodbye until that pain says hello. That’s a good set. — Greg Plitt

I know I’ll see you again, whether far or soon. But I need you to know, that I care and I miss you. — Brandon Boyd

I know too well how good-bye can steal more than just the future. – Talia Vance

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you.  – Frida Kahlo

I love you more than songs can say, but I can’t keep running after yesterday. ― John Mayer

I make it easier for people to leave by making them hate me a little. — Cecelia Ahern

I prefer to hear you say see you soon to hear you say goodbye. – Frank Alile

I realized those things my ego needed – fame and success – were going to make me terribly unhappy. So I wrenched myself away from that. I had to. I had to walk away from America and say goodbye to the biggest part of my career because I knew, otherwise, my demons would get the better of me. -George Michael

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I really don’t want to say goodbye to any of you people. – Christa McAuliffe

I remember saying goodbye to my father the night he left to join the Navy. He didn’t have to. He was older than other servicemen and had a family to support but he wanted to be a part of the fight against fascism, not just make movies about it. I admired this about him. – Jane Fonda

I remember when we kissed. I still feel it on my lips. The time you danced with me with no music playing. I remember the simple things. I remember till I cry. But the one thing I wish I’d forget, the memory I wanna forget is goodbye. — Miley Cyrus

I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye. — Yann Martel

I think that you’re supposed to know when it’s time to say goodbye.  – Judy Sheindlin

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

I think we all would want that goodbye to mean this. – MatrixGuy

I thought I was stronger than a word, but I just discovered that having to say goodbye to you is by far the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.  – Colleen Hoover

I want you to know, that should I go, I always loved you, held you high above, too. I studied your face and the fear goes away. — Eddie Vedder

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. – Gilda Radner

I was a million percent in love with Edward Scissorhands. I remember looking in the mirror on the last day of shooting… and thinking how sad I was to be saying goodbye to Edward. – Johnny Depp

I was trying to feel some kind of good-bye. I mean I’ve left schools and places I didn’t even know I was leaving them. I hate that. I don’t care if it’s a sad good-bye or a bad good-bye, but when I leave a place I like to know I’m leaving it. If you don’t you feel even worse. ― J.D. Salinger

I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT…Goodbye. ― Steve Maraboli

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I wonder how you say goodbye to someone forever? – Ann M. Martin

If God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. —Matthew 6:30

If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden.  – Claudia Adrienne Grandi

If I knew this is your final goodbye; I’d have told you that still, I have a lot of things to say. I’d have told you how you changed my life, how you made me close to Me, how you made me realize the beauty of the world. – Crestless Wave

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If I leave you, it doesn’t mean I love you any less. Keep me in your heart for a while. — Warren Zevon

If you care about a guy so much don’t you dare ever say goodbye cause your just going to break his heart in two. – Leslie

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. – A. A. Milne

If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. – Paulo Coelho

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Imagine feeling like every kiss goodbye to your loved ones each day might be your last kiss. Police officers and their families feel this way every single day. – KAREN SALMANSOHN

In a language containing a quarter of a million words, we can say the same thing many ways – farewell, see ya, bye-bye, catch you later, ta-ta, goodbye. … On the other hand, just one word – goodbye – can mean many things. – Julie Rember

In the hope to meet Shortly again, and make our absence sweet. – Ben Jonson

In the twilight glow, I see her, blue eyes crying in the rain. As we kissed goodbye and parted, I knew we’d never meet again. — Willie Nelson

It ain’t easy to ever say goodbye. It ain’t easy letting go of the ones you love. But, believe me, we’ll meet again by and by. If not here, then somewhere up above. — Wynonna Judd

It feels right. But it’s emotional. Saying goodbye to anything you’ve done that long is hard. – Angela Ruggiero

It hurts me to say goodbye to you, my love, I will take solace in the fact that tomorrow is another day and until then I will hold on to thoughts of you to keep my heart warm. – Stella Nwagbogwu

It is hard to say goodbye to the streets. It is all how you do it. You can pass by and say ‘what’s happening?’ and keep it moving, but it is a certain element that will never be able to roll with you once you get to this level, because that is the separation of it all. – Snoop Dogg

It is not easy to say goodbye to someone you don’t want to leave. – Frank Alile

It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest thing in the world. – John Green

It is the end of something simple and the beginning of everything else. – Jennifer Baker

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

It is time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I will rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. – Ernie Harwell

It takes courage to say goodbye. To stare at a thing lost and know it is gone forever. – JAY KRISTOFF

It would have been great to have had 10 victories and been in the playoffs and have gone all the way and then said, ‘Goodbye,’ but it didn’t work out that way. – Chuck Noll

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It’s a conclusion of a marvelous career of an honorable man. Everything good about college basketball is in Dick Bennett.  – John Jay

It’s all said and done, it’s real, and it’s been fun. – Green Day

It’s always difficult to say goodbye, especially when one has spent a long time – literally years, in the case of a series – inside a character or two, suffering and celebrating with them. – Lilith Saintcrow

It’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies. – Jack Kerouac

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It’s hard to say goodbye to the place you’ve lived. It can be as hard as saying goodbye to a person. – Jonathan Safran Foer

It’s hard to say how certain stories just punch us in the heart and the brain at the same time in the end. I suppose that’s what we’re all looking for. But each story has its own valence, its own way of saying goodbye to you. – T. C. Boyle

It’s not the days in life we remember, rather the moments.  – Walt Disney

It’s sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye. – Carrie Underwood

It’s something unpredictable, but in the end, is right, I hope you had the time of your life. – Green Day

It’s the emptiest and yet the fullest of all human messages: Good-bye. – Kurt Vonnegut

I’d like to do the first record I ever made, A Church, a Courtroom, and Then Goodbye. – Patsy Cline

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

I’ll remember you, though. I remember everyone that leaves. – Lilo and Stitch

I’ll see you in another life. When we are both cats.  – Tom Cruise

I’m floating. I’m flowing. I’m loving, but I’m going.  ― Dominic Riccitello

I’m so sorry that I wasted your time because you really do mean a lot to me and I hope you have a very nice life because I really think you deserve it. I really do. I hope you do, too. Okay, then. Goodbye. — Stephen Chbosky

I’ve got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are ‘hello,’ ‘goodbye,’ and I’m pregnant. – Dean Martin

Kindred hearts no distance parts. – James Lendall Basford

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Las Vegas is the only place I know where money really talks – it says, Goodbye. — Frank Sinatra\

Let me kiss off that falling tear, We only part to meet again. – John Gay

Life is a journey, not a destination. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes. I’m afraid is time for goodbye again.  – Billy Joel

Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye. – Douglas MacArthur

Live your life as if you are ready to say goodbye to it at any moment as if the time left for you were some pleasant surprise. — Marcus Aurelius

Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.  – Kai Knudsen

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years: And every little absence is an age. – John Dryden

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Man’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell.  – Jean Paul Richter

May everyone lives, And may everyone die. Hello, my love, And my love, Goodbye. — Leonard Cohen

May you have warm words on a cool evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road all the way to your door. – Irish Toast

Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we’ve lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them, we’ve found each other. And maybe each time, we’ve been forced apart for the same reasons. That means that this goodbye is both a goodbye for the past ten thousand years and a prelude to what will come. ― Nicholas Sparks

Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left. – Robert Byrne

Men’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell; like the glaciers, which are transparent and rosy-hued only at sunrise and sunset…  – Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

Most songs that aren’t jump-rope songs, or lullabies, are cautionary tales or goodbye songs and road songs. – Tom Waits

Moving on is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard. — Dave Mustaine

My breaking heart and I agree, that you and I could never be, so with my best…my very best, I set you free. ― Rachel Yamagata

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Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life. – Jean Paul Richter

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.  – Robert Southey

No more memories, no more silent tears. No more gazing across the wasted years. Help me say goodbye. – Andrew Lloyd Webber

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No more words. We know them all, all the words that should not be said. But you have made my world more perfect. – Terry Pratchett

Not for everyone, the darkest night is bid farewell by a bright sunrise. – Saud khan

Nothing hurts like a hostile farewell.  – Regina Jennings

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. – Henry David Thoreau

Nothing’s worse than saying goodbye. It’s a little like dying. — Marjane Satrapi

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Now I know who you are U got nothin’ on me, I see I should’ve known it from the start You can’t tell me lies Don’t even try cuz This is goodbye Goodbye. — Demi Lovato

Now I’m seen by more people in one episode than I was in 20 years of theatre and movies. It’s gratifying to have an impact on 25 million people a night, but I can say goodbye to my lunch-pail life as a working actor. I’m scared I might be a celebrity. –  William Petersen

Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence.  – Pam Brown

One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting.  – Mariah Carey

One day you retire, and you get a social life.  – Jennifer Love Hewitt

One kind kiss before we part, drop a tear, and bid adieu; Though we sever, my fond heart, till we meet shall pant for you. – Robert Dodsley

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. – George Eliot

Our memories of yesterday will last a lifetime. We’ll take the best, forget the rest, and someday will find that these are the best of times. — Dennis DeYoung

Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell. – Emily Dickinson

Parting is such sweet sorrow. – William Shakespeare

Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave. – A.A. Milne

Promise to give me a kiss on my brow when I am dead. I shall feel it. – Victor Hugo

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Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry. –  Dr. Seuss

Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. -Jonathan Harnisch

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. – Mahatma Gandhi

Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it. – Trey Parker

Saying goodbye feels hard, for sure, but I am confident that it is a door through which we walk to bring us to another good chapter in our story together.  – Claudia Quigg

Saying goodbye is a little like dying. – Marjane Satrapi

Saying goodbye is the hardest solution of any problem. But sometimes it’s the only choice we have. -Anurag Prakash Ray

See You Later Alligator.  – Bill Haley

So for now I say goodbye to this chapter of my life and I look forward to what comes next. – Brooke Davis

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. – Helen Keller

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So long, and thanks for all the fish!  – Douglas Adams

So long, see you around, but never a final goodbye. – Fred Flagler

So sweetly she bade me adieu, I thought that she bade me return. – William Shenstone

So, old friends, now it’s time to start growing up, taking charge, seeing things as they are, facing facts, not escaping them, still with dreams, just reshaping them, growing up.  – Stephen Sondheim

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. – Oscar Wilde

Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same. – Flavia Weedn

Some trails are happy ones, Others are blue. It’s the way you ride the trail that counts, Here’s a happy one for you. – Dale Evans

Someone always leaves. – Charles Schulz

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Sometimes good-bye is a second chance. Clears your head. Anyway… missing someone makes you remember why you loved that person in the first place. – Jamie McGuire

Sometimes to someone you love you want to say goodbye, but you can’t get the words out. Because in your heart saying goodbye would just be a lie. – Mitch Cuento

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Stutz-Martin said a brief and informal “goodbye ceremony” can be surprisingly effective in helping people let go of a beloved property. – Ellen James Martin

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow ray of a departing sun, it falls tenderly yet sadly on the heart. – Washington Irving

Thank God I found the good in goodbye. – Beyoncé Knowles

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Thank you for listening, thank you for aiding me. And now, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, I bid you goodbye and take my leave. – Frank Deford

That bitter word, which closed all earthly friendships and finished every feast of love farewell! – Robert Pollok

The best things said come last. People will talk for hours saying nothing much and then linger at the door with words that come with a rush from the heart. – Alan Alda

The distance of Time and Place do really cure what they seem to aggravate; and taking Leave of our Friends resembles taking Leave of the World, concerning which it hath been often said, that it is not Death but Dying which is terrible. – Henry Fielding

The Duke of Edinburgh has perfected the art of saying hello and goodbye in the same handshake.- Jennie Bond

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

The finale of every year is a time to say goodbye to one year and welcome the coming of a new one. A blessed year may it be. – Kate Summers

The French have a phrase for it. The bastards have a phrase for everything and they are always right. — Raymond Chandler

The hardest goodbyes are the ones that were never said and never explained, the ones where the story wasn’t over. – Virginia Brown

The ideal death, I think, is what was the ideal Victorian death, you know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop. – Terry Pratchett

The last thing I say on most phone calls is not, ‘Goodbye,’ but,  Thank you. –  Marshall Goldsmith

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb. Time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired. – Robert Southey

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The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.  – Wendy Wunder

The pain of a hard good-bye is the heart’s tribute to the privilege to love.  – Beth Moore

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. – Charles Dickens

The reason it hurts so much to separate is that our souls are connected. – Nicholas Sparks

The return makes one love farewell.  – Alfred De Musset

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The song is ended, but the melody lingers on. – Irving Berlin

The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye…until we meet again. ― Jimi Hendrix

The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and goodbye for the last. – Moira Rogers

The woman who died the night after night and her dying was a long goodbye, a train that never left. -Octavio Paz

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning. – Ivy Baker Priest

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

There are no good-byes, where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart. – Mahatma Gandhi

There is a time for departure even when there is no certain place to go. – Tennessee Williams

There is almost nothing more painful for a leader than seeing good people leave a growing organization, whether it’s a priest watching a Sunday school teacher walk out the door or a CEO saying goodbye to a co-founder. – Patrick Lencioni

There is always a sadness about packing. I guess you wonder if where you’re going is as good as where you’ve been. – Richard Proenneke

There should have been a better farewell. But in the end, there never is. And we take what meager scraps we can find. – Richard K. Morgan

There’s no love without tears, there’s no happiness without sacrifice, and there’s no forever without a goodbye. — Marquesia White

There’s nothing good about goodnight when it means goodbye. ― Jeff Thomas

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They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.  – Confucius

They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I’m going to miss mine by just a few days.  – Garrison Keillor

This is a long goodbye, yet not time enough. I have no aptitude for this. I cannot learn this. I would hold on, and hold on until my hands clutch at emptiness. ― Juliet Marillier

This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.  – Nicholas Sparks

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To Die and Part Is a less Evil — But to Part and Live There, there’s the Torment. – George Granville

To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment. – George Lansdowne

To say goodbye is to die a little. To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter. – Nabil Toussi

To say goodbye is to die a little. — Raymond Chandler

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

Two of the greatest predictors of success are the ability to say hello and the ability to say goodbye.  – Robert J. Braathe

Type or paste you never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting. ―     j.M. Barrier

Unless one says goodbye to what one loves, and unless one travels to completely new territories, one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself and eventual extinction. – Jean Dubuffet

We laughed until we had to cry, we loved right down to our last goodbye, we were the best. – St. Elmo’s Fire

We may not know what each day has in store for us. We could be gone tomorrow. Any minute could be our goodbye. But we do have this moment. This time. Today. Right now. It takes way more effort to shell out hate than it does to allow love to flow freely in our lives. After all, it is what we were born to do. – Grace Gealey

We need to say goodbye to the traditional methodologies of corporate universities.  – Marcus Buckingham

We will come back with even better music and concepts to be able to say goodbye to ‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life’ beautifully.  – Suga

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We’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when, but I know we’ll meet again, some sunny day. –Vera Lynn

We’ve shared our happiness and we’ve shared our fears. We’ve shared so many things throughout the years. And when the times were hard we were by each other’s side. You were there to make me laugh when I cried.  – Missy Ulbrich

What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies. ― Jack Kerouac

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What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T.S. Eliot

When I am brave enough to say goodbye I’ll use the wings you gave me and away I’ll fly. ― Celia McMahon

When I diagnose my depression now, I think it was partially about saying goodbye to these kids that I always expected to have but already knew that I wouldn’t. – Elizabeth Gilbert

When I go to a party, nobody says hello. But when I leave, everybody says goodbye. – George Gobel

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

When I look back now, that summer seemed to last forever, and if I had the choice, I’d always want to be there, those were the best days of my life. – Bryan Adams

When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive. – Paulo Coelho

When someone you love says ‘goodbye,’ you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you. — Shannon L. Alder

When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music. – Denis Diderot

When we adopt a dog or a pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason. They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude. – Bruce Cameron

Whenever I have bid a hasty goodbye to a loved one, I’ve always made sure that my record collection was safely stored away in the boot of the car. – Robert Plant

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Whenever you have to say farewell to someone don’t ever say goodbye, say see you later or in till next time but never goodbye. Saying goodbye is like saying see you never. – Gerardo

Where is the good in goodbye? – Meredith Wilson

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell.  – Edna St. Vincent Millay

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however, once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind. – Mary Montagu

Why can’t we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just stay together? I guess that wouldn’t work. Someone would leave. Then we would have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos. – Charles M. Schulz

You and I will meet again, When we’re least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won’t say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.  – Tom Petty

You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time, you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you. – Frederick Buechner

You cannot live a life of only hellos, you must get used to goodbyes as well because one thing is constant in life and that’s change and you must learn to live with it. – Frank Alile

Goodbye Quotes
Goodbye Quotes

You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all. ― Cassandra Clare

You get used to someone—start to like them, even—and they leave. In the end, everyone leaves. ― Rachel Ward

You had me at hello, goodbye and everything in between. – Shannon L. Alder

You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.  – E.B. White

Your retiring so that means you say goodbye to work but not goodbye to us – we have all been friends and coworkers for many years a special bond we will always have! Stay in touch, come and visit us! –Catherine Pulsifer

You’ll stay with me? Until the very end, said James. ― J. K. Rowling

You’ve changed me forever. And I’ll never forget you. – Kiera Cass