81+ Meaningful Goodbye Quotes to Say Farewell

Life is full of goodbyes. It is really very hard to say goodbye to someone who you love. When time to say goodbye is came, you will feel sad. Famous goodbye quotes help you express how you feel and make the transition smoother and more memorable.

Regardless of how you define it, goodbye can often be hard to express, but with hurt quotes, you can put into words. Understand your feelings with powerful unrequited love quotes and broken heart quotes of some of the most famous writers, actors, and even philosophers from history.

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Goodbye Quotes

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

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

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

Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow. William Shakespeare

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

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Goodbye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be. Disney

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

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

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

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

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May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. Irish Blessing

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting. Peter Pan

Goodbyes, they often come in waves. Jarod Kintz

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

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Goodbye always makes my throat hurt. Charlie Brown

The easiest way to find out how you feel about someone. Say goodbye. Phil Knight

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

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

A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again, after moments or a lifetime, is certain for those who are friends. Richard Bach

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

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

You can kiss your family and friends goodbye 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

Famous Farewell Quotes

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

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller

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We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere. Tim McGraw

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

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

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh)

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

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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

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 goodbye. I hate goodbyes. I know what I need. I need more hellos. Charles M. Schultz

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

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

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

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Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you until we meet again. Unknown

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

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is even if we are apart, I’ll always be with you. A. A. Milne

You know it’s love when you have been saying goodbye for how many times but still you’re not ready to leave. Unknown

I’ve learned that goodbyes will always hurt, pictures will never replace having been there, memories good and bad will bring tears, and words can never replace feelings. Unknown

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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

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

Emotional Goodbye Quotes

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

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

Life is made of so many partings welded together. Charles Dickens

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The return makes one love the farewell. Alfred de Musset

There was something unfinished about not saying farewell, like a door left open in the chill night. Julie C. Dao

I’ve been in the same place for 10 years and having to say goodbye and clean out the locker is the toughest part. Roy Oswalt

Being able to say goodbye is a sign of growth. Gustavo Cerati

Sometimes you have to say goodbye to the things you know and hello to the things you don’t. Steve McQueen

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

If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again. John Mayer

With every goodbye comes a new beginning and we can look forward to the possibilities that lie ahead. When we part ways, we can take comfort in knowing that life was good. Rolf van der Wind

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 last time when the quivering lips pronounce the word, farewell. R.M. Ballantyne

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

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It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside when the soul is to enter into real life; ’tis rather an embryo state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new child is born among the immortals? Benjamin Franklin

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. William Penn

May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be always with you, may the sunshine warm you always till we meet again. The Hobbit

I exist in two places, here and where you are. Margaret Atwood

I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart). E.E. Cummings

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Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great. Roger de Bussy-Rabutin

We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there. Pascal Mercie

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

I will always cherish all those moments we spent together, all those laughter we shared, all those stories we told. Farewell, my friend! Anonymous

I have to say goodbye to you now but always keep in mind that we will meet again soon. You will always be in my heart! Anonymous

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You have not just been a friend to me, you have been a family, a home, a shoulder to cry on. I’ll miss you! Goodbye and good luck! Anonymous

Adios, friend! We may not meet every day, but you will always be in my thoughts! Anonymous

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

Touching Goodbye Quotes

Good friends never say goodbye. They simply say “See you soon.” Anonymous

Though miles may lie between us, we are never far apart, for friendship doesn’t count miles, it’s measured by the heart. Anonymous

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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

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

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

Our friendship has taken me on a magical journey which will never come to an end. Even though you are going away, we will never stop being friends. Goodbye. Anonymous

I will force myself to say the word goodbye, but my heart will never mean it. Goodbye. Anonymous

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I never thought saying goodbye would hurt this much. Be safe wherever you go. Goodbye dear friend! Anonymous

The warmth of your friendship kept me alive all these years. Only if you knew how hard it is for me to say goodbye to you! Anonymous

It’s hard to accept that the crossroads of destiny is making us part. I will miss you! Take care. Anonymous

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The only reason I am happy saying goodbye is that I know that life will find a way to bring us back together again. Farewell. Anonymous

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

Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he? Clarence The Angel