35 Quotes About Departing Friends

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Friendships are an important part of your life. From creating trust and special bonds, here is a look at some incredible quotes about departing friends.

“Besides inquiries as to our general well-being, the first thing asked about us, in our first seconds of being alive, is whether we’re a boy or girl. Our first passport through this world is our genitals.”

“Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”

“Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.”

“Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.”

“Every thought and word that a novelist thinks or writes is part of that castle constructed from sands on the beach of Me, including the turret or rampart or moat he may have thought or written on behalf of someone or something else.”

“Excuse me, then! you know my heart; But dearest friends, alas! must part.”

“False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine but leaving us when we cross into the shade.”

“I can’t remember all the times I told myself to hold on to these moments as they pass.”

“I think arriving at or departing from any airport in America is just horrendous these days.”

“If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.”

“I’m not sure there’s a difference between books that affected the way I see the world and books that influenced me as a writer.”

“It’s not always clear whether the filmmaker intends our alienation or is even aware of it.”

“Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.”

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”

“Memories last forever, never do they die. Friends stay together, never say goodbye.”

“Memory runs by its own itinerary, departing and arriving at stations of the past on its own schedule.”

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

“Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. ”

“Nothing manifests more persuasively the American contradiction than that the author of the Declaration of Independence, a slave owner, wrote an antislavery clause into the document – as if to compel himself to be better than he was – which then had to be edited out so the Southern states, including Thomas Jefferson’s own, would sign it.”

“Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence.”

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

“Struggling to end the war and to eliminate slavery once and for all by way of the 13th Amendment, with the amendment’s prospective passage undermining the effort to make peace with the Confederacy and vice versa, Lincoln embodied the Great Man theory that leftists disdain.”

“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.”

“The notion of artistic responsibility begs questions with no satisfactory conclusions, the most inevitable and ineffectual being that we should just keep thinking and talking about it, given that the alternative – a governmental body monitoring the movies we make and see – is unacceptable.”

“The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried.”

“The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.”

“There are no good-byes, where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart.”

“True friends cry when you leave. Fake friends leave when you cry.”

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.”

“Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.”

“We only part to meet again.”

“We started here together and now we’re leaving the same way. The funny thing is you never appreciate what you had yesterday until it is gone today.”

“When a friend leaves you, you move on. When a best friend leaves you, part of you is gone.”

“When you part from your friend, you grieve not. For that which you love in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is cleaner from the plain.”

“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. Someone always leaves. Then we would have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos.”

There is a science to successful friendships. Following the right formula will ensure long term happiness.