41 Quotes About Farewells and Goodbyes

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Having to say goodbye to someone that is an important figure in your life can be difficult. Finding solace and comfort in knowing that things will continue to get better, here is a look at some great quotes about farewells and goodbyes that are inspiring.

“A death from a long illness is very different from a sudden death. It gives you time to say goodbye and time to adjust to the idea that the beloved will not be with you anymore.”

“A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Civilization has given us enormous successes: going to the moon, technology. But then this is the civilisation that took us to debt, environmental crisis, every single crisis. We need a civilization where we say goodbye to these things.”

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

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

“Goodbyes are not forever, Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you, Until we meet again.”

“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.”

“Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted.”

“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.”

“History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later.'”

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”

“I am not afraid of dying. I have lived longer than most people in the world. What scares me is to have a body that works but a brain that is waving goodbye. If that happens, I hope I die quickly.”

“I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!”

“I really don’t want to say goodbye to any of you people.”

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.”

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

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.”

“Life is a journey, not a destination.”

“Man’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell.”

“Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.”

“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”

“Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.”

“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.”

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

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

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”

“The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.”

“The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and goodbye for the last.”

“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”

“This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.”

“To part is the lot of all mankind. The world is a scene of constant leave-taking, and the hands that grasp in cordial greeting today, are doomed ere long to unite for the the last time, when the quivering lips pronounce the word – Farewell.”

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

“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.”

“When I go to a party, nobody says hello. But when I leave, everybody says goodbye.”

“When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That’s when the sparkle started for me.”

“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.”

“Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, though somewhere in the middle we became the best of friends.”

“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.”

Finding the right words for your goodbye message will help to bring some comfort in your life.