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Saying Goodbye Quotes

August 29th, 2013 - 4:16 PM

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
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  • Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined. – Henry David Thoreau
  • All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney
  • I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams
  • A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor. - Unknown
  • 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
  • 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. – Winnie the Pooh
  • Life is a journey not a destination. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A memory lasts forever, never does it die. True friends stay together and never say goodbye. - Unknown
  • Though miles may lie between us we are never far apart, for friendship doesn’t count miles it’s measured by the heart. – Unknown
  • 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’ve learned that goodbyes will always hurt, pictures will never replace having been there, memories good or bad will bring tears, and words can’t ever replace those feelings. – Unknown
  • Someday everything will all make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason. – Unknown
  • 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
  • How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. – Winnie The Pooh
  • 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
  • There’s no love without tears, there’s no happiness without sacrifice, and there’s no forever without goodbye. – Marquesia White
  • If you’re brave to say ‘Goodbye’, life will reward you with a ‘”Hello.” – Paulo Coelho
  • The two hardest things to say in life are ‘Hello’ for the first time and “Goodbye” for the last. – Unknown  
  • There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go. – Unknown  
  • The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never explained. – Unknown
  • Oftentimes we say goodbye to the person we love without wanting to. Though that doesn’t mean that we’ve stopped loving them or we’ve stopped to car. Sometimes goodbye is just a painful way to say “I love you.” – Unknown
  • Goodbyes are not forever, are not the end. It simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again. – Unknown
  • If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever. – Winnie the Pooh
  • The good side of goodbye is: I can start a new beginning and create a new better ending. – Unknown
  • Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave – A.A. Milne
  • You get used to someone – start to like them, even – and they leave. In the end, everyone leaves. – Rachel Ward
  • It’s not the goodbyes that hurt, but the flashbacks that follow. – Unknown
  • Sometimes you just have to hold your head high, try not to cry, and say goodbye. – Unknown
  • Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy. – Unknown

Now that we’re all emotional, I would love to hear about the creative ideas you came up with for displaying your goodbye quotes.