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Saying Goodbye Quotes

September 25th, 2015 - 8:29 AM

30 Favorite Goodbye Quotes

If you can’t find the right words to express yourself when it’s time to say farewell, some of these goodbye quotes may be exactly what you need to convey your feelings suitably.   

You may consider writing them in a card, framing them, or if you’re the creative type, painting them on a canvas.  

Saying Goodbye Quotes

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

With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice. – Oprah Winfrey

Promise me you will always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – A. A. Milne

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

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

Walt Disney Saying Goodbye Quote

For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. – Jeremiah 29:11

Leaving yourself behind is the worst loss a person can know. – A. Lynn

If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever. – A. A. Milne

I guess it's gonna have to hurt,
I guess I'm gonna have to cry,
And let go of some things I've loved,
To get to the other side,
I guess it's gonna break me down,
Like falling when you try to fly,
It's sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life,
Starts with goodbye. – Carrie Underwood

When I am brave enough to say goodbye
I'll use the wings you gave me
and away I'll fly. – Celia Mcmahon

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’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams

Quote for saying goodbye

Like a ship blown from its mooring,
By a wind off the sea.
Like a seed dropped by a skybird,
In a distant wood.
Who can say if I've been changed for the better?
But because I knew you,
Because I knew you,
I have been changed for good. – Stephen Schwartz, Wicked

Nothing hurts like a hostile farewell. – Regina Jennings

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

There comes a day in life, when you have said all that you ever wanted to say to someone. But that someone is still waiting. Waiting for words to come out. And that’s when you know there is nothing much left. It is time to say goodbye. – Anusha Bhartiya

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

I salute our journey’s end. – Jerhia

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

Roosevelt goodbye saying

This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever. But most of all, thank you for showing me that there will come a time when I can eventually let you go. – Hussein Nishah

Saying goodbye is a little like dying. – Marjane Satrapi

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

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

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. – A.A. Milne

A. A. Milne goodbye quote

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

Goodbyes, they often come in waves. – Jarod Kintz

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

It’s for the best. Thanks for being my friends. Goodbye. – James Dashner

When I leave, I won’t tell you goodbye – but only because I’m taking you with me. – Jarod Kintz

If you’re brave to say ‘Goodbye’, life will reward you with a ‘Hello.' – Paulo Coelho


Now that we’re all emotional, I would love to hear about the creative ideas you came up with for displaying your goodbye quotes. Are you planning on writing them in a card or creating a piece of art? Or maybe you just needed the perfect words for a tweet? Let us know.